Tech Girl must admit that she doesn’t think “touch” when she thinks of Microsoft. Between the Apple iPhone and iPad, Apple largely dominates her day-to-day touch experiences. Well move over, Apple, because Windows 8 from Microsoft may just change that… Of course Windows 8 is not out yet, but from the demos and research Tech … Continue reading »
Q&A Session with Mil/Aero Sales Engineer James Hunt Hailing from military design house, General Dynamics Canada, newcomer James Hunt joins the Touch International sales team as the Mil/Aero Sales Engineer/Business Unit Lead, and comes with 15 years of manufacturing, engineering and project management experience. We hit James with some hard-hitting questions to give readers insight … Continue reading »
Curious about what’s happening with touch technology? A lot, as it turns out. If you’ve been in the touch industry for any length of time, you know that there is NO perfect touch technology, so its important to evaluate the application requirements and understand the strengths and limitations of the technologies in question. Touch International … Continue reading »
Jamie Sewell Interviews Michelle Jones on Touch Technology in the Medical Market I recently interviewed Michelle Jones, Touch International’s U.S. Sales Director and talked with her about some aspects of using touch technologyin the medical market. A lot of medical manufacturers are trying to figure out where to take the next generation of their product … Continue reading »
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been SWAMPED lately! I guess people just can’t get enough of touch technology! With that being said, if YOU cannot get enough of touch, Touch International is hosting a FREE touch technology seminar, in conjunction with the Society for Information Display (SID) Texas Chapter, covering projected capacitive touch. It … Continue reading »
Today I found this cool interactive company in California called Kicker Studio and came across an interesting case study by them about designing for haptics (tactile feedback) and improving the mobile user experience. The case study is interesting (and not too long) and walks readers through how they designed a haptic response application for the … Continue reading »
Big changes in touch and interactivity are coming quickly (see the Top 5 Touch Trends segment) and the concept of “touchless gestures” or enhanced motion recognition has the potential to change a lot of what we know about touch. The good news for touch screen manufacturers is that this touchless technology is a long way … Continue reading »
Touch trends you need to know to keep your business on track By Mark Fihn, Veritas et Visus Highlighting some of the exciting developments that will likely expand the touch market over the next few years, Mark Fihn, Veritas et Visus, gives you the inside scoop to keep your business ahead of the curve. Fihn … Continue reading »
Do I need to consider integrating multi-touch into the next generation of my touch products?
– Joe Kennedy, New Mexico
Dear Joe: Touch guy recalls, as a young lad, seeing the brand new and largely passenger free 747’s landing at LAX – this was called the Judas Goat phenomena because no self-respecting airline would be without the behemoth, even though they hardly had enough money to buy one and there was not enough passengers to … Continue reading »
I need to use the most dependable touch screen for our new product, which one?
– Gerry, Mooselookmequintic, ME
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 … Continue reading »