Touchscreens for mobile handsets, personal navigation devices, handheld gaming platforms and other pocket-sized electronic devices can be built more inexpensively by adopting a the world's first single-layer multi-touch capacitive controller, according to Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT). Look for the price of touchscreen tablets to continue to decline as competitors harness innovations like these over the next two years. R. Colin Johnson @NextGenLog
Prototype touchscreen using IDT's proprietary PureTouch single-layer multi-touch capacitive technology.
Called PureTouch, IDT claims its new technology not only reduces the price of touchscreens, but also lowers their power consumption and increases the effective brightness of both liquid-crystal dispalys (LCDs) and active-matrix light-emitting-diode screens (AMOLED)...
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