N-Trig DuoSense Pen 2 Beats iPad Note Taking Experience

The N-Trig DuoSense Pen 2 is a great note taking companion.

The new N-Trig DuoSense Pen 2 is an active stylus that delivers an on-screen note taking experience close to using a pen and paper and better than the typical iPad note taking experience. N-Trig sent over a sample of the DuoSense Pen 2 and an HTC Flyer, which we used to test the pen over […]

N-Trig vs. Wacom: A Dual Digitizer Duel

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Last month, I had the good fortune to have tested two slates, the HTC Flyer and Fujitsu Stylistic Q550, with pen + touch digitizers from the same vendor: N-Trig. Due to software and design choices, the experiences of both were quite different, but I tried to look past that to get a feel for the […]

New Facts About the Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 Slate

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I had the opportunity to speak with Paul Moore, senior director of mobile product management for Fujitsu America (this guy), regarding the Stylistic Q550 slate due to start shipping June 3rd. Given the wealth of information already released about this Windows 7 tablet, I figured there wasn’t much new to cover, but I learned more […]

Stylus and Handwriting Recognition Coming to Android Tablets

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As most Tablet PC users know, a proper stylus and handwriting recognition are invaluable. A proper inking experience has been lacking on the latest generation of tablet devices, including the iPad. That might change in the near future as N-Trig is partnering with HTC (see the HTC Flyer) and others to provide an inking experience […]

N-Trig officially announces Android support

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Time to brush up on your penmanship: Yesterday’s report that N-Trig will support Android devices has been confirmed. The company posted a release backing the story from Ina Fried. But will Android tablets ship with pens or will pens be optional? And is this big news for tablets or bigger news for eReaders?   

N-Trig Says It is Readying DuoSense Screens For Android Tablets

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Ina Fried at D: All Things Digital is reporting that N-Trig is hoping to woo Android Tablet developers to the world of pen and touch. Featuring N-Trig’s DuoSense technology that allows both pen and touch, NTrig is making the rounds and hoping that Tablet makers see that Pen functionality might actually help them stand out […]

N-Trig to supply touchscreen for Google Chrome tablet

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In news that will surely elicit mixed emotions from our regulars: Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports that N-Trig will be supplying the multi-touch digitizers for Google’s upcoming Chrome tablet, rumored to be arriving on “Black Friday” November 26th. Oh, and also for the HP Slate too.   

N-Trig announces Digital Pencil for DuoSense touchscreens

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Not quite a year ago, N-Trig showed off their DuoSense touch digitizer with option to add pen input later via battery-powered pen. Well, the pen is finally coming to market and to clearly differentiate it from the battery-less pen that comes with pen+touch systems, they’re calling it their Digital Pencil.   

Update On Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC

Over the past week, I’ve been working behind the scenes with various representatives from Dell regarding the well-publicized issues of the Latitude XT. I just finished a conference call with them with regards to where things stand, and they wanted to communicate the following to everyone: Dell is aware of the complaints concerning the Latitude […]

N-Trig Initiative: The Final Wish/Issue List

It’s done. Our forum members, led by CajunAzn, Steve Seto and moderator Sharon, have assembled the definitive list of issues with the N-Trig digitizer, particularly the one in the Dell Latitude XT, as part of what is being called the N-Trig Initiative. The entire statement is posted below (most of it after the jump), and […]

N-Trig Initiative: Making Progress

Last week, we reported that the mighty champions of the GBM forum were taking up the call for better drivers for their N-Trig digitizers, particularly those in the Dell Latitude XT and HP Touchsmart tx2 enabling pen + multi-touch. Well, their diligence is getting noticed with N-Trig issuing an official response to a thorough and […]

N-Trig Initiative: A Call for Support

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After taking some heat for “overdoing” the Dell Latitude XT multi-touch driver hostage saga, Warner opted to cut the front page pressure once some progress has been made. But all was not yet settled and behind-the-scenes efforts aren’t enough for our forum members who are still not seeing the support they paid for, particularly in […]

Dell Studio 17 Multi-Touch Demo Video

N-trig just sent over a link to a video demo of the Dell Studio 17′s Multi-touch display. We still don’t see this display option live at Dell.com, but we expect to see it soon. In the video demo there’s a father and son going through a few entertainment applications on the The Dell Studio 17 […]

Dell Latitude XT Drivers Held Hostage: Day 7

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Well, the saga continues and at least today we have some new information. Although I’m not sure this is going to make any Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC users happy. From his undisclosed prison cell Rob Bushway forwarded me this series of tweets from RichardatDell. From the looks of things, Latitude XT owners are now […]

Clearing up the Digitizer Issues on Lenovo’s Touch Thinkpads

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There’s been some confusion on what digitizers Lenovo is using on the new Thinkpads using Windows 7. This post should hoepfully clear that up. Admittedly we’ve helped spread some of the confusion, so apologies for that. But let’s hope this clears it up. Lenovo is sprinkling review units of the x200T Tablet PC and the […]

N-Trig + Fujitsu = More Multi-Touch

N-Trig, maker of multi-touch capacitive digitizers, and Fujitsu, maker of some of the finest Tablet PCs on the market, just announced a partnership that, and I quote, “will provide both the consumer and enterprise markets with the best pen and multi-touch computing experience.” The agreement pertains to N-Trig’s next-gen chipset, which of course is supposed […]