Baharav, Zachi Corning West Technology Center, Corning, Inc., Palo Alto, California.
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- Technologies for touch sensing
- Capacitive touch sensing
- Optical over the display
- Optical in the display
- Capacitive in-cell touch sensing
- Comparison of methods
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An electronic display that allows a user to interact with a computer system by touching an area or areas on the display. Touch-screen displays have been in use for many years in ATMs, checkout registers, and other applications, but gained mass popularity only recently with the introduction of smartphones and tablets (Fig. 1). Moreover, it seems that touch is becoming the standard way of interacting with screens, as they are now available for larger displays, such as notebook computers and other monitors. See also: Electronic display
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