Cypress Semiconductor's CapSense is based on Programmable System-on-Chip (PSoC) mixed signal arrays. It allows designers to integrate multiple functions, such as LED drivers and LCD displays, in addition to touch sensing. The PSoC solution also delivers such benefits as easy serial communications and ability to do trackpad and linear-slide applications. For more information go to CapSense sensor.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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