touchscreen

  • For the Nintendo 3DS? Sharp unveils glasses-free 3D touchscreen [Update: Video]

    For the Nintendo 3DS? Sharp unveils glasses-free 3D touchscreen [Update: Video]

    Glasses-free 3D displays for mobile devices are nothing new. Hitachi, for example, started selling a 3D-enabled handset [JP] in Japan as early as last year. The Hitachi product didn’t make much of a splash, but Sharp’s new parallax barrier-based 3D display for mobile devices (which the company announced today) appears to be pretty cool. Read More

  • The iTable continues to develop and show gaming potential

    We’ve told you about the iTable before, and PQ Labs. They showed off their latest stage in the development process at CeBIT this year, by installing the screen into a coffee table. The newest version can register up to 32 touch points and actually determine the shape of the object being placed on the screen. Read More

  • zForce touchscreens from Neonode

    zForce touchscreens from Neonode


    Anyone remember Neonode? Apparently we do, but not very well. Anyway, these guys are back with a range of touchscreen panels called zForce. These pads range from 5 to 13 in. widescreen models, and are supposed to have plenty of advantages over current resistive and capacitive panel systems. Well that certainly sounds enticing, doesn’t it? Read More

  • Petit Petit touchscreen app: Interesting four-dimensional contact management tool

    This strange app is a touchscreen interface that connects people, places, and things using “clouds” of items and people. It basically makes Venn diagrams of your contacts and allows you to share and explore content and messages. This looks way too weird for the average user but clearly someone out there may want to move Sven and Nikola to a timeline and figure out which emails… Read More

  • E-E-book readers for kids. The first "E" stands for educational.

    E-E-book readers for kids. The first "E" stands for educational.

    With all the flaws that e-book readers have, they don’t seem to be going away anytime soon. VTech, makers of fine educational electronics, are rolling out the Flip animated e-book reader, so now, your kids can get in on the action too. Read More

  • Virtual guitar pedalboard interface

    Virtual guitar pedalboard interface

    If you have a friend who is a “serious” guitarist, you probably know how they love to show off their pedal collection. A dizzying array of brightly colored metal housings that more often than not, they don’t know exactly how they all work. Dave Verlee from the University of Illinois has cooked up a really cool virtual pedalboard using a wiimote and custom… Read More

  • Samsung looks to mass produce 3.3" AMOLED touchscreen displays

    Samsung looks to mass produce 3.3" AMOLED touchscreen displays

    Standard, boring LED screens: your days are numbered! Samsung announced today that it will begin mass producing AMOLED displays with touch functions built right in. The displays will be 3.3″ WVGA touchscreens that will be, thanks to the AMOLED technology, much thinner than your average touchscreen display on current phones. The beauty of this technology is that it produces thinner… Read More

  • Kodak launches Slice touchscreen camera

    Kodak launches Slice touchscreen camera

    Kodak pretty much started the point and shoot camera market, but they’ve been behind for a while as far as innovation goes. In fact, this is pretty much an attempt to catch up with Nikon, Canon, and the other manufacturers who are using a touchscreen interface. Read More

  • TDK develops method to tint touchscreens

    TDK develops method to tint touchscreens

    I’m not really sure if that’s something a lot of gadget freaks were waiting for, but here we go: TDK has found a cost-effective way to tint touchscreens. The company claims it can add color to transparent electrode sheets that serve as the basis of those screens. In the future, electrode sheets will be available in 13 colors, including red, green, blue, aquamarine, purple and… Read More

  • Video: The Ring Wall is the world's largest touchscreen

    Your iPhone or Zune HD has nothing on this. It’s the Ring Wall, the world’s largest touchscreen interface. It was designed by Sensory Minds, and it’s sitting real pretty in Nuremberg, Germany. Read More