Along with the Wedge Touch Mouse and Wedge Mobile Keyboard, Microsoft also brings the Sculpt Touch Mouse and Sculpt Mobile Keyboard for upcoming Windows 8.
The Sculpt Touch Mouse, unlike the Wedge Touch with a large touch surface, is more like a standard mouse with a contoured shape and side grips for comfortable use. It gets a four-way touch scroll strip, allowing for navigate up and down, right and left easily, and three customizable buttons. It features BlueTrack technology that works virtaully on any surface and uses Bluetooth connectivity to pair wirelessly with tablets or laptops. Two AAA alkaline batteries can provide up to 9 months of use.
The Sculpt Mobile Keyboard is a portable full-size keyboard with Microsoft’s Comfort Curve design that helps position the hands and wrists in a natural and comfortable resting position. The keyboard has a compact design for portability, which is ideal for users on the go. It features light-touch keys for pleasant typing experience and Windows 8 shortcut keys to access commonly used Windows 8 functions. The Sculpt keyboard uses Bluetooth wireless technology and works not only with Windows PCs, but also Bluetooth-enabled Mac OS computers and Android tablets. Two AAA alkaline batteries are required and offers 10 months of usage.
Both Sculpt Touch Mouse and Sculpt Mobile Keyboard are priced at $49.95.