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Improved Capacitive-Sensing Technology Expands the Realm of Potential Applications

Last Updated: 
Sep 23, 2008

With all the excitement about capacitive sensing in the portable media player, laptop PC and mobile handset markets, it is easy to forget that such interface technologies have been actively designed into White Goods applications for years. Significant improvements in sensing algorithms and control circuitry have expanded the suite of applications in which the technology can be implemented.  Designers are seeing the value of capacitive sensing as a mechanical button and membrane switch replacement as well as discovering new, exciting applications such as touchscreens and proximity sensors. To view more on this topic, click the download link above.

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