Surface Pen Tech Acquired

Digital pen technology for Surface devices has been acquired by Microsoft. Pen technology can aid data capture in applications for point-of-sale, field service, and other business processes, and in Microsoft applications such as OneNote and its planned Edge browser. The acquired technology is already sold in add-on pens for Microsoft Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3 devices. Acquiring it gives Microsoft more freedom to improve it and integrate and promote it in Surface devices. N-trig, an Israel-based firm, sold the technology to Microsoft on undisclosed terms.

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