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Genius Brand Launches Two MultiMedia Tablets For Creatives

The M609 model

MIAMI--(April 29, 2008) Genius (, a brand division of KYE Systems Corp., today announced two new additions to the company’s extensive line up of digital tablets, the G-Pen M609 and G-Pen M712, for graphic designers and artists. Both are dual-mode and come with extensive multimedia functions that make creativity a breeze. Plug and play ready, both G-Pen’s come with both Window’s Vista and Mac software.

The unique dual-mode feature, which can switch the screen from wide to standard and back again, and the high resolution (4,000 LPI), make these new multimedia tablets the ultimate canvas for serious designers.

Available in two sizes, the G-Pen M609’s screen size is 9” x 5.5” (wide) / 7.25” x 5.5” (standard); while the sophisticated G-Pen M712 is a bit bigger with a screen size that measures 12” x 7.25” (wide) / x 9.5” x 7.25” (standard). The G-Pen M712 (34 hot keys) has eight more “fast shortcut keys” than the M609 (26 hot keys). The fast shortcut keys are used to access Office, the internet and Vista or Mac functions. Both come with rolling pads at the top of the tablet (scroll, zoom, volume) and hot keysthat can use when creating, writing and drawing, sketching and signing emails, and both come with stylish design, top class digital, cordless pen.

The G-Pen M712 is priced at $249.00 (MSRP) and comes with PhotoShop Elements 5.0, PhotoImpact 12SE, Macro Key Manager and Office Ink/Free Notes, the G-Pen M609 comes with all the same software, except PhotoElements 5.0, and is priced at $195.00 (MSRP). Interested shoppers can go to New,, Tiger Direct, or other retailers and distributors listed at

Founded in 1983, KYE is an international leading company in computer peripherals and famous for its Genius brand. KYE had expanded its portfolio of innovative peripherals to consumer electronics with continued leadership in design and quality. 2007's sales revenue of KYE posted its sixth consecutive year of record sales, US$417 million. KYE Systems Corp. is a Taiwan public company, 3 yearsawards (205, 2006, and 2007) Taiwan Top20 Global brands.