Wacom vs. Apple

Cult of Mac:

Latency latency latency. As in all that latency I can visibly see as I wait for my stroke to catch up with my Cintiq pen.
Oops! Dragged my pen too far because I couldn’t see where the strike would end up. Guess that’s why I mapped 10 of these buttons to Ctrl+Z.
This is the game-changer with the Apple Pencil — barely any latency, so you actually feel like the pencil is leaving ink and can see the outcome of your drawing as it’s happening. Makers of real-life pencils got this figured out years ago.

Wacom hasn’t had any serious competition for a while, aside from one or two people aiming for the low end of the pricing scale that the Cintiq line doesn’t even bother with. It’ll be interesting to see what they’ll have to do to stay competitive.

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