Wacom is the world market leader in digital pen input technologies such as pen tablets, interactive pen displays and digital interface technologies. Wacom Europe GmbH is a subsidiary of the Japanese Wacom Co. Ltd. (Established 1983). Customers tend to be creative users and companies operating in the fields of art, design, film, special effects, animation, illustration, manga, photography and product design. Thanks to Wacom’s innovative user-interface technologies and solutions, it also serves customers in the fields of medicine, education, financial services and IT.
The name "wacom" stands for a technological development in harmony with the users. Wacom developed the first graphics tablet with wireless pen in 1984 and the first pen without batteries (induction) in 1987. The products are intended for both professional and private use.