Europe drives large multi-touch screen developments with €20million boost
June 18, 2012 // Nick Flaherty
European start-ups are driving new technologies for large, multi-touch screens with new investment and new technologies.
FlatFrog intends to use the funds to expand its team during 2012 to accelerate the development and commercialization of its 32in multi-touch screen (left and video below) that started shipping in May.
Since we began developing our unique multi-touch technology more than five years ago, our goal has been to bring supreme multi-touch technologies to the mass market by providing flawless user experiences at affordable prices, said Christer Fhraeus, CEO, Chairman and Founder at FlatFrog. At the right price-points and with the right technology, we believe every screen in the world will be touch-enabled. This new investment round, and the collaboration opportunities created by teaming with Intel Capital, will allow us to run even faster to reach our goal.
By using sophisticated algorithms to track light travelling inside the cover glass of a screen, FlatFrogs Planar Scatter Detection technology provides instant and perfect detection of up to hundreds of simultaneous touches and drags. FlatFrogs PSD technology is based on optics instead of the traditional capacitive electronic fields used in the vast majority of todays high-end touch-enabled mobile devices. As a result, touch screens based on PSD detect not only input from bare fingers, but also from gloved fingers, passive styli and many other common objects such as pencil erasers.
Thinnest-known LEDs open up new miniaturization horizons
March 11, 2014
Researchers from the University of Washington (UW) claim to have built the thinnest-known LED that can be used as a source ...
XP Power inks global distribution deal with Digi-Key
High voltage LEDs help simplify compact fixture design
Fullerene-free organic solar cells achieve record conversion efficiency
Abu Dhabi creates iMicro hub for microsystems research
Low-power wireless modules market reaches USD1.40bn in 2014
March 11, 2014
The global market for low-power wireless modules serving up quick wireless turnkey solutions is poised to see double-digit ...
Certification program clears market path for LED luminaires
Executive Interview: Channelling higher power into smaller packages
Energy efficient 4-Gb DDR3 memory enters mass production
- DSM presents: Select the best plastic for DDR4
- Wireless Sensor Network Challenges and Solutions
- Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems Handbook
- Real-Time Spectrum Analysis for Troubleshooting 802.11n/ac WLAN Devices
InterviewExecutive Interview: Channelling higher power into smaller packages
EE Times Europe Power Management's editor, Paul Buckley interviews Phil Davies, VP Global Sales & Marketing of Vicor plc to discover what the leading power conversion company sees as the major technology ...
Filter WizardCheck out the Filter Wizard Series of articles by Filter Guru Kendall Castor-Perry which provide invaluable practical Analog Design guidelines.
Linear video channel
READER OFFERRead more
This month, Freescale is giving away ten RIoTboards, worth 74 dollars each, for EETimes Europe's readers to win.
Designed to run Android operating systems efficiently or to run under Linux, the board is based on the Freescale i.MX 6Solo processor; using the ARM Cortex-A9 architecture.
And the winner is...
In our previous reader offer, Crystal Display was giving...Read more
December 15, 2011 | Texas instruments | 222901974
Unique Ser/Des technology supports encrypted video and audio content with full duplex bi-directional control channel over a single wire interface.