Touchscreen tech responds to gloved as well as bare hands

June 22, 2012 – BUSINESS WIRE — Scriptel Corporation, a global provider of capacitive touch sensor products, debuted its GloveCap capacitive touchscreen technology that is capable of registering contact through most types of electrically insulated materials, such as gloves.

“GloveCap represents a new opportunity in capacitive glass technology,” said Winston Powers, SVP of engineering and development, because it can distinguish the range of touch from bare hands to thick insulated gloves.

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GloveCap sensors are manufacturer with the new industry standard, thin film technology. The product can be applied to many types of substrates, including chemically strengthened glass, plastics, and other non-conductive materials. It can also be applied to curved or other non-traditional surfaces.

GloveCap offers multi-touch user interfaces in rugged environments with or without gloves or other insulating materials.

Products using GloveCap technology will be available in Q4 2012.

Scriptel Corporation provides signature capture and touch response technology for the point of sale industry. Scriptel’s capabilities include offering multiple touch sensor panels, active pen technology with pressure sensing capabilities, and ASIC solutions to the capacitive sensor panel market. For more information about Scriptel, please visit:

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