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2012-06-05 02:33:35

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices, today announced the first product in its ClearPad Series 4 integrated capacitive touch and display driver IC (TDDI) solution family, the ClearPad 4260. The In-Cell ready ClearPad 4260 supports WVGA resolution LCD low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) displays up to 5 inches and is ten finger multi-touch...

2012-01-27 14:00:00

Azoteq´s ProxSense® can sense down to 20 atto farads with a Signal-to-Noise ratio of 1000:1 Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Azoteq, the world leader in capacitive proximity sensing, announced that their latest generation of proximity and touch controllers can sense capacitive changes as small as 20 atto farads. This sensitivity allows reliable proximity detection of over 300 mm or 12 inches on practical electrodes. One atto farad (1e-18 farads) is one million times smaller...

2011-12-12 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML), a global supplier of leading automotive technologies and innovation, has developed a high-efficiency LED interior lamp that can be operated with a simple wave of the hand. The utilization of this innovative technology provides for improved durability and reduced energy use while eliminating the design constraints of mechanical switches. The company's first application is a touch-free...

2011-09-16 13:00:00

Integrated NFC trackpad solution to support Windows 8 âœTap to Shareâ and âœTap to Pairâ features. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 With the announcement of NFC features in Windows 8, Microsoft is bringing near field communication to the PC. Cirqueâs NFC GlidePoint solution integrates NFC with the trackpad enabling notebook ODMs and OEMs to easily add this capability to their products....

2011-08-13 00:00:33

Cirque now offers the ability to combine touch sensing and Near Field Communications on GlidePoint trackpads and GlideTouch touch panels. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 The combination of touch and near field communications operation has traditionally been problematic because both systems can interfere with one another. Now, Cirque has perfected the simultaneous operation of both touch and NFC. This advancement builds upon Cirque's patented integration of an NFC antenna with a...

2011-08-09 00:00:28

Cirque's input solutions for the payment industry continue to lead by meeting the latest security requirements set by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Cirque's GlideTouch input solutions have been found by an independent test lab to meet the latest security standards for PIN Entry Devices (PCI PTS 3.0). GlideTouch provides capacitive touch input for payment terminal touch screens and keypads. Both finger input and fine-tipped...

2011-08-02 00:00:04

Azoteq offers capacitive sensors for proximity and touch detection replacing optical proximity sensors Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Azoteq, the world leader in proximity and touch solutions, today announced solutions for cell phone and tablet computer manufactures to meet the FCC SAR regulations. The Azoteq ProxSense® solution enables designers to adjust the RF power when a phone is held close to the head versus operated hands free. In addition, the Azoteq solution can also...

2011-06-10 09:15:00

GENEVA, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) today announced its new FingerTip technology, which enables a single-chip solution for capacitive touchscreens up to 10 inches in diameter with multi-touch capability. ST's MEMS sensors and FingerTip technology share...

2011-03-28 20:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Incorporated (Nasdaq: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications, and entertainment devices today announced that Meizu has implemented its ClearPad(TM) 3000 capacitive sensing solution for the recently released Meizu M9 smartphone. The M9 is the first smartphone on the Chinese market to feature the ClearPad 3000, offering users a premium touch experience with full 10-finger...

2011-02-23 19:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IIC Shenzhen 2011 -- Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced a new family of QTouch® capacitive touch controllers for implementing button, slider and wheel (BSW) functionality on application-specific devices. The new Atmel AT42QT1070 and AT42QT2120 devices offer designers an easy-to-use solution with no firmware development, reduced bill of...