Ever tried being required to add your signature to an official document that isnât in hardcopy version? Thanks to digital pens, you can be able to do it by providing your electronic signature. Digital pens have proven to be useful for both office and personal use and it has apparently continued to improve and serve its purpose in this age of technology.
What It is
A digital pen is an electronic input device designed to capture the handwriting or brush strokes of a user and converts handwritten analog information. It transfers the handwriting into digital data that is stored in the computer or it can store it as a basic image file. By doing so, the data is enabled and can now be utilized in various applications.
For several years, manufacturers have been working on creating the perfect digital pen. Today, consumers have a lot of options to choose from. Generally, digital pens contain internal electronics. Their features include writing data transmission capabilities, input buttons, touch sensitivity, memory, and electronic erasers. Handwriting recognition is also built in some pens. Others have special feature like Bluetooth.
Digital pens are not only useful for handwritten information. It can also be used for illustrations. With a digital pen, graphic tablets plugged into a USB port can be used to draw on. Illustrations can be created directly on the computer. This also works using a Tablet PC or PDA.
There is no denying that classic pens and even promotional pens of your company will always be there and will always prove to be useful everyday. But along with it, you can strive for less paper usage with this peripheral. Instead of moving documents like contracts, agreements, and letters, or scanning them to save a soft copy, you can go all the way digital with digital pen and save on paper trail expenses. Updating files and creating folder is so much easier after all when everything is stored in a computer.