Smart folio lets users draw on real paper and save to the cloud

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As readers of our Innovation Culture Bulletin will know, we at Springwise are strong advocates of writing by hand. The seemingly outdated process has been shown to improve cognitive thinking. For those who want the benefits of handwriting without sacrificing the convenience of editable, cloud-based documents, there is Bamboo Spark — a smart folio from Japanese startup Wacom. The Bamboo Spark is used in combination with a smart pen. Users can place sheets of regular paper on top of the folio's electro-magnetic resonance board and write or draw directly onto them. The pen then communicates with the board, recording the…

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