Surface and Wacom cross-compatible stylus almost ready for release

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Wacom reminded followers earlier this week that they’ve been working on a new stylus that will be compatible with Microsoft’s Surface devices as well as their own Wacom tablets and revealed that it’s almost ready for release.

“The new stylus, which will be released under the Bamboo brand, is the first result of collaboration between Wacom and Microsoft based on the licensing agreement in March 2016. Incorporating the two leading pen protocols, the stylus will offer the broadest compatibility on the Windows market, enabling users to alternate seamlessly between multiple pen-equipped devices with a click and tap into ink applications including Windows Ink,” said Wacom’s Mike Gay. “As more devices come onto the market equipped with styli and a broadening array of  ink solutions emerge, it is vital to stay focused on the customer experience. The new stylus can be used seamlessly across devices, enabling the user to take advantage of digital ink solutions such as Windows Ink.”

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