Touch Interfaces


Synaptics Combines Touch and Display Driver

by Tom Allen

Synaptics has developed the Clearpad 4191 and Clearpad 4291: the world’s first touch and display driver integration (TDDI) solutions for smartphones and tablets, according to the company. These new solutions combine the touch controller …

Tags:Chips| In-cell| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductors| Touch Interfaces| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Microsoft Searches for Low-Cost Touch

by Tom Allen

Microsoft Mobile is said to be searching for a supplier of a low-cost on-cell touch panel(s), for handsets. The company is developing cheaper mobiles this year, reacting to strong challenges from rivals.

Tags:Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Supply Chain| Touch Interfaces| Vol 22 - Issue 11

Canatu Film Used in 3D-Shaped Touch Sensor

by Tom Allen

With Schuster Group and Display Solutions AG, Canatu has developed a 3D-encapsulated touch sensor, for the automotive industry. It is being used to build a button-free, 3D-shaped multitouch display for in-car use. A prototype …

Tags:Automotive| Canatu| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Touch Interfaces| Vol 22 - Issue 10

FlatFrog Extends its Optical Touch Technology

by Bob Raikes

We spoke to Nathan Moyal at FlatFrog about the latest version of its optical technology, which can support displays up to 110″.

Tags:ISE 2015| LFD - Large Format Display| Touch Interfaces

And Finally…. a Thumb Extender!

by Raverstead

And finally… The age-old (ok, two-year-old) problem: you have a large new smartphone, but can’t reach the top of the screen. Worry no more thanks to Thanko of Japan, which is selling a ‘thumb …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Touch Interfaces| Vol 21 - Issue 44

Ams Supports Eight-Direction Gestures

by Raverstead

Ams AG has released a new family of chips that integrate six sensing functions, including gesture detection and Mobeam barcode emulation. The chips are part of the TMG399x family. They are intended for use …

Tags:Chips| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch Controllers| Touch Interfaces| Vol 21 - Issue 45

Samsung Shrinks Smart Signage Screens

by Super User

Samsung’s Smart Signage display lineup has had new, smaller models added in the US. The company says that this is to address growing demand from businesses seeking to replace static signage and drive increased …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Smart Digital Signage| Touch Interfaces| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21