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Elizabeth M
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Cool first look
Elizabeth M   9/12/2013 8:25:01 AM
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Thanks for this look at where future touchscreen technology is headed, Cabe. That looks quite promising and could enable the design of even thinner smart mobile devices. That would be a good thing for sure.

Pubudu
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Re: Cool first look
Pubudu   9/12/2013 1:29:25 PM
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Cabe Thanks for sharing this info.

Elizabeth I do agree with you that even thinner smart phones with less weight will do a drastic changes in the world of smart phone. But my problem is then what happens to the battery of the phone? 

Elizabeth M
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Re: Cool first look
Elizabeth M   9/16/2013 3:39:49 AM
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Well I suppose the batteries will get thinner as well, Pubudu. There is a lot of research in this area and I am sure the thinner device design will be accomodated by those creating the power supplies as well.

Pubudu
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Old day schooling
Pubudu   9/12/2013 1:35:50 PM
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Cabe, When I was schooling on 1990's I used to carry a big bag with a separate text book and the working book for each and every subject, now only one tablet will be enough, no more copping black board to working books.

I believe that with this flexible thinner touch screen will give a same feeling of writing on a book. 

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Re: Cool first look
Charles Murray   9/12/2013 5:33:34 PM
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Yes, touch screens are only going to get more popular. In 2011, Cadillac builts its CUE infortainment system around touch screen technology, and now many automakers are following.

Elizabeth M
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Re: Cool first look
Elizabeth M   9/16/2013 3:41:49 AM
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I am waiting for the entirely touchscreen computer! Or maybe it exists already and I just don't know about it? Anyone? (And don't say iPad. Of course I know about that! ;))

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Re: Cool first look
NadineJ   9/12/2013 5:55:13 PM
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I agree this is a great first look.

I enjoy watching the market correct itself.  When tablets first appeared, laptop enthusiasts were skeptical because there was no keyboard.  Tablet lovers called that backwards thinking.

This is a great example of finding the right solution.

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thinnest touchscreen
vimalkumarp   9/13/2013 1:17:17 AM
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This is really promising and will trigger revolutionary changes in UI in mobile devices. This may also help reduce the formfactor of some of the medical devices ( like patient monitors).

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Not a touch screen
kf2qd   9/13/2013 12:00:30 PM
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This is not a touch screen but a touch surface. A programmable user input interface that is only 0.020" thick.

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Re: Not a touch screen
phantasyconcepts   9/13/2013 12:51:43 PM
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I found myself thinking about the 'Star Trek:  The Next Generation' television show and movies while reading this...

"Life forms?  I love scanning for life forms.  Life forms.... Tiny little life...forms.... Where...are...you?"

 

Those huge plexiglass consoles with their preprinted patterns really didn't do anything... but what if they could?

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RE: CSR Releases World's Thinnest Touch screen
AnandY   9/19/2013 2:35:21 AM
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This latest invention is likely to get very high sales in the market mainly because it is able to combine three factors; efficiency, flexibility and speed. It is flexible in the sense that it is very small hence able to allow people to move around with it freely. Its efficiency comes about as a result of being energy efficient. I am assuming that people will be able to use it for a relatively long period of time. It is also able to ensure that people retrieve whatever data they need within the shortest time possible therefore very efficient. Personally, I can't wait to get my hands on one of these.



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