Wacom announced today that it plans to launch a new line of capacitive touchscreen components called CapPLUS. The components promise performance gains over currently used touchscreen products and are based on Wacom's Reversing Ramped Field Capacitive technology.
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The components will be used in the retail, hospitality, desktop display, casino, and other businesses. Wacom says the new technology provides for drift-free touch control that is stable around metal and can be used while wearing gloves. The technology scales to displays up to 32-inches in size.
“Standard touch components will open new paths to growth for Wacom and place Wacom firmly in the high-end segment of the global touch industry, a segment that is estimated to exceed $400 million in annual revenue,” said Masahiko Yamada, President and CEO of Wacom Company Ltd. “CapPLUS strengthens our product portfolio and continuing commitment to becoming a key global supplier of natural and intuitive human-machine interface solutions.”
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