Tag: touchpanel

About that iPhone touchscreen accuracy test

Recently, you may have seen a report from the automated testing company OptoFidelity regarding the accuracy of the touch panel on the iPhone 5c, 5s and the Samsung Galaxy S 3. The test was performed by having an artificial robot finger make hundreds of taps across each phone's display. The tap loc...

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Apple adds third supplier of iPad 2 touchscreen components

Chimei Innolux Corp. is joining TPK Holding Corp. and Wintek Corp. as the third provider of touch panel sensors for the Apple iPad 2. Chimei will begin supplying the panels next month, Bloomberg said. TPK and Wintek will still be the primary suppliers of the touch panels, but Chimei's contributio...

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Apple's touch panel demand helped delay RIMs PlayBook

RIM announced its PlayBook tablet last year, and eager BlackBerry fans have been waiting months for this QNX-based tablet to debut. According to a rumor from Digitimes, this wait was made even longer thanks to Apple and its stranglehold on the touch panel market. Asian supply chain sources sugg...

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Apple could agree to component price hike to secure touchscreens

Contending with seemingly insatiable demand for its new iPad 2, Apple is pondering paying higher prices for touch panel components, according to a report from DigiTimes on Wednesday. Manufacturers in Taiwan claim Apple is more open to certain price hikes during negotiations as the California co...

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Crestron CEN-IDOC

Chances are if you have used a touch panel to interact with audio/visual components in a classroom or expensive home theater setup, Crestron made the panel. They are the industry leader in automation systems, and they just released the CEN-IDOC. This sweet little add-on to your Crestron system is a...

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