This Wednesday in San Jose, CA, Atmel Corporation announced that it is sampling, to select customers, it’s revolutionary, highly flexible film-based touch sensor called XSense. Based on a proprietary roll-to-roll metal mesh technology, XSense Touch Sensors provide a high-performance alternative to existing touch sensors and its features make it possible to develop larger, lighter, sleeker, curved and edgeless designs for smartphones, tablets and a host of new touch-enabled products. It can also extend touch capabilities into a wider array of new consumer and industrial products.
“Our groundbreaking XSense technology transforms the touch experience for users of new smartphones, tablets and other touch-enabled products”, said Atmel President and CEO Steve Laub. “XSense launches a new era of touch design, enabling our customers to redefine touch and to create a new class of products that were previously only imaginable. Combined with Atmel maXTouch® controllers, Atmel provides a completely optimized, unparalleled touch experience, extending its product portfolio deeper into the touch eco-system.”