Tablets – Microsoft Purchases N-trig Digital Pen
In line with Microsoft’s focus shift to tablets, it recently bought N-trig which is an Israeli company that specializes in touch screens and digital pens.
The full price was not disclosed, but is said to be around $200 million.
The End Of The Mouse?
Most of N-trig’s 190 workers will soon be integrated into Microsoft Israel, and willapparently be a part of a new research and development center.
Officials at N-trig and Microsoft in Israel could not be reached for comment.
"It provides another natural way to interact with the computer",
said Bill Veghte, who is a senior vice president for Microsoft’s Windows business in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal.