Microsoft has a lot of energy input to the surface pen development. The device uses a fairly advanced hardware, but Microsoft is not stagnant, because many of its competitors, including apple, in research and development of similar products. The company has applied for a rechargeable Pen Surface patent, will basically eliminate the need for batteries, and allow it to connect to the Surface device for charging work. According to this patent shows, Pen Surface will be placed in charge dock which charge.
However, this charging dock will not appear as an independent device, on the contrary, it will serve as an attachment to the Surface Tablet PC and notebook computers to consumers. And informed sources speculated that Microsoft may be placed in the Book Surface hinge among them, because the hinge which left a considerable space, Microsoft can use this space to place Pen Surface charging dock.
Technically, this is not impossible, but the area certainly need to re design, especially the current Pen Surface is not thin enough. Microsoft has said, Pen Surface is part of Microsoft's vision, which shows that this gadget will continue to update with Surface products. Microsoft will launch Surface new products later this year, Pen Surface improved version is likely to debut.