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Microsoft patents a Surface Pen with ‘color sensing tip’ & display

Microsoft is busy with many things, the company is already working on next gen Surface Pen that will be also boasting a battery inside it. We already reported about Microsoft’s new kind of Surface Pen for the Surface Pro 5 that will be rechargeable with rechargeable battery inside it. IN the previous patent images were also leaked & it stated that there will be a recharging stand for the Surface Pen.


Now the company has filed a patent for a new kind of stylus with ‘Color Sensing Tip’ . The patent number is having serial number US 2016/0048221 A1. The patent publishing date is 18th February, 2016 which is just yesterday. Applicant name is Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, USA. The inventor name is written as Catherine N. Boulanger, Kirkland,WA, USA.

The Surface Pen may even have a display as one of the patent images reveals.

Sensor Display

You can read more about the patent by downloading this PDF page.

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