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Wacom Europe unveils Cintiq 22HD touch interactive pen display
Wacom Europe has released the Cintiq 22HD Touch, an interactive pen display graphics tablet that features a 1920 x 1080 LED monitor capable of displaying 16.7 million colors. The 22HD offers 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity for graphic design and retouching and the Photoshop-compatible display comes with a tilting, rotating stand that lets users to view it from varied angles and features customizable menu options. Priced at £1899.99, the Cintiq 22HD will be available at the end of this month. There is currently no information about its US price and availability.
New Cintiq 22HD touch extends the senses to deliver a natural and seamless on-screen experience for creative professionals
30/04/2013: Wacom, the industry leader of pen tablets for professional designers, today announces that it is bringing touch control to its Cintiq 22HD interactive pen display. Combining multi-touch with Wacom’s renowned pen technology, the new Cintiq 22HD touch offers an immersive on-screen experience and a more intuitive and natural way to work. Additional features including a 21.5 inch full HD display, an ergonomic rotating stand and 16 customisable ExpressKeys, make the Cintiq 22HD touch ideal for creative professionals such as graphic designers, animators and game developers.
Extended use of the senses
Giving users the power to work with digital tools but in a completely natural and intuitive way, multi-touch supports gestures for rotating canvases, zooming images in and out, and moving work around. The Cintiq 22HD touch closely replicates the experience of working with two hands when using traditional materials such as paints and markers, while giving the artist powerful capabilities that only exist in today’s creative software applications. Multi-touch is supported in both Windows 7/8 and Mac OS as well as in touch savvy applications such as Corel®’s latest Painter™ 12.2 update and Autodesk’s Mudbox and Sketchbook Pro.
Superior HD screen
The Cintiq 22HD touch offers a wide-format, full HD LCD with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. Combined with it’s life-like colour quality which displays 16.7 million colours, the Cintiq 22HD touch is ideal for professionals with workflows such as graphic designers, animators, video and film editors or game developers.
Create in comfort
The Cintiq 22HD touch provides best-in-class ergonomics that professionals working long hours will appreciate. The adjustable stand allows for real display rotation, offering both landscape and portrait viewing angles as well as the option to set an incline between 10 – 65°, helping to increase comfort and productivity. It’s multi-touch capabilities also provide users the option to quickly and easily rotate canvases on screen using gestures, perfect for illustration, sketching and painting.
Improving workflow and creative output even further, the Cintiq 22HD touch offers 16 customisable, application-specific ExpressKeys in total located on each side of the display’s bezel. User-defined Touch Strips, conveniently placed on the back of the display can also be used for such functions as zoom, scroll, brush size and canvas rotation.
Sophisticated Cintiq Pen
Delivering virtually the same feel and feedback as traditional brushes and pens, the Cintiq 22HD touch features Wacom’s professional-level pen performance (2,048 levels of pressure and tilt sensitivity) to produce dazzling artistic effects within creative software applications from Adobe®, Corel®, Autodesk® and many more. The Cintiq 22HD touch supports the optionally available Art Pen and Airbrush to deliver natural brush effects within Adobe® Photoshop® and Illustrator® (CS3 and above) as well as Corel® Painter™ (10 and above).
With the existing 13HD, 22HD, 24HD and 24HD touch, there is a Cintiq interactive pen display to suit anyone’s workflow requirements and budget.
Availability and Pricing
The Cintiq 22HD touch is priced at 1899.99£ including VAT and will be available in http://uk.shop.wacom.eu/detail/index/sArticle/551.