News: New Moleskine sketchbooks beam your scribbles to Adobe’s Creative Cloud

Engadget is reporting that Moleskine has released a sketchbook that works with Adobe’s creative Cloud and your iPhone. The Moleskine Smart Notebook uses your iPhone’s camera to capture sketches. Printed markings on each page help the iOS companion app transform captured JPGs to SVG files for later tweaking. Once you’re back at a computer, the images are stored in the cloud for easy access in Photoshop or Illustrator.

One might say, “Soooo essentially it’s a standard notebook you take pics of… what’s so great about that?” Ahhh, but it’s not JUST a notebook because it also converts the drawing to a vector, and the paper has a detectable grid so it corrects for angle and lens distortion. So a step or two past just taking a photo. Still don’t know if I’d use it myself but you might!

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