Morrison Innovations, a small Rochester firm comprising a man and his wife, recently prototyped the Klick Stylus, a unique stylus which quickly transforms from a 5mm capacitive stylus tip to a ballpoint pen.
The ability for a digital stylus to be used for conventional handwriting isn’t overly unique – Wacom previously launched a model which has a digital stylus at one end and a pen nib at the other, but the Klick Stylus is different in that the pen nib passes through the capacitive stylus tip when the user clicks the button at the top.
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The new pens feature Wacom’s patented Electro-Magnetic Resonance (EMR) technology and, with both “active” pen and sensor technology, are designed to give the feel of using a ball-point pen or pencil.
The Bamboo Stylus feel becomes available in North America on January 7 in North America via Wacom’s eStore as well as through select retailers.
The stylus is being offered in two different versions; a carbon fiber stylus (available in silver or black) which will retail for $79.95, and another model (available in black or white) which will cost $39.95.