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Hey Gerry, (BTW, is that really your town?), I like questions where I don’t have to give a wishy-washy answer. First, for the neophytes amongst you, there are five commercially viable touch technologies, from a list longer than the number of letters in your city….they are, Resistive (four types), Surface Capacitive (two types), Infrared, Surface […]
Dear Vivek, Touch Guy knows that making parts for fighter jets is a whole lot easier than meeting the specifications for the automotive market. There are a few automobile tests that we use to evaluate the effects of temperature extremes on LCDs. The best assessment is the Phoenix test where a car is left in […]
Hey Jeffery….relax, Touch Guy is here to help. I hear this story a lot, unfortunately most often from my American competitors. And, a Google search of “touch screens” lists the company most likely to help you–Touch International-on page 12, even though they are the second largest US manufacturer of touch products. (Hear that Bing?) But […]
Well, TouchGuy hangs his head in shame for letting you down. While the real world performance is fantastic, It turns out that this new-fangled projective capacitive (p-cap) touch is not quite so plug-and-play as the plain-old-resistive-touch. All touch technologies have their idiosyncrasy—resistive touch needs to be calibrated to the display, IR requires that the beams […]
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