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Wacom feel IT® technologies adopted for Samsung GALAXY Note II

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Wacom supports further innovation in the next-generation of groundbreaking smartphones

22nd November 2012 - Wacom today announces that the Samsung GALAXY Note II has been launched with the Wacom ® feel IT technologies digital pen sensor system, based on a collaboration between Wacom and the Mobile Communications Division of Samsung Electronics Company Limited.

In 2011 the GALAXY Note was the first smartphone to adopt Wacom's digital pen sensor system. Following the August 2011 launch of the GALAXY Note 10.1, this is now the third Samsung product to make use of the system.

The GALAXY Note II combines Samsung's proprietary note writing application ‘S Note' with Wacom's S Pen, supported by Wacom ® feel IT technologies. The combination of these systems provides users with an easier way of creating and freely expressing ideas.

Wacom ® feel IT technologies comprises of a highly sensitive digital pen, a multi-touch sensor, controller chip and driver software, resulting in a natural and intuitive user interface solution. By promoting its adoption in popular mobile technology, Wacom aims to bring creative new digital communication solutions to a wide range of consumers using mobile devices.

Information about Wacom feel IT technologies can be found at http://wacom.jp/en/products/components/feel/index.html or visit www.wacom.eu.

About Wacom

Wacom Europe GmbH is a subsidiary of Wacom Company, Ltd. (Tokyo Stock Exchange 6727). Founded in 1983, Wacom is a global company based in Japan with subsidiaries and affiliate offices around the world to support marketing and distribution in over 150 countries. Wacom's vision to bring people and technology closer together through natural interface technologies has made it the world's leading manufacturer of pen tablets, interactive pen displays, and digital interface solutions. The advanced technology of Wacom's intuitive input devices has been used to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and designs around the world and provides business and home users with their leading interface technology to express their personality. Millions of customers are using its cordless, battery-free, pressure-sensitive pen technology.

The company also offers its products as OEM solutions to leading manufacturers serving incremental markets. Wacom's interface technology, called Wacom Feel IT Technologies, is also offered as an integrated solution to strategic partners. Most Tablet PC manufacturers count on the advanced features and reliability of the brand to deliver a superior user interface experience.