Digital pen tech


There are a lot of digital pen technologies out there. Drawing tablets use EMR but there are technologies that offer a similar feature set


Traditional drawing tablets ALL use EMR (Electromagnetic Resonance) More here: EMR. It is also used prominently by some mobile devices such as Samsung Galaxy Tab S series tablets. We believe that EMR overall offers the best drawing experience.


  • Active Electrostatic (AES) - Used by many mobile devices. More here: AES

  • Apple Pencil tech - Used only by Apple devices: More here: Apple Pencil tech

  • Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP) - Used by Microsoft surface devices and a few others: MPP

  • N-Trig - Used by some older Microsoft surface models

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