Wacom Creative Stylus turns your iPad right into a Cintiq
Plus the Cintiq Companion tablet/computer launched today, Wacom has additionally announced an iPad stylus that provides Cintiq-amounts of pressure sensitivity.
The Intuos Creative Stylus – named after Wacom’s traditional type of pro-level graphics tablets like the Intuos5 – enables you to definitely use an iPad with 2,048 amounts of pressure sensitivity, just like around the Cintiq and Intuos lines. This enables really the sensitivity of the strokes to become recorded compared to other styli, so a far more accurate rendering of the roughs, sketches, plans, illustrations or artworks is created.
Wacom states the Intuos Creative Stylus is based on apps including its very own Bamboo Paper, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro for iPad, ArtRage, ProCreate and PsykoPaint. Later on, support is going to be added for Adobe Ideas, though Illustrator Touch is not pointed out.
Supported iPads range from the apple ipad 3, ipad4 and iPad Small.
The Stylus includes a brushed aluminium design that apes the professional Pen from Wacom’s traditional ranges, climax available in both two colour variants (well, shade variants): black or blue/black. The Stylus has got the same rocker switch because the Pro Pen for triggering shortcuts, though there is no eraser.
When you are on an outing, you are able to pop the Stylus in the situation (below), that also holds an extra battery and 2 substitute nibs. The Stylus uses AAAA batteries, which Wacom states enables times of constant use.
The amount of pressure sensitivity offered could turn the Intuos Creative Stylus right into a competitor to Wacom’s own Cintiq Companion Hybrid. The Hybrid has features that put it a grade over a Creative Stylus-and-iPad combo: it features a 13.3-inch screen towards the iPad’s 10.1 – though in a lower HD 1,920-x1,080 resolution towards the iPad’s 2,048 x 1,536 – and hardware buttons for launching shortcuts.
However, the Cintiq Companion Hybrid costs ￡999 plus VAT for that 16GB version and ￡1,083 for that 32GB – when compared with ￡403 for any 16GB Wi-Fi-only iPad-and-Creative Stylus combo, or ￡470 for any 32GB iPad and Stylus.
Or simply ￡70.83 should you already own an iPad.