Wacom have announced their latest Cintiq combination LCD display and graphics tablet. The Wacom Cintiq 21UX has a full 21.3-inch 1600 x 1200 4:3 LCD display and an active digitizer that recognizes 2048 levels of pressure. They’ve also thrown plenty of hardware controls at the tablet; the Cintiq 21UX has eight programmable shortcut buttons on either side of the display, together with a touch-strip on either side of the rear bezel.
Toggle buttons allow you to control up to four different features with each touch-strip, via the round control on the front. That way you can cycle through multiple brush settings all with one hand, while actually using the stylus with the other. Read the rest of this entry »