Microsoft acquires N-trig, the company behind the Surface Pen
Microsoft has confirmed its acquisition of N-trig, the company behind the Surface Pen. Israeli publication Calcalist reported earlier this year that Microsoft had purchased the company for more than $200 million, though Microsoft hasn’t confirmed the number. N-trig’s 190 employees will move into Microsoft’s office in Israel, according to the report.
Microsoft’s belief in the digital pen has seemingly worked out for them, with Surface boss Panos Panay telling The Wall Street Journal that the company has seen a “massive increase in usage” with the stylus on the Surface Pro 3, and noted that Microsoft will continue to invest in the technology. With the digital ink capabilities of Microsoft Edge, it’s not surprising Microsoft decided to…
Source:: The Verge