Touch Interfaces


Self-service Car Wash Installs Digital Signage for Improved User Experience

by Isaac Oburu

A leading international manufacturer of retail car wash units, Nilfisk Car Wash Business Unit, has chosen Zytronic’s proven and durable Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT™) touch sensors to provide the user interface and interactive digital …

Tags:Digital Signage| Sensors| Touch| Touch Interfaces

New Technologies Widen Touchscreen Opportunities

by Tom Allen

A quiet revolution is taking place in the projected capacitive touchscreen market. Rapid industry developments are delivering touchscreens that are thinner, more reliable, lower cost and offer higher performance. The impetus behind many of …

Tags:Graphene| ITO Replacement| Metal Mesh| Silver Nanowire| Touch Interfaces| Vol 23 - Issue 30

Passive RFID Used as Low Cost Input Devices

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it last week, ACH CHI conference took place in San Jose. This is the world class conference on human-computer interaction that looks to define and enhance the cutting-edge research in …

Tags:Interfaces| Touch Interfaces| Vol 23 - Issue 19

Display Makers Turn to Embedded Touch

by Tom Allen

Display makers are increasingly looking to in- and on-cell touch solutions for mobile phones, as the global market slows. These embedded touch products can deliver thinner and brighter displays, as well as shortening the …

Tags:IHS Markit| In-cell| Mobile Display Monitor| On-cell| Smartphones| Touch Interfaces| Vol 23 - Issue 16

Lenovo Upgrades Touch Screen Experience with WRITEit 2.0

by Isaac Oburu

Lenovo today announced WRITEit 2.0 – a new, expanded, and redesigned application to unlock the potential of touch screen and pen-enabled devices. WRITEit 2.0 works with Lenovo Windows (8 and 10) touch screen devices, …

Tags:Applications| Lenovo| Touch Interfaces

Lang Continues Towards High Res

by Tom Allen

German distributor Lang is very active in the rental and staging segment of the pro-AV market, and was celebrating a new partnership with Epson at the show. The firm is now stocking the EB-1505U, …

Tags:AMOLED| Distribution| Epson| ISE 2016| Lang| Large Display Monitor| Panasonic| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Touch Interfaces| Transparent Displays| Video Walls| Vol 23 - Issue 06

A New Means to Produce Transparent Conductors Based on Nanotechnology

by Arthur Berman

The touchscreen part of a display is typically coated with a grid of electrodes composed of a highly transparent conductive material. The function of the grid is to detect the position of the user’s …

Tags:ITO Replacement| Touch Interfaces| Transparent Semiconductors| Vol 23 - Issue 06

Cima NanoTech: Pro-cap Writ Large

by Ken Werner

In its suite in the Venetian Hotel during CES, Cima Nanotech (Singapore) showed a 65″ LCD monitor fitted with the company’s projective capacitive touch screen. Also shown was an InFocus 40″ monitor with Cima …

Tags:CES 2016| Cima Nanotech| Touch Interfaces| Vol 23 - Issue 02

Ultrahaptics is Coming This Year

by Tom Allen

We have covered Bristol-based Ultrahaptics before, in 2013 (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 23). The company has just completed a Series A funding round, which raised £10.1 million ($14.6 million), and says that its …

Tags:Haptics| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch Interfaces| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 01

Tianma Integrates Procap

by Tom Allen

Tianma NLT USA has created a 7″ TFT-LCD module that features an integrated procap touch panel, at a lower cost than comparable units (although the company hasn’t revealed the price yet!). The P/N TM070RVHG50-00 …

Tags:LCD Modules| Mobile Display Monitor| Tianma| Touch Interfaces| Vol 22 - Issue 49