31 Oct '11, 12pm

News: : Stylus chip delivers 0.25mm accuracy from capacitive touch Full

Atmel has announced an active stylus chip that delivers "accuracy and linearity of +/-0.25mm" on a capacitive touch screen from a 1mm diameter stylus tip, claimed the firm. The chip is installed in the stylus and works with touch screens using any of the firm's maXTouch E series touch controllers. Devices with suitable screens require only a software update and no hardware changes. "We support passive conductive styluses already," Atmel marketing manager Binay Bajaj told Electronics Weekly. "For reliable operation where there is a lot of noise, you typically have to make the stylus 2.5-3mm, which is somewhat more than customers want. They want a ball-point [1mm] experience." Branded maXStylus , the chip in the active stylus capacitively couples to the touch screen, synchronising itself to the emitted scanning waveforms and then injecting signals that the touch controller r...

Full article: http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/31/10/2011/5217...

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