Menu
Trending: Super Bowl 2015 Ads for Geeks More Topics: Apple | Cars | TV Shows | Politics
Watch all Super Bowl 2015 Ads Online Sexiest Super Bowl 2015 Ad: Carl's Jr. Superbowl Ad with Charlotte McKinney Bud Light Super Bowl 2015 Ad Life-Sized PacMan Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl 2015 Ad Fable T-Mobile Super Bowl 2015 Ad with Kim Kardashian Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Lost Dog Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Beer Run All Super Bowl 2015 Advertisers All Celebrities that appear in Super Bowl 2015 Commercials
Carl's Jr. Super Bowl 2015 Ad stars Charlotte McKinney

Carl's Jr. Super Bowl 2015 Ad stars Charlotte McKinney

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Beer Run stars a Clydesdale

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Beer Run stars a Clydesdale

Microsoft's HoloLens starts the Era of Holographic Computing

HoloLens starts the Era of Holographic Computing

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Lost Dog Teaser Released

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Lost Dog Teaser Released

Victoria's Secret Super Bowl 2015 Ad is Online

Victoria's Secret Super Bowl 2015 Ad is Online

Researchers Create Disposable Paper Touchpad

May 11 2012, 1:00pm CDT | by , in News | Technology News

Researchers Create Disposable Paper Touchpad
 
Buy notebook from Amazon Cyber Monday and Black Friday Now
 

Throw away products with touchpads may be possible

The touchpad has become ubiquitous over the years and can be found on the palm rest of just about every notebook on the market. The touchpad is also being used in other devices as well and just about anyone can walk up to a touchpad and understand how to use it. One factor that has kept the touchpad from coming to cheap disposable devices is cost. A group of researchers believes they have tackled that issue though with the cheap paper-based touchpad that can be thrown away.

The touchpad is made from a metalized paper is coded in aluminum and a transparent polymer. The paper is able to function as a capacitor and a laser can be used to cut multiple capacitors from one sheet of paper. Since the paper acts as a capacitor, it can sense when it is touch by noting an increase in capacitance. The team believes that these cheap touchpads will be used for security purposes and have already created a box with an alarm and keypad requiring a code to unlock.

Watch the Best Super Bowl 2015 Ads Online

You Might Also Like

Read the Latest

Emma Watson will play Belle Role in Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson will play Belle Role in Beauty and the Beast Watson announces that she be playing Belle in Disney's upcoming live-action movie "Beauty and the Beast".

2 minutes ago

Sam Smith Tom Petty Dispute settled

Sam Smith Tom Petty Dispute settled The singer Sam Smith has finally settled a long running dispute over a song “Stay With Me” with Tom Petty.

1 hour ago

Super Bowl 2015 Ads
Ecuador Super Bowl 2015 Ad

Ecuador Super Bowl 2015 Ad South American country Ecuador will air a tourism Super Bowl ad during the Big Game.

1 hour ago

Prince Philip Knighthood Backlash continues for Australian PM

Prince Philip Knighthood Backlash continues for Australian PM Australian PM Tony Abbott is facing a backlash for awarding an Australian Knighthood to the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince...

1 hour ago

Awesome Mercedes Super Bowl 2015 is Released

Awesome Mercedes Super Bowl 2015 is Released The Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl 2015 Ad is a great animated thrill ride featuring the AMG GT sports car.

1 hour ago

WeatherTech Super Bowl 2015 Ad Released

WeatherTech Super Bowl 2015 Ad Released Watch the WeatherTech Super Bowl 2015 Ad below.

2 hours ago

T-Mobile Super Bowl 2015 Ad

T-Mobile Super Bowl 2015 Ad The T-Mobile Super Bowl 2015 Ad stars Kim Kardashian.

2 hours ago

Facebook and Instagram Down for Awhile but Back Now

Facebook and Instagram Down for Awhile but Back Now Facebook, Instagram and Tinder were down for awhile but are okay now. The disruption was possibly caused by a hacking...

3 hours ago

Sen. John McCain Slams NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for 'DeflateGate' Inaction

Sen. John McCain Slams NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for 'DeflateGate' Inaction Arizona Senator John McCain criticized and slammed NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday for his inaction on the...

8 hours ago

NFL Targeting New England Patriots' Locker-Room Attendant in DeflateGate Scandal

NFL Targeting New England Patriots' Locker-Room Attendant in DeflateGate Scandal The National Football League (NFL) is targeting a New England Patriots locker-room attendant in connection with the...

10 hours ago

Victoria's Secret Super Bowl 2015 Ad is Online

Victoria's Secret Super Bowl 2015 Ad is Online Watch the sexiest Super Bowl 2015 Ad now. The Victoria's Secret Super Bowl 2015 commercial has been released...

16 hours ago, 1:00pm CST

Cara Delevingne becomes the IT Girl for TAG Heuer

Cara Delevingne becomes the IT Girl for TAG Heuer Cara Delevingne becomes the new brand ambassador for TAG Heuer scoping on her “IT-ness” to reach out to the youth.

17 hours ago, 12:00pm CST

AT&T agrees to acquire Nextel Mexico

AT&T agrees to acquire Nextel Mexico AT&T moves into discussion to buy the Mexican NII holdings after the company came under the hammer from the U.S....

17 hours ago, 11:50am CST

Patriots Win Super Bowl 2015 in Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl Prediction

Patriots Win Super Bowl 2015 in Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl Prediction The Patriots get a lot of heat for #DeflateGate right now, but in the end they win the Super Bowl 2015 says the Madden...

19 hours ago, 9:36am CST

BMW Super Bowl 2015 Ad stars Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel

BMW Super Bowl 2015 Ad stars Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel Watch the just released BMW Super Bowl 2015 Ad staring former Today Show hosts Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel.

19 hours ago, 9:25am CST

Logitech unveils First Anytime, Anywhere Portable Videoconferencing Solution

Logitech unveils First Anytime, Anywhere Portable Videoconferencing Solution This new ConferenceCam Connect by Logitech will enable mobile audio and video collaboration for small groups in any...

20 hours ago, 9:01am CST

T-Mobile introduces SCORE to offer Deep Discounts on Smartphones for just $5 per Month

T-Mobile introduces SCORE to offer Deep Discounts on Smartphones for just $5 per Month This new program will give access to discounts on one’s smartphone.

20 hours ago, 8:17am CST

SAG Awards 2015 Highlights: Birdman wins Big Time

SAG Awards 2015 Highlights: Birdman wins Big Time The Birdman’s cast won the best performance awards with a little slip on stage while accepting the award.

20 hours ago, 8:10am CST

Google to show NFL Video Highlights on YouTube and in its Search Results

Google to show NFL Video Highlights on YouTube and in its Search Results From now on people will be able to see NFL highlight clips on YouTube as well as in Google search results.

21 hours ago, 7:34am CST

Apple hopes for Apple Pay success

Apple hopes for Apple Pay success Consumer will deem its success

21 hours ago, 7:21am CST

Gearbox to launch Homeworld Remastered Collection on February 25

Gearbox to launch Homeworld Remastered Collection on February 25 The mother company, Gearbox Software, will launch its Homeworld Remastered Collection by the end of February. It will...

22 hours ago, 6:59am CST

Signs show March debut for Apple Watch

Signs show March debut for Apple Watch Top analyst says it should happen

22 hours ago, 6:56am CST

Top analyst predicting hot iPhone sales

Top analyst predicting hot iPhone sales Apple numbers to be released Jan. 27th

22 hours ago, 6:52am CST

Apple's Next-Generation iPhones to come with Samsung's A9 Chips

Apple's Next-Generation iPhones to come with Samsung's A9 Chips Samsung will reportedly supply majority of Apple’s A9 chips that will be used in next generation iPhones.

22 hours ago, 6:36am CST

#Blizzardof2015 could be the Worst Ever Storm

Blizzard of 2015 could be the Worst Ever Storm The northeastern region of the United States gets ready for the #Blizzardof2015, a cold crisis of winter that is about...

22 hours ago, 6:15am CST

Tom Brady Shares Cool Patriots Friday Night Lights Mash-Up Video to Shift Focus to Super Bowl

Tom Brady Shares Cool Patriots Friday Night Lights Mash-Up Video to Shift Focus to Super Bowl New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted a dramatic video on Facebook on the weekend that shifts the focus to...

23 hours ago, 6:04am CST

Rowan Atkinson is Selling $15 Million Car

Rowan Atkinson is Selling $15 Million Car Mr. Bean actor Rowan Atkinson is expecting to sell his beloved Mclaren F1 for approximately $15 million.

23 hours ago, 5:49am CST

Six Super Bowl 2015 Ads Released Online

Six Super Bowl 2015 Ads Released Online One week ahead of the Super Bowl 2015 there are six fully released Super Bowl 2015 Ads online.

23 hours ago, 5:39am CST

George Clooney put on a strict diet by Amal Alamuddin

George Clooney put on a strict diet by Amal Alamuddin It seems that George Clooney is facing pressures from his wife Amal to be a father and go on a diet too. He is one...

23 hours ago, 5:09am CST

Australian Open 2015: Serena Williams beats Muguruza to play against Cibulkova

Australian Open 2015: Serena Williams beats Muguruza to play against Cibulkova Serena Williams faces Cibulkova in the Australian Open 2015 quarterfinal.

1 day ago, 4:20am CST

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus