Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Synaptics’ New Touchscreens Can Detect The Head Of A Pin

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Synaptics' New Touchscreens Can Detect The Head Of A Pin

Synaptics' New Touchscreens Can Detect The Head Of A Pin Synaptics is the company whose products you probably interact with every day without knowing. They're always advancing the science of haptics and touch-detection, and their latest work is the most impressive yet. What they've done is integrate the touch controller (basically, the tiny chip that detects and reports touch activity) with the display driver. This means they can rule out a lot of the noise that the display creates with the touch sensors — the result is vastly improved sensitivity, even when using something non-conductive like a glove or stylus. Apple Now The Most Valuable Tech Company By $100 Billion; Google Closing In On Microsoft Can You Really Build A Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley? Zynga's Reported $7-$10 Billion Valuation Surpasses That Of EA Inside the DNA of the Facebook Mafia Facebook SIMs, HTC/INQ Phones — Facebook's Phone Project Lingers, But It's None Of Those...

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