Microsoft has now confirmed they have acquired technology from Israel-based company N-trig, which created the tech behind the Surface Pen stylus. The pen is included in the Surface Pro 3 and is sold as an optional accessory for the upcoming Surface 3 tablet.
N-trig was founded in 1999 and has been developing its digital stylus technology for some time. Microsoft had already invested money in N-trig, and owned about 6.1% of the company before the acquisition, which was previously rumored to happen back in February. In a statement, Stevie Bathiche of the Surface development team said:
The specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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