It's no secret how Steve Jobs felt about styluses, but that doesn't seem to have deterred Ten One Design. The company behind the Pogo Sketch is now teasing a pen designed to work with the as-yet unannounced iPad 3. The stylus, codenamed "Project Blue Tiger," is pressure-sensitive, and pairs with the iPad over Bluetooth 4.0. As you can see in the video below, the pen is meant to be used inside a drawing app Ten One's whipped up, though the outfit's made the SDK available to developers today. Per the press release, all you curious code monkeys out there can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details, though the SDK is ready for download at the source link below. Now about that requisite hardware...
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Ten One Design Declassifies Top Secret Accessory for Next Generation iPad – the World's First Pressure-Sensitive Bluetooth 4.0 Stylus Blue Tiger stylus supports ultra-fast Bluetooth 4.0 technology and features full pressure sensitivity – Full Demo Video Here
Montclair, NJ – March 5, 2012 – Ten One Design, creators of the Pogo Stylus and Pogo Sketch for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, is proud to unveil its Blue Tiger Stylus – the world's first pressure-sensitive Bluetooth 4.0 stylus for iPad. Harnessing Bluetooth 4.0 technology, fully supported by the CoreBluetooth framework in iOS5, this stylus pairs directly with the iPad and features full pressure sensitivity, palm rejection capabilities and more.
"This accessory will change the way people can interact with their iPads," said Peter Skinner, Ten One Design, Founder. "For instance, when using Blue Tiger in a drawing application, the user can control stroke thickness, the color of which is displayed on the multi-colored LED button." Interested developers can contact email@example.com for sample availability and a free downloadable software development kit.
For more information on Blue Tiger, please visit TenOneDesign.com/BlueTiger.