Export to text file format now allows for working on notes in all standard office applications
Seamless workflow for increased productivity
Inkspace is the central hub for all digital ink files in the Wacom Cloud. It is here where the Bamboo Spark smart folio and Bamboo Paper note taking app connect to and automatically synch and save handwritten notes and sketches. Inkspace also offers a search function that allows users to dig up single words, phrases or stings of text and helps users manage their handwritten notes produced with the Bamboo Spark app. Search results pop up as thumbnails including an excerpt of the file and the date of creation. Ink to text conversion is supported in 13 languages: English, Japanese (incl. vertical orientation), German, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. “We see this version of ink to text conversion as a beta-version”, Karaoglu says. “Before adding more features, we want to learn from our customers, what is essential and what might still be missing. On that basis, we will continue developing.” The version available now is free to use for a limited trial period. It will later turn into a paid premium feature.
Bamboo Paper now available for Android smartphones
As of CES 2016, Bamboo Paper is also available for Android operated smartphones and supports Windows 10, bringing the multi-platform approach to completion. The update also includes a refresh of the look and feel, adopting the Bamboo brand appearance, that was launched in autumn. Ink to text conversion for notes made with Bamboo Paper is planned for a future update of the app and Inkspace.
The Internet of Ink grows with more applications, features and services being available – opening a chance for sharing, communication, collaboration, and business. Wacom’s Platforms & Apps Expert Karaoglu: “We are building an integrated online marketplace for software, service, apps and hardware. It is designed around our customers’ needs and will give them a unique place to find everything they need in the area of creativity and digital stationery, only one sign up and one click away.”
The marketplace will include offers from various partners in one shop related to digital ink and stationery. “Today, customers expect seamless integration and usability between the applications they use,” says Daniel Saks, CEO at AppDirect, the leader in cloud service commerce. AppDirect is partnering with Wacom to develop the new marketplace which will go live in early summer 2016. “By partnering with Wacom, we’re helping them deliver a superior customer experience that allows their customers to find the creative tools they demand faster and easier than ever before.”
For further information, please visit the Wacom software and apps product page at http://www.wacom.com/products/software-apps