The Beginner’s Guide to Resistive Touch Switches

The Beginner’s Guide to Resistive Touch Switches

Touch switches offer an easy-to-use solution for controlling a circuit. All switches, of course, are designed to control a circuit. While some switches use a mechanical method of operation, though, others are touch based. Resistive is a type of touch-based switch. You...
6 Facts About Printed Electronics

6 Facts About Printed Electronics

Have you heard of printed electronics? When most people think of printing, they envision traditional printers that work with paper. But some printers are able to print conductive pathways on electronics. Here are six surprising facts about printed electronics. #1)...
The Pros and Cons of SAW Touchscreens

The Pros and Cons of SAW Touchscreens

Surface acoustic wave (SAW) touchscreens are used in many commercial and consumer applications. Like all touchscreens, they support touch commands. You can control a SAW touchscreen by tapping the display interface. SAW touchscreens, however, are distinguished from...
What Is Plastic Injection Molding and How Does It Work?

What Is Plastic Injection Molding and How Does It Work?

When researching manufacturing processes for custom products, you may come across plastic injection molding. Also known simply as injection molding, it supports products in a variety of custom shapes and sizes. What is plastic injection molding, and how does it work...
Do All Touchscreens Require a Controller?

Do All Touchscreens Require a Controller?

Touchscreens have become increasingly popular over the past few decades. They are characterized by the use of a touch-based interface. You can touch or tap the interface to perform commands. Some touchscreens use capacitive technology to detect touch commands, whereas...