We met up with Mike Dana, business development manager at Wacom Technology who gave us a close-up look at Wacom’s DTU-2231 interactive pen display.
About the device…
As the first HD interactive pen display for the GIS industry, the DTU-2231’s direct pen-on-screen capability perfectly complements ArcGIS 10 data creation, analysis and review capabilities. With the DTU-2231, users employ Wacom’s patented battery-free pen to work, draw and navigate directly on the surface of the pen display’s 21.5-inch HD LCD. By simulating the natural process of drawing and writing on paper, but with the added benefits of a completely digital workflow, users experience improved organizational efficiency due to faster and more comfortable control within the software application, streamlined data conversion processes and improved collaboration across the enterprise. See MORE
"Sketching is the language of GeoDesign," says Jack Dangermond, Esri president. "Interactive displays like those from Wacom bring sketching capabilities to more GIS professionals and act as an enabling technology for GeoDesign."