On first hearing about the launch of the new Cintiq HD Interactive Pen Display range there was a chance, just a small one, I could get my hands on one to review. I’ve always admired these displays from afar, never having the guts to try one in case I totally fell in love with it
First things first, I have been spoiled rotten having the opportunity to use a Graphics Tablet as part of my workflow (my day job) since about 2006 – so my expectations are already high for this latest instalment, well it has been a 3 year wait. What could Wacom deliver that is more than I could wish for?
Pre my Wacom days I was anti-Graphics Tablet. Then I moved jobs and there on my new desk was a Wacom Intuos 3 Graphics Tablet. Horrified at the thought of using one, I decided to listen to the old adage: the only thing to fear was fear itself.
For the benefit of any of you that are interested in the Photokina happenings, but didn’t want to travel to Germany, weren’t able to go to Germany, or, like some of us, had to stay behind and work while your colleagues went to Germany, we will be updating you with all the latest goings-on via the WEX blog and Twitter. What’s more, in an exciting new venture for WEX, we will be bringing you a visitor’s-eye view of some of the stands and products in the form of WEX TV video clips!
Last year was the first ever Gadget Show Live and this year saw a dramatic increase in the size of the show, with more of the NEC’s halls in use, more exhibitors on display and an extra day to visit.
Wacom are in a class of their own, literally. I can’t think of a single competitor who makes a range of tablets that are as synonymous with the digital side of photography as Wacom. They are the pen and tablet. If you Google pen and tablet, and see what else comes up, you’ll find it’s not much of any consequence. Maybe the rest are playing catch up…
Wacom have placed Intuos Technology within two Pen Interactive Monitors which allow to the Digital Photo User to use the Wacom Cintiq pen directly on the Wacom Cintiq screen. With two sizes, (one twelve inch and the other twenty one) this is the height of Digital Imaging.
The Bamboo Pen and Touch Fun range is a great place to start fixing and modifying your images using the Wacom pen. It has an elementary level of pressure sensitivity, levels of precision and programmability for all your needs. The Fun Tablets also come with Photo Editing Software and are the perfect tool for your foundation in Digital Image Modification.
The Intuos4 is Wacom’s newest pen tablet for creative professionals. With a new design and features inspired by members of the professional creative community, Intuos4 redefines the pen tablet experience.
The Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch combines the benefits of Multi-Touch with the comfort and precision of a pen to give you a powerful new way to work with your computer. Use finger taps and hand gestures to navigate and perform simple commands like zoom, scroll, rotate and more.