Lamy is well-known for high quality fountain pens and they have dabbled with WACOM EMR pens, with the Lamy Al-Star. Lamy has just released their first 2-in-1, a EMR pen that you can use on virtually any e-note in the world and also a traditional ballpoint pen, which can be used to write in notebooks, or paper. This is a really compelling product that gives you the best of both worlds and is entirely unique and multifunctional. You can purchase one today Lamy website for $70.00 USD.
The construction of the pen is plastic with a very nice ergonomic grip, the clip is made of metal and the overall color scheme is black. Lamy is utilizing a twist style mechanism to switch between the EMR stylus and the traditional foundation pen. You twist the sides in a 180 degree angle and it will switch between the different pens. The writing pen is normally good for about a year, before you need to buy the replace it with a Lamy M21 Black refill. The Wacom layer has 4,096 degrees of pressure sensativity, so the harder you press, the thicker the lines will become. It is also wireless and battery-free, so there is no need to charge it.
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.