UniPixel and GIS to Jointly Develop Touch Technology

By Bob Raikes
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UniPixel, Inc. of the US and General Interface Solution, Limited (“GIS”), a Taiwan-based, subsidiary of Foxconn, and a global player in touch, have signed a joint development deal aimed solutions in the mobile phone, Notebook PC, 2-in-1 laptop and tablet markets.

UniPixel will be responsible for designing and manufacturing development stage sensors after GIS provides the specifications for the sensor designs. GIS will be responsible for integrating the sensors into the display stack. The parties will share reliability and test data with one another.

UniPixel said that it conducted tests in which its XTouch sensors were folded and opened more than 200,000 times at a 2-millimeter radius at the fold. At the conclusion of the test, there was no damage to the XTouch sensors and no degradation to their performance capabilities.