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Touchscreen Controller Brings Active Performance to Passive Stylus

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Debera Harward
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Debera Harward   10/23/2013 9:18:27 AM
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This passive stylus has different advantages it enables writing , editing adding signatures, navigation and other applictions at very low cost. I haved read somewhere that touchscreens aredesigned in such a way that they accept the small signal of stylus and reject the long or big signal of hand.

Debera Harward
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Debera Harward   10/23/2013 9:14:57 AM
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Development of passive stylus is really very intereting it differentiate the different mobile devices by introducing an add on feature of natural user interface with the ease of pen and paper combined with the flexibiity of PC as well.

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   10/21/2013 6:02:48 PM
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Yes, and I think the OEMs will like the cost savings, too, Greg.

Greg M. Jung
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Greg M. Jung   10/19/2013 10:27:37 PM
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I really like the capability of writing on the touchscreen with a standard No. 2 pencil.  This will increase data input options and improve user-friendliness.

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   10/18/2013 5:45:32 PM
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Definitely true, naperlou. The largest volumes are, of course, on the consumer side, but there's no reason this can't serve in industrial applications right now.

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naperlou   10/18/2013 9:17:06 AM
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Chuck, this brings interactivity to a whole new price point.  I can see it being used for automation and control applications as well.  I like the ability to reject large area touches that cannot be valid input. 

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