January 10, 2014 (Tokyo, Japan) -- Wacom Co., Ltd., today announced that ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC has adopted Wacom feel IT technologies® (branded feel™) for their new Windows 8.1 tablet. The latest Windows 8.1 tablet delivers Wacom’s advanced digital pen input to today’s on-the-go users seeking an intuitive, creative computing experience and mobile productivity. Wacom’s design and manufacturing expertise ensure VivoTab Note 8 users are receiving the best high-precision, responsive pen on the market.
VivoTab Note 8
The ASUS VivoTab Note 8, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet ideally designed for one-handed use, features the Intel Atom Z3470 quad-core processor, IPS HD display and weighs just 380g, making it incredibly portable and perfect for a wide range of customers, such as students and professionals. Wacom’s digital pen fits neatly into the dedicated pen holder on the bottom edge of the tablet and is available for immediate use whenever needed. Furthermore, the pen provides the best accuracy, speed and responsiveness while ensuring palm rejection. Thanks to 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity, it also offers an extremely natural writing and drawing experiences.
By promoting the adoption of feel™ in a variety of mobile devices, Wacom strives to support our leading industry partners in making the world a more creative place with its digital pen sensor systems.
Founded in Japan in 1983, Wacom is now a global company with offices around the world supporting marketing and distribution in over 150 countries. For more than 30 years, Wacom has worked with the most creative people and organisations to inspire and equip them to make the world a more creative place.
Wacom’s products have been used by loyal customers to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and product designs. They have also played a significant role in making technology accessible in a natural and intuitive way through pen tablets, interactive pen displays, digital interface solutions, stylus products and creative companions. These all make it possible for everyone to express their creativity in digital media, whether artists, business executives or people enjoying everyday creativity.
Wacom’s interface technologies are offered as OEM solutions to leading manufacturers with Wacom feel IT technologies found integrated into the PC, tablet and smart phone products of many strategic partners around the world.
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ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.
Public Relations, Wacom Co., Ltd
Components Business Unit, Wacom Co., Ltd