Touch International introduces their new capacitive controller to the market

Austin, TX – February 06, 2007 – Touch International announced the release of their new capacitive controller. The new capacitive controller has enhanced EMI protection, better power modes, and increased overall functionality.

“TI’s new Capacitive Controller leads the industry in performance and power while simultaneously capacitive controllermaintaining industry standards,” said Kelvin Tran, Vice President of Engineering at Touch International, “TI does this by using the same board size and mounting hole locations used by industry competitors. Switching to the new capacitive controller will be seamless, we’ve put quite a bit of effort to ensure our customers will have a minimal amount of downtime. We’re very excited about this new product.”

Measured at 1.300 inches (33.02 mm) wide and 2.441 inches long (62.00mm), Touch International’s new controller packs a lot of power in a small package. Touch International will begin taking orders for this controller on March 1, 2007. Both USB and Serial controller drawings are available on the website.

About Touch International
Touch International, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Woolstrum and long-time veteran, Gary Barrett, the company’s CTO. TI has become a world leader in touchscreen, EMI filter, and enhanced display technology. The company operates its engineering and design facility and corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas as well as a high volume production facility is located in Shenzhen, China.

Touch International Announces Transitional Strategy

Austin, TX – December 19, 2006 – Touch International announced today that they are offering a transitional strategy to assist customers impacted by their competitor’s end-of-life announcements. With more than 700 employees in six factories worldwide, TI is ramped up to manufacture industry compatible 4-wire, 5-wire, 8-wire, film-glass, and film-film-polyester touch screen sensors.
“Resistive touch screens are one of Touch International’s core technologies, especially because many of our staff members have worked for competing companies prior to TI’s launch in 2002. TI is very knowledgeable about customer’s needs and also understanding our competitor’s capabilities… and limitations,” says Michael Woolstrum, CEO of Touch International. “With our major competitor’s end-of-life announcements, and a short window before they abandon their customers, TI is poised to offer price-competitive, compatible products with improvement options.”

Touch International offers a standard array of resistive sensors, available on the website. In addition to the standard offerings, TI has the ability to create customer-specific resistive sensors to meet a broad spectrum of touch-enabled applications. Beyond standard film-glass and film-film glass sensors, Touch International’s capabilities include laminating anti-reflective films, EMI shielding, glass bonding, and membrane switch/resistive touch screen combinations for extended environmental conditions.

About Touch International
Touch International, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Woolstrum and long-time veteran, Gary Barrett, the company’s CTO. TI has become a world leader in touchscreen, EMI filter, and enhanced display technology. The company operates its engineering and design facility and corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas as well as a high volume production facility is located in Shenzhen, China.

Touch International Announces Curved Capacitive Continuation

Austin, TX – November 27, 2006 – Touch International announced today an expanded line of curved capacitive touchscreen sensors and a curved capacitive sensor supply commitment throughout 2007.

“We recognize the display world has gone flat, but there remains considerable interest from our domestic and international customer-base for curved CRT-based touchscreen products,” cited Michael Woolstrum, CEO of Touch International. “This demand is driven by the replacement market as well as display OEMs who remain committed to providing low-cost CRTs for the gaming and amusement markets.”

Touch International offers standard 14.3″, 15.0″, 16.6″, 17.0″, and 19.0″ diagonal curved capacitive touch screens. TI has the ability to make other curved sensors when the business case warrants. With the industry’s best lead times and most aggressive prices, Touch International drives the touchscreen market in product solutions and unsurpassed service.

About Touch International
Touch International, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Woolstrum and long-time veteran, Gary Barrett, the company’s CTO. TI has become a world leader in touchscreen, EMI filter, and enhanced display technology. The company operates its engineering and design facility and corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas as well as a high volume production facility is located in Shenzhen, China.