The Parts of a Resistive Touchscreen

The Parts of a Resistive Touchscreen

Capacitive is the only technology that powers touchscreen devices. While it ranks as the most popular — accounting for over nine in 10 of all touchscreen devices — there are other touchscreen technologies on the market, including resistive. Resistive...

An Introduction to PCB Membrane Switches

Membrane switches are used in a variety of electronic devices. Characterized by the use of a flexible substrate, they offer a low-profile design that’s highly versatile as well as durable. There are different types of membrane switches, however, one of which is...
A Look at Touchscreen Styluses and How They Work

A Look at Touchscreen Styluses and How They Work

Touchscreen devices are often sold with a small pen-like accessory that’s used for performing touch commands. Known as a stylus, it’s become synonymous with touchscreen devices. Smartphones and tablet computers, for instance, often feature a stylus. You...
How Touchscreens Are Changing the Retail Experience

How Touchscreens Are Changing the Retail Experience

There are now over 1 million retail stores operating in the United States, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Whether you live on the East Coast, the West Coast or elsewhere, there are probably a myriad of retail stores near your location. Unbeknownst...