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Self-healing Films

Touch Screen Devices Heal Like Living Organisms? Touch screen devices with self-healing capabilities may become the new standard in the near future.  Who wouldn’t want a phone or tablet that could heal itself?  Seems like magic. Well, it’s not magic nor is it new technology, but it is not yet common. Self-healing films are considered […]

The Evolution of Touch Screen Cover Glass

Necessity is the mother of invention.  It is rumored that the first version of the Apple iPhone™ had a plastic cover made from the same material used in touch panels for decades.  However, after a few weeks in the jeans pocket of Steve Jobs, the touch screen was so badly scratched (possibly from other pocket […]

Projected Capacitive Borders

Wise Words from a Touch Screen Engineer By L. Gaulin — Rockstar Touchscreen Engineer Projected Capacitive Touch Screen Technology and Borders  With the advent and ever increasing popularity of smart phones and tablet computers, projected capacitive (PCAP) touch sensors are becoming more prevalent every day.  This prevalence is leading more and more product development teams […]