Wacom announces HD interactive pen display for GIS pros
Wacom (http://www.wacom.com), a manufacturer of digital pen input devices, has introduced its first full HD interactive pen display, the DTU-2231. It has a manufacturer's suggested retail price of US$1,899 and will be available this spring.
With direct pen-on-screen input, the DTU-2231 is designed to optimize efficiency and productivity by allowing geophysicists, oil and gas experts, planners, engineers, cartographers and emergency responders to create original content, edit maps as well as manage, analyze and share geographic information. It features a 21.5-inch widescreen LCD with a 1920 x 1080 resolution.
The cordless, battery free pen sports 512 levels of pressure sensitivity. It provides a tip switch, two customizable side switches, an eraser switch and tether hole. The DTU-2231 has a built-in USB hub with two user-accessible USB ports. Video pass-through features are DVI-I (digital or analog) input, DVI-I output and video scaler. With a16:9 aspect ratio and adjustable stand, the DTU-2231 additionally offers anti-reflective treatment.