Wacom Clipboard

With the Wacom Clipboard, your customers fill out paper forms like they always have. What is different? Those documents are converted to digital format in real time and can be uploaded immediately for easy document management. Better still, no scanning is necessary and biometric handwritten signatures can be captured and attached to the digital document.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Authoring tool makes it easy to lay out forms documents and create corresponding digital version.
  • The barcode scanner integrated into the Smart Pad helps automatically sync the paper form with its digital version.
  • Customers can still fill out familiar paper forms (A4 or letter size) on the electronic clipboard.
  • Secure, biometric eSignatures can be included with the digital document.
  • Handwritten data can be captured and converted using handwriting recognition.
  • Organizations benefit from archiving and accessing digital documents.


Wacom Clipboard, its functions and features

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Wacom Clipboard Applications

To get started with the Wacom Clipboard, you can use Wacom’s applications that will allow you to create corresponding paper and digital forms and digitally capture all information written on the electronic clipboard.

CLB Create

  • Layout paper forms and matching digital version, define specific field types (including signature fields where biometric signatures will be captured).
  • Creates and applies unique barcodes to the forms so the matching digital version can be called up as soon as the paper document is inserted into the clipboard.
  • Windows 7 SP1 or higher/8/8.1/10
    Download | Quick Start Guide
CLB Paper

  • Retrieves digital document based on barcode on the paper version identified by the clipboard.
  • Records user input.
  • Handwriting recognition applied to compatible text fields.
  • Android / iOS
    Android: Download | Quick Start Guide
  • iOS: Download | Quick Start Guide

Wacom Clipboard Software Development Kit
Wacom also offers SDKs that will allow developers to create their own custom applications for the Wacom Clipboard. To have more detailed information and obtain the SDKs, please click here.

PHU-111 Factsheet


Does the Wacom Clipboard have on-board memory?

No, it does not have on-board memory and data is not stored on the Wacom Clipboard device.

If required fields are missing when filling in a form, can users still save the data?

Yes. When using the CLB Paper application, an alert will warn users that required fields are not filled in, but saving can still be completed. In custom applications made using the WILL SDK for devices, the alert can be kept or removed.

Can store-bought ink cartridges be used with the Wacom Clipboard pen?

The Wacom Clipboard uses standard sized D1 ink cartridges. However, store-bought cartridges may not contain sufficient copper for proper conductivity. Therefore, we recommend that Wacom ink cartridges be used with the Wacom Clipboard.

Can multiple Wacom Clipboard devices be connected to one PC?

Multiple devices may be connected via USB, but not via Bluetooth.

Is the pen interchangeable across multiple Wacom Clipboard devices?


Can the Wacom Clipboard be used outdoors?

Yes, in limited cases in dry environments. However, the device is not waterproof, nor weatherproof, and it is important to keep both the device and paper forms dry.

Which development languages does the WILL SDK for devices support?

.NET, Java (Android), Swift/xCode (iOS)

What is the difference between the evaluation version of CLB Paper and the product version?

The versions are the same except for the license.
Evaluation license is valid for 3 months. After this evaluation period, users need to subscribe.

Is there an enterprise version of CLB Paper with multi-seat licenses?

We do not currently offer an enterprise version of CLB Paper. If you would like to enquire about this, please send us a message through our Contact page.

Can users change the MyScript handwriting recognition in CLB Paper to a different engine?

No, currently CLB Paper uses MyScript exclusively.

Can customers assign their own barcode numbers?

Yes, the first 6 digits of the barcode can be defined by users.

Which input forms does CLB Create support?

The following three types are currently supported:
1. Freehand – non text fields
2. Annotations – text fields that can use handwriting recognition
3. Signature – fields that output FSS format embedded PNG images

Where can I get the WILL SDK for devices and WILL SDK for documents?

The WILL SDKs are available from

Technical specifications

General specifications

Overall dimensions 346 x 240 x 22 mm (max.)
Supported paper sizes A4 (210 x 297 mm), Letter (8.5 x 11.0 in)
Communication interface USB 2.0 / Bluetooth 4.2
Wireless operating time 8 hours (typical)
Battery charging time 2.5 hours (typical)
Weight 0.6 kg
Pen pressure levels 1024
Coordinate resolution 2540 lpi
Coordinate accuracy ± 0.5mm (center)
Pen report rate 200 points/sec
Buttons 1 multi-function button USB/Bluetooth mode switch button Power button
LED indicators Bluetooth connection status Application status Battery status
Speaker Yes
Battery type Rechargeable Li-polymer battery
Power consumption Normal use: 50mA (approximately)
Charging: 400mA (approximately)
Supported barcode types Interleaved 2 of 5
Code 128
Supported paper thickness Approximately 20 pages (<3 mm)
Encryption BT: Bluetooth 4.2
USB: AES 256 bit / RSA 2048 bit
Unique HW ID Yes
Reading technology Electromagnetic resonance (EMR)
Compatibility Bluetooth - Bluetooth® enabled iOS and Android devices, PCs with Windows 10
USB - PCs with Windows 7/8.1/10
Cordless, battery-free inking pen Yes
Pen storage Integrated pen compartment
Pen tether Yes
Ink cartridge type D1 ballpoint
Replacement ink lifecycle 1,100 ~ 1,200 m (approximately)
Accessories Replacement inking pen, pen tether, replacement ink cartridges, 3m USB cable, 4.5m USB cable, 5 unit charging station
Available applications and SDKs CLB Create
CLB Paper
WILL SDK for documents
WILL SDK for devices