Do you like to sketch the old-fashioned way with paper and pen? If so, the Wacom Inkling Digital Sketch Pen is the ideal tool for you. The Inkling bridges the gap between traditional, freehand sketching and digital creation by capturing a digital likeness of a pen-on-paper sketch. The Inkling will be released mid September 2011 and cost $199.
Product Details: The Inkling digital sketch pen captures a digital likeness of your work while you sketch with its ballpoint tip on any sketchbook or standard piece of paper. Designed for rough concepting and creative brainstorming, Inkling is ideal for the front end of the creative process. Later, refine your work on your computer using an Intuos4 tablet or Cintiq interactive pen display.
In addition to capturing your sketch, stroke by stroke, Inkling allows you to create layers in digital files while you sketch on paper. Digital files are transferred to your computer using the Inkling Sketch Manager software, and later, exported to applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Files can also be opened with the included Inkling Sketch Manager software to edit, delete, add layers or change file formats.