Mar 10, 2005

Adobe Photoshop Elements 3 now included with every Wacom Intuos3 pen tablet

Press Release:
Photoshop Elements 3, a $100 Value, is the Leading Editing Software for Photo and Art Enthusiasts

Vancouver, Wash., March 8, 2005 - Wacom® Technology Corporation today announced that Adobe® (Nasdaq: ADBE) Photoshop® Elements 3 is now included with all sizes of its Intuos®3 pen tablets. This software offers photo enthusiasts powerful tools that are designed to be used with a Wacom pen to quickly and easily edit digital photos and create original artwork.

Photoshop Elements 3
With 19 pressure-sensitive tools, Photoshop Elements 3 is designed to be used with a Wacom pen to deliver dynamic control of important tool attributes such as size, opacity, and color. When used with a Wacom pen, the Quick Fix and Spot Healing Brush allow users to selectively alter images and naturally remove photographic flaws. Photographers will particularly appreciate the control of Camera Raw and the efficiency of the new File Browser. Together, a Wacom pen tablet and Adobe Photoshop Elements 3 make digital editing easier and more efficient than ever before!

Other Valuable Software Tools Included with Intuos3
Also included with every Intuos3 pen tablet are Corel® Painter™ Essentials 2 for creating natural media art and organic effects, Color Efex Pro™ 2 IE from nik multimedia® for selectively applying photographic enhancements, and Wacom Brushes 2 for even more brush choices in Photoshop Elements 3.

About Intuos3

The Intuos3 pen tablet is designed to provide the serious photographer, designer, and artist with the power to quickly and professionally edit photos and create digital artwork. Intuos3 turns on the full power of Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, and over 100 other leading software applications. Intuos3 tablets now put ExpressKeys™ and Touch Strips within easy reach for convenient keyboard shortcuts, scrolling, zooming, controlling brush size and more.

Using an Intuos3 pen, mouse, and tablet provides more control, comfort and productivity. Alternating between the comfortable Grip Pen and the ergonomic five-button Intuos3 mouse reduces repetitive motion. Using an Intuos3 pen tablet is an easy and natural way for serious photographers, designers, and artists to work. The Intuos3 comes in three sizes and is priced from $219.

About Wacom
Wacom Technology Corporation is headquartered in Vancouver, WA and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wacom Company, Ltd. (JASDAQ: 6727). In 1989, Wacom revolutionized the nature of computer art when it introduced the world’s first cordless, battery-free, pressure-sensitive pen. Today, Wacom is the world’s leading manufacturer of pen tablets, and millions of digital photographers and artists of all levels enjoy its patented technology. For more information, visit the Web site at www.wacom.com.