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Apple Buys Victorinox

Posted by Dean Hotvet on

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

Self-Capacitive and Mutual-Capacitive Sensors...Round 2

Posted by Angie Hartline on

You may remember the first blog post on this topic which included Snoop Dogg and rubber snakes. It was so popular, it actually brought down the website….twice. Not really, but if interested in the first segment, click HERE.

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Topics: capacitive touch, capacitive sensor, touch sensor, self-capacitive, mutual-capacitive

Screen Printing 101

Posted by Angie Hartline on

Screen printing has always been and remains a very versatile part of Xymox Technologies product offerings, we like to think of it as our lifeblood, every product starts in screen printing. As with most manufacturing processes, screen printing technology has advanced over the years; these advancements have helped the process become more controlled than ever before. Though significant changes have been made in technology, the basic fundamentals of screen printing remain the same.

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Topics: membrane switches, membrane switch, printed traces, printed circuits, silver ink, screen printing, printed circuit, conductive ink, graphic overlay, touch sensor, capacitive touch