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Apple Awarded Patent on Pinch to Zoom

10/13/2010, Apple’s been granted several patents related to the company’s work in multitouch touchscreen technologies, which debuted on the original aluminum iPhone and changed the PDA and smartphone market from a stylus-based enterprise device to a...

Apple Sampling Touchscreen Panels For Touchscreen iMac?

10/01/2010, A report has surfaced, claiming that Sintek Photronics, a supplier of large touchscreen panels has begun to send samples to Cupertino for testing, fueling rumors that a touchscreen iMac is on the way. According to DigiTimes, the displays are projected...

Hitachi Shows 30 Percent Thinner LCD Touchscreen Prototype

09/27/2010, With many manufacturers out there striving to get smaller and slimmer devices, it shouldn’t be too surprising to hear that Hitachi Displays is currently working on an LCD touchscreen display that is about 30 percent thinner than existing models....

Apple Files For Patent Of A Touchscreen iMac Desktop

08/23/2010, We previously heard some rumors regarding a touchscreen iMac that might be running iOS, and now a patent filed by Apple at the USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) seems to confirm the possibility of such a device. The patent depicts a version of the...

HTC tablet could use N-trig technology for touchscreen display

08/23/2010, It seems that HTC’s upcoming tablet device will most probably go to bed with N-trig technology in its touchscreen display, and just in case N-trig souds familiar to you, that is because it is the same technology that saw action in Microsoft’s...

Sharp To Launch 60-inch Touch Sensitive Display For Business Use

08/19/2010, Sharp is planning to release a large 60-inch touch sensitive display in Japan from August 31st. Users will be able to use the bundled pen to write directly on the display, using it as an electronic whiteboard that would fit in nicely in offices and...

Touchscreen Vending Machines Go Mainstream In Tokyo

08/10/2010, The idea of touchscreen vending machines isn’t new, but the idea didn’t really take off until now. A local company called aCure has installed some new vending machines in Tokyo, Japan recently, and yes, they sport large touchscreen displays....

Microsoft Menlo touchscreen prototype project spotted in the wild

08/08/2010, The Microsoft Menlo project, which is a 4.1″ capacitive touchscreen prototype, was recently spotted running on what could very well be Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2. It was seen to run an example of an app known as Greenfield, where it utilizes an...

Busy Bee Touchscreen Interface Sports A Back Touch Sensor

07/12/2010, We’re always looking to get larger displays on our mobile phones, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that we want physically larger phones. So it would be nice if we could reclaim the space used for buttons on the phone as screen real estate....

Create A Touchscreen Using Range Sensors

07/08/2010, Do you want to turn your non-touchscreen display into one that supports touch-based input? A person called James Alliban has done just that, by using two range sensors to pick up the necessary location of your fingers, and send the information to the...

Minamo Water-based Touch Interface

06/23/2010, If you think that the usual touchpads are too boring for you to navigate the mouse on your computer display, what about a tank of water? This water-based touchscreen project uses a tank of water, light, webcam and an LCD to create a rather interesting...

HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible Having Touchscreen Issues?

06/15/2010, As we recently mentioned, after a brief honeymoon period, the HTC EVO 4G seems to have a trail of bad news following it. Now a couple of videos have surfaced, showing the HTC EVO 4G and its cousin, the Droid Incredible, having issues with its touchscreen,...