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Think Outside The Box With Wacom, Our Newest #AH9 Global Sponsor

May 11, 2016 1:00:43 AM / by Troy Petrunoff

What do you know about Wacom? A few of you, especially the more hardware/artistically inclined, probably know a bit. But we’re thinking a lot of you have no idea. Well, we’re excited to be giving them the platform to help change that, ‘cause what their tech can do to take your hacks to the next level is BIG!

Check this video out: https://wacom.app.box.com/s/hlkl96wg8nmirda45vphhti5458pxbzk

Prizes

Before we go into the details and what Wacom is all about. Let us just get to the point and let you what happens if you win Wacom’s global prize. The top two WILL SDK project from all over the globe will be selected as finalists in the global Wacom Inkathon, A FREE TRIP (ALL EXPENSES PAID) TO CES IN JANUARY 2017, plus finalists will get to pitch for a chance to win $10,000, $5,000, or $2,500 worth of prizes (all USD).

Not toooo shabby.

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Bamboo Spark

WILL SDK

So as you can see from the photo of the Bamboo Spark above, Wacom makes products that really let you unleash your artistic/creative side on a technological platform that takes whatever comes out of your brain, to the next level.

But, you might be turned off because you’re thinking “Hmmm so I need one of their awesome physical products to even compete for their prize?”. Wrong (though they are awesome and you totally should go grab one ;) )!

That’s where the WILL SDK comes in. It lets you do everything you saw on the bamboo tablet on ANY TOUCHSCREEN DEVICE.  Things like...

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Challenge

Develop an app for iOS, Android, web, or Windows that uses the WILL SDK with a focus on productivity, writing, games, or other novel uses of digital ink.

Links

WILL SDK Link:https://developer.wacom.com/technologies/will-universal-ink

Global Prize Submission Link:http://goo.gl/forms/tVJP8InYft

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Troy Petrunoff

Written by Troy Petrunoff