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Give your pencils the power of digital

Iskn was founded in February 2014 by a multidisciplinary team specializing in electronic engineering and user experience. Iskn’s mission is to combine the natural experience of tangible tools with the power of digital technology.

The company develops and markets the Slate, a Smart drawing Pad. This unique product lets you use any kind of paper and a wide range of drawing and writing tools. Made in France, the Slate is a product of French industrial excellence. iskn’s disruptive technology is based on over 20 patents and over 70 years of research and expertise in magnetism at the Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA). iskn’s patented technology will soon be integrated into many devices with multiple applications.

“We are at the dawn of a paradigm shift, where the border between the digital world and the physical/material world is opening up and allowing for simple, creative interaction between the two worlds!” — Jean-Luc Vallejo, CEO of iskn.

The company is based in Grenoble, France. It’s time to breathe Digital Life into your Paper Sketches! iskn is proud to introduce the Slate, a Smart Drawing Pad that digitizes your sketches from paper to iPad => available on