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Maintaining Good User Experience as Touch Screen Size Increases

Last Updated: 
Oct 08, 2013

Author: Todd Severson, Henry Wong

Capacitive touchscreens in consumer electronics to took off with the launch of Apple’s iPhone in 2007. The 3.5” screen introduced a multi-touch user experience that changed the way we interact with our electronics. Touchscreen displays are now a standard in consumer electronic products such as DSCs (Digital Still Cameras), PNDs (Portable Navigation Devices), e-readers, tablets, Ultrabooks and AIO (All-In-One) PCs.

A key trend in all of these devices is the move to larger screen sizes. Not only are capacitive touchscreens growing to address new market segments such as Ultrabooks or notebooks, they are also increasing within their current product segment. For example, smartphone OEMs are making the move from smartphones to superphones, providing larger screen sizes as a key differentiation in the market.

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