Development of Capacitive-type Touch Panel with Support for Multi-touch and Gesture Input by SMK
SMK has announced the development of a new capacitive touch panel made for tablet terminal as well as e-book readers and PCs supporting both multi-touch and gesture input. The new touch panel features a film-type panel instead of glass resulting in a thinner and lighter touch panels. Furthermore, the decorative laminated bonded on the sensor panel which is compatible both with both glass panels as well as light plastic panels. In addition to this, the new touch panel features a highly transparent, clear and colorless visual quality, plus a high sensitivity.
The new Middle Size Capacitive Touch Panel comes in 7 and 11.6 inch sizes. The panel supports 10 finger multi-touch inputs and it can also be operated using gesture such as flick and pinches, while it’s highly sensitive detection capability allows it to be operated by fingernail. The new panel will be on display during the FPD International 2011.