Touch Interfaces


Future MacBook Pros could add Force Touch to the Touch Bar

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TechRadar reported, based on information from Patently Apple, that Apple has a new patent that covers adding Force Touch to the Touch Bar used on the Mac Book Pro. The force-sensing …

Tags:Apple| Notebooks| Touch Interfaces

SigmaSense Beyond Touch to Skin Sensitivity

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed Display Week in San Jose last week, one stand-out technology empowering displays (and just about any surface, for that matter) was SigmaSense ( This is a start-up based out of …

Tags:ITO| SID Display Week 2019| Touch| Touch Interfaces

What Bob Saw Around the Net…. 05/12/2018

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Battlefield …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Nvidia| ray tracing| Satellite| Supply Chain| Touch Interfaces| Virtual Reality

MDM Vol 25 Issue 13 Product Roundup

by Bob Raikes

EAO of Switzerland, which specialises in HMI controls for industrial and automotive applications, has launched a rotary encoder from Grayhill Inc that includes an LCD touch display. The encoder can be used where fine …

Tags:HMI| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch Interfaces| Vol 25 - Issue 13

World’s Biggest Touch Screen Used for Human Candy Crush

by Isaac Oburu

CBS’s new Candy Crush game show, hosted by Mario Lopez, has recently won a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest touch screen display ahead of the show’s start this summer. Standing 25ft tall …

Tags:display technology| Touch Interfaces

Zytronic Brings Force Sensing Touch Technology to Large Screens at ISE

by Isaac Oburu

Zytronic, a leader in custom designed, high performance Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT™ and MPCT™) touch sensors is demonstrating its force sensing technology for large format interactive touch screens for the first time at ISE. …

Tags:ISE 2017| Sensors| Touch Interfaces

AuraSense Uses Electric Field Sensing for Smartwatch Input

by Arthur Berman

The current generation of smartwatches use the front surface of the device for two related functions: display and touch input. This approach has two consequences. First, the input device (think finger), will occasionally but …

Tags:Gesture Recognition| Smartwatches| Touch Interfaces| Vol 23 - Issue 45

MIPI To Run Touch Webinar

by Bob Raikes

The Mipi Alliance will host a webinar on 10th November ( on the “Mipi Touch” specification that it announced in September ( The specification is under development. “The interface contains a standard command set …

Tags:Mipi Alliance| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch Interfaces| Vol 23 - Issue 43

LCD Makers Developing In-Cell Touch Based on TDDI

by Arthur Berman

The latest integrated touch technologies were shown at the Touch Taiwan 2016 conference that took place in Taipei during late August. Of particular interest, liquid crystal display panel manufacturers showed devices with in-cell touch …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Touch Controllers| Touch Interfaces| Vol 23 - Issue 35