New LCD Tablet To Ship In May

Wacom Technology Corp. will soon be shipping the Cintiq 18sx. The Cintiq 18sx is a pressure sensitive LCD tablet designed for graphic designers and digital editors. The tablet ships with several features including an 18.1 viewing screen and a pressure sensitive grip pen. According to Wacom Technology:

Wacom Technology Corp. today introduced the Cintiq 18sx, the worldis first large-format, pressure-sensitive Interactive Pen Display for high-end graphics design and photo and video editing, including animation.

The new Cintiq 18sx features an 18.1" diagonal LCD screen that provides an active area for viewing images, tools and palettes that is 48% larger than the 15" Cintiq 15x.

New features of the Cintiq 18sx -- in addition to its about 50% larger viewing area -- include:

  • Pressure-sensitive Grip Pen
  • 360(deg) Rotating Stand
  • Single Cable System
  • Reduced Parallax Technology
  • Analog and Digital Video Interface
  • USB and Serial Interface Connection
  • ICC Color Management
  • Improved Viewing
  • Optimal Refresh Rates
  • Anti-glare and Friction Coatings

You can find more information about the Cintiq 18sx release at the Wacom Technology Corp. Web site. The Cintiq 18sx will be available in May for US$3499.95.