Texas Instruments collaborates on touchscreen tech with UniPixel

February 29, 2012 – Marketwire — UniPixel Inc. (NASDAQ:UNXL), engineered films developer for touchscreens, flexible printed electronics, lighting, and displays, entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI, NASDAQ:TXN) for collaboration on touchscreen controllers and sensors.

The companies will work together to integrate TI’s touch controllers with UniPixel’s UniBoss printed touch sensors, and will investigate beneficial marketing and sales efforts. Through the work on integrating the UniBoss touch sensor films with TI touchscreen controller chips, the companies expect to improve integrated touch products together, said UniPixel CEO Reed Killion.

UniPixel’s high-volume roll-to-roll or continuous flow manufacturing process offers high-fidelity replication of advanced micro-optic structures and surface characteristics over large areas. UniBoss is a roll-to-roll printed electronics process, patterning conductive traces on plastic and paper substrates with trace widths down to ~5um. It can be used to apply conductive circuits on one or both sides of a single film substrate.

TI (NASDAQ:TXN) designs and produces analog and digital chipsets, and its line of touch controllers are used by the top manufacturers in numerous handheld electronic devices on the market. Learn more at www.ti.com.

UniPixel Inc. (NASDAQ:UNXL) delivers performance engineered films to the lighting, display and flexible electronics markets. A key focus for UniPixel is developing electronic conductive films for use in electronic sensors for consumer and industrial applications. For further information, visit www.unipixel.com.

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