This is heaven on earth for all graphic designers around! 16 million colors available at t touch of a button!
That’s like 250,000 sets of totally different boxes of Crayola 64!!!
All exaggerations aside, the Scribble Pen is indeed one amazing piece of gadgetry! Simply point the pen to any item, press the scan button and the pen will combine the picked up color in seconds. That’s it, now you’re ready to draw!
The Scribble comes in two versions – The Scribble Pen and The Scribble Stylus. The pen version features features a multicolor ink cartridge which is used to combine the desired colors (just like a color printer does) in a mixing chamber (see the picture above) while the stylus version allows you to capture colors and use them for virtual drawings on smartphones and tablets. Both versions sport a 16 bit color sensor able to distinguish between 16 million colors and nuances, 1GB on-board storage for saving up to 100,000 scanned colors, ARM 9 processing unit to help with rapidly analyzing all info and mixing colors, Micro USB and Bluetooth 4.0 for information sharing and data transfers to other gadgets and well as rechargeable Lithium ion batteries.
The Scribble pen and stylus will be available to the public in the following months via a Kickstarter campaign and will hit the retail market somewhere in 2015. Estimated prices: $149.95 US for the pen and $79.95 US for the stylus version.
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