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Apple Buys Victorinox

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Frustrated with its California design team only squeezing 15 different sensors into it the wrist band of the latest Apple Watch, the Cupertino giant goes to the homeland of fine handmade time pieces, Switzerland, to buy Victorinox, the originator of the world’s first do-everything-tool, the Swiss Army Knife.

DISCLAIMER: The above is totally made-up and more in line with The Onion than the Xymox Blog.

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Topics: capacitive touch, capacitive sensor, touch sensor, membrane switches, membrane switch

Printed Sensor Tails

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Trivia Question: What do Elvis Presley, a Porsche, and Donald Duck have in common (other than being famous)?

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PEDOT, aka Magic Water

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Screen printed PEDOT is a nearly clear conductive polymer. An interesting feature of the screen printed version of PEDOT...it is almost all water.

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Touch Sensors: Self Capacitance & Mutual Capacitance

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Self-Capacitive Sensors and Mutual Capacitive Sensors……And I’m bored. Ok, let’s talk ears, Snoop Dogg and rubber snakes.

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Mind the Gap

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Displays (LCDs, OLEDs, TFTs, etc.) make a lot of noise, electrical noise specifically; and electrical noise can be a challenge for touch screens. So, what is electrical noise and how can you defend against it?

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