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Issue 100

 

September 27, 2017  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The Lion’s Pause…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world:  University of Houston, Immersion/Yomuneco, University of Illinois, VSP Global/RightEye, NEC Display, Samsung, UniPixel, Logitech, Jabil, Immersion, Immersion/Perception, Immersion/PKG, iProov, Xiaomi/Elliptic, Enhanced Mobile Biometrics, Yole Développement, SMK Electronics, Simon Fraser University/Disney Research, Acuity Market Intelligence, NIST, MyScript, Wacom, Tobii, Anoto/LeapFrog, and Futuresource

SIGGRAPH, July 30-August 3, 2017, Los Angeles, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Aichi Institute of Technology/Nagoya Institute of Technology, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, National Taiwan University/Tamkang University/National Chiao Tung University, and Neurable Inc.

Engineering Interactive, Computing Systems, June 26-29, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal; Phillip Hill covers papers from Instituto Superior do Porto/Universidade do Porto, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, University of Bamberg, and Carnegie Mellon University

Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video, June 14-16, 2017, Hilversum, Netherlands; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Sussex/BI Norwegian Business School, and LMU Munich

Designing Interactive Systems, June 10-14, 2017, Edinburgh, Scotland; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Helsinki, Simon Fraser University, University of Washington/Honeywell Aerospace, Newcastle University/Northumbria University/Georgia Institute of Technology, and University of Nottingham

Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 7-9, 2017, Lugano, Switzerland; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Louisiana State University/Clemson University/Oblong Industries, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, MIT Mobile Experience Lab, and LMU Munich/Max Planck Institute for Informatics

SID Display Week, May 23-26, 2017, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from AU Optronics Corporation, Beijing BOE Display Technology Co. Ltd./BOE Technology Group/Hefei BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd., Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., and Yonsei University/TRAIS

CHI, May 6-11, 2017, Denver, Colorado; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from MIT Media Lab/Keio University, Microsoft Research, Hasso Plattner Institute, and University of Glasgow

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions, March 20-23, 2017, Yokohama, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Lund University/Aalto University/University of Iceland, Texas A&M University, Indiana University, Eindhoven University of Technology, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Queen Mary University of London, and Berlin University of the Arts

Autonomous cars require more than just technology by Andy Marken

Moto Z2 Force: A smartphone without Gorilla Glass by Ken Werner

Tightening the screws on haptics by Ed Colgate

The impact of iPhones on the rugged handheld market by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Ruggedize your touch panel by Tony Gray

Wearable sensors reach their first billion-dollar year by James Hayward

Last Word: Analog can’t touch Digital by Rick Seger

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 99

 

August 5, 2017  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Implants…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world:  Carnegie Mellon University, Neonode, Leap Motion, Apple/SMI, Nums, Empa, Peratech/SMK Electronics, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, UNIST, Apple, Vanderbilt University, Mitsubishi Electric/Immersion, Orii, Tokenize, Qualcomm, Delta, UCSD, Graz University, XDA Developers, Toppan Forms, Berlin Suedkreuz, MicroVision, Georgia Institute of Technology, Panasonic, Strategy Analytics, Xenoma, Cirque, Elo, FlatFrog, Fujitsu, and Hillcrest Labs

SID/DSCC Investors Conference, May 23, 2017, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Vuzix Corporation

IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe, May 10-11, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from ams AG, Cambridge Mechatronics (CML), IDTechEx, and Synaptics

CHI, May 6-11, 2017, Denver, Colorado; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Eindhoven University of Technology/Edinburgh Napier University, Eindhoven University of Technology/Edinburgh Napier University, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, University of Stuttgart, University of Florida/Colorado State University, University of St Andrews/KAIST/NEC Corporation of Malaysia/Virnect, Carnegie Mellon University, Tactual Labs/University of Toronto, University of Washington, McGill University, Rutgers University, University of Toulouse, University of Manitoba/Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Tsinghua University, and Tsinghua University/Stony Brook University

LOPEC, March 28-30, 2017, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from PolyIC GmbH, and Holst Centre

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions, March 20-23, 2017, Yokohama, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Eindhoven University of Technology/University of Salzburg/University of Twente/Interactive RI.SE ICT/Umeå University, University of Salzburg/Eindhoven University of Technology/Austrian Institute of Technology, Zuse Institut Berlin (ZIB), Brigham Young University, Ryerson University/Georgia Institute of Technology, KAIST/National Chiao Tung University/Keio Media Design, University of Twente, and Arizona State University/University of California San Diego/Indian Institute of Technology

The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality, February 1, 2017, Burlingame, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of California San Diego, and Simon Fraser University

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, January 29-February 2, 2017, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Northeastern University, The University of Tokyo/Paris Descartes University, Defence Research and Development Canada, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, January 30–February 1, 2017, Burlingame, California; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Waseda University/Aoyama Gakuin University

The Emerging Vocabulary of Haptics: Vibration vs. Texture by Ed Colgate

Wacom pen LCD tablets endure 25 years with new 32-inch UHD by Steve Sechrist

Wearable technology for animals: What has your dog done today? by Nadia Tsao

Blood, sweat and tears: New ways to monitor glucose levels in diabetes by David Pugh

Faceware Live extends face motion capture to other developers by Randall S. Newton

Apple Watch Series 2 after three weeks by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Last Word: Classroom Friendly Supplies pencil sharpener by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 98

 

June 30, 2017  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Hip to haptics…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world:  Pillsy, Michigan Technological University, WatchSense, NextInput, HTC, NUITEQ/Barco, SAIT, Imec, EPFL, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Nagoya, National Science Foundation, UNIST, University of Minnesota, Loomia, Purdue University, Newcastle University, Asahi Glass, Georgia Institute of Technology, Rice University, Fujitsu Frontech North America/Keyo, Immersion/Realtime, Samsung, BeBop Sensors, SENSE.nano, UC San Diego, SJ, Blast Motion/Futures League, Movesense, Leyard/Planar, InFocus, IMEC/TNO, University of Eastern Finland, JetBlue, National Aquarium in Baltimore, Scribbler, and RightEye

SID/DSCC Automotive Display Conference, May 23, 2017, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Fujifilm

SID/DSCC Business Conference, May 22, 2017, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from UniPixel

CHI, May 6-11, 2017, Denver, Colorado; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Alabama, National Taiwan University/National Taiwan Normal University, National Taiwan University, University of Washington, EPFL, Ritsumeikan University/University of Tsukuba, KAIST, Ulm University/MIT Media Lab, Université Paris-Saclay/Sorbonne Université, KAIST, University of Stuttgart, University of Tsukuba, Baylor University/Ericsson Research, University of Toronto, University of California/University of Tartu/Intel Labs/Stanford University, Texas A&M University, École Polytechnique/University College London/Lancaster University, University of Kaiserslautern, University of Tsukuba, Purdue University, and National Taiwan University/Dartmouth College

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions, March 20-23, 2017, Yokohama, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Julius-Maximilians-Universität, University of Maryland/Carnegie Mellon University, Universität der Künste Berlin/Bergische Universität Wuppertal/Fachhochschule Potsdam, and KMD Embodied Media Project/Nagoya Institute of Technology

Augmented Human Conference, March 17-18, 2017, Mountain View, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., University of Tsukuba, and ETH Zurich

Electronic Displays Conference, March 15-16, 2017, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fieldscale, and siOPTICA GmbH

Intelligent User Interfaces Conference, March 13-16, 2017, Limassol, Cyprus; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Dalhousie University, University of Waterloo/University of Lille, Mahidol University/Thammasat University/University of Bremen/Bangkok University, Arizona State University, and New York University Abu Dhabi/Ohio State University

FLEX Europe, October 25-26, 2016, Grenoble, France; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from IK4 Cidetec Research Alliance

From force feedback manipulanda to surface haptics: part III by Ed Colgate

Haptics 2017-2027: Technologies, markets and players by James Hayward

Optis unveils HIM 2017 integrating haptic feedback an VR audio by Ruchika Saini

iPhone 8: New home button/touch ID location by Jin Kim

Initial impressions of an Apple Watch holdout by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Last Word: Introducing Electrick technology for flexible touch by Arthur Berman

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 97

 

April 30, 2017  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Let there be lightby Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Welle, Northwestern, Zytronic, InvenSense, Tactai, Garmin, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Michigan, University of Siena, Linnaeus University, Clemson University, Vishay Intertechnology, NEBIAS, Sony, Leyard/Planar, INM, Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Mastercard, Empa, E Ink/Sony Semiconductor Solutions, HTC, Newcastle University, SensibleVision, North Carolina State University, UNIST, Oxford, University of California, San Diego/Rady Children’s Hospital, KAIST, noax Technologies, Murata, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, SMART Technologies, and NUITEQ

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions, March 20-23, 2017, Yokohama, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Politecnico di Milano, Ryerson University/Georgia Institute of Technology, Wellesley College/The Tech Museum of Innovation, and Stockholm University/University of California/ITU

Augmented Human Conference, March 17-18, 2017, Mountain View, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Osaka University, Hiroshima University/Daiya Industries Co Ltd, KAIST, and The University of Tokyo

Intelligent User Interfaces Conference, March 13-16, 2017, Limassol, Cyprus; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Google, University of Pittsburgh, Dayalbagh Educational Institute/IBM Research India/Indian Institute of Information Technology/IBM Research India, and University of California at Berkeley/Juji Inc./University of California at Irvine

Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, February 25 - March 1, 2017, Portland, Oregon; Phillip Hill covers papers from Sungkyunkwan University, and MIT Media Lab/MIT Comparative Media Studies

Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, February 25-27, 2017, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a paper from University of North Carolina

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 5-8, 2016, Macao, China; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from NEC Solution Innovators, Ritsumeikan University, Utsunomiya University, and University of Science and Technology of China/Nanyang Technological University/Carnegie Mellon University/The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, November 6-9, 2016, Niagara Falls, Ontario; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Lille, Dalhousie University, and University of Southern California/University of Waterloo/Microsoft Research

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Carnegie Mellon University, Google Research/Carnegie Mellon University, The University of Tokyo/The University of Electro-Communications, Université Paris-Saclay, National Taiwan University/University of California at Davis/Keio University, Microsoft Research, MIT Media Lab/Rhode Island School of Design/MIT CSAIL, KAIST, Carnegie Mellon University, and Dartmouth College/University of Manitoba

From force feedback manipulanda to surface haptics: part II by Ed Colgate

In mold electronics: the next frontier for transparent conductive film by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Review: GETAC T800 by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

iPhone 8 design: New home button/touch ID location by Jin Kim

Can commercialization of VR jump-start the haptics industry by James Hayward

Last Word: Eye tracking the “5th modality” by Steve Sechrist

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 96

 

March 26, 2017  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Baroque strokeby Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: CHASM, Display Solution, Landscape, Microsoft, Leman, Micro Devices, Egis Technology, Goodix/Huawei, InvenSense/AutoNavi, Immersion, Osaka University/Durham University, Elliptic Labs, Technavio, ON Semiconductor/CEVA, Acer, Immersion/Gionee/Meitu, MIT, Canatu, InvenSense/GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Ultrahaptics/HARMAN, Yole Développement, University of Illinois, Promethean, IPG Media Lab, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev/Tel Aviv University, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Simon Fraser University, Analog Devices, Daptly, University of Glasgow, University of Michigan, American Opto Plus, Ultrahaptics/EBV Elektronik, University of St. Andrews, University of Illinois, Ultrahaptics/MIT, Disney Research, Samsung, PureCarbon, Lenovo, UCSD/CSIRO, Safran Identity & Security, Cirque, NEC Display Solutions Europe, Elliptic Labs, Kionix, HID Global/Infineon, University of British Columbia, Chalmers University of Technology, MEPhI Institute of Cyber Intelligence Systems, and reMarkable

Augmented Human Conference, March 17-18, 2017, Mountain View, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Samsung R&D Institute India, The University of Tokyo, University of Tampere, and Universidade Nova de Lisboa/University of Texas at Austin

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 5-8, 2016, Macao, China; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kochi University of Technology/Jilin University, University of Tsukuba, National Taiwan University, and National University of Singapore

Printed Electronics USA, November 16-17, 2016, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sensirion AG, and Lumo Bodytech Inc.

Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, November 6-9, 2016, Niagara Falls, Ontario; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Saskatchewan, The University of Melbourne, and Hitachi Ltd.

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from KAIST, University College London/KAIST, Tokai University, Hasso Plattner Institute/Cornell University, University of Toronto, Seoul National University, Microsoft Research/Texas A&M University, and Lancaster University

Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention, April 5-7, 2016, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from PolyIC GmbH, and Heraeus Deutschland

Recent papers from McGill University

MDD discusses future of medical devices with Touch International: Interview with Shaun Detmer

From force feedback manipulanda to surface haptics: part I by Ed Colgate

Transparent Conductive Films (TCF): Forecasts, Markets, Technologies by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Tanvas adds haptic capability to touchscreen displays by Arthur Berman

Last Word: Are “mobile” sites really needed? by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 95

 

February 14, 2017  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Fingers as digital keys…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Immersion/Nintendo, Panasonic, InvenSense, Motiv, Fujitsu, Canatu, ON Semiconductor, UniPixel, Planar, 3dRudder Wireless, Tanvas, Tobii, Huawei, STMicroelectronics/Valencell, TDK/InvenSense, Kingston, Neonode, Das Keyboard, Dell, Penn State, Cerevo, and InvenSense/Samsung

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 5-8, 2016, Macao, China; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kyushu University, City University of Hong Kong, University of Oulu/Lancaster University/University of Eastern Finland, and UCLA Center for Vision, Cognition, Learning and Autonomy/University of Hong Kong/UCLA Computer Graphics & Vision Laboratory

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 12-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Florida, Aalto University/University of Helsinki/Liverpool Hope University, IWM Tübingen/University of Tübingen, and Utrecht University

Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, November 6-9, 2016, Niagara Falls, Ontario; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kochi University of Technology/Jilin University, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgia Institute of Technology/Ryerson University/Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, and Georgia Institute of Technology

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Universidade de Lisboa, Birmingham City University, University of Würzburg, University of Coimbra, and Korea University

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Purdue University, Meiji University, Ulm University, National Taiwan University/Tamkang University, Meiji University, Carnegie Mellon University, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)/Yokohama National University/Keio University, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Waseda University, Stanford University, Singapore University of Technology and Design, University of Toronto, and Kyoto Sangyo University

Symposium on Spatial User Interaction, October 15-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences/University of Canterbury/Simon Fraser University, Saitama University, Center of Human-centered Interaction for Coexistence, Ritsumeikan University, KAIST, University of Tsukuba/Universität für Künstlerische und Industrielle Gestaltung, Baylor University/University of Colorado Boulder, and Hosei University

Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Sussex, Münster UAS, Georgia Institute of Technology, The Open University, and University of Tübingen

Mobile HCI, September 6-9, 2016, Florence, Italy; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National Taiwan University/National Yang-Ming University, University of St Andrews, University of Kaiserslautern/German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Keio University Graduate School of Media Design/Rhizomatiks Co. Ltd., National Chiao Tung University, and University of Manitoba

Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, June 7-10, 2016, Bari, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of the Aegean, University of Waterloo/California State University, Technische Universität Dresden, University West, and The University of Haifa

Haptic perception: A primer by Ed Colgate

ITO alternatives: light at the end of the tunnel by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Last Word: A breakthrough for optical touch? by Bob Raikes

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 94

 

December 24, 2016  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Stroke of fortuneby Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Zytronic/Tangible Display, Zytronic, STMicroelectronics, Disney Research, Lief, Visualplanet, Nureva, UniPixel, NEC Display, Hayo, Analog Devices, reMarkable, iiyama, Jingle, Yole Développement, Cornell University, Leap Motion, Navdy, Huawei/Tobii, ENESS, Synaptics/OXi Technology, Synaptics, BMW, Safran, and Harbin Institute of Technology

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 5-8, 2016, Macao, China; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National University of Singapore, kindergarten.io/ ETH Zurich, Kansai University, and Zhejiang University/The University of British Columbia

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 12-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Tokyo, Utrecht University, University Grenoble Alpes, and University of Tampere

Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, November 6-9, 2016, Niagara Falls, Ontario; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Universitat Politècnica de València/Sciling, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Tsukuba, and Osaka University

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Disney Research, Tohoku University, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), and Technische Universtitat Dresden

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Toronto, University of Tsukuba, Konkuk University/Pohang University of Science and Technology, and University of Sussex

Symposium on Spatial User Interaction, October 15-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Universität Hamburg, University of Manitoba/Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, University of Georgia, and Baylor University/University of Colorado Boulder/Ericsson Research

Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Georgia Institute of Technology/Google Research, Ulm University, University of Virginia, and Ritsumeikan University

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Ulm University, University of British Columbia/Technicolor Research, and Georgia Institute of Technology

Mobile HCI, September 6-9, 2016, Florence, Italy; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Cardiff Metropolitan University/University of Bristol, University of Stuttgart/BTK University of Art & Design, University of Toronto/University of Toronto Mississauga, and BTK University of Art & Design/Technical University Berlin/University of Stuttgart

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ryukoku University/Toyo University/University of Tsukuba, University of Tsukuba, Utsunomiya University, and Rochester Institute of Technology

Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, June 7-10, 2016, Bari, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Munich (LMU), Università degli Studi di Palermo/Brunel University, University of Waterloo, and University of Haifa

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Tsukuba, University of Cambridge, and National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)/ Industrial Technology Research Institute

6 reasons why UX designers should explore gestural interaction by Yanna Vogiazou

So what is Y-OCTA? by David Hsieh

Last Word: Workstations seeking new input by Kathleen Maher

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 93

 

November 26, 2016  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: New musicby Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: University of Sussex/ University of Bristol, InvenSense, OmniWear, Parade Technologies, Xiaomi, Ultrahaptics, Georgia Tech, Garmin, Neonode, Samsung, Apple, Carnegie Mellon University, Bluemint Labs, FlexEnable/ISORG, Microsoft, Project Nursery/VOXX Accessories Corporation, STMicroelectronics, Disney Research, Tobii, Google, University of St. Andrews, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Zytronic, Georgia Institute of Technology, Delta Airlines, Arjo Solutions, PUFR, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Microchip, BeBop Sensors, MicroVision/STMicroelectronics, Oregon State University, Acer/Tobii, and Ubisoft/Tobii

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of North Carolina, Linkoping University, Wuhan University, and Imperial College London

Symposium on Spatial User Interaction, October 15-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Zhejiang University/Stockholm University, University of South Florida/University of Central Florida, Osaka University, and The University of Electro-Communications

SGIA Printed Electronics Symposium, September 13-14, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cal Poly, and Tekscan

Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Gdansk University of Technology, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences/University of Twente, Ulm University, and Georgia Institute of Technology/Google Research

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kobe University/Ritsumeikan University, DFKI GmbH/Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU)/adidas AG/TU Kaiserslautern, University of Stuttgart (x2)

Mobile HCI, September 6-9, 2016, Florence, Italy; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of St. Andrews/KAIST, National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica, Universitat Politècnica de València/Sciling, and National Taiwan University

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from URJC Madrid/Stanford University/University of Sussex, National Taiwan University/National Taipei University of Education, SonyCSL/Tokyo University/YCAM Interlab, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design/Rhizomatiks Co. Ltd., and The University of Tokyo/Unity Technologies Japan

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Synaptics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)/LG Display, Kyung Hee University, and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Printed Electronics Europe, April 27-28, 2016, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Canatu

Electronic Displays Conference, February 24-25, 2016, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from TouchNetix Ltd., Data Modul, and Glas Troesch AG/University Hospital Basel/School of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

A new $1.8bn market for force sensors in user interfaces by James Hayward

What led to the Universal Stylus Initiative by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

AuraSense uses electric field sensing for smartwatch input by Arthur Berman

7 not-so-obvious conference room display features you’ll want by Tony Uhrick

Paper books or e-books? by Jin Kim

Last Word: On being natural: The technology disappears when it’s working by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 92

 

October 20, 2016  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Thumbprints…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: University of London, University of Sussex, Lampix, MIPI Alliance, Technavio, Bebop Sensors/KMI, Apple/Integritouch, MyScript, Ultrahaptics, Acer/Tobii, Immersion, TechSci Research, Skulpt, Alienware/Tobii, Canatu, InFocus, Boeing/Rockwell Collins, Thinfilm/Sarine, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, UT Dallas, Lazertouch, Universal Stylus Initiative, Horsent, Amazon, Qeexo, Lenovo, Corning, UCL, UC Berkeley, Bosch Sensortec, Cronzy Google/Infineon, Veeso, nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies, NASA, Synaptics, Dartmouth, Precise Biometrics, and Visualant

Multimedia Conference, October 15-19, 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Phillip Hill covers papers from Delft University of Technology/Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, OFFIS - Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, Utrecht University, and Universidade do Porto

Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), North Carolina State University, University of Oldenburg/OFFIS - Institute for Information Technology, Institute of Computing Technology/University of California Irvine, Tokai University, SungKyunKwan University, and Nagoya University

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The University of Electro-Communications, University of Southern California, The University of Electro-Communications/University of Tsukuba (x2), Disney Research, and Oculus

Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 20-22, 2016, Oulu, Finland; Phillip Hill covers papers from LMU Munich, University of Birmingham/University of Oulu, University of Tampere/Tampere University of Technology, and University of Lapland/University of Oulu

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Kyung Hee University, AU Optronics Corporation, Japan Display Inc., and LG Display R&D Center/Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Electronic Displays Conference, February 24-25, 2016, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Truly, MSC Technologies GmbH, Kyocera, and Redux

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a paper from SFU SIAT/GMU School of Dance

Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 14-17, 2016, Eindhoven, Netherlands; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Eindhoven University of Technology, Simon Fraser University, and National Taiwan University/Eindhoven University of Technology

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 15-18, 2015, Funchal, Portugal; In the fifth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Technische Universitat München, Ritsumeikan University, Ionian University/Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Technische Universität Dresden, and Université François Rabelais

Latest trends in the conductive inks business by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Automotive – $60 billion opportunities by Jennifer Colegrove

Time of Flight technology for gesture interaction by Oliver Kirsch, Alexander van Laack, Gert-Dieter Tuzar, and Judy Blessing

Beyond touch: designing effective gestural interactions by Yanna Vogiazou

Why touch is no good for games by Tom Allen

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 91

 

August 14, 2016  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Forecasting the future of touch technologies…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: IHS, Promethean, Lava Drop, Image Engineering, Microsoft, Mogees, GyroGear, NEC, Purdue University, ESI Design, GM, Point Motion, Immersion, Immersion/Alps Electric, USI, TouchSystems, InvenSense, FocusMotion, Dell, 3M, Immersion/Lenovo, InFocus, Futuresource Consulting, CRI Middleware, ARMOR/Novasentis, Flex/Aito, Fujitsu Components America, Corning, Samsung, and UCSD

SID Wearable-Flexible Conference, May 25, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hillcrest Labs, and Quantum Interface

SID Touch Conference, May 24, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from UICO, IHS, Cambridge Touch Technologies, and Synaptics

Flexible touch screens gain interest -- Commentary -- by Ross Young

SID Investors Conference, May 24, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Immersion Corporation

SID Business Conference, May 23-25, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from IHS

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Immersion SA, The University of British Columbia/Zhejiang University, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 14-17, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation/Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, IT University of Copenhagen, and Lancaster University/BBC

Augmented Human Conference, February 25-27, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH/University of Salzburg, The University of Tokyo, University of Siena, and McGill University

Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 14-17, 2016, Eindhoven, Netherlands; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Leeds, Iuav University of Venice, Tsukuba University, Augsburg University, and University of Mons/University of Namur

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 15-18, 2015, Funchal, Portugal; In the fourth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Grenoble, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, and University of Kaiserslautern

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; In the fifth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Korea University, and National Taiwan University

SGIA Printed Electronics Symposium, November 3-4, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from ON Semiconductor

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo/The University of Electro-Communications, Max Planck Institute for Informatics/Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)/Lancaster University/Federal University of Espirito Santo, and University of Tokyo

ITO alternatives: light at the end of the tunnel by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Ultra-large 4K touchscreens? by Tony Uhrick

Infuse arts into STEM projects using collaborative touchscreen tech by Lynn Marentette

Last Word: New tech widens touchscreen opportunities by Andrew Morrison

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Issue 90

 

May 31, 2016  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: In the body…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Elite Screens, LG Innotek, National Natural Science Foundation of China, IHS, Logitech, InvenSense, Pavegen, MarketsandMarkets, Aito, University of Sussex, University of Washington, Ultrahaptics/University of Tokyo, AGC Asahi Glass, Microsoft Research, Garmin, Uno Noteband, Tobii Dynavox, Microchip Technology, Panasonic, Immersion/Kyocera,  Immersion/CRIWARE, Immersion/MEIZU, Carnegie Mellon University, Houston Astros/Blast Motion, Ideum, Aalto University, Disney Research, Moleskine, Microchip Technology/SiS, Sony, University of California San Diego/Caltech, CyberTouch, Fove, Canatu/Kaga Electronics, A*STAR, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Foxconn Technology Group/Smart Technologies, MTI/Rolith, Brown University, University of Waterloo, University of Bristol, Samsung, Dartmouth College, A D Metro, Canatu, Canatu/E Ink, Fujitsu, Easitech, MIT, Nydeum, Spendwallet, 3M, Tap Strap, and Adonit

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 14-17, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Technical University of Denmark/University of Copenhagen/IT University of Copenhagen/The Eye Tribe, Clemson University, University of Eastern Finland/Seikei University, and Texas A&M University

Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, March 7-10, 2016, Sonoma, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Southern California/University of California Santa Cruz/Carnegie Mellon University, Arizona State University, Keio University/Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (AIST)/The University of Tokyo, and Carnegie Mellon University

Computer Supported Cooperative Work, February 27-March 2, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Northwestern University, and Georgia Institute of Technology

Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, February 27-28, 2016, Redmond, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University/SAP Innovation Center/Tsinghua University, and Shandong University/Multimedia University

Augmented Human Conference, February 25-27, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo, University of Tampere, Kobe University, and The University of Tokyo/NTT Service Evolution Laboratories

Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 14-17, 2016, Eindhoven, Netherlands; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Queen Mary University of London, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Inria/University of Bordeaux, and Eindhoven University of Technology

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 15-18, 2015, Funchal, Portugal; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Carnegie Mellon University, University of Helsinki/Politecnico di Milano/Aalto University, University of Grenoble, and Rakuten Institute of Technology

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; In the fourth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Inria/Université Paris-Sud/University of Calgary, Lancaster University, Autodesk Research, and University of Washington/Microsoft Research

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tohoku University, Keio University/Tokyo National College of Technology, Industrial Technology Research Institute/University of Tasmania, and The University of Electro-Communications/University of Tsukuba

Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, August 24-27, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark; In the fifth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Queen’s University/Microsoft Corporation, University of Glasgow (x2), and Tohoku University

Sensors driving next-generation wearable devices by James Hayward

7 not-so-obvious conference room display features by Tony Uhrick

Microsoft’s SID keynote about active pen and gesture by Jennifer Colegrove

eyeSight developing gesture control for smartphone-based VR by Arthur Berman

Passive RFID used as low cost input devices by Steve Sechrist

Last Word: Putting attached hands inside virtual reality by Randall S. Newton

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Issue 89

 

April 13, 2016  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Wo ist der schlüssel?…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Shell/Akon, DEEPVIEW, KAIST, NEC/EyeQ, Sony, University of Minnesota-Duluth/Penn State, Sony, Elo, HeliOffshore, UniPixel, MarketsandMarkets, Google, EPFL, Remidi, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Silicon Labs, Elliptic Labs, Heptagon, ZMorph, Technavio, Promethean, Mitsubishi Electric, FocusMotion, Immersion, Tobii/Ubisoft, Scriptel/Aptika, and Goodix

Printed Electronics USA, November 18-19, 2015, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Jones Packaging Inc.

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 15-18, 2015, Funchal, Portugal; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Carnegie Mellon University, Goldsmiths University of London, Autodesk Research/University of Bristol, Public University of Navarre/Bristol University/University of Sussex, Technische Universität Dresden/ETH Zurich, and University of Munster/ Simon Fraser University

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 13-15, 2015, Beijing, China; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from George Mason University/Inoval Fairfax Hospital/Inova Loudoun Hospital, Bielefeld University, and Korea University

Touch Gesture Motion and Emerging Displays, November 12-13, 2015, San Jose, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Japan Display Inc., and Synaptics

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Carnegie Mellon University/Disney Research Pittsburgh, Yahoo Labs, KAIST, University of Waterloo, MIT Media Lab, and RWTH Aachen University/Buskerud and Vestfold University College

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Industrial Technology Research Institute/University of Tasmania, Meijo University, Keio University, and National Taiwan University/Keio University

Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, August 24-27, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark; In the fourth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar, University of Passau/Metaio GmbH, Sabanci University/Technical University of Berlin, and Rakuten Institute of Technology

SIGGRAPH, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kanagawa Institute of Technology/Tokyo University of Technology, Waseda University/Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and The University of Tokyo

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 23-26, Duisburg, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Western Sydney, University of Duisburg-Essen/Fraunhofer IMS, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, and Joseph Fourier University

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In this final report, Phillip Hill covers papers from New Degree Technology (NDT), Qualcomm R&D, and Carnegie Mellon University

Anti-smudge, anti-glare and anti-reflective coatings by Seun Marcus

Active pen market will reach $6.1 billion by 2021 by Jennifer Colegrove

Sensors driving next-generation wearable devices by James Hayward

Last Word: Big data on big displays by Tony Uhrick

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Issue 88

 

February 28, 2016  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Touch bits…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Politecnico di Torino/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Washington, NextInput, InvenSense, Amazon, UICO, HandScape, SABIC, HARMAN, ETH Zurich, Scriptel, Microchip Technology, Inuitive/gestigon, Osram, Hanvon Pentech, Kopin, Tesla Studios, Tobii/MSI, Duke University/ONR, Synaptics, i-Blades, EyeLock, Lenovo, Tsukuba University, Yume Cloud, DisplayTen, BMW, Pennsylvania State University, Neonode, ROLI, IHS, Scriptel/Exan, and LG Electronics

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 15-18, 2015, Funchal, Portugal; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Oxford University, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria/LIFEtool Gemeinnutzige GmbH/University of Applied Sciences for Health Professions Upper Austria, Universidade de Lisboa/University of Dundee, and RWTH Aachen University/Buskerud and Vestfold University College

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 13-15, 2015, Beijing, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Tampere/Tampere University of Technology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Politecnico di Milano/Valduce Hospital

Touch Gesture Motion and Emerging Technologies, November 12-13, 2015, San Jose, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Unipixel, Immersion Corporation, Elliptic Labs, and Quantum Interface

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 9-13, 2015, Seattle, Washington; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Helsinki, University of Salzburg/University of Augsburg, Samsung Research America, Utrecht University/Elitac B.V., and Brunel University/University College London

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Meiji University, National Taiwan University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Waterloo, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., The University of Tokyo, Purdue University, and Tokai University

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Electro-Communications/Mikasa Corporation/Prototype Inc., Keio-NUS CUTE Center, The University of Tokyo/Tokyo Metropolitan University, and Jiangnan University

VRCAI, October 30 – November 1, 2015, Kobe, Japan; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Communication University of China/Bournemouth University/Changzhou University/Zhejiang University

Multimedia Conference, October 26-30, 2015, Brisbane, Australia; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University, Umm Al-Qura University/University of Grenoble Alpes/Universiti Sains Malaysia, and University of Ottawa/Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)

Plastic Electronics Conference, October 6-8, 2015, Dresden, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Robert Bosch GmbH

Mobile HCI, August 24-27, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Calgary/University College London/University of Copenhagen, University of Munich (LMU)/University of California, Fraunhofer IGD/NUS-HCI Lab/Yale-NUS College, National Taiwan University, and Colorado State University

SIGGRAPH, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Toshiba Corporation, Ritsumeikan University, University of Siena/Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, and Keio University/Tokyo National College of Technology

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 23-26, Duisburg, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Mons, Joseph Fourier University, and University of Munich (LMU)

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Carnegie Mellon University/Sun Yat-Sen University, Shanghai Tianma Microelectronics, LG Display, and Canatu/Lite-On Technology Corporation

The evolution of touch screen cover glass by Shaun Detmer

Last Word: More players getting into emerging haptics by James Hayward

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Issue 87

 

December 22, 2015  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: A stroke of luck…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: TU/e, Kurv, Tobii, Sencha, University at Albany, InvenSense, Rossignol/PIQ, TuringSense, Silicon Labs, USAF, Scriptel, nOb Control, University of Auckland, HandScape, MUV Interactive, Goodix, ON Semiconductor, Quanergy, ViewSonic, Precise Biometrics, Penn State,C3Nano, Osram, and Heraeus/ITRI

Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 9-13, 2015, Seattle, Washington; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Technische Universität Dresden/Microsoft Corporation, Harvard University/Carnegie Mellon University, and University of British Columbia

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from TU Berlin/Aarhus University, Hasselt University, Hasso Plattner Institute, and Technische Universitat Dresden

Multimedia Conference, October 26-30, 2015, Brisbane, Australia; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology/JM Network/Desmond Leung Media Arts, and University of Calgary

Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, September 7-11, 2015, Osaka, Japan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Hannover, The University of Sydney, and TU Berlin/Max Planck Institute for Informatics/Aarhus University

Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, August 24-27, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Munich (LMU)/DFKI GmbH, Synaptics Inc., University of Munster, Autodesk Research/Carnegie Mellon University, National Taiwan University, and Nokia Technologies/Tampere University of Technology

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo/Keio University, National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica, Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon University, and Tokyo Institute of Technology

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Sharp Laboratories of Europe/Sharp Corporation, LG Display, NLT Technologies, and Japan Display Inc.

LOPE Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, March 3-5, 2015, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Continental, MMC Ryotec Corporation, and PolyIC GmbH

FlexTech Alliance Conference, February 23-26, 2015, Monterey, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Touch Display Research, Chung-Ang University, and Innova Dynamics Inc.

Wearables are giant siphons by Andy Marken

Innovative sensors make wearables truly unique by James Hayward

Qualcomm shows off real-time facial animation by Kathleen Maher

Microsoft developing “Smart Ring” technology by Arthur Berman

Big ass touch screen by Tony Uhrick

A better iPad Pro and Apple Pencil user experience by Jin Kim

Last Word: The giving pen by Rick Seger

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Issue 86

 

November 22, 2015  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Polluted…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Novati Technologies, Florida Atlantic University, Promethean/Light Blue Optics, Langevin Institute, ams, Tobii, Immersion, Stanford University, Visa, RIKEN, Carnegie Mellon, Apotact Labs, Scriptel, Toshiba, TZM Creative Lab, Dialog Semiconductor/Bosch Sensortec, CSIRO, New Vision Display, Heptagon, Parade Technologies, Anoto Group/Livescribe, TouchNetix, Atmel, STMicroelectronics, Markets and Market, Microchip, NEXT Biometrics, Lenovo, Opera Mediaworks/Immersion, Xandem Home, InvenSense, Titan Reality, Honest Sensor, Misfit, Polar, mCube, Boogie Board, Immersion/Acer, Reach Technology, and Synaptics

Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, September 7-11, 2015, Osaka, Japan; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Carnegie Mellon University/Lucas Physical Therapy & Fitness, University of Virginia, Rutgers University, and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and University of Helsinki/Bell Laboratories/Aalto University and University of Helsinki

Automotive User Interfaces, September 1-3, 2015, Nottingham, England; Phillip Hill covers papers from General Motors R&D Advanced Technical Center, Takata AG/TK Holdings Inc., University of Salzburg, University of Cambridge/Jaguar Land Rover, and University of Salzburg/Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, August 24-27, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Northwestern University/Cornell University, University of Manitoba/Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, National University of Singapore/Carnegie Mellon University/Yahoo Labs, and University of Bremen/Hasselt University/University of Minnesota

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Carnegie Mellon University/Disney Research, The University of Tokyo, University of Tsukuba, and Keio University/National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Japan Display Inc., Immersion Corporation, General Interface Solution Ltd., and Thales Avionics

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, January 15-19, 2015, Stanford, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Eindhoven University of Technology, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar/Native Instruments GmbH, Texas A&M University, Simon Fraser University, Aarhus University/Aarhus School of Architecture

Tap into the world around you…by Andy Marken

The beginning of the self-cleaning materials market by Lawrence Gasman

Building a better mouse for creatives by Kathleen Maher

Projected capacitive touch screen technology and shrinking borders by Shaun Detmer

Android devices with force touch on the way by Phillip Wright

The impact of lower Indium prices on the TCF market by John Fenn

Who will survive the brutal consolidation in the TCF industry? by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Last Word: Is a stylus the next big thing? by Tony Uhrick

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Issue 85

 

September 30, 2015 75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Different strokes…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Tractica, Azoteq, Generic Highly-Organic Shape-Changing Interfaces, Immersion/Fujitsu, IDTechEx Research, FITLIGHT, ITRI, Hoope, Cima NanoTech, IHS, Sensel, MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, Microsoft, NIST, Orée, Touchjet, Molex, Technavio, Osram Opto Semiconductors, NextInput, MarketsandMarkets, Rémy Martin/Selinko, iWallet/NEXT Biometrics, HandScape, Dartmouth College, Ultrahaptics/Jaguar Land Rover, FocusMotion, Huawei, Christie, InvenSense, BeSpoon, Peratech, Graava, Panasonic, University of Toronto, n-tech Research, MyScript, Allen Band, DARPA, Stoptix, and Hillcrest Labs

SID Touch Market Focus Conference, June 3, 2015, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Synaptics, Sentons Inc, and Japan Display Inc.

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co./Advanced Film Device Inc., Suzhou Institute of Nanotech/Nanchang O-film Display Technology Co., and AU Optronics Technology Center

Printed Electronics Europe, April 28-29, 2015, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Canatu, R&D CORE Limited, and Synaptics

Augmented Human International Conference, March 9-11, 2015, Singapore; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from MIT Media Lab/Singapore University of Technology and Design/Zhejiang University, Singapore University of Technology and Design/MIT Media Lab, Tokyo National College of Technology/Keio University, and Future University Hakodate

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, January 15-19, 2015, Stanford, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Michigan, Indiana University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Carleton University, Wellesley College, and Sapienza University of Rome/Jomo Kenyatta University, (JKUAT)

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 16-19, 2014, Dresden, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Regensburg, University of Wuerzburg, Technische Universitat Dresden, Technische Universitat Chemnitz, Sungkyungkwan University, and University of Munich (LMU)

Tap into the world around you with wearables by Andy Marken

Emerging haptics find their niches by James Hayward

Graphene market on the cusp of growth by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Wearable technology: a materials goldmine by Peter Harrop

What we’re seeing in CNT transparent conductors by Lawrence Gasman

Optical Bonding by Gary Barrett

iPhone: 2007 – 2014 by Jin Kim

Last Word: Look, don't touch - gaze saves time by Bob Raikes

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Issue 84

 

August 16, 2015  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Challenges emerge from sensor fusion…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: LeTV/Immersion, Ultrahaptics, Tractica, Gute Werbung, Redux Labs, Project Jacquard, Sonder, KiBoJet, Cypress Semiconductor, Digital Nature Group, University of California Davis/Berkeley, Neo Smartpen, Ōura, Peratech, Universitat Politècnica de València/University of Stuttgart, Immersion, Moky, Atheer, Synaptics, 3M, Fairchild, mCube, Atmel, Fove, penveu, Logitech, Tianma NLT America, Freescale Semiconductor, Novelda, ResisTrack, University of Surrey, Immersion/NEXON, and Samsung

SID Investors Conference, June 2, 2015, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tactus Technology, and Immersion Corporation

Augmented Human International Conference, March 9-11, 2015, Singapore; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Southern Denmark, Samsung Research America, Queen’s University, and Ritsumeikan University

Electronic Displays Conference, February 25-26, 2015, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from SCHOTT AG, Hochschule Heilbronn, and TouchNetix

Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Yuan-Ze University/Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan, and University of Electro-Communications/Hitachi Ltd.

Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Dayton, and Center for Engineering and Industrial Development/Autonomous University of Queretaro

Visualization and Data Analysis, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from University of Kaiserslautern/Linnaeus University

Algorithms and Systems, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Sharp Laboratories of America

Real-Time Image and Video Processing, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Complutense University of Madrid/La Laguna University

Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Normandie Université

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, January 15-19, 2015, Stanford, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Ryerson University, Wellesley College/Agilent Technologies, Georgia Institute of Technology/Ryerson University, Stanford University, Cork Institute of Technology, National University of Singapore, and Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 3-6, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology/Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), University of Bristol, and Texas A&M University/Georgia Institute of Technology

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 16-19, 2014, Dresden, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from TU Dresden/Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI, ETH Zurich/TU Darmstadt/Johannes Kepler-University, Waseda University, EPFL/Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Nuremberg Institute of Technology, University for Applied Sciences Ostwestfalen-Lippe, and fortiss GmbH/Augsburg University

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 12-16, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Salzburg, University of Twente, Koç University, and University of Glasgow/Nokia Technologies

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 11-13, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Aalborg University, The University of Tokyo, University of California, Université Paris Sud, and Qatar University

International Conference on Multimedia, November 3-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from KDDI R&D Laboratories, University of Sheffield, and University of Tokyo/National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

User Interface and Technology Symposium, October 5-8, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Carnegie Mellon University, University of Washington, Meiji University, Microsoft Research/University of Manitoba/Cornell University, Autodesk Research/Carnegie Mellon University, and The University of Tokyo

Human-Computer Interaction, September 23-26, 2014, Toronto, Ontario; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from OCAD University, University of Stuttgart/Technical University Berlin/Leibnitz University Hannover, Carleton University, University of Strathclyde, and UMBC

Pebbles Interfaces acquired by Oculus by Arthur Berman

Last Word: Cool Leaf: Capacitive Mirror Keyboard by Jin Kim

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Issue 83

 

June 23, 2015  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: 114.82…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: UniPixel/Atmel, Kodak, Feelreal, Jaguar Land Rover, IBM, IHS, Tractica, Intel, SMK, ams, Sensoria, Samsung/UT Austin, Oberthur Technologies, DMC, Lenovo, Toshiba, Canatu, Immersion, NEXT Biometrics Group, Next Galaxy, Vuzix, Apple, Associated Press, Measurement Specialties, APAC, Disney Research, Tianma Microelectronics, Turkcell, Nissha/C3nano, MIT Media Lab, Quantum Materials, MIT Fluid Interfaces Group, Immersion/Ubisoft, Samsung, Rice University, Renesas Electronics, University of Tokyo, University of Sussex, and SnowShoe

CSCW, March 14-18, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Saskatchewan, and University of Wisconsin-Madison

Augmented Human International Conference, March 9-11, 2015, Singapore; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Stuttgart/Technical University Berlin, Waseda University, Singapore University of Technology & Design/Keio University/KAIST, and National University of Singapore

Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, February 27 - March 1, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Arizona State University

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, January 15-19, 2015, Stanford, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Exploratorium/UC Davis, University of Bristol, Texas A&M University, Aalto University, Universidade de Lisboa, and University of Salzburg

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 3-6, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The City University of Hong Kong, Gunma National College of Technology/Tokyo Institute of Technology/Ritsumeikan University, Kanazawa University/Hokkaido University/Future University Hakodate, and Federal Fluminense University

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 16-19, 2014, Dresden, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Technical University of Munich/Kobe University, University of Waterloo/Université Paris 8/Télécom Bretagne/University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, York St John University/University of Nottingham/Universidade do Minho, University of Waterloo, UAS Upper Austria, IT University of Copenhagen, Vienna University of Technology, Aarhus University, and RWTH Aachen University/Buskerud and Vestfold University College

Plastic Electronics, October 7-9, 2014, Grenoble, France; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Valeo

User Interface and Technology Symposium, October 5-8, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Carnegie Mellon University, Autodesk Research/INRIA, MIT Media Lab, Microsoft Research/Cornell University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Lancaster University

Human-Computer Interaction, September 23-26, 2014, Toronto, Ontario; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Washington/FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society/TU Berlin/Telecom ParisTech, Nokia Research Center, University of Glasgow, Aalborg University, and Lancaster University/University of Kent

Ubicomp, September 13-17, 2014, Seattle, Washington; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Washington/Intel Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Microsoft Research, Lancaster University/Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society/Max Planck Institute for Informatics, and University of Washington/Samsung Information System America

Converging technology will help humans move aside by Andy Marken

Three key markets for smart surfaces by Lawrence Gasman

ITO alternative leaders will emerge despite consolidation by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Last Word: Touch touch, write write, draw draw by Jon Peddie

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Issue 82

 

May 9, 2015  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Fantastic haptic…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Xplore/Motion Computing, Universal Stylus Initiative, Atheer, Northwestern University, Cambrios/Heraeus, Logos Technologies, Garmin, CyberGlove Systems, Immersion, Elliptic Labs, Samsung Electronics, Glovys, Canatu, ABI Research, Ray Enterprises, ZRRO, Immersion/LeTV, InvenSense, Vishay Intertechnology, Microsoft, FlatFrog, Asure Software, Carestream Health, Rambus, Cima NanoTech, ZTE, BASF, Equil Smartmarker, Realm System, Saarland University, University of Pennsylvania, University of California San Diego, Hiroshima University, Konica Minolta, Relish Guitars, Measurement Specialties, Eye Tribe, Rocketbook, MultiTaction, Powa Technologies/Merchant e-Solutions, Leap Motion, NUITEQ, Rice University, Lumo Play, Colortrac, Intel, Google, SMI/Red Bull, Peratech, TAU, DuoPad, Soundbrenner Pulse, Penveu, NeoLAB Convergence, Ideum, City University of New York, University of Alabama, piezosystem jena, Zoosk, and Yole Développement

Intelligent User Interfaces, March 29 - April 1, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Georgia Institute of Technology, and University of Central Florida

User Interface and Technology Symposium, October 5-8, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Stanford University/Google Research, ETH Zurich/Microsoft Research, Tactual Labs/University of Toronto, and National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica

Human-Computer Interaction, September 23-26, 2014, Toronto, Ontario; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Goldsmiths College, University of Hannover, University of Oldenburg/University of Stuttgart/OFFIS Institute for Information Technology, Aalborg University, and Portland State University/Fuzhou University

Ubicomp, September 13-17, 2014, Seattle, Washington; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Carnegie Mellon University/Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, CICESE, Fraunhofer IGD/University of Regensburg/Technische Universität Darmstadt, and Nanjing University/RMIT University

3DSA, May 28-30, 2014, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, National Chiao Tung University, Hanyang University/Pukyong National University, Samsung Electronics/Hanyang University, and Tokyo Institute of Technology

Advanced Visual Interfaces, May 27-30, 2014, Como, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Politecnico di Milano, Université Paris-Sud, National University of Singapore, Purdue University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/KU Leuven/Future Urban Mobility Group SMART, Technische Universität Dresden/queo GmbH, and Google Research/University of British Columbia

Don’t let your touchscreen degrade your image by Ola Wassvik and Marcelo Soto-Thompson

Three key markets for smart surfaces by Lawrence Gasman

IKEA envisions future display applications by Arthur Berman

Last Word: Apple enters the era of genuine haptic touch by Peter Kurstjens

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Issue 81

 

March 24, 2015  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Staying awake…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: ProjectPOLE, Keysight Technologies, Tactonics, Tractica, Xsens, BenQ, Phorm, Stanford, ABI Research, DARPA/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, North Carolina State University, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Tobii Dynavox, Ideum, Immersion, Orange, Georgia Institute of Technology, Altra, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, XENON, Jaasta, and NYU

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 3-6, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Canterbury, KAIST, Osaka University/Kyoto University, and Ritsumeikan University/Shiga University of Medical Science

VRCAI, November 39 – December 2, 2014, Shenzhen, China; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Kyushu Institute of Technology (x2), KAIST/KUSTAR, Computer Research Institute of Montreal, and Rhodes College/Pomona College

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 16-19, 2014, Dresden, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Waterloo, University of Konstanz/University College London, Queen’s University/Royal Military College of Canada/University of Saskatchewan, and ETH Zurich

Touch Gesture Motion Conference, October 28-30, 2014, Austin, Texas; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from PQ Labs, Anoto, and Intel

SID Symposium on Vehicle Displays and Interfaces, October 23-24, 2014, Dearborn, Michigan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Touch Display Research, and Immersion

User Interface and Technology Symposium, October 5-8, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from MIT CSAIL/KAIST/Harvard SEAS, Microsoft Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and University of Toronto

Human-Computer Interaction, September 23-26, 2014, Toronto, Ontario; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Glasgow, University of Stuttgart, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, and Carnegie Mellon University

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Utsunomiya University, Texas A&M University, and University of Siena/Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Houston, Shanghai Jiao Tong University/National Chiao Tung University, Esterline Control and Communication Systems/Western Kentucky University, and Tokai University

Advanced Visual Interfaces, May 27-30, 2014, Como, Italy; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Indiana University, Université Paris-Sud/INRIA, Purdue University, and Technische Universität Dresden/MID GmbH

LOPE Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, May 26-28, 2014, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from ISORG, Synaptics, Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH, and Carestream Advanced Materials

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 26-28, 2014, Safety Harbor, Florida; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Tampere, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics/Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), and University of Cambridge/Max Planck Institute for Informatics

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-9, 2014, Kobe, Japan; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The University of Tokyo, Leibniz University Hannover/University of Stuttgart/University of Munich, Kobe University/Japan Science and Technology Agency, and Kobe University

Wearable tech will change lots of things but you by Andy Marken

Wearable sensors: the $4.5bn keystone by James Hayward

Disruptive InGlass touchscreen technology for interactive digital signage by Nate Moyal

Last Word: Means to integrate a touch ID sensor into a touchscreen display by Arthur Berman

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Issue 80

 

January 22, 2015  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Humans 2.0…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Heraeus, Continental, penveu, Cambridge Consultants, Tobii, UNIST, TRX Systems, Planar, Catholic University of America, Renesas, University of Bristol, Toshiba, Glagla, Cicret, Freescale, Samsung, Razer, Misfit Wearables/Xiaomi, Murata/Elliptic Labs, University of Bristol, TechNavio, Swiftpoint, SensoMotoric Instruments, Juniper Research, Microsoft, XSensr, Cima NanoTech, Cambrios/CN Innovations, Cambrios/LG Electronics, SMK Electronics, The Eye Tribe, AllGo Systems, Yale Locks, WayTools, ON Semiconductor, Atheer, InvenSense, Porter and Davies, Augumenta, Keysight Technologies, Epson, University of Pittsburgh, Hanvon Pentech, and Diamond Kinetics

Interactive Entertainment, December 2-3, 2014, Newcastle, Australia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Auckland University of Technology, and McMaster University/York University

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 12-16, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Seikei University/Osaka Prefecture University/Ritsumeikan University/Tokyo Institute of Technology, Microsoft Research, University of Strathclyde/Glasgow Caledonian University, and Microsoft

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 11-13, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Münster, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, City University of Hong Kong/Northumbria University, and University of Hamburg

International Conference on Multimedia, November 3-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University, Sarah Linebaugh, Umm Al-Qura University/Maternity and Children Hospital Mecca/University of Ottawa, and University of Texas at Dallas/University of New Mexico

Touch Gesture Motion Conference, October 28-30, 2014, Austin, Texas; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Circuitous Printing Advisors, Canatu, Synaptics, and TouchNetix

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kansai University, Ritsumeikan University, NTT Communication Science Laboratories, and National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica/UEI Research

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokushima/Utsunomiya University, Thales Avionics, Kyushu University, and National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)/ITRI

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-9, 2014, Kobe, Japan; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Keio University, DFKI Kaiserslautern/Osaka Prefecture University/Stuttgart University, Osaka Prefecture University/University of Kaiserslautern/Max Planck Institute, Japan Women’s University/Saitama University, and Korea University

3D Image Processing, Measurement and Applications, February 5, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation at this SPIE event from IMEC-Taiwan

Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging, February 4-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from University of Sussex, University of Dayton/Central State University/Air Force Institute of Technology, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics/Leibniz Universität Hannover, Florida Atlantic University, Fraunhofer IOSB, Technische Universität München/Heusch/Boesefeldt GmbH/TRANSVER GmbH, Center for Engineering and Industrial Development/Autonomous University of Querétaro/CIDETEQ, and University of Miyazaki/Osaka City University

Visualization and Data Analysis, February 3-5, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from University of Konstanz, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and University of Konstanz

Other TCF materials by John Fenn

Last Word: Touch panels just keep getting better by Arthur Berman

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Issue 79

 

December 9, 2014  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Sapphire…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Tough Graphics/IDeA Center, SensoMotoric Instruments, Onecue, Flic, UniDisplay/Cambrios, TowerJazz/Physical Logic, Elo Touch Solutions, NavVis, Dongbu HiTe, ABI Research, Augumenta, Canatu, Affectiva, BSXinsight, Hiroshima University, Silicon Labs, Exvision, Innolux Corp/Chunghwa Picture Tubes/General Interface Solution/ Hon Hai Precision Industry, ETH Zurich, Brewer Science, Case Western Reserve University, Microsoft, Sesame, Sharp, Rohm/Kobe University, STMicroelectronics, Heraeus/ITRI, Osram Opto Semiconductors, Rolith/Protemics, Panasonic, Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Bionym, HP, Konica Minolta, HaptoMime, MTI, Murata Manufacturing, Jawbone, TDK, DisplaySearch, Amazon, Blast Motion, Microchip Technology, InvenSense, Pioneer Electronics, Elliptic Labs, EyeSeeMed/Tobii, ams, VendScreen, GYMWATCH, Dialog Semiconductor, ATEK Access Technologies, Microchip Technology, SMK, Nissan Chemical Industries, HID Global/ RFI, Rushmoor Borough Council/Smartmatic, CloudOn, USC School of Cinematic Arts/OptiTrack, mCube, Hillcrest Labs, Insight Media, Touch International, Touch Display Research, Zytronic, ID TECH, Mujjo, and Molecular Imprints

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 12-16, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Genoa, National Taiwan University, POSTECH, and University of Twente/University of Utrecht

International Conference on Multimedia, November 3-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Michigan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University/University of Central Florida, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China/The University of Queensland/Tencent Group, and Columbia University/Stanford University

Touch Gesture Motion Conference, October 28-30, 2014, Austin, Texas; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Quantum Interface, SMART Technologies, Tangible Haptics, and IHS

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 13-17, 2014, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from Toshiba Corporation, Intel Labs/George Mason University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and NTT Docomo

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich/Georgia Tech Lorraine, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, and Framestore

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University/National Chiao Tung University, Elo Touch Solutions Inc., and Neonode

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-9, 2014, Kobe, Japan; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Keio University/Singapore University of Technology and Design/Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Kobe University, Utsunomiya University, and Waseda University/H2L Inc.

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE event from Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia/University of Trieste/University of Trento/Brown University, and Rochester Institute of Technology/University of Rochester

Update on Metal Mesh Touch Technology by John Fenn

Last Word: iPhone – 2007-2014 by Jin Kim

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Issue 78

 

November 3, 2014  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The Theremin…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: ACS Nano, Mota, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Microsoft, Nike, Sony, Ralph Lauren, Moleskine, Oval Digital, Jabra, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, Acer, Lenovo, BAE Systems, Kodisoft, LG, Jolt Sensor, Estimote, Senseg, Vivosmart, Neonode/Magneti Marelli, Wembley Stadium, Darma, Dartmouth College, Dualo Company, Logic PD, Monash University, IHS, QuickLogic Corporation, Renasas Electronics, Florida State University, Silicon Designs, University of California San Diego, Hillcrest Labs, Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Microsoft/Perceptive Pixel, Roomie Remote, Fujitsu, Immersion, Novasentis/HumanWare, IDC, NEC Displays, Morpho, Immersion/LG, Immersion/Samsung Printing Solutions, Insight Media, Silicon Labs, C Spire/Blast Motion, Miraisens, Leap Motion, University of Washington, mCube, GT Advanced Technologies, Harvard, SmartMat, Bosch Sensortec, Crystal Display Systems, CogniVue, Movidius, Robocoin/Fujitsu, Eyevis, Crestron, Konica Minolta/NineSigma, Ideum, University of Chicago, Nada Yada, Heraeus/ITRI, Leia Display, Rithmio, University of Leicester, Plastc, Cross Match, Cambrios, Siemens/TouchNetix, Ambi Climate, and Elliptic Labs

DIS, June 21-25, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Munich (LMU), KAIST, and Max Planck Institute for Informatics & Saarland University/Aalto University

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 17-20, 2014, Rome, Italy; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Public Research Center Henri Tudor, and University of Regensburg

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Semiconductor Energy Laboratory/Advanced Film Device Inc./Nokia Research Center/Nokia Smart Devices/Nokia Advanced Engineering, Rolith Inc., Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM), and Canatu Oy/Intel Corporation

Korea Display Conference, April 23-24, 2014, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Intel Corporation

Printed Electronics Europe, April 1-2, 2014, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cambrios, and Suzhou Institute of Nanotech

Graphene Live, April 1-2, 2014, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Canatu Oy

Electronic Displays Conference, February 26-27, 2014, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from New Vision Display Inc, Smart In Ovation GmbH, and Meko Ltd

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 16-19, 2014, Munich, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Georgia Institute of Technology/GE Global Research & Software Center of Excellence, The University of Nottingham, University of Applied Sciences, Fachhochschule Düsseldorf, and University of Stuttgart/Sheffield Hallam University

Gesture detection with SpeckleSense by Arthur Berman

Haptics Role in Mobile Devices Endures by Phillip Wright

Last Word: Where is the touch panel industry headed? by John Fenn

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Issue 77

 

September 17, 2014  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: TGM Austin 2014…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Chrono Therapeutics, Thalmic Labs, ID TECH, University of Cincinnati, Scribble, Ideum, TouchPico, Fove, MIT/Microsoft Research/Adobe Research, Google, Scriptel Corporation, MIT, LinnStrument, KAIST, University of California Berkeley, Honeywell, Phonotonic SensiumVitals, NTT, University of Akron, IDTechEx, Cima NanoTech/Amdolla Group, Gifu University, Butterfleye, DisplaySearch, Penveu, University of Illinois at Chicago/Korea University, Tobii, Dimple, Tianma NLT America, Syrmo, UpRight, Bare Conductive, Future-Shape, SensoMotoric Instruments, OMsignal, Elliptic Labs, Kohler, Fujitsu, Zytronic, SABIC/Cima NanoTech

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Vienna University of Technology, National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica/UEI Research, Keio University/Nagoya Institute of Technology/The University of Tokyo, and The University of Tokyo

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 16-19, 2014, Munich, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, ETH Zurich, University of Bamberg, Aalto University/University of Helsinki, and The Royal Institute of Technology KTH

CSCW, February 15-19, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland; Phillip Hill covers a paper from University of Saskatchewan

Flexible & Printed Electronics Conference & Exhibition, February 3-6, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona; Phillip Hill covers presentations from nLight, and Applied Materials Web Coating GmbH

International Display Workshops, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd./Mitsui Chemicals Inc./Kansai University, Hokkaido University/University of Tokyo, Osaka University, and Kyushu University

Printed Electronics USA, November 20-21, 2013, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tactonic Technologies, Toyobo, and Rolith Inc.

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 19-22, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology/Umea University, Soka University/Carnegie Mellon University, University of Canterbury, The City University of Hong Kong, and CSIRO/The Australian National University

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ocular, Anoto, Uni-Pixel Displays, PolyIC GmbH, Heraeus, and Thales Visionix

User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The University of Tokyo, Keio University, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Academia Sinica/National Taiwan University, University of Nevada, The University of Tokyo, and University of Bristol

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Salzburg/University College London, Aalto University, National Institute of Design, and University of Calgary/University of St Andrews

ITO replacements: time to take-off or fizzle out by Raghu Das

Other transparent conductive thin film candidates for use in touch panels by John Fenn

Jaguar bringing augmented reality to driving by Randall S. Newton

Last Word: Touch+ provides interesting gesture control capability by Arthur Berman

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Issue 76

 

August 11, 2014 75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Eyetracking one’s political views…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Google/Novartis, Brown University, University of Washington, Georgia Institute of Technology, Xsens/NASA, Witherings, University of Cincinnati, Corning/Polytechnique Montreal, Metaio, Splendiferous Press, Canatu/VIA Optronics, University of Adelaide, Luidia/Equil, Volksbank eG Schwarzwald Baar Hegau/NCR, Scriptel, Rutgers, LumiStream, Touch Bionics, Tobii Technology, OwnFone, Overwolf/SteelSeries/Tobii, OptiTrack, IHS, Tekscan, DisplaySearch, University of Illinois, and Mälardalen University

Touch Gesture Motion Market Focus Conference, June 4, 2014, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill summarizes presentations from ISORG, Meko, Princeton University, Qualcomm Technologies, Intel, 3M Touch Systems, Emotient, Sensor Platforms, nLIGHT, Microsoft, and Ocular

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 16-19, 2014, Munich, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from KAIST, RMIT University/University of Sydney/Eindhoven University of Technology/University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, and National University of Singapore

International Workshop on Smart Material Interfaces, December 13, 2013, Sydney, Australia; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Australian National University/CSIRO

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 19-22, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from SIAT/Umeå University, University of Canterbury/Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Technical University of Denmark, and Ritsumeikan University

Virtual Reality Continuum, November 17-19, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Korea University, UNSW/CSIRO, and ETRI/Chung-Ang University

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cypress Semiconductor, Redux, ViviTouch, and Baanto

Multimedia, October 21-25, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Taiwan University (x2), IRCAM-CNRS-UPMC, and Universitat Pompeu Fabra

User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from KAIST (x3), Cornell University/Microsoft Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, and University of Munster

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from UAS Upper Austria/LIFEtool gemeinnutzige GmbH/UAS for Health Professions, Texas A&M University, RWTH Aachen University/Osaka University/Vestfold University College, Ritsumeikan University, University of California, Chalmers University of Technology, University of Tsukuba/Gunma National College of Technology, and Zhejiang University

Mobile HCI, August 27-30, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from KAIST/Sungkyunkwan University, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Nokia Technology Institute/PUC-Rio, Microsoft Research/York University, University of Amsterdam, and OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg

A glass surface texture that is anti-reflective, anti-glare and water repellent by Art Berman

Updating perspectives on alternative transparent conductors by Lawrence Gasman

An update on the use of transparent conductive films in touch panels by John Fenn

What is the best touch technology for a 4K Display? by Tony Uhrick

Last Word: Wearables, Fashion and iWatch by Jin Kim

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Issue 75

 

May 31, 2014  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: TGM 2014…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: IHS, SMI, Georgia Institute of Technology, Tactus/Wistron, Tobii/Ergoneers, Gymwatch, Wilson, Microchip Technology, AUTEC GmbH, 3M, HP, NanoMarkets, Garmin, Ocular, Canatu, Zytronic, Unedged, Bosch/Hillcrest, NXP Semiconductors/Senseg, Immersion, Nod Labs, Ultrahaptics, N-trig, Atmel, Displax, Aquifi, Tobii, University of Illinois, Light Blue Optics/Promethean, Schlage, Samsung, Pixel Press, FaceFirst, University of California Riverside, Smart Composite Human-Computer Interfaces, UC Berkeley, GeneralTouch, Clemson, Hillcrest Labs, Sensor Platforms/ARM, MIT, NUITEQ, Bosch Sensortec, ViewSonic, and Display Solution

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, February 24-27, 2014, Haifa, Israel; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Beijing Key Lab of Human-Computer Interaction/State Key Laboratory of Computer Science/Guodian Finance Co. Ltd., Aalto University/University of Munich (LMU)/Saarland University, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, University of Chile/Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul/Harvard Medical School, and Yonsei University

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 16-19, 2014, Munich, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Technical University of Munich (TUM)/ University of Munich (LMU), Polytechnic Institute of New York University, University of Munich (LMU)/Université Lyon, and Université de Mons/Institut Supérieur Universitaire de Bruxelles (ISIB)/Université Paris-Sud/Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis (UVHC)

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, December 9-12, 2013, Sydney, Australia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Glasgow/Hewlett-Packard Labs India, University of Pittsburgh, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences/University of Twente

International Display Workshop, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from Sharp Corporation, NLT Technologies, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, AU Optronics Corporation, and Sharp Corporation/Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co. Ltd./Advanced Film Device Inc.

C-Touch, November 25-27, 2013, Shenzhen, China; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Merck KGaA, and SCHOTT AG

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Synaptics, Cima NanoTech, N-trig, and Touch International

ASSETS, October 21-23, 2013, Bellevue, Washington; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers the ACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility with presentations from University of Bremen/University of Saskatchewan, Sophia University, University of Pau/Antonine University/Lebanese American University, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), and Montana Tech/University of St Andrews

User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Canterbury, KAIST/Yeonsei University/MIT, Edinburgh Napier University/Pyreos Ltd., INRIA/Université Paris-Sud/INRIA Chile (CIRIC), University of Dundee/Technical University of Lisbon/University of Lisbon, and University of Washington

Plastic Electronics Conference, October 8-10, 2013, Dresden, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from ISORG, and Arolltec Co.

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Waterloo/University of Saskatchewan, University Paris-Sud/Inria/Disney Research, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, and SAP AG/Technische Universität Darmstadt

EuroDisplay, September 16-19, 2013, London, England; Phillip Hill covers papers from Industrial Technology Research Institute, The University of Akron/Sun Moon University, Corning Incorporated/Indian Institute of Technology Madras/Andhra University, and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

SIGGRAPH, July 21-25, 2013, Anaheim, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Keio University, The University of Tokyo, Simon Fraser University, and Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Last Word: Healthy notifications by Jin Kin

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Issue 74

 

April 17, 2014  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Getting emotional…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world:  Tactus/Ryoyo, Moshi, Murata, Intel, Diamond Fortress Technologies, Light Blue Optics/Promethean, Bar-Ilan University, Nanotips, nLIGHT, IHS, Stanford University, American Industrial Systems, Cambrios Technologies, RP Visual Solutions, Kionix, University of California San Diego/University of Toronto, Andra, Touch International, Sony, SMK, Georgia Institute of Technology, KAIST, Andrew Clark, Contact, Tobii, Epson, Elliptic Labs, EPFL, Kohler, SeeSpace, Fraunhofer, Fujitsu Labs, Fender, Micralyne, Sunnaas Hospital, Sumitomo Electric, Logbar, Moov, Glowfaster, Ruhr University, PQ Labs, Moticon, Lechal, ST Microelectronics, OKI, Writerase, Microsoft, Washington University, Baanto, and Soap

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 19-22, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The University of Tokyo, CSIRO/PERCRO Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, The University of Electro-Communications /University of Pennsylvania/Japan Science and Technology Agency, and Osaka University

VRCAI, November 17-19, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Politecnico di Milano/University of Bergamo, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc., and KAIST

Multimedia, October 21-25, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Alpen-Adria-University, STMS Lab, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT)/Umeå University

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, October 6-8, 2013, Singapore; Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University

UbiComp, September 8-12, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Washington, Post & Telecom Institute of Technology/Newcastle University/Hasselt University, University of Virginia, and University College London/The Open University

Mobile HCI, August 27-30, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Microsoft Research, Nokia Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences/Pennsylvania State University, and National Chengchi University/National Taiwan University

Emerging Materials and Processes for TCs, July 10, 2013, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Carestream Advanced Materials, Applied Materials Web Coating GmbH, and Cambrios

Printed Electronics Asia, July 9-10, 2013, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Freescale Semiconductor, and IDTechEx

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Nottingham, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Saskatchewan, RWTH Aachen University, KAIST, Technische Universität Dresden, UMBC/University of Washington, Microsoft Research Asia/National Taiwan University/University of North Carolina Charlotte, KAIST, and TU Berlin/Université Lille/University of Toronto

Tactonic Sensor under Flexible Displays by Gerry Seidman

Conductive Inks: booming to $2.8 billion by 2024 by Khasha Ghaffarzadeh

Coming soon: Adobe’s pen and ruler set by Kathleen Maher

Last Word: Putting the “Touch” in multitouch by Gary Barrett

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Issue 73

 

March 5, 2014  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Some sensors I’m not sure I’d want…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world:  Lemur Studio Design, Universidad Politécnica, Ravijoir, Movea/Xm-Squared/TI, The Eye Tribe, Tobii/SteelSeries, PNI Sensor, HAL, YEI Technology, Displair, SeeSpace, Xandem, 3M, Dualo, Penclic, Fleksy, Tactus, iSketchnote, InvenSense, Handscape, TREWGrip, Murata/Sensor Platforms, AlphaUI, KTH, VizComm, Zytronic, Immersion, Microchip Technology, NASA, ArcSoft, Data Translation, SMK Electronics/Hillcrest Labs, SMK Electronics, BodyGuardz, STMicroelectronics, Bosch Sensortec, Kionix, Matrox/3M, Notch, Corning, Ideum, Adobe/Nokia/Samsung/aguar Land Rover/BMW, 3L Labs, Movea/Microchip, IHS, Lenovo, Cypress Semiconductor, MultiTaction, Toshiba, Berkeley, Fin, Kiwi, Displax, HID Global/Lumidigm, Skrekkøgle, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Silicon Labs, Dizmo, MCA, Umoove, Cityzen, UniDisplay/Cambrios, CyberTouch, Planar, N-trig, NEC Display, NanoMarkets, Ideum/3M, SMART Technologies, CEA-Leti, Cornell, Zytronic/Timeks/Atrek Systems, Queen Mary University, and Solid Art Labs

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Quantum Interface, RAPT, Carestream, and IDTI

User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Meiji University, Northwestern University, MIT CSAIL, NTT DOCOMO, MIT Media Lab, Disney Research/University of Illinois, University of Tsukuba, and National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sandia National Laboratories, Texas A&M University, University of Konstanz, ETH Zurich, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria/University of Waterloo/York University, UAS Upper Austria/UAS for Health Professions Upper Austria/LIFEtool Gemeinnutzige GmbH, and University of Electro-Communications

Large-area Organic Printed Electronics Convention, June 11-13, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from TactoTek, Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH, Cima NanoTech, and Canatu

SID Touch Gesture Motion Conference, May 22, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia

Printed Electronics Europe, April 17-18, 2013, Berlin, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IHS Displaybank, Qualcomm Inc., and Sensor Platforms

Interview with Andreas Elschner and Ron Lubianez from Heraeus Precious Metals

Interview with Zhifeng Ren from the University of Houston

Interview with David Schultz from Seashell Technology

Interview with Boris Kobrin from Rolith

Last Word: ITO/film competitors for the touch panel materials market by John Fenn

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Issue 72

 

January 6, 2014  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Motion blur...by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Analog Devices, Novasentis, IHS, Ninja Blocks, ABI Research, LG Electronics, Morpholio Project, MIT, PointGrab, ACES, Gladiator, Samsung Electronics, Smart Eye, LeadBolt, University of California at Berkeley and Davis, Sensible Vision, DrumPants, PointGrab/Sunplus Innovation, Elliptic Labs, EyeTech Digital Systems, and InvenSense

ASSETS, October 21-23, 2013, Bellevue, Washington, In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers the ACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility with presentations from The City University of New York, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center/United Cerebral Palsy of Suffolk Health Center, UMBC Information Systems/Microsoft Research/University of Washington, and University of Dundee/Technical University of Lisbon/University of Lisbon

Mobile HCI, August 27-30, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tsinghua University, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Washington/IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, University of Stuttgart/Technological University of Panama, and University of Helsinki/Saarland University

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, July 21-25, 2013, Anaheim, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Disney Research/University of Illinois, University of Tokyo, and Carnegie Mellon University/University of Madeira

Spatial User Interaction, July 20-21, 2013, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ESTIA/INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Stanford University/US Department of Veterans Affairs, USC Institute for Creative Technologies, and York University

Interaction Design and Children, June 24-27, 2013, New York, New York; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from York University/University of Minho, Simon Fraser University, Stanford University, and University of Minho

International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 4-5, 2013, Mountain View, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University/University of Copenhagen/University of Oulu, and German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

SID Touch Gesture Motion Conference, May 22, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ocular LCD Inc, Fogale Nanotech, ViviTouch, and Intel

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ClearJet Ltd, Canatu Oy, Umicore Thin Film Products AG/Umicore Thin Film Products Taiwan, Industrial Technology Research Institute/Corning, National Cheng Kung University/Cando Technology Center, Esterline Control Systems Korry, National Chiao Tung University, and Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Newcastle University/Northumbria University, Microsoft Applied Sciences Group/Harvey Mudd College, RMIT University, KAIST, Max Planck Institute for Informatics/University of Helsinki, Newcastle University/Ulm University, and Lancaster University/Max Planck Institute for Informatics

Printed Electronics Europe, April 17-18, 2013, Berlin, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cambrios, Canatu Ltd, Peratech, and Suzhou Institute of Nanotech

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-8, 2013, Stuttgart, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Hasso Plattner Institute, The University of Electro-Communications/Japan Science and Technology Agency, and University of Electro-Communications

CSCW, February 23-27, 2013, San Antonio, Texas; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University, Syracuse University, Hasso Plattner Institute, and National University of Singapore

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 10-13, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Georgia Institute of Technology, Technical University Berlin, Wellesley College/Agilent Technologies, and University of Madeira/Universidad de Zaragoza

Interview with Sean Gray and Jonathan Josephson from Quantum Interface

LG G Pad 8.3 by Jin Kim

Last Word: A revolution in display and touch-screen manufacturing begins by Ken Werner

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Issue 71

 

December 21, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The inevitability of optical in-cell touch...by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Touch International, PACO, Ototo, Rohm, TDK, Nuance Communications, ISIS, Meggitt Sensing Systems, Avnet Electronics Marketing, Purdue University, QuNeo, DoCoMo, Ocular, Touchtech/Zytronic, Cypress Semiconductor, Logitech, SED International Holdings, Mimo Monitors, Elliptic Labs, Samsung/Cypress Semiconductor, Dialog Semiconductor, Cima NanoTech/Precision Gasket, Tobii Technology, NEC Display Solutions, Microchip Technology, Nanyang Technological University, Mad Catz, Jupiter Systems, Cambrios Technologies, Mitsubishi Electric, DuPont Teijin Films, University of Bristol, Nanowerk, University of California, Elo Touch Solutions, University of Helsinki, Google, GestureTek, Apple/PrimeSense, Blue Infusion Technologies, Lumidigm, Nissan Chemical, Merit Sensor Systems, Measurement Specialties, NextGen Healthcare, Rockwell Automation/Jacobs Automation, AMO GmbH, Kodak/Xymox Technologies, Near Field Communication Forum/Bluetooth SIG, Trace Tech/Blue Spark Technologies, Pebble, CTX Virtual Technologies, Livescribe, Rhino Shield, Delta/Microsoft, Juniper Systems, NanoMarkets, Motion Computing, and CNRS/ENS Cachan

CHItaly, September 16-19, 2013, Trento, Italy; Phillip Hill covers this Italian SIGCHI Chapter conference with a presentation from University of Cagliari/Queensland University of Technology

UbiComp, September 8-12, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Colorado/University of Michigan, University of Stuttgart/Stuttgart Media University, Arizona State University, and Microsoft Research/University of Washington

SIGGRAPH, July 21-25, 2013, Anaheim, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tokyo Metropolitan University, Ritsumeikan University, Kumamoto University/Nagoya Institute of Technology, and the University of Tokyo

SID Touch Gesture Motion Conference, May 22, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Next Input, Touch Display Research, GT Advanced Technologies, and Promethean

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Japan Display Inc., Samsung Electronics, Thales Avionics, Qualcomm MEMS Technologies Inc., Corning Incorporated, and National Tsing Hua University

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from KAIST, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, University of Saskatchewan/University of St Andrews, The University of Electro-Communications, KAIST, National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica, Microsoft Research Cambridge/University of Stuttgart/Microsoft Research Redmond, and Archimedes Exhibitions GmbH/Charité-Universitätsmedizin/Technische Universität Dresden

CSCW, February 23-27, 2013, San Antonio, Texas; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from AT&T Research Labs/University of Calgary/Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Saskatchewan/University of St Andrews, Kindoma Inc./PURE Research/ University of Arkansas/Samsung/Mozilla Firefox/Autodesk/Sesame Workshop, and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 10-13, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sungkyunkwan University/University of Madeira, Georgia Institute of Technology/Universita di Torino, Berlin University of the Arts, University of Strathclyde, University of Madeira/Universidad de Zaragoza, University of Munich LMU, and University of Technology of Compiègne

Touch Gesture Motion America Conference, December 12-13, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Synaptics, Intel, and Displax

Touch Technology for Military Applications, Third in a 3-part series by Gary Barrett and Bill Linzmeier

Projected capacitive touch panels for outdoor and marine use by Tony Gray and Mike Harris

Last Word: ITO replacement market, Attracts over 200 companies and research institutes by Jennifer Colegrove

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Issue 70

 

October 31, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Interactive Technology Summit…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Mutewatch, NUITEQ, Hexoskin, UniBoss, Omron, TU Vienna, Circle Twelve, Bare Conductive, GestureWorks, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, NBA/Stats LLC, iSketchnote, Leicester University, Disney Research, Melexis, Carnegie Mellon University/Disney Research, Zilog, Texas Instruments, Lenovo, HTC, Cypress Semiconductor, Newcastle University, Cambrios Technologies, Synaptics, Rostock University, American Industrial Systems, DisplaySearch, Analog Devices, MultiTouch, GeneralTouch Technology, Lumidigm, Grayhill, Honeywell, STMicroelectronics, Avnet Electronics Marketing, UCSD, Reach, University of Chicago, Interlink Electronics/MacDermid, Morpho, Rolith, Zytronic, BenQ, Tobii, Integritouch, Peratech, Microchip, Tactus, N-trig/Sony, Redux Labs, Canatu, and Vanderbilt University

IHS E&M Seminar – Advanced Touch Technology, August 27, 2013, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Intel Corporation, Canatu Oy, N-trig, and Point Grab

Interaction Design and Children, June 24-27, 2013, New York, New York; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Newcastle University/Northumbria University, Associazione Astrolabio/Politecnico di Milano, UMBC Information Systems/Bowie State University, and Northwestern University

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems Symposium, June 24-27, 2013, London, England; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Università di Cagliari/Università di Pisa/ISTI-CNR, Joseph Fourier University, and University of Regensburg

EuroITV, June 24-26, 2013, Como, Italy; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Université de Lorraine/University of Tampere, and University of Bath

Korea Display Conference, June 12-13, 2013, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Synaptics, and UniPixel Displays Inc.

Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, March 21-23, 2013, Orlando, Florida; Phillip Hill covers papers from Ryukoku University, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Intelligent User Interfaces, March 19-22, 2013, Santa Monica, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of California, University of Nevada, NetApp Inc./Stony Brook University, and Texas A&M University

Electronic Displays Conference, February 27-28, 2013, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Schott AG, Vestel, Next System, and FlatFrog

Display & Touch Technologies of the Future, January 16, 2013, Sunnyvale, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SID Bay Area Chapter meeting from Intel, and Elo Touch Solutions

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, December 10-12, 2012, Toronto, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from Technicolor R&I/IRISA/INRIA, The University of Tokyo, Holo3/University of Strasbourg, Osaka University, and Rochester Institute of Technology

Touch panels for notebook PCs create opportunities by Jennifer Colegrove

Touch Technology for Military Applications by Gary Barrett and Bill Linzmeier

The rise of mobile phone indoor positioning systems by Peter Harrop

The future of TCs: New materials and printing perhaps by Lawrence Gasman

Last Word: Two annoying trends by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

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Issue 69

 

October 9, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Touch Gesture Motion – San Jose…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Apple, University of Oxford, N-trig, Disney Research, Georgia Tech, Swiss 3D Print, ETH, PhotoMingle, Lux Research, Circle Twelve, Roland, Redux Labs, CSR, Nymi, University of Pennsylvania/Duke University, UC Davis, Spyeglass/Zytronic, Ractiv/Asetniop, Creative, Immersion, Penpower, Toshiba, Cypress Semiconductor, AIS, Pantech, Measurement Specialties, ABS/Central Washington University, Dell, Elo Touch Solutions, Acer/N-trig, Flowton Technologies, Babolat, Logitech, Keithley, Outlier Technologies, CyberTouch, Ubi, Tagtal, Fujitsu/DoCoMo, WinTech, Integritouch, and Integritouch/SONYmobile

Mobile HCI, August 27-30, 2013, Munich, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Telefonica Research, University Paris-Sud/Inria Chile (CIRIC), University of Glasgow, and KAIST/Sungkyunkwan University

Spatial User Interaction, July 20-21, 2013, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Würzburg/York University, Delft University of Technology, MIT Mobile Experience Lab/Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, and Florida International University

Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, July 19-20, 2013, Anaheim, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Texas A&M University

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Taiwan University, Hasso Plattner Institute/Lancaster University, University of Waterloo, Nokia Research Center, Microsoft Research/Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Keio University, Telecom ParisTech/GE Healthcare/University of Canterbury, Hasso Plattner Institute (x2), Keio University/Riken, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), and University of London Queen Mary College

Touch Gesture Motion America Conference, December 12-13, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from 3DiVi Company, PointGrab, Hillcrest Labs, and Strategic Polymers Inc.

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 11-14, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Technische Universitat Munchen, The University of Tokyo, Durham University, Tsinghua University, Ritsumeikan University, and Tsinghua University

User Interface Software and Technology, October 7-10, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from KAIST, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT/Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Microsoft Applied Sciences Group/University of Toronto/Sanders Capital, University of Glasgow/German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Purdue University, and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT)/Nokia Research Center

Touch Gesture Motion EMEA Conference, September 12-13, 2012, London, England; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this IMS conference from FlatFrog, IHS Displaybank, and Next System

Touch Technology for Military Applications: First in a 3-part series by Gary Barrett and Bill Linzmeier

Near Field Communication (NFC) 2014-2024 by Peter Harrop

Last Word: How to create more natural user interfaces by James Lewis

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Issue 68

 

August 24, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Advanced fingerprinting…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Tobii Technology/Synaptics, SunBriteTV, MultiTouch/University of Southern California, IHS, University of Washington, Cambrios Technologies, Validity, MIT Technology Review, Dialog Semiconductor/Wistron, Cypress Semiconductor, Zytronic, NCR, Guitarduino, Nuance/TCL, US Army, Immersion, Physik Instrumente, GT Advanced Technologies, Stanford University, DropShades, Measurement Specialties, Falk Wolsky/Daniel Kaesmacher, NTU, Ideum/3M Touch Systems, Sony, Schlage, Clary Icon, Tokyoflash, Infineon Technologies, Sensor Platforms, NLT Technologies, Touch Display Research, Orbotech, University of Tokyo, Motorola, SRI International, Skymouse, University of Electro-Communications, Queen Mary College, KAIST, Leap Motion, Leap Motion/DexType, Celluon, John McLear, and Samsung/ABI Research/Apple/Xplore

SID Touch Gesture Motion Conference, May 22, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Microsoft Research, Canatu Oy, Strategic Polymers Inc., and New Vision Display Inc.

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd./The University of Electro-Communications, Nielsen Norman Group/UICO, Intel Corporation, and Microsoft

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-8, 2013, Stuttgart, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University, University of Minnesota, RWTH Aachen University, and Semcon Human Factors/ETH Zurich/Chalmers University of Technology

CSCW, February 23-27, 2013, San Antonio, Texas; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from CSIRO, University of Saskatchewan/University of Calgary, University of Texas at Austin, and Microsoft Research

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 10-13, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Munich (LMU), TU Berlin/FX Palo Alto Laboratory/University of Hannover, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), MIT Media Lab, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Touch Gesture Motion America Conference, December 12-13, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from 3DiVi Company, PointGrab, Hillcrest Labs, and Strategic Polymers Inc.

Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, December 4-6, 2012, Ulm, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Vienna University of Technology, ETH Zurich/Dacuda AG, Lancaster University, and University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 28 – December 1, 2012, Singapore; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Electro-Communications, Osaka University, Attentive GmbH/OMAi GmbH, and New York University

Touch Gesture Motion EMEA Conference, September 12-13, 2012, London, England; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this IMS conference from PointGrab, Freescale, Hillcrest Laboratories, Omek Interactive, and Peratech

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, August 13-14, 2012, Santa Clara, California

Interview with Keiji Uchiyama from FUJIFILM; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Uni-Pixel, Neonode Inc., and Cambrios Technologies Corporation

Three emerging trends reshaping the transparent conductor market by Lawrence Gasman

The four types of motion for Smart TV by Bill Rouady

Last Word: Rolith joins the ITO-replacement industry by Jennifer Colegrove

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Issue 67

 

June 19, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The Gorilla…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: New Vision Display/Corning, AUO, Hillcrest Labs/TCL, Peratech, Michigan State University, O-Film, Leap Motion, Nuance Communications, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, JANUS Displays, Mad Genius Controllers, PayTouch, Touchmark, Pixelligent, Zytronic, Fingerprint Cards, Amir Labidi, Intentive Communications, InvenSense, Carnegie Mellon University, NCM Media Networks/Monster Media, MarketsandMarkets, Validity, Sensity Systems, AIS, Tobii Technology, 3M, Cypress Semiconductor, Osram Opto Semiconductors, Satechi, Thalmic Labs, Displaybank, ReportsNReports, Adlink Technology, Dialog Semiconductor, Neonode, Minuum, Intel/Hillcrest Labs, Control Group, DARPA, Doodle3D, Smack Attack, Sensor Platforms, and Carnegie Mellon University

Intelligent User Interfaces, March 19-22, 2013, Santa Monica, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Louisiana Tech University/Quinnipiac University, KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc., Archbishop Mitty High School/Boston University, and Tokyo Institute of Technology/Tokyo University of Science

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-8, 2013, Stuttgart, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Singapore University of Technology and Design/MIT Media Lab, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Max Planck Institute for Informatics/Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design/MIT Media Lab, TU Berlin, and Keio University

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 10-13, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Strathclyde/University of Arts Berlin (UdK), University of British Columbia, Augsburg University, Carnegie Mellon University/University of Madeira, Simon Fraser University/Google Shanghai, and Queen’s University/Northwestern University

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 11-14, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Waterloo, Stanford University, Harvard University/National University of Singapore/Tsinghua University/University of Nebraska State Museum/University of Michigan/Northwestern University, Wellesley College/Agilent Technologies, Wellesley College/Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Agilent Technologies, and University of Electro-Communications

User Interface Software and Technology, October 7-10, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Bath, Igarashi Design Interface Project, Université Paris-Sud, Texas A&M University, and National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica

Mobile HCI, September 21-24, 2012, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Calgary, Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar, University of Glasgow/Glasgow Caledonian University/SAMH Engineering, Microsoft Research Asia/National Taiwan University/University of North Carolina, University of Glasgow, and Goethe University Frankfurt

Touch Gesture Motion EMEA Conference, September 12-13, 2012, London, England; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this IMS conference from eyeSight Mobile Technologies Ltd, HiWave, isiQiri Interface Technologies Inc., and Light Blue Optics

SIGGRAPH, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University, University of Bologna, The University of Tokyo/Keio University, and Oklahoma State University/DePaul University

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo, Disney Research, Keio University, and A*STAR

Interview with Kelly Ingham from Cima NanoTech

Smart phone chip can only do so much; it’s up to your carrier by Andy Marken

Last Word: Non-ITO transparent conductor will grow to $4 billion by Jennifer Colegrove

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Issue 66

 

May 14, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Driver Distraction…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Princip, Carnegie Mellon, MultiTouch/Inhance Digital, N-trig/UT Austin College of Education, Macro Sensors, FlatFrog, University of St Andrews, U-See2, Max Planck Institute, PSAV, Tobii, Displaybank, Harvard, Georgia Tech, Heraeus, University of Sheffield, Amulet Technologies, Touch Bionics, Clary Icon/SYMCO, Leap Motion/HP, and Disney Research

Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, December 4-6, 2012, Ulm, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kobe University/Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd./Fujitsu Limited, German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Utrecht University/University of Nottingham, and Universidade Nova de Lisboa

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 28 – December 1, 2012, Singapore; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tohoku University/MIT Media Lab, MIT Media Lab/Cisco Systems Inc., National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica, and The University of Tokyo/Keio University

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 11-14, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo, Knowledge Media Research Center/ University of Tubingen, Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar, University of Tsukuba, and University of Calgary/Microsoft Research

User Interface Software and Technology, October 7-10, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from York University, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, University of Electro-Communications, Universität Bielefeld, and Google Inc.

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tokyo Metropolitan University/With Corporation, The University of Tokyo, The University of Tokyo/NEC Corporation, and The University of Tokyo

SID Future of Touch & Interactivity Conference, June 7, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the third of three reports from this IMS-organized event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tactonic Technologies, IHS, N-trig Inc., and GestureTek Inc.

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Washington/Google Research, University of California/Pixar Animation Studios, MIT CSAIL/Google Research, University of Magdeburg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/Renaissance Computing Institute, Disney Research/The University of Tokyo/Carnegie Mellon University, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, Carnegie Mellon University, Microsoft Research/Massachusetts Institute of Technology/University of Washington, University of Washington, University of Manitoba/University of Alberta, University of Maryland/University of Washington, Cornell University, Hasso Plattner Institute, TU Berlin, University of Applied Sciences, NYU-Poly, and University of Munich

Interview with Rahul Gupta and Sri Peruvemba from Cambrios

Interview with Paul Herro from Carestream Advanced Materials

Digital Signage Expo grows in size and energy by Ken Werner

Last Word: New growth opportunities for electroactive polymers by Cathleen Thiele

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Issue 65

 

April 23, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Touch Gesture Motion 2013…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Hasso Plattner Institute, CyberLink, Cypress Semiconductor, Adobe Systems, NextInput, PNI Sensor Corporation, NUIA, PMD Technologies, Fogale Nanotech, Vaavud, University of Illinois, AirVend, Fraunhofer IGD, Neonode, Fairchild Semiconductor, Breathometer, Wacom, ROLI, Immersion, Peratech, CubeSensors, Leap Motion, American Industrial Systems, Accidentally Extraordinary, N-trig, PointGrab, InvenSense, 3M, Planar, Schlage, Cambrios, Murata/Elliptic Labs, Asus, Cycloramic, Samsung, Fulcrum Biometrics, CSR, Canopy, Mauz, Lenovo, Extreme Reality, Universal Electronics, and Molex

LOPE-C, June 19-21, 2012, Munich, Germany; The vast majority of this conference is being covered in our sister newsletter Flexible Substrate, many presentations of which have various touch aspects, but here Phillip Hill covers presentations from Heraeus Precious Metals, and PolyIC GmbH

Designing Interactive Systems, June 11-15, 2012, Newcastle, England; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Lancaster University, University of Toronto/Microsoft Research, STMS IRCAM-CNRS-UPMC/EnsadLab/Drii, and University of Sydney/University of Technology

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In this third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IGNIS Innovation Inc./Cambridge University/University of Waterloo, Semtech Neuchâtel Sarl, BOE Technology Group, KAIST, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, and isiQiri interface technologies GmbH

Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, June 4-6, 2012, Annecy, France; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Malta, University of California, Texas A&M University, and University of Calgary/UMR AGAP

International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 4-5, 2012, Porto, Portugal; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Calgary, The University of Sydney, University of Duisburg-Essen, University of St Andrews/University of Copenhagen/University of Calgary, and University of Haifa

Graphics Interface, May 28-30, 2012, Toronto, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from Universität Bremen/RWTH Aachen, University of Maryland/University of Washington, University of Washington, and University of Minnesota

Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference, May 21-25, 2012, Isle of Capri, Italy; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Calgary, Université de Lille/University of Canterbury/Telecom ParisTech, Technische Universität Dresden, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, and The University of Electro Communications

Interview with David Brown from Canatu

Interview with Dan Van Ostrand from UniPixel

Interview with Wolfgang Clemens from PolyIC

Last Word: The end of an era; the end of new devices by Andy Marken

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Issue 64

 

March 26, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Relative versus absolute motion control…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Honeywell, Lernstift, Ilitek, PhatWare, TrendForce, Apple, Young Fast, Acer, IEK, Compal, Elo Touch Solutions, Neonode, BYD, Interlink Electronics, Cypress Semiconductor, Renesas Electronics, Panasonic, Tobii Technology, Electro Scientific Industries, National Institute of Informatics, Immersion, Samsung, Plasmag Technology, Immersion/LG Electronics, Air Hogs, Corning, Immersion/NTT DOCOMO, Duke University, STMicroelectronics, PrimeSense, Adlink Technology, IBASE Technology, Bournemouth University, Riddell, DisplaySearch, NoteMark, Fraunhofer, ShareKey, Mujjo, Pavegen, Jay Watson, Nuance, DreamPlay Toys/Disney Consumer Products, Purdue University, Aptina, Posiflex, Toshiba, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Almo Professional, Cypress/Toyota, InvenSense, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Intellect Motion, LG, Cambrios, Validity Sensors, PointGrab, Syntellia, Orange/Movea, AMD/eyeSight, ams, and N-trig

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, August 13-14, 2012, Santa Clara, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Touch Revolution, Immersion, and Strategic Polymers Inc.

SIGGRAPH, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from IBM Research, JST ERATO/University of Tokyo/National University of Singapore/Singapore Management University, National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica, and NTT Communication Science Laboratories

Designing Interactive Systems, June 11-15, 2012, Newcastle, England; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University, Nokia, Swansea University, and RWTH Aachen University

SID Future of Touch & Interactivity Conference, June 7, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the second of three reports from this IMS-organized event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Touch International, Walker Mobile LLC, 3M ECB Touch and Display, and Ocular

Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference, May 21-25, 2012, Isle of Capri, Italy; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Università degli Studi di Salerno, University of Waterloo/Google Research, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Otto-von-Guericke University/INRIA, Università di Bari Aldo Moro/Università di Trento, ETH Zurich, Politecnico di Milano

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Bristol/Lancaster University, Hasso Plattner Institute, Texas A&M University, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology/University of Madeira, MIT Media Lab/Comenius University, University of Waterloo/University of Lille, Université Paris-Sud (x2), University of Manitoba/University of Alberta, University of Alberta, Newcastle University, Université Toulouse/Université de Nîmes, Technische Universität Darmstadt (x3), University of Copenhagen, Orange Labs, University of Canterbury/University of Saskatchewan, and University of Washington/University of Maryland

Room for just so many transparent conductor providers by Lawrence Gasman

Jeff Han keynote about touch and pen technologies by Jennifer Colegrove

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Issue 63

 

February 16, 2013  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Complex designs to make touch simple…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: University of Sheffield, Rice University, Acer, Neonode, Elliptic Labs, Fujitsu/PointGrab, Marcopolo/Neonode, Microchip, TeamViewer, Kno, DocuSign, EarthLCD, Sparton, N-trig, Seidio, Neonode/Netronix/PAGEone, MimoMonitors, ON Semiconductor, Semtech, Cambridge Investment Research, Thinkbox Software, 3M, Livescribe, Cambrios, SMART Technologies, BMW, Zytronic, Touch International, Visix, Microchip Technology, Stanford, Displaybank, Zytronic/Nuiteq/Omnivision, Berliner Glas/system elektronik, Novotechnik, University of Dundee, Brian Fellhoelter, Fraunhofer, LG, MIT, and E Fun

Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 11-14, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Waterloo, University of Calgary, Ulm University/Lancaster University/Hasso-Plattner-Institut/University of Duisburg-Essen/DOCOMO Euro Labs, University of Nottingham/University of Newcastle, University of Waterloo, University of Calgary/Calgary Police Service, Microsoft Research, Wellesley College, University of Sydney/University of Valladolid, and Stanford University/INRIA

UIST, October 7-10, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nokia Research Center, NTT docomo, Keio University/University of Tokyo, National Taiwan University, Tohoku University/Osaka University/Microsoft Research Asia/Beihang University/Northwestern University, MIT Media Lab/Harvard University, ETH Zurich, Hasselt University, and University of Dundee

Touch Gesture Motion EMEA Conference, September 12-13, 2012, London, England; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this IMS conference from Tactus Technology, PolyIC GmbH, BDTI, and Zytronic

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Disney Research/University of the Arts/Studio NAND/University of Tokyo, The University of Electro-Communications, University of Southern California, and Seoul National University

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In this second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Thales Avionics, National Chiao Tung University/Industrial Technology Research Institute/Cornell University, Synaptics Inc., and NLT Technologies

Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference, May 21-25, 2012, Isle of Capri, Italy; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Google Research, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Konstanz/ICT AG, and University of Toronto

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Texas/Universidade Nova de Lisboa/oneseconds, Ritsumeikan University, KAIST, University of Glasgow, University of California, University of Tokyo/National University of Singapore/Singapore Management University, University of Glasgow, University of Birmingham/Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, Microsoft Research/Drexel University, OFFIS Institute for IT/University of Oldenburg, Microsoft Research/University of Washington (x2), Microsoft Research/Technical University of Lisbon, University of Munich, Microsoft Research/University of California, Microsoft Research, Texas A&M University (x2), Bielefeld University/Aalto University, and University of Bristol/Lancaster University

Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 28-30, 2012, Santa Barbara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IT University of Copenhagen (x2), University of Tampere, University of Tampere/De Montfort University, University of St Andrews/Montana Tech of the University of Montana, and University of Toronto/University of Pittsburgh/University of Alberta

TEI, February 19-22, 2012, Kingston, Ontario; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Stanford University School of Education, Keio University, University of Munich/University of Calgary, Ochanomizu University/Tokyo Metropolitan University, Carnegie Mellon University, and New York University

LG Optimus G by Jin Kim

The needless demise of the netbook by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

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Issue 62

 

December 29, 2012 75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Tablets take over…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Robot Rebuilt, Helsinki Institute of Information Technology, PhoneJoy, Ideum, University of Southampton, Bosch Sensortec, IDC, Freescale, KAIST, LG Sensor Platforms, OKI, Zytronic, Neonode, Display Solution, California Institute of Technology/University of Rochester, ZWCAD Design, Cambrios, University of Alabama, Atmel, Semtech, Displaybank, Bionet America, Motorola, Ocular, Toyota, Plessey, Edigma, Samsung/Atmel, NPD DisplaySearch, Durham University, Microchip Technology, Elliptic Labs, MultiTouch, Connected Car Consortium, Eye Tribe, JWT Singapore, ams, SMART Technologies, Energy Visualization, Promethean, Canatu, Studio Roosegaarde, Nanika, Olafur Eliasson, Random, Sampad/seeper, ON Semiconductor, Microtips, Elo Touch Solutions, LVD Strippit, Ally Seeley, GeneralTouch, and Vishay Intertechnology

Mobile HCI, September 21-24, 2012, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology/University of Maryland, SUNY Korea/Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC)/Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National Taiwan University/National Chengchi University, NTT DoCoMo, TU Berlin/University of Glasgow, University of Pittsburgh, Telekom Innovation Labs/CSIRO ICT Centre/TU Berlin (x2), University of Aizu, and Lancaster University/Nokia Research Center/University of Bristol

EuroITV, July 4-6, 2012, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Technische Universität Darmstadt, Center for Usability Research and Engineering/University of Salzburg, NTT Corporation/University of British Columbia/Tohoku University, and Czech Technical University/Brno University of Technology

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 25-28, 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark; Phillip Hill covers papers from Federal University of Pernambuco, ETH Zurich, University of Madeira/University of Zaragoza, and IT University of Copenhagen

Dagstuhl Seminar on Touching the 3rd Dimension, April 9-12, 2012, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), University of Bremen, and University of Groningen

Virtual Reality International Conference, March 28 – April 1, 2012, Laval, France; Phillip Hill covers papers from Kanagawa Institute of Technology/Kanazawa Technical College, Keio University/YCAM InterLab, and Keio University/University of Tokyo

DisplaySearch Smart TV Conference, May 24-25, 2012, Shenzhen, China; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Philips, DisplaySearch, and DisplaySearch China

US FPD Smart Displays, February 28-29, 2012, San Diego, California; Most of this conference will be covered in other of our titles, predominantly Display Standard. But here Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Touch Revolution, and Hillcrest Labs.

CSCW, February 11-15, 2012, Seattle, Washington; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The University of Western Ontario, Texas A&M University, University of Saskatchewan, Queen’s University, and University of Toronto/Northwestern University/Microsoft Research Asia

Smart home needs a master plan to succeed by Andy Marken

ITO and flexible glass substrates by John Fenn

Last Word: Windows RT: How suitable is it for vertical markets? Part 2 by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

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Issue 61

 

November 20, 2012  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Touch Gesture Motion…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Carnegie Mellon University, Ergo Electronics, Canatu, Discovery Bay Games, 3M Touch Systems, Altaflex, Zytronic, Murata Manufacturing, Microsoft/NextWindow, Peratech, Pointesa, DISPLAX, Purdue University, Brainlab, Logitech, Lockitron, Cypress Semiconductor, Metz, Ten One Design, Microchip Technology, Nuance Communications, Tesla, Cambrios/Okura Industrial, LG, Association for Computing Machinery, American Industrial Systems, Sony, Fujitsu, Cambrios/Shin-Etsu Polymer, WizDish, Best Buy, Microsoft, Immersion Corporation, HIIT/Max Planck Institute, Microsoft Research, NIST, MIT, Peratech/NASA, Autodesk, Strategic Polymers, Synaptics, Vizio, Touch International, Engage Production, EarthMake, Harris Corporation, LiveScribe, DisplaySearch, ABI Research, Samsung, N-trig, GoSmart, Ergo Electronics, Sifteo, IDTechEx, Electrosonic, Amazon, Dell, ImmerVision, KeyView, Neonode, Tobii Assistive Technology, Digi International, Getac, Freescale Semiconductor, University of Manchester, Mattel, ARCHOS, DocuSign, Carlson Machine Control, FBI, ViewSonic, Kobo, eyeSight, Guidance Software, Morpho, Kionix, Acer, Ideum, Tobii/NTT DOCOMO, Planar, Movea, CTX, Apple, Intel, NEC Display Solutions, Hatch, Samsung/Atmel, ZeroUI, Wintek, NUITEQ, Trais, Wintek, Baanto International, Displaybank, G2Touch, and FlatFrog

Designing Interactive Systems, June 11-15, 2012, Newcastle, England; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The Open University, National University of Singapore/Keio University, Newcastle University, and Lancaster University/University of Duisburg-Essen

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Sifteo Inc., Buffalo State College, Malmö University, Aalto University, MIT Media Laboratory/Singapore University of Technology and Design, NYU-Poly/NYU Steinhardt, Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon University, Lancaster University/University of Bristol/University of Manitoba, TU Berlin/University of Munich/University of Toronto, Hasso Plattner Institute, Virginia Tech/National University of Singapore/Keio University, Nanyang Technological University/Institute for Infocomm Research, Microsoft Research/Newcastle University, Newcastle University/BBC Research & Development, University College London, University of Magdeburg, Kochi University of Technology/Google Research, Nanyang Technological University, University of California, University of Colorado at Boulder, Cornell University/Pixar Animation Studios/UCLA, KAIST (x2), and Disney Research

Last Word: Windows RT: How suitable is it for vertical markets? by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

 

Issue 60

 

September 6, 2012  76 pages

Letter from the publisher: Inevitability…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: InvenSense, PointGrab, Reach Technology, Hydis, Freescale, Omron, Sumitomo Electric, ParTech, Cypress Semiconductor, Georgia Tech, DisplaySearch, Google, STMicroelectronics, Improv Electronics, Ringbow, Ideum, Honeywell, Wacom, Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris, ARCHOS, Kennesaw State University, Sensor Platforms, N-trig, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/Northwestern University/Dalian University of Technology, GestureTek, Touch Time, One Laptop Per Child, Kno, Samsung, Xtrinsic, Asure Software, Sandia, Disney, Microsoft, Synaptics, Zytronic, Baanto, CEA, Microsoft/Perceptive Pixel, Fujitsu, Displaybank, Evervision, Garmin, EarthLCD, HiWave Technologies, BI2 Technologies, Immersion, Fingerprint Cards, Chief, Interlink Electronics, Brown University, Seoul National University, CBA Japan, Nissan, Ergo Electronics, Black & Decker, Apple, and Sony

Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, June 4-6, 2012, Annecy, France; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Toronto, University of California at Riverside (x2), University of Central Florida, and University of Auckland

Image Sensors, March 20-22, 2012, London, England; Phillip Hill covers a presentation at this Intertech/PIRA event from SoftKinetic. Most of this conference will be covered in our sister newsletter High Resolution

VRCAI, December 11-12, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Canterbury, Georgia Institute of Technology, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang/Tokai University, National Central University, and Sun Yat-sen University

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 14-18, 2011, Alicante, Spain; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from CREATE-NET, German Research Center for AI, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, Beihang University/University Lille, and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories/Hewlett-Packard Globalsoft Limited

Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 13-16, 2011, Kobe, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Osaka University/Tohoku University/Kwansei Gakuin University, Technische Universität München, Technical University of Lisbon, The University of Electro-Communications (x2), University of Tokyo, RWTH Aachen University, RIKEN/Microsoft Research/Kochi University of Technology/University of Maryland/Cornell University, University of Toronto, and Université Paris-Sud/University of Groningen

Rugged computing industry discussion, Part 2, by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Touchscreen Computer Interfaces: Electronics by Carol Crawford and Lance Lamont

Use of MEMS motion sensors for embedded mobile applications by Bruno Flament and Yanis Caritu

 

Issue 59

 

August 11, 2012  75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Surface tablet…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Sensordrone, eyeSight, Immersion, ABI Research, Garmin, Insyde Software, Crystal Touch, Abrisa Technologies, Zytronic, TruTouch Technologies, Geomagic, MultiTouch Ltd, FlatFrog, Fujitsu/Tidel, 3M, USC, Tobii/Cedrus, ViewSonic, Kinsight, ASUS, LG, Google, NLT Technologies, N-trig, Belkin, Scriptel Corporation, Nuance, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, 3M Cogent, Minalogic, Mirametrix, Immersion/Texas Instruments, ViviTouch, Simco/Mentor Graphics, Tangible Interaction, TCL/Hillcrest Labs, Catarina Mota, Rafa Nadal, DisplaySearch, HiWave Technologies, Templeman Automation, Stantum/Nissha Printing, UniKey, NEC, Tactus Technology, Gores Group, CMI, Loctite, Sharp, Displaybank, AuthenTec, Dawar, Hydis, Atmel, Synaptics/CMI, and MIT

SID Future of Touch & Interactivity Conference, June 7, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the first of three reports from this IMS-organized event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Corning, Circle Twelve Inc., Zytronic, and The S3D Gaming Alliance

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electronics/Cambridge University/University College London, Industrial Technology Research Institute, and Nokia Research Center/University of Leeds/University of Cambridge

TEI, February 19-22, 2012, Kingston, Ontario; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from INRIA Lille/University of Bordeaux, Kyushu University, Aarhus University, University of Paderborn/Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Munich University of Applied Sciences/Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

ACM Multimedia, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Stanford University, and University of Toronto

Mobile HCI, August 30 – September 2, 2011, Stockholm, Sweden; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Manitoba/University of Klagenfurt/University of Canterbury, University of St Andrews/Nokia Research Center, Nokia Research Center/University of Glasgow, FTW Telecommunications Research Center/Vienna University of Technology/Université Européenne de Bretagne, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/Lund University, Waseda University, Universitat Politècnica de València, DFKI GmbH/Fachhochschule Münster, Sabanci University, Lancaster University, State Academy of Arts and Design/German Research Center for AI (DFKI), and Georgia Institute of Technology

Rugged computing industry discussion: Part 1, by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

GestPoint Maestro3D by Howard Waterfall

Last Word: iPhone 5: thinner screen with in-cell touch by Jin Kim

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Issue 58

 

June 1, 2012  76 pages

Letter from the publisher: Pen again…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Leap Motion, isiQiri, PolyIC, Occhio, Tactonic Technologies, Comcast/Technicolor, Displaybank, Carnegie Mellon/AT&T, University of Exeter, Peratech, Cypress Semiconductor, Immersion, T1Visions/Apple Rock Displays, DisplaySearch, Raptor ID/Telos ID, Gartner, KeyFlex, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Alice Ning, National University of Singapore Faculty of Science, IBM, Binghamton University, Ninesigma, AuthenTec, Zilog, Manhattan Research, Ingenico/Atmel, MIT, Zytronic, Dow Corning, Microsoft, Sensor Products, Carnegie Mellon, Fujitsu, TomTom, Digitimes Research, Touchtype, Birmingham City University, Microsoft/Dolby, KAIST, Zytronic/APC, and Wistron/Compal

Electronic Displays, February 29 – March 1, 2012, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Data Modul, Next System, and Freescale Semiconductor

TEI, February 19-22, 2012, Kingston, Ontario; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The George Washington University/University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Nevada, Bielefeld University, Leuven Engineering College, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and Universidad de Granada/Bauhaus-Universität

VRCAI, December 11-12, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Macau, Hanyang University/Seoul National University, DirectFN/Mubasher, and CSIRO Mathematics, Informatics & Statistics/CSIRO Earth Science & Resource Engineering/CSIRO ICT Centre

Touch Gesture Motion Conference, December 7-8, 2011, Austin, Texas; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from TAOS, Touch International, UBM TechInsights, and The University of Texas at Austin

Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment, November 8-11, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University, University of Tsukuba, Joshibi University of Art and Design/Dai Nippon Printing, Dai Nippon Printing, and Yokohama College of Art & Design/Osaka University

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; Phillip Hill covers papers from Southeast University, Info Vision Optoelectronics, Applied Materials GmbH, and WINTEK Corporation

Mobile HCI, August 30 – September 2, 2011, Stockholm, Sweden; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Oldenburg/University of Duisburg-Essen, Aalto University/University of Glasgow, University of Glasgow, Nokia India, IIT Bombay, and Lancaster University/University of Duisburg-Essen/DOCOMO Euro-Labs

SIGGRAPH 2011: “The Sandbox”, August 10, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; This strand of SIGGRAPH 2011 allowed attendees to test drive current game development, explore game design, and play the games that are defining the next generation of digital interactivity. Phillip Hill covers presentations from Heriot-Watt University/Georgia Institute of Technology, and Institute for Infocomm Research - A*STAR

Developing Next-Generation Human Interfaces: Using Capacitive and Infrared Proximity Sensing contributed by Silicon Labs, Austin, Texas

Examining Glass Substrates: Insider’s Guide to Stronger & Scratch Resistant Glass by Gary Barrett

Last Word: Designing touch panels to work with gloves: Techniques to increase touch performance by Tony Gray

 

Touch Panel

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The Future of Touch & Interactivity

 SID 2012

 

May 30, 2012

35 pages

 

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Letter from the publisher: The future of touch and interactivity…by Mark Fihn

The Future of Touch & Interactivity: SID Market Focus Conference Series – Line-up

Speaker and company summaries

       + Brian Berkeley -- SID

       + Mark Fihn -- Veritas et Visus

       + Michael Dolezal -- 3M

       + Randy Lawson -- IHS

       + Gary Barrett -- Touch International

       + Rick Seger -- N-trig

       + Dave Nolte -- Ocular

       + Andrew Morrison -- Zytronic

       + Adam Bogue -- Circle Twelve

       + Gerry Seidman -- Tactonic Technologies

       + Erik Muendel -- Brightline Interactive

       + Geoff Walker -- Walker Mobile

       + Carlton Sparrell -- Oblong Industries

       + Steven Bathiche -- Microsoft

       + Ken Perlin NYU -- Media Lab

       + Vincent John Vincent -- GestureTek

       + Zachi Baharav -- Corning

       + Jon Fox -- Helios Interactive

       + Jinha Lee -- MIT Media Lab

       + Neil Schneider -- Meant To Be Seen

       + Bob Senior -- IsiQiri

SID’s Touch-related Presentations Technical Sessions

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Issue 57

 

April 30, 2012  76 pages

Letter from the publisher: The projected capacitive stylus…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Toshiba, Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank, Fujitsu, Touch International, NEST41, NineSigma, Atmel, University of East Anglia, DigitalOptics Corporation/MMD, iSuppli, Saarland University, University of Pittsburgh, Flutter, Garmin, Solutions Cubed, Gemalto/KDDI, Touch Revolution, NDSU, Microchip Technology, Printechnologics, Scriptel, In-Stat, NXP/HID Global, DocuSign, Cypress Semiconductor, TPK, Anime Studio, Wacom, Apple, Nokia, Sandia, Zytronic, Woodcraft, University of Utah, Savant Systems/LiteTouch, Stanford University, GM/NASA, Microsoft, Microsoft Research, one2TOUCH, Adobe, MobileSTAT, 3M/Zephyr Technology

FPD China 2012 Conference, March 20-22, 2012, Shanghai, China by Robert Phares

TEI, February 19-22, 2012, Kingston, Ontario; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Carnegie Mellon University, TU Berlin/CSIRO ICT Centre, KTH Royal Institute of Technology/University of Melbourne, University of Calgary/University of St. Andrews, University of Yamanashi, and Berlin University of the Arts

CSCW, February 11-15, 2012, Seattle, Washington; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Waterloo/Queen’s University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, HUGE Inc./Google Inc., University of California, and Microsoft Research

VRCAI, December 11-12, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nanyang Technological University, Xi’an Jiaotong University/Chinese Academy of Sciences, The George Washington University, and Institute for Infocomm Research - A*STAR/Thales Solutions Asia Pte. Ltd

Touch Gesture Motion Conference, December 7-8, 2011, Austin, Texas; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IMS Research, Ocular, Omek Interactive, and PointGrab Ltd

Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 13-16, 2011, Kobe, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from OFFIS Institute for IT/University of Oldenburg, The University of Tokyo, Osaka University, University of Waterloo, Victoria University of Wellington/Carleton University, Kyoto Sangyo University, The University of Tokyo, Stanford University, University of Glasgow, t2i Lab/ETH Zurich/University of Tokyo, and University of Bergen

Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment, November 8-11, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Nottingham/University of Lincoln/Aerial, Universidade do Porto/Instituto de Telecomunicações, University of Technology of Compiègne, and University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf

SID Vehicle Displays and Interfaces Symposium, October 20-21, 2011, Dearborn, Michigan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IMS Research, Elektrosil Systeme der Elektronik GmbH, Semtech Neuchâtel Sarl, and North American Coating Laboratories

Mobile HCI, August 30 – September 2, Stockholm, Sweden; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tampere University of Technology/University of Tampere, Pohang University of Science and Technology/LG Electronics, University of Glasgow, University of Bristol/University of Manitoba, KAIST, and Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, August 5-7, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia

Bedtime it’s all about winning – Really! by Andy Marken

Last Word: “Stylus? Yerk! Who wants a stylus?” by Guillaume Largillier

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Issue 56

 

March 28, 2012  72 pages

Letter from the publisher: In Coming… In-Cell by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: N-trig/Nvidia, Gunze, Kik Interactive, Atmel, Adobe, Fujifilm, Toray, Cypress Semiconductor, Chaotic Moon Labs, Georgia Tech, Samsung, HP, Kodak/Heraeus, Logitech, Perkins School for the Blind, Sony, University of British Columbia, Saelig, Microsoft, ARCHOS, Immersion/Motorola Mobility, Cybernet, Sensable, Neonode, FlatFrog, Apple, Toshiba, iYogi Insights, IAR Systems, PlaySpan/Frank N. Magid Associates, Prysm, and Oregon Scientific/Neonode

SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies, December 14-15, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University/The University of Electro-Communications, Institute for Infocomm Research, National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica, National University of Singapore/Keio University, and Toyohashi University of Technology

Touch Gesture Motion Conference, December 7-8, 2011, Austin, Texas; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IMS Research, isiQiri Interface Technologies Inc., Light Blue Optics, NextWindow, and N-trig

OzCHI, November 28 – December 2, 2011, Canberra, Australia; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Auckland, University of Queensland, and University of Technology Sydney

ACM Multimedia 2011, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Arizona State University, National Taiwan University, Informatics and Telematics Institute/Dublin City University/Telecom ParisTech/University of Geneva, and EURECOM

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 14-18, 2011, Alicante, Spain; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Texas A&M University, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories/Telecom-ParisTech, Georgia Institute of Technology/Tin Man Labs, and Aalto University/Nokia Research Center

Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 13-16, 2011, Kobe, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Otto-von-Guericke University, IT University of Copenhagen, Graz University of Technology, University of Glasgow, Ochanomizu University, Tsinghua University, and K.U. Leuven

Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment, November 8-11, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Utrecht University, University of Applied Sciences/Lang AG, University of Central Florida, Aalborg University/University of Queensland, and QLD University of Technology

ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition, November 3-6, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Simon Fraser University, University of North Carolina/Portland State University, and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the fourth of four reports on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Keio University, Keio University/INRIA, MIT Media Lab/Tokyo Institute of Technology/Comenius University, and The University of Tokyo

Decoding Touch Technology by Gary Barrett

Last Word: Touch market to reach $14 billion in 2012 by Cathleen Thiele

 

Issue 55

 

February 6, 2012  72 pages

Letter from the publisher: Handbook of Visual Display Technologies: Touch technologies…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Staples, iYogi Insights Research, Fujitsu, Synaptics, Kount, Ideum, SoftKinetic, Bootstrapper, NUITEQ/Lenovo, Sharp, Nintendo, Zytronic, Displaybank, Kindle, Kionix, MicroVision, Elo TouchSystems, TE Connectivity, FlatFrog, Corning, Cypress Semiconductor, MultiTouch, Xtrinsic, American Industrial Systems, VTI Technologies, Touch Revolution, SOASTA, Hatch, Mozilla, Monster Media/Katy Perry, SkyGrid, NDS, Neonode, University of California at Santa Barbara, SnapKeys, TouchFire, Samsung/Apple, Infinite Research, Apple, Pantech Element/Immersion, STMicroelectronics, University of Cambridge, MarketPublishers, Kno, SMK-Link, Microchip/Demmel, EXOPC, Jaja, Nuance Communications, Immersion/Pantech, KAIST, 3M, GM, and Octa/Photonic Bliss

SIGGRAPH Asia 2011, December 12-15, Hong Kong, China; Phillip Hill covers papers from Square Enix Co. Ltd., University of Edinburgh, A*STAR, and University of Münster/University of Würzburg

Printed Electronics USA 2011, November 30 – December 1, Santa Clara, California; The majority of this conference is being covered in our sister newsletter Flexible Substrate, but here Phillip Hill covers a presentation from PolyIC

OzCHI, November 28 – December 2, 2011, Canberra, Australia; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sydney University, University of Tasmania (x2), and Queensland University of Technology

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 14-18, 2011, Alicante, Spain; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland/University of Fribourg, Télécom ParisTech, Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia/University of Cagliari, and NICTA

Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 13-16, 2011, Kobe, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Konstanz, University of Münster, Purdue University/LG Electronics/Qualcomm, University of Calgary/University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo, Microsoft Research/University of California/University of Calgary, RWTH Aachen University, and University of Sydney (x2)

Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment, November 8-11, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Tokyo/University of Bergen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Harvard University, New University of Lisbon, Aarhus School of Architecture/University of Aarhus, University of Applied Arts/University of Vienna, Technical University of Lisbon, and The University of Electro-Communications/INRIA

ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition, November 3-6, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Georgia Institute of Technology (x2), and Parsons The New School for Design

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of four reports on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fachhochschule Bielefeld, The University of Tokyo/Keio University, National University of Singapore, Keio University, and The University of Tokyo

Understanding touchscreen electromagnetic interference sources by Vadim Konradi

Understanding the user response to interface technologies by John Feland

Last Word: The death of keyboards and the Japanese experience by Bill Finn

Calendar of Events

 

Issue 54

 

January 27, 2012  72 pages

Letter from the publisher: No longer emerging…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Seoul National University, eyeSight/CogniVue, INSIDE Secure, Touch Revolution, AIS, Tobii Technology, Bruno Zamborlin/Norbert Schnell, Cypress Semiconductor, Gemalto, Garmin, EarlySense, Samsung Electronics, ABI Research, R&R Marketing, Sanden, Hewlett-Packard, JP Morgan, Art Center College of Design, Synaptics, Atmel, Tokyoflash, Acer, Ideum, Movea, Movea/Universal Electronics, ASUS, Wacom, Art Lebedev, ExoPC, Agloves, Corning, Ceva, Lenovo, Renesas, Mitsubishi, ViewSonic, MultiTouch, Sharp, Nicla Rossini, and NineSigma

SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies, December 14-15, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University, Osaka University/Worcester Polytechnic Institute, National University of Singapore, National Taiwan University/The University of Tokyo, and Keio University/The University of Tokyo/JST ERATO IGARASHI Design Interface Project

Touch Gesture Motion Conference, December 7-8, 2011, Austin, Texas; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from AMD, BDTI, BizWitz, EyeSight Mobile Technologies, FlatFrog, and Hillcrest Labs

ACM Multimedia, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Zhejiang University/Hangzhou Normal University, Nanyang Technological University/Microsoft Research, Academia Sinica/National Tsing Hua University, University of Toronto, and University of Trento

UIST, October 16-19, 2011, Santa Barbara, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The University of Electro-Communications, KAIST, University of Lille/INRIA Lille, and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd

eReaders 2011 Conference, September 29-30, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from IMS Research

DisplaySearch China FPD Conference, September 8-9, 2011, Shanghai, China; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from DisplaySearch

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, August 16-17, 2011, San Jose, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Touch International, Immersion, DisplaySearch, and Schott Asia

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from The University of Tokyo/Keio University, Keio University/The University of Tokyo/TEAMLAB Inc., Keio University, INRIA/Immersion SAS, The University of Electro-Communications, and KAIST

Conference on Interaction Design and Children, June 20-23, 2011, Ann Arbor, Michigan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Oulu, California College of the Arts, Stanford University School of Education/AT&T Research, University of Maryland/Montclair State University, and University of Illinois at Chicago

EICS 2011, June 13-16, 2011, Pisa, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Ionian University, University of Calgary, ISTI-CNR, and Hasselt University/RWTH Aachen University/University of Calgary 

CHI, May 7-12, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from MIT Media Lab/University of Waterloo/Tactable Inc., Nanyang Technological University, Interactive Institute Umeå/Umeå University, Brown University/Google Research/Microsoft Research, University of Washington, University of Duisburg-Essen/University of Warwick/German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence/University of Stuttgart, The Open University, The University of Tokyo, RWTH Aachen University, Microsoft Research/University of Washington, Microsoft Research/University of Maryland, RWTH Aachen University, Arizona State University, and Kochi University of Technology/Shenyang University of Technology/University of Toronto

Interactive Displays Conference, April 25-26, 2011, Sacramento, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Atmel Corporation, Snibbe Interactive, MultiTouch, and GestureTek Inc.

Music on Touch Screens by David Villarina

Last Word: Infobar C01 by Jin Kim

 

Issue 53

 

December 24, 2011  74 pages

Letter from the publisher: TGM…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Samsung/Microsoft, Sharp, Swype/Nuance, Atmel, KSI, Barnes & Noble, IDT, Cypress, TAOS, Oberthur Technologies/AuthenTec, DocuSign, SMK-Link Electronics, University of Munich/Hasso Plattner Institute, Orbotech, Kobo, OneForAll, NEC, Pew Research, EPFL, University of Aachen, Capella Microsystems, Plessey, Motorola Solutions, Semtech, eMatic, Parks Associates, Adesso, YuMe/LG Electronics, OMVS, Ruwido, AIS, Adobe, Baanto, Microsoft, Evoluce, Improv Electronics, MMD, CEA, DisplaySearch, Neonode/Sonim, Google, Synaptics/Microsoft, KMI, Max Planck Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, LG Display, TPK, MimoMonitors, Kodak, PolyIC, Sony, Wacom, Kodak/Heraeus, Intel, IMS, Snibbe Studio, SMART Technologies, NPD DisplaySearch, Touch World, Atmel, LG Electronics, TruTouch Technologies, and Displaybank

AIMCAL Web Coating Conference, October 23-26, 2011, Reno, Nevada; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Dontech Inc., and Applied Materials

UIST, October 16-19, 2011, Santa Barbara, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ritsumeikan University, Queen’s University, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), KAIST, and University of California at Santa Barbara

DisplaySearch China FPD Conference, September 8-9, 2011, Shanghai, China; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from DisplaySearch

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, August 16-17, 2011, San Jose, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Atmel, Zytronic, and N-trig Inc.

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Kanazawa Institute of Technology/Kanazawa Technical College/Kanazawa University, Tokyo Metropolitan University, MIT Media Lab, Disney Research/Disney Interactive Studios, and University of Rennes

Conference on Interaction Design and Children, June 20-23, 2011, Ann Arbor, Michigan; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Saarland University/University of Warwick/University of Sussex, Stanford University, Simon Fraser University/Royal Roads University, and University of Strathclyde/Saarland University

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers the pick of the posters with presentations from Wamco Incorporated, Maxim Integrated Products, AU Optronics Corporation, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Daikin America, National Chiao Tung University, isiQiri Interface Technologies GmbH/JKU Linz, and National Cheng Kung University/Cando Technology Center

CHI, May 7-12, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from NTT Communication Science Laboratories/University of Tsukuba, University of Copenhagen, Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences, National Taiwan University, RWTH Aachen University/University of Zurich, University of Konstanz/Microsoft Research, University of Calgary, University of Warwick/The Open University/user-x.com, Microsoft Research/Brunel University, Research In Motion Limited, University of British Columbia/Technische Universität Darmstadt, Research In Motion Limited/University of Paris, University of Tampere/Aito Interactive Inc., and Georgia Institute of Technology

Interactive Displays Conference, April 25-26, 2011, Sacramento, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Anoto AB, WRT Associates, and iSuppli

Last Word: User Interface TV -- Microsoft is right and Apple is wrong by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar

 

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Touch

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November 18, 2011

44 pages

 

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Touch Gesture Motion – Line-up

Speaker and company summaries

       + Ian Weightman -- IMS Research

       + Ross Young -- IMS Research

       + Geoff Walker -- IMS Research

       + Paul Erickson -- IMS Research

       + Paul Resta -- UT Austin

       + John Feland -- Argus Insights

       + David Carey -- UBM TechInsights

       + Zachi Baharav -- Corning

       + Gerry Seidman -- Tactonic Technologies

       + Bob Senior -- isiQiri Interface Technologies

       + Gary Baum -- N-trig

       + Al Davis -- Consultant

       + Mike McSherry -- Nuance Communications

       + Michael Woolstrum -- Touch International

       + David Nolte -- Ocular

       + Ola Wassvik -- FlatFrog

       + John Doherty and Mike Stinson -- Motion Computing

       + Gerald Morrison -- SMART Technologies

       + David Potter -- Interactive Product Solutions

       + Dan Doyle -- Toca Technologies

       + Dan Van Ostrand -- UniPixel

Links

       + Francois Jeanneau -- Stantum

       + Rusty Stapp -- NextWindow

       + Jay Esfandyari -- STMicro

       + Francois Jeanneau -- Stantum

       + Rusty Stapp -- NextWindow

       + Jay Esfandyari -- STMicro

       + Jonathan Epstein -- Omek Interactive

       + Jeff Bier -- BDTI

       + Bill Curtis -- AMD

       + Dave Rothenberg -- Movea

       + Navin Natoewal -- Philips

       + Dan Simpkins -- Hillcrest Labs

       + Jerry Koontz -- TAOS

       + David Barnes -- BizWitz

       + Michael Klug -- Zebra Imaging

       + Kurt Hoffmeister -- Mechdyne

       + Ray Ramati -- Extreme Reality

       + Tom Armbruster -- Oblong Industries

       + Francis MacDougal -- Qualcomm

       + Gideon Schmuel -- eyeSight

       + Jonathan Josephson -- Quantum Interface

       + Yoav Hoshen -- PointGrab

       + Mark Lucente -- Consultant

 

 

Issue 52

 

October 28, 2011  70 pages

Letter from the publisher: Slide rules, calculators, and iPads…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: HP, Hilco Streambank/RPO, Bookeen, Elektrosil, Touch-Base, University of Groningen, Touch International, Displaybank, Interactive Touch, Microsoft, Cypress Semiconductor, DigitalOptics/Celluon, DisplaySearch, MediaTile/Sprint, DigiTimes Research, Kyocera, Epesitec, TopoTech, FlatFrog, In-Stat, Strategy Analytics, TE Connectivity, MultiTouch, Bally Technologies, Immersion, IDENT Technology/AU Optronics, SCHOTT, Garmin, Logitech, Semtech, TFC Info, Hillcrest Labs, AuthenTec, Bosch, IDC, NUITEQ, Yale Locks & Hardware, Wacom, eyeSight/Huan TV, Allied Electronics/IDEC, Solomon Systech, Epson, OpenNI, Microchip, KMI, Razer, Georgia Tech, US Army, University of Tokyo/Sony Computer Science Lab, MIT Media Labs, Apple/Samsung, 2GIG Technologies, Aakash, Amazon, Apple, Atmel, Murata Manufacturing, Touch Revolution, AuthenTec, Disney,Lens Technology, Fuji Crystal, G-Tech, Laibao Hi-Tech, Touchingtek, SMK, and National University of Singapore 

EICS 2011, June 13-16, 2011, Pisa, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from OFFIS Institute for IT/University of Oldenburg, ETH Zurich/Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and University of Cagliari

SID/DisplaySearch Business Conference, May 16, 2011, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hanvon, DisplaySearch, and ChiMei Innolux Corp

DisplaySearch Taiwan FPD International Conference, April 14-15, 2011, Taipei, Taiwan; Phillip Hill covers two presentations from DisplaySearch

SID Texas Chapter Touch Seminar, April 1, 2011, Austin, Texas; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Applied Nanotech Inc, Touch International, and Atmel Corporation

Augmented Human Conference, March 13-14, 2011, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from UEC Tokyo/University of California/UW-Milwaukee, RWTH Aachen University, Osaka University (x2), Toyohashi University of Technology, University of Tsukuba, and University of Munich

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, February 13-16, 2011, Palo Alto, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence/Saarland University, University of California, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/Beijing Institute of Technology, Arizona State University, and German Research Center for AI

TEI’11, January 22-26, 2011, Funchal, Portugal; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from California College of the Arts, Technische Universität Dresden, NEC Corporation, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University of Crete, Simon Fraser University, and Real Time Musical Interactions/NoDesign

Tomorrow’s Screens by Andy Marken

Why NIMble is better than the iPad for kiosks by Matt Rosenthal

Carriers Matter: Is Sprint 4G + iPhone 5 > ATT 3.5G + Verizon 4G + iPhone 4? by John Feland

Last Word: A mono-tasking machine for reading books by Jin Kim

 

Issue 51

 

September 28, 2011  74 pages

Letter from the publisher: Finger painting II…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Invisa, AuthenTec, Panasonic, Livescribe, InFocus, AuthenTec/Fujitsu, IDC, Yamaha, Godrej, Evoluce, Newline, Cambrios/Hitachi Chemical, TFC Info, Immersion/Texas Instruments, Nuance Communications, Fujitsu/NTT Docomo/AuthenTec, SnapKeys, DocuSign, TazPad, Bally Technologies, Microchip, Intel Capital, Kno, ABI Research, Cronto, WordLogic, Organic Motion, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, N-trig/Lenovo, Cypress Semiconductor, DisplaySearch, CornDigital, Displaybank, UCCTW, Solutia, MIT, Touch International,

Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon University, Samsung, Haier Group, and Razer

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, August 16-17, 2011, San Jose, California; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Touch Revolution, and Ocular LCD

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers the last two days of the conference with presentations from Schott AG, Honeywell International, and University of Toronto

CHI, May 7-12, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Phillips Exeter Academy/University of Washington/Microsoft Research, University of Washington/Google Research, Virginia Tech, University of British Columbia/University of Canterbury/Northwestern University, INRIA Lille, Hasso Plattner Institute, Autodesk Research/University of Toronto, University of Glasgow/SAMH Engineering, University of Washington/Intel Labs Seattle, University of Glasgow, Autodesk Research/University of Alberta/University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo/Google Research, Drexel University, and Wellesley College/Tufts University/Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Interactive Displays Conference, April 25-26, 2011, Sacramento, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Touch International, Helios Interactive Technologies, Hewlett-Packard, and Artificial Muscle

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-5, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the session on touch panels & input technologies. Presentations from Sharp Laboratories of Europe, Toshiba Mobile Display Co Ltd, LG Display, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, AU Optronics Technology Center, and The University of Tokyo

VRST, November 22-24, 2010, Hong Kong, China; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Université Européenne de Bretagne/INRIA, Universitat de Barcelona/University College London, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation/Tohoku University/Osaka University, and Asian Institute of Technology/National Institute of Informatics/United Nations University/Thammasat University

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 7-10, 2010, Saarbrücken, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Munich, Newcastle University, Université de Toulouse, The University of Tokyo, Lancaster University, Orange Labs, University of Calgary, University of Calgary/Petrobras S.A./ Computer Modelling Group Ltd., RWTH Aachen University, Brunel University/University of Bristol/Microsoft Research, Tampere University of Technology/Nokia Research Center, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Microsoft Research

ACM Multimedia 2010 International Conference, October 25-29, 2010, Florence, Italy; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Taiwan University/University of Udine, University of Toronto, University of Vienna/Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, and University of Science and Technology of China/Microsoft Research Asia

Mobile HCI 2010, September 7-10, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Oldenburg, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories/ Sabanci University, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, University of Canterbury/T-Systems Switzerland, and DOCOMO Euro-Labs

Interview with Kelly Leff from Touch International

Capturing the robustness of glass panels in touch-screen displays by Craig Hillman

To Swipe or Not to Swipe: Designing Intuitive Gesture-Based Human Interface Systems by Ahsan Javed

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 50

 

August 21, 2011  70 pages

Letter from the publisher: Finger painting…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: University of Illinois, Vizio, Hatch/SMART Technologies, Compal, Taiwan Glass, Amazon, AuthenTec, Perceptive Pixel, HP, Touch International, Cando, Chi Mei Materials, Iljin Display, Wintek/Tianma, Accenture, Parks, DisplaySearch, Movea, TMD, Displaybank, iSuppli, University of Tokyo, Zytronic, Toray, Neonode, Artificial Muscle, Immersion, FusionPage Interactive/MultiTouch, Kionix, Analog Devices, Cyviz, Logitech, Samsung Mobile, Toshiba, Cypress Semiconductor, Digital Rapids, J Touch/Young Fast, AimCore, Ricoh, Zilog, Bally Technologies, Motion Computing, Planar, InFocus, and GestureTek/Qualcomm

The Future of Touch & Interactivity Conference, May 18, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports from this conference jointly organized by IMS and SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from BizWitz, Tactonic Technologies, Quantum Interface, SMART Technologies, and Tech-D-P

SID International Symposium 2011, May 17-20, Los Angeles, California; In this first report of two, Phillip Hill covers the first three days of the conference with presentations from Taiwan Electrets Electronics, Synaptics Inc., Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Toshiba Mobile Display, FlatFrog Laboratories AB, Semiconductor Energy Laboratory/Advanced Film Device Inc, and Toshiba Mobile Display

CHI, May 7-12, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Hasso Plattner Institute, KAIST, National University of Singapore/Singapore Management University, Microsoft Research/University of Maryland/Cornell University, Pixar Animation Studios/University of California Berkeley/Technische Universität Berlin, Microsoft Research, University of California Irvine/Universidad Autónoma de Baja, University of California Berkeley/ETH/EPFL, Nanyang Technological University, Otto-von-Guericke-University, Disney Research, University of Bath, KAIST, Nokia Research Center/Hasso Plattner Institute, and University of Washington/Intel Labs

Interactive Displays Conference, April 25-26, 2011, Sacramento, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Yamaha Corporation of America, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Intel Labs, and NCR Netkey

TEI’11, January 22-26, 2011, Funchal, Portugal; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from KAIST/MITI, Newcastle University/Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University, University of the Arts Berlin/Folkwang University of the Arts Essen, TU Berlin/University of Canterbury, The Open University, and Georgia Institute of Technology

Review: Motion Computing CL900 tablet computer by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

People, work, play and content are on the move by Andy Marken

Last Word: e-Books vs. Tablets: Market mania with confusion? by Aldo Cugnini

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 49

 

June 12, 2011  69 pages

Letter from the publisher: Apples and honey…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: AppSide, Zytronic, Neonode, NV3 Technologies, Mechdyne, Wintek, The Publishers Association, AIS, Xplore, EEDOO/SoftKinetic Studios, T1Visions, Ocular, Multitouch/FIMM, Cambrios, Displaybank, Intel Capital/Kno, Cypress Semiconductor, Sensosolutions, RedMere, Hanvon, ESTECOM/Baanto, Stantum, Immersion, N-trig, Perceptive Pixel, Black Box, Sparkpad, Semtech, VTI, Immersion/Bayer MaterialScience, Evoluce, Nuance, Toshiba, Slice HD, Touch International/NUITEQ, Google, 3M, Nintendo, Dell, Touch International, Gartner, Association of American Publishers, Hasso Plattner Institute, Research In Motion, Kyocera, Sony, BAE Systems, Garmin, Renesas Electronics America, Emerging Display, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Oxford University, Mudpad, ARBOR Technology, Wintek, Cambrios/Synaptics, Peratech, NUITEQ, AGC, FlatFrog, DisplaySearch, Sumimoto Chemical, Electronic Art, North Dakota State University, Microsoft, and University of Electro-Communications

eBook & Tablet Market Evolution Conference, May 19, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this report from this conference jointly organized by IMS and SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hanvon Technology, and IMS Research

The Future of Touch & Interactivity Conference, May 18, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports from this conference jointly organized by IMS and SID, Phillip Hill covers presentations from IMS Research USA, Synaptics, Ocular LCD, and Zebra Imaging

TEI’11, January 22-26, 2011, Funchal, Portugal; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Stanford University, University of Munich, Louisiana State University, and Umeå University/Microsoft Research

SIGGRAPH Asia 2010, December 15-18, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from International Institute of Information Technology, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Ritsumeikan University, and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 7-10, 2010, Saarbrücken, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Calgary (x2), University of Lübeck/Lancaster University, Augsburg University, DFKI GmbH, Kwansei Gakuin University/Kobe University/Okayama Prefecture University, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Tsinghua University, University of Konstanz, University of Munich, University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf/Lang AG, Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering/a3 Systems GmbH/Folkwang University, Keio University, and Konkuk University

ACM Multimedia 2010 International Conference, October 25-29, 2010, Florence, Italy; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Taiwan University/National Palace Museum, Centrica, University of Ottawa, Technische Universität München, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MultiTaction: Technology platform for multi-touch LCDs of any size by Hannu Anttila and Tommi Ilmonen

Myths debunked: Pros and cons of ITO/flex 62 Applications, capabilities and performance by John Fenn

Last Word: Amazon to offer Tablet PCs: Possibly making tablets a two-man race… by Ken Werner

 

Touch Panel

Special Edition

The Future of Touch & Interactivity

 SID 2011

 

May 3, 2011

42 pages

 

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Letter from the publisher: The future of touch and interactivity…by Mark Fihn

The Future of Touch & Interactivity: SID Market Focus Conference Series – Line-up

The Future of Touch & Interactivity: SID Market Focus Conference Series – Agenda

Speaker and company summaries

       + Brian Berkeley -- SID

       + Andrew Woods  -- Curtin University

       + Michael Klug  -- Zebra Imaging

       + Larry Mozdzyn  -- Ocular

       + Vernon Spencer  -- Visual Planet

       + Rick Seger  -- N-trig

       + Joe Kotas  -- Baanto

       + Kuniharu Takei  -- UC, Berkeley

       + Bob Mackey  -- Synaptics

       + Francois Jeanneau  -- Stantum

       + John Jacobs -- Cisco

       + Geoff Walker  -- IMS Research

       + Ian Weightman  -- IMS Research

       + Richard Marks  -- Sony

       + Stephen Atwood  -- Azonix

       + Iris Finkelstein-Sagi  -- PrimeSense

       + Ken Perlin  -- NYU Media Lab

       + Gerry Seidman  -- Tactonic Technologies

       + Bruce Banter  -- Tech-D-P

       + Daniel Wigdor  -- University of Toronto

       + Pete Silva and Brian Pinkham  -- Photonic Bliss

       + Gerald Morrison  -- SMART Technologies

       + Jonathan Josephson  -- Quantum Interface

       + Adrian Travis  -- Microsoft Research

       + David Barnes  -- BizWitz

       + Francis MacDougall  -- GestureTek

       + Greg Downing  -- xRez Studio

       + Steve Smith  -- Wacom

       + Graham Plumb  -- Snibbe Interactive

       + Kwindla Hultman Kramer  -- Oblong Industries

The evolution of user interfaces by Stephen Atwood

Links

Touch Panel

Special Edition

eReader and Tablet Market Evolution

 SID 2011

May 3, 2011

30 pages

 

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eReader and Tablet Market Evolution Conference…by Ross Young

eReader and Tablet Market Evolution Conference: SID Market Focus Conference Series – Agenda

Speaker and company summaries

       + Sri Peruvemba --  E Ink

       + Ross Young --  IMS Research

       + Shawn G. Dubravac  -- CEA

       + Doug Klein  -- Barnes & Noble

       + Jun Liu  -- Hanvon Technology

       + Geoff Walker  -- IMS Research

       + John Warren  -- RAND Corporation

       + Babur Habib  -- Kno

       + Jim Cathey  -- Qualcomm MEMS Technologies

       + Robert Sprague  -- SiPix Imaging

       + Kaoru Suzuki  -- Bridgestone

       + Hui Lee  -- Delta

       +Johan Feenstra  -- Samsung LCD Netherlands R&D Center

       + Karl McGoldrick  -- Polymer Vision

       + Fumio Nemoto  -- Hydis

       + Asokan Thiyagarajan  -- Samsung Mobile

Tablets and eReaders at Display Week

Sponsors

Links

 

Issue 48

 

April 26, 2011  68 pages

Letter from the publisher: The id of ID…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Gartner, 3M Touch Systems, Cypress Semiconductor, Displaybank, Immersion, Guinness Book of Records, Bally Technologies, M-Edge Accessories, Strategy Analytics, Samsung, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Apple, Quanta3M, DisplaySearch, N-trig, Elan Microelectronics, American Industrial Systems, NEC Corporation, Gunze USA, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Jeff Rowberg, Tobii Technology, TouchSensor Technologies, InFocus, DoCoMo, IDT, PureTouch, Samsung, Yole Développement, Microsoft, Atmel/Nvidia, Morse Code, Dell, Garmin/Volvo Penta, and Przemek Jaworski

Electronic Displays 2011, March 2-3, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Elektrosil Systeme der Elektronik GmbH, and Hitachi Europe GmbH

US Flat Panel Display Conference, March 1-2, 2011, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Touch Revolution, and Tyco Electronics

i3D 2011, February 18-20, 2011, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Wuhan University/Texas A&M University/Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, and University of Minnesota/SUNY University at Buffalo

Intelligent User Interfaces, February 13-16, 2011, Palo Alto, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Massachusetts Lowell/The MITRE Corporation, University of California San Diego/Vrije Universiteit Brussel/ETH Zurich/University of Konstanz, University of California San Diego, MIT CSAIL, University of Salerno/Unlimited Software, and Université Européenne de Bretagne

TEI’11, January 22-26, 2010, Funchal, Portugal; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Georgia Institute of Technology/University of Toronto/University of Cincinnati, MIT Media Laboratory, KAIST/Madeira-ITI, University of Toronto, LMU University of Munich, DOCOMO Euro-Labs, and Carnegie Mellon University/Disney Research

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-5, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the sessions on FPD manufacturing, materials & components; 3D/hyper-realistic displays & systems; projection & large-area displays & their components; and electronic paper. Presentations from Nitto Denko Corporation, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), NTT DOCOMO, Ghent University/Optinvent, and Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 7-10, 2010, Saarbrücken, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Queen’s University, Newcastle University, Technische Universität Dresden/queo media GmbH, Technische Universität Darmstadt/University of California, University of Calgary, Microsoft Research, University of Groningen/University of Ontario Institute of Technology/University of Waterloo/University of Calgary, RWTH Aachen University, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg (x2), University of Konstanz (x2), Durham University, FORTH, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), and German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

IMID/IDMC/Asia Display, October 11-15, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers papers from Samsung Mobile Display, and Konan University

Interview with Chris Colbert from 3M

Tactile Feedback in Mobile: Consumer Attitudes about High-Definition Haptic Effects in Touch Screen Phones by Chris Ulrich

Last Word: Apple sues Samsung for copying technology, UI, and style by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar

 

Issue 47

 

February 14, 2011  66 pages

Letter from the publisher: A chat with Sam Hurst: In Memoriam… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Displaybank, Pantomotion, Apple, Motorola, ROHM Semiconductor, Sony, IDC, Kyocera, IMS Research, ZAGG, HP, Neonode, uWriteTouch, Softkinetic-Optrima, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Immersion, Element One, Fraunhofer, Shoei, QSI, Quantum Interface, CMI, Microsoft Envisioning Lab/Zytronic, Synaptics, DisplaySearch, University of Groningen, IHS iSuppli, Atmel, Canalys, TPK Touch Solutions, Wintek, Sintek Photronics, Cando, Chimei Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, HannStar Display, Mutto, In-Stat, HealthEssentials/Anoto, Brainchild, Tyco Electronics, CoActiv, Delft University of Technology, T-Mobile/LG Mobile, Cypress Semiconductor, Sectra, See and Touch Marbella, EKtouch, J Touch, LG, Giantplus, Toshiba, ZaagTech, Vizio, Join Well Technology/Ushine Photonics/AimCore Technology, Waltop, Wintek, Advanced Input Systems/Pacinian,  Foxconn, LG Display, Compal, Mildex Optical, PQ Labs, MIT, HannStar, Young Lighting Technology, DisplaySearch, Lumio, National Taipei University, and N-trig

Interview with Larry Mozdzyn from Ocular LCD

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 22-24, 2010, Hong Kong, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Yamanashi, Durham University, University of Lille, Adobe Systems Incorporated, and University of Strasbourg

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 7-10, 2010, Saarbrücken, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Calgary, Victoria University of Wellington, Universität Bremen, University of St. Andrews, University of Glasgow, University of Münster, Trinity College Dublin, University of Durham, RWTH Aachen University, DFKI, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg/University of Rostock, Purdue University/University of Manitoba, Georgia Institute of Technology/Microsoft Research/University of Calgary, University of Sydney, and Brown University/Microsoft Research

ACM Multimedia International Conference, October 25-29, 2010, Florence, Italy; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Calgary, Arizona State University, Université Catholique de Louvain, University of Texas at Dallas, and INRIA-LIG/INRIA-LABRI/Université d’Orléans/INRIA-LJK

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 19-23, 2010, Berlin, Germany; In the second of two reports on the Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, Phillip Hill covers papers from Georgia Institute of Technology/University of North Carolina, Hasselt University/RWTH Aachen University/Microsoft Research/Microsoft Surface, Université Catholique de Louvain, and France Telecom R&D/Orange Labs

Conference on Interaction Design and Children, June 9-12, 2010, Barcelona, Spain; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from MIT Media Lab (x2), University of Zaragoza (x2), Southeastern Louisiana University, Open University, University of Sussex/ETH, and ZHDK University of the Arts/University of Zurich/ZKM

How to evaluate multi-touch while standing in a store by Jim Meador, Pascal Auriel and Gauthier Chastan

Last Word: Trade-in your Kindle for real books…by Jin Kim

 

Issue 46

 

January 27, 2011  66 pages

Letter from the publisher: Creative designs… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Gartner, N-trig, Misa Digital Technology, Dell, PrimeSense, Kno, MultiTouch Ltd., Umeå University, ChangeWave Research, Aachen University, 3M, IXYS, IDT, Silver Lake, Cypress, MicroVision, Samsung, Enspert, Vision Objects, 3M/Quanta Computer, Nuance Communications, Planar Systems, Cando, Meridian, Zero Degrees/Intel/HP/Microsoft/Storm/Zebra Technologies, MSI, Printechnologics, Gunze USA, Barnes & Noble, ABI Research, Microsoft, Displaybank, Conexant, Compal/Sitronix, Wah Hong/Jun Hong, ChiMei Innolux, Wintek, TPK, Cheng Uei, DigiTimes, EETI, Movea, RTW, Atmel Corporation/Ocular, Warner Bros., SkinnyBytes, MasterCorp/Fujitsu, Input Dynamics, University of Utah, Grandstream, Xerox, Mimo Monitors, BAE Systems, Crestron, DigitalPersona, Technical Artist, Strategy Analytics, UC Berkeley, Hanvon, SoundGraph ,Isabella Products, 3qubits, and Creative

SIGGRAPH Asia 2010, December 15-18, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Seoul National University, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Wakayama University, Soka University, and Robotics Research Lab/IIIT-H

Plastic Electronics Conference & Exhibition, October 19-21, 2010, Dresden, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from isiQiri interface technologies GmbH, and DisplaySearch

Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, October 3-6, 2010, New York, New York; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Microsoft Research, Disney Research, RWTH Aachen University, Hasso Plattner Institute, The Open University, Google Research, and Ritsumeikan University

Mobile HCI, September 7-10, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Pohang University of Science and Technology/Chonnam National University, Lancaster University/University of Cape Town, University of Bristol, IST/Technical University of Lisbon/INESC-ID, Microsoft Research/Microsoft Corp./University of California, Technical University of Lisbon/INESC-ID, Beihang University/Nokia Research Center Espoo/Nokia Research Center Beijing, and The Open University

SIGGRAPH, July 25-29, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Deakin University, Tactable, Oslo School of Architecture and Design/Squidsoup, Ohio State University, York University, and University West England 

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology/University of Madeira, Arizona State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of North Carolina, Darmstadt University of Technology, Arizona State University, HumanCentric, Disney Research, and Dublin City University

Touch technology comparison by Gary Barrett

The 3rd screen enters the personal, business world by Andy Marken

Apple gains market share – really? by Jon Peddie

Last Word: Verizon iPhone 4…by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 45

 

December 14, 2010  65 pages

Letter from the publisher: Has Apple enabled Microsoft’s vision for the Tablet PC? by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: NXT, Augen Electronics, E Fun, Gartner, Displaybank, Semtech, Cypress Semiconductor, Cando, Osaka Prefecture University, Young Fast/Wintek/TPK, Fujitsu, Fnac, Eizo Nanao, Premier Farnell/demmel, Queens University, Perceptive Pixel, Alps, Tastitalia, DigiTimes Research, Microsoft, Zytronic/NUITEQ, CIT, Zytronic, J Touch/Sharp, 3M/Cogent, Nuance Communications, RIM/TAT, Philips Healthcare/Ocular, and Sony

Mobile HCI, September 7-10, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Lancaster University/DOCOMO Euro-Labs, DOCOMO Euro-Labs/Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), University of Glasgow, Graz University of Technology/University of Canterbury, Microsoft Research/RWTH/University of Toronto, University of Toronto, University of Glasgow, Newcastle University/Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, and Nokia Research Center

SIGGRAPH, July 25-29, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Immersion SAS, The University of Tokyo, University of Tsukuba (x2), The University of Tokyo/Keio University (x2), Gdansk University of Technology, Hong-Ik University/Yonsei University, National Taiwan University, Yonsei University, University of Minnesota, and Tokyo Metropolitan University/National Institute of Special Needs Education/Japan Electronics College

Korea Display Conference, July 8-9, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from LG Electronics, and LG Innotek

EuroITV Conference on Interactive TV and Video, June 9-11, 2010, Tampere, Finland; Phillip Hill covers a paper from University Paul Sabatier

Graphics Interface Conference, May 31–June 2, 2010, Ottawa, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from Clemson University/Greenville Technical College, Osaka University/Tohoku University, Queen’s University, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories/University of Washington, Microsoft Research/Microsoft Research Cambridge/Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Research/University of Washington, and Inesc-ID/University of Calgary

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Autodesk Research/University of Maryland/Cornell University, Microsoft Research, Telecom ParisTech, National Taiwan University, EPFL Media and Design Lab, ASUSTek Computer Inc./Kun Shan University, Microsoft Research/Microsoft Corporation/University of Toronto, University of California, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, London Knowledge Lab, Georgia Tech, Pompeu Fabra University, Ryerson University, Microsoft/SMART Technologies, The University of Iowa, UMBC, KAIST, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Orange Labs/ENSCI-Les ateliers, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology/Inje University, University of Duisburg-Essen/Newcastle University, University of Duisburg-Essen/German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, and The Open University

Interview with Adam Bogue from Circle Twelve

Putting the “Touch” in Multi-Touch: An in-depth look at the future of interactivity by Gary Barrett

Last Word: RIM gets serious about user interface…by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 44

 

November 16, 2010  66 pages

Letter from the publisher: The Touch Panelists…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Volkswagen, Nikko van Stolk, Southern Methodist University, Stanford/UC Berkeley, Satake, CEVA/eyeSight, 3M Touch Systems, 3M/Cogent, Bally Technologies/3M, 3M/Perceptive Pixel, Mechdyne/Haption, Ocular/Densitron Technologies, Baanto/Christie, Hitachi, Amazon, Imagis, TPK, ChiMei Innolux, AU Optronics, Young Fast, ABI Research, DisplaySearch, WitsView, Displaybank, Touch International, TPK Holding, Wintek, Cando, Sintek, isiQiri, Canatu, Cambrios Technologies, Wrapsol, Monster, CyberLink, AuthenTec, Fujitsu, Vantage Data Centers/Fujitsu, TruTouch Technologies, Audi, General Dynamics Canada, Samsung, Barnes & Noble, Kno, AccessData, Cherrypal, Dell, Savant, Sharp, Hewlett-Packard, Viewsonic, HCD, Vizio, Entourage, Pandigital, Lenovo, Microsoft, NUITEQ, MultiTouch, Obscura Digital, Cypress Semiconductor, Analog Devices, and Cypress/STMicro

UIST, October 3-6, 2010, New York, New York; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Washington/Intel Labs, Lancaster University, Brown University, Hasso Plattner Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, National Taiwan University, and Microsoft Research

Displaybank US Conference, September 15, 2010, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Displaybank and NextWindow

Engineering Interactive Computer Systems, June 19-23, 2010, Berlin, Germany; In the first of two reports on the Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, Phillip Hill covers papers from Inspire AG/ETH Zurich, University of Calgary, Grenoble University, and RWTH Aachen University

Conference on Interaction Design and Children, June 9-12, 2010, Barcelona, Spain; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Advanced Industrial Science and Technology/Tokyo University of Science, Open University/Middlesex University/University of Sussex/Roehampton University, Philips Research, MIT Media Laboratory/Sifteo Inc, University of Athens/Makebelieve design & consulting, University of Central Lancashire, University of Colorado, Ars Electronica Futurelab, and Universidad de Málaga

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 23-25, 2009, Banff, Alberta; In this fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from RWTH Aachen University (x2), Thales Research and Technology/Massachusetts Institute of Technology (CSAIL), Konkuk University, University of Waterloo (x2), Otto-von-Guericke-University, Indiana University/MacroViz Multimedia Design Studio, MIT CSAIL, Darmstadt University of Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Munich, University of Sydney, Indiana University School of Informatics, University of Calgary (x2), York University, and University of Groningen

Interview with Anders Mölne from F-Origin

On the road, staying in touch for business, pleasure by Andy Marken

Will they, won’t they? by Bob Senior

Last Word: Thoughts on the iPhone 4… by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 42+43

Double Issue

 

September 13, 2010 126 pages

Letter from the publisher: Subscription trends…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: FBN, 3M, Zytronic, University of Washington, Sungkyunkwan University, MIT Media Lab, Microsoft Research, Elliptic Labs, Brando, Swiftpoint, Fujitsu, Apple, Movea, JDSU, Swype, Inwindow Outdoor, Analog Devices, Eyesight Mobile Technologies, BMO Financial Group, GestureTek, Schematic, HP, Canonical, Cypress Semiconductor, Kionix/Cypress Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor/Fujitsu, Silicon Labs, IDC, iSuppli, DisplaySearch, SMART Technologies, ViewSonic/Luidia, University of Pennsylvania, MorphoTrak, Hitachi/Avion, Uni-Pixel, Immersion, Immersion/Toshiba, MIT, NYU Langone Medical Center/BioDigital/SensAble, Motion Computing, CEA-Leti, ICDM, Elan/EETI, ELAN, Young Fast/J Touch, CPT, EDT, GTOC/TPK, Young Fast, J Touch, G-Tech/TPK, J Touch/Transtouch, NineSigma, Touch International, Neonode/Sony, Neonode/Daesung Electric, Samsung, Hitachi Displays, Lumex InfoVue, Aqumin/Perceptive Pixel, LG, Samsung/Tech Global, Stantum, Dell, Wolfram Alpha, Xplore Technologies, GamePark, The Sharper Image, DMC Worldwide, HCD, Koobe, Boost Mobile, Kno, MSI, TomTom, Garmin, HUSQVARNA VIKING, GiiNii, Texas Instruments, Quanta, Realease, OpenPeak, Lenovo, LG Display, SkinnyBytes, Acer, Control4, AIS, Toshiba, Infibeam, NEC, First International Computer, Smart Devices, Huawei, Velocity Micro, Pandigital, and Red Flag Software

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, August 19, 2010, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Elo TouchSystems, GestureTek Inc., Lumio, and Ocular

SIGGRAPH 2010, July 25-29, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo/Keio University, Osaka University/Tohoku University/Kwansei Gakuin University, Osaka University, University of East Anglia, The University of Tokyo (x2), Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Keio University, Immersion SAS, MPI Informatik/Universität Stuttgart/University College London, Microsoft Research, Tokyo Metropolitan University/National Institute of Special Needs Education/Japan Electronics College, and Media Interaction Lab/Brown University

IMS – The Future of Touch and Interactivity, May 27, 2010, Seattle, Washington; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Samsung Yokohama Research Institute, Synaptics, Touch International, Uni-Pixel Displays, Yamaha, and RPO

Conference on Advanced Human Interfaces, May 26-28, 2010, Rome, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Meiji University/The University of Electro-Communications, University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf, France Telecom R&D Orange Labs, and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

SID Display Week 2010, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington; In this second report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the last two days of the conference. Papers and posters from NEC LCD Technologies Ltd., Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, LG Display, Sharp Corporate R&D Group/Sharp Mobile LCD Group, Hanyang University, 3M Touch Systems, AU Optronics Corporation/National Chiao-Tung University/I-Shou University, and Uni-Pixel Displays

SID DisplaySearch Business Conference, May 24, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch (x2), and GestureTek

Interactive Displays, April 20-22, 2010, San Jose, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Elo TouchSystems, Immersion, Artificial Muscle, Inc., and NextWindow

FINETECH JAPAN, April 14-16, 2010, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Displaybank, Stantum, and Corning

CHI, April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of California San Diego, Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences/University of Waterloo/MIT Media Lab, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology/Universidade da Madeira, Newcastle University/Northumbria University, University of Munich, Lancaster University/Microsoft Research, National Taiwan University/National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Wellesley College/Babson College/Carnegie Mellon University/Georgia Institute of Technology, Microsoft Research, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Cambridge/University of Nottingham/Microsoft Research, Autodesk Research, University of Munich/Hasso Plattner Institute, The University of Tokyo, University of Alberta/University of Manitoba/Microsoft Research, and FX Palo Alto Laboratory

Flexible Electronics & Displays Conference, February 1-4, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona; There was one presentation from NextWindow that dealt with touch at this FlexTech Alliance event, covered by Phillip Hill

TEI, January 25-27, 2010, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In this third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from KAIST, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, XXtraLab Design, Texas A&M University, and JKU Linz

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 23-25, 2009, Banff, Alberta; In this third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from -von-Guericke-Universität, The University of Electro-Communications/Japan Science and Technology Agency, TU Munich/LMU Munich/AO Foundation, University of Oldenburg/OFFIS Institute for Information Technology, Stimulant, Newcastle University, FH-Trier, University of Paderborn/Siemens SIS, RWTH Aachen University, and Lancaster University,

Interview with Joe Kotas from Baanto

PolyShield develops protective films for touchscreens by Richard Allen

Finger positions for touch screens by Dan Saffer

Conductive coatings markets 2010 and beyond by Lawrence Gasman

Multi-touch table with horizontal mounted LCD by Andreas Kopietz

Motion leaps to the tablet front by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Last Word: Archos 101 Android tablet by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 40+41

Double Issue

 

June 21, 2010 108 pages

Letter from the publisher: Be it resolved…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Roger Linn, Lenovo, Tobii Technology, Thinix, Microsoft, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, 3M, ELAN, ELAN/Weltrend/Sonix, Fujitsu, Fujitsu/ATT, Wintek, NextWindow, AUO/CMI/NextWindow, Quanta, Touch International, FlatFrog, Pandigital, Optics Balzers, EuropTec, N-trig, Elo TouchSystems, Raydium, AUO, G-Tech, Toshiba/Senseg, Artificial Muscle, Immersion, LG Display, Young Fast/RiTek, Young Fast/Lite-On Mobile, UniDisplay, MIT, Bally Technologies, Natural Sound Electronics, Kno, ASUS, ZTE, Dell, Motion Computing, Pixcir, Microchip Technology, Cypress Semiconductor, Uni-Pixel, Tangent, Motion Analysis, Applied Materials, STMicroelectronics, Gateway, LG Electronics, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Analog Devices, Microsoft/Carnegie Mellon University, ITC, Archos, American Industrial Systems, Intel, Christie Medical Holdings, Zytronic, Wacom, Synaptics, Aava Mobile, Ocular, Gateway, IDT, Kodak, NanoMarkets, iSuppli, DisplaySearch, Gartner, Luidia, Promethean, Boost Mobile/Motorola, HTC/Sprint, Cellular South/HTC, Cellular South/Motorola, Pantech, Eketrosil/Ionoco, GestureTek, Projection Advertising, Clear Channel Airports, Brussels Airport, MultiTouch/Riolab, AuthenTec, Fujitsu, and Precise Biometrics

IMS – The Future of Touch and Interactivity, May 27, 2010, Seattle, Washington, In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cypress Semiconductor, Displaybank, and NextWindow

Conference on Advanced Human Interfaces, May 26-28, 2010, Rome, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Microsoft, Université Paris-Sud, University of Grenoble/Telecom ParisTech, MIT, and Graz University of Technology

SID Display Week, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from the first two days of the conference. Papers from Sharp Laboratories of Europe/Sharp Corporation (x2), Microsoft Research (x2), Industrial Technology Research Institute, Perceptive Pixel, WINTEK Corporation, and Samsung Yokohama Research Institute/Samsung Electronics

Interactive Displays, April 20-22, 2010, San Jose, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Synaptics, MultiTouch Ltd., and Displax Interactive Systems

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Toronto/Mount Allison University, University of Toronto/IBM Research Almaden, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Glasgow, Hasso Plattner Institute, Telecom ParisTech/CNRS LTCI, Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences, Virginia Tech/FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc., Georgia Tech/Universität Bremen, University of Glasgow/Deutsche Telekom Laboratories/University of Michigan, University of Washington/Microsoft Research/Microsoft Corporation, and University College London

Eye Tracking Research and Applications, March 22-24, 2010, Austin, Texas; Phillip Hill covers papers from Kwansei Gakuin University/Kobe University/Okayama Prefectural University, Loughborough University/Nordic Bioscience Imaging/IT University, and University of Tampere/De Montfort University

Power Saving for Displays, January 26-27, 2010, Oxford, England; Phillip Hill covers this Sharp/SID hosted event with presentations from Eldico, 3M Touch Systems, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, and Light Blue Optics

TEI, January 25-27, 2010, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In this second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Nokia Research Center, The Open University, Technische Universität München, Queen’s University, Hochschule Bremen/Fachhochschule Bielefeld, University of Munich, and Deutsche Telekom Laboratories

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 23-25, 2009, Banff, Alberta; In this second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of Sussex/The Open University, University of Calgary/University of Munich/University of Toronto, University of Calgary/University of Groningen, University of Calgary/University of Saskatchewan, Microsoft Research, LIMSI-CNRS and University Paris-Sud, University of Toronto/Microsoft Research/Microsoft Surface, University of Calgary (x2), Newcastle University/ Carnegie Mellon University, Microsoft Research Cambridge, INRIA/Tsinghua University, Interactive Institute Umeå, and University of Sydney

Projected Capacitive Touch Technology by Tony Gray and Larry Mozdzyn

Transparent Conductor Markets 2010: ITO and the Alternatives by Lawrence Gasman

Apple iPad WiFi 64GB by David MacNeill

Last Word: Pre-orders…by Jin Kim

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Special Edition SID 2010

 

May 6, 2010 33 pages

 

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Letter from the publisher: The future of touch and interactivity…by Mark Fihn

The Future of Touch & Interactivity: SID Market Focus Conference Series – Agenda

Speaker and company summaries

       + Bill Buxton -- Microsoft

       + Mark Mendenhall -- Elo TouchSystems 

       + David Martin -- SMART Technologies 

       + Gary Barrett -- Touch International 

       + Malcolm Thompson -- RPO 

       + Steve Smith -- Wacom + “Superman” artist Matt Haley, DC Comics

       + Blake Angelos -- Yamaha

       + Al Ingallinera & Kevin Corson -- Beamz Interactive 

       + Francis MacDougall -- GestureTek

       + Calvin Lee -- Displaybank

       + Jeff Han -- Perceptive Pixel

       + Geoff Walker -- Next Window

       + Andrew Hsu -- Synaptics

       + Seamus Burns -- Plastic Logic

       + Trevor Davis -- Cypress Semiconductor

       + John Briden -- Hewlett-Packard

       + Rick Seger -- N-trig

       + Bob Senior -- FlatFrog

       + Andy Wilson -- Microsoft

       + Francois Jenneau -- Stantum

       + Seiki Takahashi -- Samsung

       + Mike Levin -- Pacinian

       + Robert Petcavich -- Uni-Pixel

A Touching Look at Display Week 2010 by Paul Drzaic

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Issue 38+39

Double Issue

 

April 18, 2010 115 pages

Letter from the publisher: Padding the truth…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: OpenPeak, Marvell, HP, Innovative Converged Devices, Neofonie, Notion Ink, ExoPC, Asustek, Spring Design, enTourage, Onda Communication, Microsoft, Packard Bell, Lenovo, NEC, Tyco Electronics, Samsung, Isabella Products, eStarling, Sony, FLO TV, Neonode/Koobe, iBuyPower, Toshiba, Hanvon, Acer, Xplore, Logic Instrument, Openmoko, Panasonic, Sprint, HTC, Haleron, Kyocera, Garmin-Asus, Google, HTC/Apple, Microsoft, Cincinnati Bell/Pharos, Corning, Cypress Semiconductor, T-Mobile USA/HTC, Binatone/DSP Group, Nuance, Movial/LG-Nortel, Jabil, Neonode, Jonas Friedemann Heue, GestureTek, Luidia, National Cheng Kung University, Ideum, 31FPS, Sensonor, NASA, MIT, Gunze USA, 3Plast Project, Peratech, Peratech/Samsung Electro-mechanics, MIT/Peratech, DuPont Display/Ocular, NextWindow, Zytronic, CDI/Numonics, NEC Display Solutions/SMART, Touch International, Flexpoint/Sensor Products, Dawar/Bell Microproducts, Displaybank, Gartner, Taptu, Barclays Capital, Canalys, In-Stat, NanoMarkets, KioskCom/The Digital Signage Show, Unidym, Pinnacle Security, Techno Source, Audacity/JazzMutant, GestureWorks, ARX, Amulet, Pelikon, Minebea, Anoto, STMicroelectronics, Sony Ericsson, L-1 Identity Solutions, UPEK/AuthenTec, AuthenTec, ASUS/AuthenTec, and Artificial Muscle

Electronic Displays 2010 Conference, March 3-4, 2010, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Zytronic, Elektrosil Systeme der Elektronik GmbH, Atmel Corporation, HY-LINE Computer Components Vertriebs GmbH, and Light Blue Optics

DisplaySearch US FPD Conference, March 2-3, 2010, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, N-trig Inc., 3M Touch Systems, and Synaptics 

TEI, January 25-27, 2010, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In this first of three reports here, Phillip Hill covers all the main papers directly specific to touch from Carnegie Mellon University/Intel Labs, MIT Media Laboratory/Microsoft Research, Virginia Tech, EPFL, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Banff New Media Institute/Ars Electronica Futurelab, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Stanford University/Nokia Research Center

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 16-19, 2009, Yokohama, Japan; Phillip Hill covers posters from The University of Tokyo/Keio University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, University of Tsukuba (x2), and MIT Media Lab

IDW ’09, December 9-11, 2009, Miyazaki, Japan; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with presentations from Stantum, Samsung Mobile Display, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, and Ricoh Innovations

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 23-25, 2009, Banff, Alberta; In this first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Hasselt University, Microsoft Research/University of Washington, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, Technische Universität München, University of Science and Technology, University of Iowa, University of Grenoble, Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences/University of Waterloo/University of Tokyo/Keio University, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, Newcastle University, University of Calgary, Fraunhofer IITB, Otto-von-Guericke University, University of Augsburg, Fondazione Bruno Kessler/University of Trento/University of Haifa, and University of Magdeburg

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 18-20, Kyoto, Japan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from the 16th ACM symposium on VRST: University of Geneva/Charles University Prague, University College London, Nara Institute of Science and Technology/National Institute of Science and Technology, and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Mobile HCI 2009, September 15-18, 2009, Bonn, Germany; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers papers from the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: offerings from OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, Nokia Research Center, University of Alberta/University of Manitoba, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU)/DOCOMO Euro-Labs, University of Duisburg Essen, and University of Glasgow

A Touching Look at Display Week 2010 by Paul Drzaic

Touch technologies for large-format applications by Geoff Walker

Changing opportunities for transparent conductors by Lawrence Gasman

Why did Apple kill the Newton? by David MacNeill

Last Word: First Impressions…by Jin Kim

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 36+37

Double Issue

 

February 3, 2010 100 pages

Letter from the publisher: “The Circle of Life”… “I don’t get it”… and Boogie Board by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: ExoPC, DigitalRise, Freescale, Dell, Jabil, Engadget, ABI Research, Amazon/Sony/Barnes & Noble/Plastic Logic/Skiff, ASUSTeK, Spring Design, Acer, Synaptics, Isabella Products, Neonode, Project Natal, Planar, Asus, Fujitsu, 3M, Tyco Electronics, Medion, Fusion Garage, Logitech, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Moixa, OreObject, Motorola, Wacom/NUITEQ, Gunze USA/Stantum, Nissha/Peratech, GestureTek, SMART Technologies, Displax, Luidia, Sunvision/Zytronics, Zytronic/Advantech, Dell/NextWindow, Intel, Escalate Retail/Microsoft, Sling Media, Ford, Analog Devices, iSuppli, Research and Markets, Strategy Analytics, Microchip Technology, SilverPAC, Olive/THIEL, Samsung, Pinnacle Security/GE Security, Touch Revolution, enTourage Systems, FlatFrog, Light Blue Optics, Cytec, Garmin, Crocodile Keyboard, Touch Revolution/TAT, DMC Worldwide, Lenovo, Endless Ideas, PF Digital, HP, MSI, Moto, Motion Computing, Apple, American Industrial Systems, Pacinian, Synaptics, NextWindow/Lenovo, Deanmark, Cypress Semiconductor, Optomec, CyberLink, TruTouch Technologies, International Usability Partners, Amazon/Touchco

IDW ’09, December 9-11, 2009, Miyazaki, Japan; In this first report of two, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with presentations from Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), AU Optronics Corporation, Sony Mobile Display Corporation, Sharp Laboratories of Europe/Sharp Corporation, and NEC LCD Technologies

Printed Electronics USA 09, December 1-4, 2009, San Jose, California; The 50-or-so presentations from this IDTechEx-organized conference will be covered in our sister newsletter Flexible Substrate in February, but Phillip Hill selects one here related to touch from Artificial Muscle, Inc.

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 18-20, Kyoto, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from the 16th ACM symposium on VRST: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)/Seoul Institute of the Arts, University of Lille, Nagoya Institute of Technology/Central Japan International Airport Co. Ltd./Nagoya Regional Taxation Bureau, University of Strasbourg, CEA LIST, ETRI/KAIST, Kangwon National University, Osaka University, University of Strasbourg, Universidad de los Andes/University of Alberta/Universidad Nacional, Pohang University of Science and Technology and Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha

ACM Multimedia 2009, October 19-24, 2009, Beijing, China; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa/IKERLAN-IK4 Technology Research Center, Microsoft Research, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, and Nanyang Technological University

Symposium on Vehicle Displays, October 15-16, 2009, Dearborn, Michigan; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ford Motor Company, Scott Griesmann Design, and Stantum

Mobile HCI 2009, September 15-18, 2009, Bonn, Germany; In this first report of two, Phillip Hill covers papers from the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: offerings from Nokia Research Center/ Chinese Academy of Sciences, The University of Tokyo/Sony Computer Science Laboratories, BMW Group Research and Technology/University of Munich, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, Tampere University of Technology, RWTH Aachen University, Lancaster University/DOCOMO Euro-Labs, Orange Labs, Berlin Institute of Technology/ University of Salzburg, and Mobilkom Austria AG

Eurodisplay 2009/IDRC, September 14-17, 2009, Rome, Italy; There were a couple of presentations related to touch at this conference. Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hydis Technologies Co Ltd, and IMM-CNR/STMicroelectronics

Graphics Interface 2009, May 25-27, 2009, Kelowna, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Pixar Animation Studios/University of California, University of British Columbia, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Autodesk Research/Microsoft Research, University of Saskatchewan/Microsoft Research, University of Yamanashi, University of Toronto/INRIA Orsay/University of Washington, and York University

Review: Apple’s Magic Mouse by Jin Kim

Slate and tablet computers: learning from the past by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Assessing a New Tablet (or any other mobile computing product) by Geoff Walker

Stop the Madness! The Breadth/Depth Dichotomy and How to Address It by Daniel Wigdor

Last Word: It’s raining…cash by Bob Senior

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 34+35

Double Issue

 

November 27, 2009 102 pages

Letter from the publisher: Predicting the future…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Microsoft, SKILSENS, Obscura Digital, RENCI, Lab[au], MOTO Development Group, Tangible Displays, Simbioz, Sensory-Minds, Adrian Baynes, Because We Can, SoTouch/onedotzero, Accenture Technology Labs, IntuiLabs, Christian Bannister, Felix’s Machines, Movea, Ideum, Second Story, Philips, Potion Design, ART+COM, 3M, Daan Roosegaarde, Inition Hard Rock Café Las Vegas/Obscura Digital, Carnegie Mellon, Apple, Smartfish Technologies, Gyration, DeviceFidelity, ALPS, Taptu, Touch International, Displaybank, Strategy Analytics, NXT/Immersion,ThinkGeek, Volkswagen, Wacom, Silicon Labs, Bittel, Vectorform/SMART, Novint, Touching Base/Adapx, Innovative Converged Devices, ARX, SilverPAC, Axiotron, Stantum, PixArt, Green-House, Zytronic, DigitalRise, Sharp, RAmos, Ainol, Garmin, Bmorn, Hallods, Mintpass, Sungale, BenQ, Barnes & Noble, Cirque, Digital ArtForms, GestureTek, Yamaha, Savant, Sensacell, Tangible Interaction, SMK, Meridian, Hewlett-Packard, Samsung, Gartner, Nissha, Art Lebedev Studios, Hillcrest Labs, Atmel, Delta, Force Dimension, Troll Touch, Gateway, Iiyama, Lenovo, Sony, Dell, Malata, ASUS, NextWindow, RPO, HTC, T-Mobile, Alltel Wireless, RIM, AT&T/TerreStar, Acer, SK Group, Creative, Nokia, Sony Ericsson, MOTO Development, Unitronics, Home Automation, Inc., HomeLogic, IKIVO, HoloTouch, Parascript, UPEK, WAND Corporation/DigitalPersona, Cypress Semiconductor, Semtech, and Microchip Technology 

Symposium on Vehicle Displays, October 15-16, 2009, Dearborn, Michigan; In this first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from NextWindow, University of Michigan at Dearborn, and Tech-D-P

Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, October 4–7, 2009, Victoria, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Hasso Plattner Institute/Virginia Tech, University of Toronto, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Toronto, University of Washington/Intel Research, Microsoft Research-INRIA Joint Centre, Stanford University/Microsoft Research, University of Manitoba, Tufts University, University of Washington/Microsoft/University of Toronto, University of Washington/Microsoft Research, Hasso Plattner Institute/Columbia University, Kochi University of Technology/Microsoft Research/University of Manitoba, Microsoft Research UK/Microsoft Research US/Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Surface/Microsoft Corp./Microsoft Research, The University of Electro-Communications/Japan Science and Technology Agency, Newcastle University/Microsoft Research, Microsoft Corporation, and University of Washington

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, September 3, 2009, San Jose, California; In this second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from N-trig, RPO, 3M Touch Systems, and Senseg

Touch Affordances Workshop, August 25, 2009, Uppsala, Sweden; This workshop was part of the Interact 2009 conference. Phillip Hill summarizes papers from RWTH Aachen University, The University of Wales Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology/ Philips Design, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, NICTA, and University of Twente

Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, August 1–2, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana; Phillip Hill covers papers from Harvey Mudd College/University of California Riverside, Carnegie Mellon University/Georgia Institute of Technology, NIST/Brown University/University of Central Florida, University of Central Florida/Brown University, Purdue University, and TU Berlin/University of Duisburg-Essen

Tangible and Embedded Interaction (TEI’09), February 16-18, 2009, Cambridge, England; Phillip Hill’s second report of two on this conference covers papers from Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd, University of Lübeck, RWTH Aachen University/University of California San Diego, Simon Fraser University, ETHZ, and University of Munich

Interview with James Dutson from PlasmaQuest

Motorola DROID by Jin Kim

Supporting legacy touch hardware in Vista Tablet PC and Windows 7 by Dave Bhattacharjee

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 32+33

Double Issue

 

September 20, 2009 110 pages

Letter from the publisher: The rise of touch…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Yana Kimava, Moment Factory Experience, Mark Burton, Rockwell Group, Philips, Augmented Environments Lab, Singapore Science Centre, Curiosity, react3D Electric, NextWindow, ASUS, Sinchun, Fujitsu, Gigabyte, Sharp, Medion, Lenovo, Sony, iRex, Nanovision, Duros, Toshiba, Microsoft, Acer, Nintendo/Hillcrest, Microchip, Techno Print, Atmel, Senseg, Microchip, Maxim, Stantum/Sitronix, Touch Window, Cypress, Renesas Technology, Evernote, Beauty Up, Zytronic, Zytronic/Advantech, NCR, Promethean, 3M Touch Systems, Trimble, Adhesives Research, T.S. Microtech, Interactive Institute C-Studio, Luidia, SMART Technologies, Hitachi Software, PolyVision, American Industrial Systems, Touchtech/Natural User Interface, Savant, Crestron, Colorado vNet, Archos, HAI, PolyIC, Movea, Samsung, URC, Palm, Sprint/HTC, Noser/Touch Revolution, snom technology, N-trig, Illusion Labs, Cirque/Ocular, Tsera, Light Blue Optics, Project Natal, Synaptics, Immersion, IDT/Immersion, FBK, Targus/Uni-Pixel, Interlink, Stanford University, e-Smart Technologies, AuthenTec, Porta Systems, UIC, Displaybank, FlatFrog Laboratories, Ideum, and Frontier Silicon

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, September 3, 2009, San Jose, California; In this first of two reports from the DisplaySearch event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from GestureTek, Next Window, and DisplaySearch

Displaybank US Conference, August 20, 2009, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from 3M Touch Systems, Corning Specialty Materials, Elo TouchSystems, Stantum, and Unidym

SIGGRAPH, August 3-7, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tokyo Institute of Technology/University of Electro-Communications, Perceptive Pixel, McGill University, The University of Electro-Communications/Japan Science and Technology Agency, The University of Tokyo, New York University Media Research Lab, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland/Music Conservatory of Geneva, MIT Media Lab/Brown University, Keio University, The University of Tokyo/Keio University, Media Interaction Lab/University of Tokyo/Keio University/University of Waterloo, Keio University/The University of Tokyo, KAIST Design Media Lab/HCI Lab, Technical University of Catalonia, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CHI Conference, April 4-9, 2009, Boston, Massachusetts; In this third report of three, Phillip Hill covers papers from MIT Media Laboratory (x2), Princeton University/Microsoft Research, RWTH Aachen University/University of California, University of Calgary, University of Cambridge, MIT Media Laboratory/UCSD, and Deutsche Telekom Laboratories/Nokia Research Center

Tangible and Embedded Interaction (TEI’09), February 16-18, 2009, Cambridge, England; Phillip Hill’s first report of two on this conference covers papers from Microsoft Research/TU Eindhoven, Georgia Institute of Technology, Microsoft Corporation, Newcastle University, MIT Media Laboratory, and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

IEEE Tabletops and Interactive Surfaces, October 1-3, 2008, Amsterdam, Netherlands; In this third report of three, Phillip Hill covers papers from Microsoft Research US, National Taiwan University (x2), The University of Electro-Communications, The Open University, University of Tokyo, University of Groningen, Hasselt University, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Microsoft Research UK, University of Nevada/Queen’s University/University of Saskatchewan, and Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories 

Interview with Ty Silberhorn from 3M Touch Systems

Interview with Kurt Johnson from Horizon Display

Interview with Harry van der Veen from NUITEQ

TORM turns touch-screens into marketing tools by David Villarina

Reducing stress in the classroom: How interactive whiteboards and solution-based integration improve teacher quality of life by Jill Roberts

The case for a flexible touch panel keyboard by Norman Hairston

Touch-screens: New trends and market forecast by Jennifer Colegrove

Last Word: Wintel collision… Next shot in the arm for touch by Bob Senior

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 30+31

Double Issue

 

July 16, 2009 104 pages

Letter from the publisher: InPlay – Out-of-play…by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Project Natal, Performance Designed Products, Stantum/Sitronix, SMSC, Cypress/Immersion, Acer/Cypress, Cypress, N-trig/Fujitsu, Genius, Motion Computing, Schematic, AIS, Corning/Samsung, austriamicrosystems, SMART, SMART/PixArt, Luidia, ELAN Microelectronics, AU Optronics, NextWindow, Ennova Direct, Manhattan Scientifics, AnthroTronix, Touchpanel Laboratories, Garmin, Beckman Coulter/Zytronic, McKesson Microchip Technology, Melfas/ARM, Zytronic/Coca-Cola, InFocus, Neonode, CPFilms, Dontech, WitsView, Displaybank, 3M, Ocular, AuthenTec, Savant, LG/Cypress, Fujitsu, Immersion, Qualcomm, Light Blue Optics, Cypress/KDDI, Nokia, LG, Samsung, Getac, Sharp, Logitech, Zytronic/Ecast, Hillcrest Labs, NASA, Microsoft, IDT/Leadis Technology, Validity Sensors, NIST, AuthenTec/Phoenix Technologies, UPEK, Stantum, Apple, Sony, and Immersion/Symbian Foundation

Korea Display Conference, June 25-26, 2009, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Asus, Digitech, Cypress Semiconductors, Displaybank, and Corning Specialty Materials

InfoComm 2009, June 13-19, 2009, Orlando, Florida; Geoff Walker covers the touch-related showcases at the InfoComm Exhibition

SID Display Week Symposium, June 2-5, 2009, San Antonio, Texas ; Phillip Hill covers papers and posters from Samsung Electronics/Samsung Mobile Display, Konkuk University/Samsung Mobile Display, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 3M Touch Systems, Motorola, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Samsung Electronics, PLANSEE Metall GmbH, LG Display R&D Center, Shanghai Tianma Micro-Electronics/Fudan University, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Solomon Systech Ltd, Unidym, and DisplaySearch

Interactive Displays Conference, April 21-23, 2009, San Jose, California; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers presentations from 3M Touch Systems, Synaptics, MultiTouch, Eon Reality, Stantum, Sensitive Object, and NextWindow

FineTech Japan, April 15-17, 2009, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Takram Design Engineering, Synaptics Japan, SWENC Technology, and Samsung Mobile Display

CHI Conference, April 4-9, 2009, Boston, Massachusetts; In this second report of three, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Electro-Communications/Japan Science and Technology Agency, Microsoft Research/Hasso Plattner Institute, Microsoft Research/University of Maryland/University of Toronto, University of Manitoba/University of Bristol, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, RWTH Aachen University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Brown University/University of Central Florida

Electronic Displays Conference, March 4-5, 2009, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a handful of presentations relating to touch from this conference organized by Design&Electronik in Germany: Zytronic, Data Modul, and Anders Electronics 

IEEE Tabletops and Interactive Surfaces, October 1-3, 2008, Amsterdam, Netherlands; In this second report of three, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Bremen, Microsoft Research/University of Toronto/Carnegie Mellon University, RWTH Aachen University, University of Calgary, Lulea University of Technology/Natural User Interface Europe AB, University of Augsburg, University of Waterloo, Osaka University/University of Bristol, CSIRO, Newcastle University, FBK-irst, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Georgia Institute of Technology

Interview with Al Monro from NextWindow

Uni-Pixel develops Opcuity Finger Print Resistant Film by Jim Tassone

Virtual tactile touch areas by Dave Bhattacharjee

Resistive Touchscreen Dots by Robert Phares

Switching to the iPhone 3GS by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer;

NUI Group's “Multi-Touch Technologies” by Justin Ireland

Last Word: Over supply? Market consolidation? by Bob Senior

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 29

 

May 22, 2009 63 pages

Letter from the publisher: Candy Land… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Uni-Pixel, Wrapsol, NanoMarkets, DisplaySearch, Displaybank, Strategy Analytics, Artificial Muscle, New York University, Unotron, AUO, 3M Touch Systems, Gunze, N-trig, Nissha Printing, Apple, SMART/NextWindow, InFocus, Luidia, SensAble Technologies, QlikTech, Sharp, Performance Designed Products, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Sony, Microsoft, MIT, Carnegie Mellon University, D-BOX Technologies, Ann Veronica Janssens, Samsung Telecommunications, Wacom, Dell, Whirlpool/Cypress, Wacom/Cypress, Ulysse Nardin/SCI Innovations, Garmin, Seiko Epson, AT&T, Nokia, Motorola, Catcher Technology/Dell, Nintendo, CasaTunes, Borg Displays, L-1 Identity Solutions, AuthenTec, Gemalto, Sonavation, MaxID, and Lumidigm

Interactive Displays Conference,  April 21-23, 2009, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from MicroScent, Ecast, Drexel University, Wacom, N-trig, and Targetpath

CHI 2009 Conference, April 4-9, Boston, Massachusetts; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kochi University of Technology, Autodesk Research, University of Washington/Microsoft Research, University of California, Harvard University/Tsinghua University/Georgia Institute of Technology, Microsoft Research, Autodesk Research/University of Maryland/Cornell University, Sona Research/Nokia Research Center/MIT Media Lab, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Korea University, and National Taiwan University/Universidade da Madeira

IEEE Tabletops and Interactive Surfaces, October 1-3, 2008, Amsterdam, Holland; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers papers from Newcastle University/Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Intergraph Ltd/University of Nevada/University of Saskatchewan/ University of Bristol, University of Münster/Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Geodan S&R, Estia-Recherche, Harvard University/Microsoft Surface/Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, RWTH Aachen University/University of California, Georgia Institute of Technology, Microsoft Research, Hasselt University, University of Munich/ Microsoft Research, Microsoft Surface, and University of Bremen

Interview with Ola Wassvik from FlatFrog

Adaptive interface for text input on large-scale interactive surfaces by Johannes Hirche, Peter Bomark, Mikael Bauer, and Pawel Solyga

Last Word: Does touch make sense on the PC platform? by Chris Connery and John Jacobs

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 27+28

Double Issue

 

March 24, 2009 100 pages

Letter from the publisher: The sexy touch screen… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Anoto/PolyVision, Luidia, SMART Technologies, PLUS Vision, Oberthur Technologies, Canesta, Oxford University Press, WHITEvoid, Capella Garcia, Danish Cultural History Museum, Sunghen, Abundance, Aeolab/Frog Design, Aeolab Lab Au, Leo Villareal, PenMount, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Blendid Interactive Design, Immersion, Ambient Space Design, Big Shadow, Sensacell, Pixel Project, UI Centric, EVL, Tokyo University, Silke Hilsing, AMT, Adobe, NextWindow, Microsoft Research, Microsoft/3DV Systems, MultiTouch, Ideum, IMG/LM3LABS, MIT Media Labs/Taco Labs, National Taiwan University, Mindstorm, NUI, Embodied Media, Synaptics, NOR_/D, Strukt Design Studio, Flexpoint, UPEK, Atrua, AuthenTec, Displaybank, NanoMarkets, Infiniti Research, Strategy Analytics, SensAble Technologies, Atmel ,ARX, Rocketlife, Chilin Technology, Jupiterbay, Nation’s Restaurant News, 3M Touch Systems, Bergquist, Nissha Printing/NXT, Silicon Labs, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Cambrios ,N-trig ,Analog Devices, Fujitsu Microelectronics, AUO, ZeykoAD/Zytronic, Jumping Gym USA/Softkinetic, SMI Health/InfoSlate, OMRON/Renesas Technology, CTL, SMK, InPlay Technologies/U.S. Rental Housing REIT, Immersion/Shackleton Advisors, Neonode, Wacom, Sony, Techsol, Art Lebedev Studios, Luxeed, Micro Industries, Colorado vNet, TouchSystems, Kommerz, RMT, Hanwha, TabletKiosk, Always Innovating, Corning/LG Electronics, Tyco Electronics, Control4, Black & Decker, Meridian, HP, Mitsubishi, Asus, Fujitsu, Samsung, AUO/SiPix, Amazon, Lenovo, Immersion/Pantech, Dell, Shuttle, Motion Computing, Gigabyte, Genius, Axiotron/Touch International, Samsung/Cypress, Trimble, Garmin, Alpine, Viliv, Phenom, Apple, Ebranta, Virgin, “Rubik’s TouchCube, SoftBank/Cypress, Vision Objects/Stantum, VeriFone/CIC, Toshiba, Maple Systems, Verizon, and VISSUMO

DisplaySearch US FPD Conference, March 2-4, 2009, La Jolla, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, Elo TouchSystems, and Synaptics

Virtual Reality Software and Technology Conference, October 27-29, 2008, Bordeaux, France; Phillip Hill covers this VRST symposium organized by ACM with presentations from McGill University/Grenoble University, University of South Australia, Immersion SAS, Vienna University of Technology, Haption/ENS Cachan, Bauhaus-Universität/Osaka University, Centre Européen de Réalité Virtuelle, Fraunhofer Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung, Vienna University of Technology, and Ryukoku University/Chukyo TV Broadcasting

Interface Software and Technology (UIST), October 19-22, 2008, Monterey, California; Phillip Hill reports on this conference with presentations from University Paris-Sud, University of Waterloo/ University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Newcastle University, Stanford University, University of California/ Microsoft Research, and University of Michigan

SID Mobile Displays Conference 2008, September 23-24, 2008, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill covers the touch aspects of this conference with presentations from Toshiba America Electronic Components, Elo TouchSystems, Stantum, and RPO

Interview with Garrick Infanger from VISSUMO

Windows 7 touch implementation by Dave Bhattacharjee

Learning through touch: the story behind the SMART Table by Heather Ellwood

Storytelling memories: a tangible connection to Bomber Command veterans by Tanya Marriott

Last Word: The touch gaming phenomenon by Bob Senior

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 25+26

Double Issue

 

January 29, 2009 100 pages

Letter from the publisher: Icy, icy, icy, all the way home… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Obscura Digital, Chris O’Shea/Cinimod Studio, Tangible Interaction, Potion Design, Stantum, Apple/Palm, TouchTable, Lightspace, Catchyoo, Haque Design, James Clar, Daan Roosegaarde, GestureTek, Marshall Space Flight Center/GestureTek, Mindstorm, Immersion, ART-COM, NextWindow, Zytronic, Luidia, PolyVision, Numonics, Micro Industries, Hitachi, T-WORKS, Cross Match, Albatron, CyberLink/Elo TouchSystems, CPT, TechCrunch, Samsung, Intel, Fujitsu, ASUS, Viliv, Troll Touch, Axiotron, MSI, HP, Acer, AIS, Tyco Electronics, N-trig, Synaptics, Microsoft, Ten One Design, Cellular South/HTC, SmartGlobe, BFG Technologies, LG Display, International Biometric Group, Atmel, Microchip Technology, Warner Bros./TT Games, Maple Systems, Logitech, Samsung, Elan, Wasp, Wacom, NXT, TouchSystems/3M, Immersion, UPEK, AuthenTec, Interlink, ARX, Colorado vNet, SensAble, Dresden University, ETRI, Livescribe, Apple, PVI, 3M, NIST, ABI Research, Vantage/Legrand, InPlay Technologies, Epson Imaging Devices, ShapeWriter, Bandai, Nokia, GyPSii/Nokia, OnPar, Becker, Eten, Garmin, Palm, Motorola, Pharos, Mobinnova, Alpine, JVC, DisplaySearch, Logitech, Swype, Firefox, SMART Technologies, AT&T/Samsung, Immersion, Fraunhofer, IMS/Cypress, Cypress Semiconductor, Sooloos, Black Cat, Isabella Products, Validity, ViewSonic/3M, Source Technologies, AbonTouch, CTL, Pandigital, Collevo, and Carnegie Mellon University

Windows Hardware Engineering Conference, November 5-7, 2008, Los Angeles, California, Phillip Hill reports on WinHEC 2008, highlighting Microsoft’s work on multi-touch

Touch Screen & Interactive Display Technologies, October 8, 2008, Cambridge, England, Overview from Nick Kirkwood; presentation summaries by Mark Fihn from iSuppli, Touchbase, Wacom, Microsoft, and MacDermid Autotype

CEA Special Report: “5 Technology Trends to Watch” 2009, Phillip Hill summarizes the touch aspects of this latest Consumer Electronics Association special edition

UIST, October 19-22, 2008, Monterey, California, Presentations from Microsoft, University of Toronto (Microsoft), Perceptive Pixel, Queens University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Smart Technologies

3rd Annual Displaybank San Jose Conference, September 9, 2008, Santa Clara, California, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Displaybank and Tyco Electronics

Displaybank Korea Display Conference, July 2-4, 2008, Seoul, South Korea, Phillip Hill covers talks from LG Display, Touch Panel Laboratories, and Ukai Display Device Institute

SIGGRAPH 2008, August 11-16, 2008, Los Angeles, California, Presentations from University of Tsukuba, University of Electro-Communications, University of Tokyo/Tokyo Institute of Technology; Upper Austria University/GIST/University of Electro Communications, and KOMME®Z

Interview with Rick Seger from N-trig

Touch screens on OLEDs by Jennifer Colegrove

Optimizing rich media content for multi-touch by Wallace Jackson

The handwriting on the interactive whiteboard…by Arthur Berman

The Last Word: Seen at CES… by Robert Phares

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 23+24

Double Issue

 

November 11, 2008 100 pages

Letter from the publisher: Spelling bees in Asia… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Atmel, Quantum/Siano, SMART, Microchip/Hampshire, Samsung Telecommunications America, Aptus Games, Logitech, Luminvision, Durham University, Hewlett-Packard, EETI, AuthenTec/Samsung, Fujitsu, Albatron, Match Tech Industrial, Panasonic, Asustek, N-Trig, Microsoft, Intel, VirTra Systems, Nikon, Hanwang, Fraunhofer IPMS, Emerging Display Technologies, HTC, Alps Electric, Teraokaseiko, NextWindow, Synaptics/Elan, J Touch, HTC/Synaptics/TPK, Leadis Technology, Freeverse, Alltel Wireless, Samsung, Freescale, N-trig/Intel, Numonics, eBeam, Promethean/University of Barcelona, Safran/Motorola, Privaris, SecuGen, Cogent Systems, bioMETRX/Biometric Solutions, Lenovo/Atrua, Hillcrest Laboratories/Nintendo, Gunze USA, Interlink Electronics, Logitech, Digit Wireless, Control4, Microchip Technology, Movea, Immersion/dreamGEAR, Fujitsu-Siemens/AuthenTec, Lumidigm, UPEK, Vizrt/SMART/Barco, Neonode/Backyard Babies, X-Rite/Wacom, Kyocera, SensAble Technologies/NHL, Virtus, Planar, UPEK, Garmin, Nor_/D, Bridger Maxwell, Interactive Institute, Tabletop Media, Springer, Cross Match, Simulution/SensAble Technologies, T-Mobile/Google, DT Research, HTC/Asus, AT&T/Samsung, Samsung/Immersion, ABI Research, Strategy Analytics, LG Electronics, and Motorola

WIPTE, October 15-16, 2008, West Lafayette, Indiana; WIPTE organizers prepared summaries of the presentations made at the annual conference from Virginia Tech, Eckerd College, Appalachian State University, Victoria University, University of Vermont, Georgia Institute of Technology, Fort Hays State University, Villa Duchesne/Oak Hill School, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Valdosta State University, Clemson University, The American School of Bombay, Hunterdon Central Regional High School District, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Pennsylvania State University, DePauw University, Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, Spring Street International School, Microsoft, Grove City College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Campinas, Technical University of Valencia, Radford University, St. Luke’s School, University of Louisville, Microsoft/Carnegie Mellon University, Universidad de las Américas Puebla, and University of Illinois

DisplaySearch China FPD Conference, September 4-5, 2008, Shanghai, China; Mark Fihn summarizes presentations that included references to the quickly emerging touch screen market, from DisplaySearch (x2), LG Display, Corning, and Young Fast Optoelectronics

SIGGRAPH 2008, August 11-16, 2008, Los Angeles, California; Mark Fihn summarizes papers from the University of Tokyo, ETRI, Japan Science and Technology Agency/University of Tokyo (x2), Carnegie Mellon University/Butterfly Haptics, Carnegie Mellon University/University of Pittsburgh, and The University of Electro-Communications

CHI 2008, April 5-10, Florence, Italy; In this second report, Phillip Hill covers papers from Aalborg University, CSIRO, Hasselt University, MERL/University of Toronto, MIT Media Lab, Natural Interaction/iO, NTT Comware Corporation, Philips Research/University of Manitoba/Eindhoven University of Technology/University of Bristol, Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia, University of Glasgow/BackToHQ Aps, University of Helsinki, University of Maryland, University of Tampere, University of Tokyo, Distance Lab/University of Melbourne, MIT Media Lab/Alium Labs, and University of Toronto

Tabletop 2007 Workshop, October 10-12, Newport, Rhode Island, In this report Mark Fihn summarizes papers from Alterra, EPFL–CRAFT, IT University of Göteborg, and Ricoh

Interview with Darrin Vallis from Cypress Semiconductor

Touch Technology Primer by WEDC

It’s almost 2009… by Alan Weinkrantz

Motion Computing LE1700 by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Four point probes for touch-screen materials by Robert Phares

Interactive whiteboards in 1:1 learning environments by Michelle Lomberg and Jill Roberts

The Last Word: Is the iTable coming? by Bob Senior

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 21+22

Double Issue

 

August 23, 2008 100 pages

Letter from the publisher: Wii Eee... by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: SensAble, Immersion, Microsoft, N-trig, Blue Cube LCD/InPlay, Stantum, Touch International, Osram/Digital Dash, Iljin Display, Sintek, NextWindow, Trident Systems/3M, 3M, F-Origin/PVI, Monash University, Wacom, Wacom/E Ink, Bi-Search/3M, Nexio, Fujitsu, NHK, UniPixel, AUO, RiTdisplay, Nexus Alpha/Zytronic, DuPont, Josh Boughey, Yamaha, ReactOgon, C-Thru-Music, Absolut Visionaries, Jim Mielke, NDS Surgical Imaging, Sagem Morpho, UPEK, UPEK/IDology, Lenovo, Lumidigm, L-1 Identity Solutions, AuthenTec/Motion Computing, AuthenTec, Pretec, ImageWare Systems, Validity. Interlink, Sensor Platforms, DNP, SMK, Pandigital, Motorola, Simon Fraser University, Electronic Art, NCR, Icron, PLUS Vision, SMART Technologies, Wainhouse Research, Turning Technologies, Jaco Electronics/DT Research/Image Base International, DT Research, QIO Systems, SpeakerCraft, Freescale, STMicroelectronics, Cypress Semiconductor, Cypress/JVC, Atmel, Leadis Technology, Powerline Control Systems, NIST, Circle Twelve, James Patten, InvenSense, Ben-Gurion University, Karlssrühe, One Laptop per Child, Panasonic, Gigabyte, Vartech, Worthington, Willcom, Genius, Husqvarna, Cross Match, Logitech, MagicBox, Nokia, Samsung, Apple, SmartLabs, HP, Atmark Techno, Control4, Vantage/Legrand, Niles Audio, Elan, LeCroy, IMS Research, ABI Research, Typhoon Touch Technologies, Nintendo, Tabletop 2008, DisplaySearch, and MIMIV/PFE

Society for Information Display 2007 Symposium, May 20-23, Los Angeles, California; In this report, Phillip Hill covers offerings from University of Arizona/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, LG Display, Samsung Electronics, Seiko Epson Corporation, and Electro Plasma

CHI 2008, Florence, Italy, April 5-10; Phillip Hill covers the Computer Human Interface Conference. This first report covers papers from ETH Zurich/TUM, KAIST, MIT Media Laboratory, Royal Institute of Technology/Columbia University, TAUCHI, University of Auckland/University of Glasgow, and University of Toronto/PARC/University of Michigan

TableTop 2007, October 10-12, Newport, Rhode Island; In this report from the Tabletop 2007 Workshop, Mark Fihn summarizes papers from University of Munich, Japan Science and Technology Agency/The University of Tokyo/NTT Communication Science Labs, Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Cambridge, University of Calgary, Brigham Young University, University of Toronto, University of Sydney, Microsoft Research, UIUC, The MITRE Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, University of Massachusetts

Motion Computing F5 by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

The touch panel market: overlooked no more by Chris Crotty

Survey on the degree of recognition of touch-screens by Jennifer Lee

Touch-screen market has many touches for growth by Jennifer Colgrove

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 19+20

Double Issue

 

March 31, 2008

110 pages

Letter from the publisher: Rumors of transparency... by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: ENESS, London South Bank University, Paul Klotz, Concert Hall Aarhus, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Toshio Iwai, Stantum, Activision, Catchyoo, Electronic Art, Media Interaction Lab, Ubiq'window, Natural Interaction, International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, Hitachi, GestureTek, Philips, Disney Interactive Studios, Potion Design, Microsoft, National Taiwan University, Lumin, NextWindow, ToyQuest, Tabletop 2008, Accenture/Avanade, UWink, DT Research, Prevalent Devices, Life Fitness, Synaptics, Force Dimension, Anoto/LeapFrog, Livescribe, Tiger Electronics, 2K Sports, CI Lumen/3M, Magellan, Movea/Gyration, Bioscrypt/L-1 Identity Solutions, UPEK, Fukui Computer/Hitachi, Fujitsu/AuthenTec, AuthenTec, Veritec, Bundesdruckerei, Sagem Morpho, Phoenix Technologies/Atmel, Futronic, BioLink Biometrics, Snowflake Technologies, Luminetx, Neotel International/Axiotron, e-SMART Technologies, Pay By Touch, M2SYS, Elliptic Labs, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, Atmel/Quantum Research Group, Apple, Interlink Electronics, Xsilva Systems, Interlink Electronics/Samsung, Cypress Semiconductor, Bang & Olufsen, Planar, Elo TouchSystems, Micro Industries, RealEase, Kristel Displays/3M, Trolltech, Microchip Technology, MSGI, Comfort Software Group, SMK, Konica Minolta/SensAble Technologies, Zytronic, Varitronic, Dynamax Technologies/St. Clair Interactive Communications, Kaon Interactive, Newcastle University, Sensable Technologies, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Alltel Wireless/LG, Carnegie Mellon University, Fujitsu, Corning, Immersion, Tactiva, Promethean/Oxford University Press, PolyVision, PolyVision/Anders+Kern, SMART Technologies, Luidia/Turning Technologies, Teamboard, LG Displays, iSuppli, Digitimes, Displaybank, In-Stat, 1790 Analytics, Brookings Institution/InfoSentry, DisplaySearch, Decision Tree Consulting, NanoMarkets, Dell/Typhoon Touch Technologies, Wacom/HP, Computer World, Motion Computing, Advantech, Roper Mobile Technology, iMedica, HTC, InPlay Technologies, Nuvation, Tower Semiconductor/N-trig, Smitrix, N-trig, HP, Asustek, and General Dynamics Itronix

ENACTIVE, November 19-24, 2007, Grenoble, France; Phillip Hill reports on this Acroe-organized event with presentations from Kyushu Institute of Technology/Eastman Kodak, University of Exeter, Acroe, Eindhoven University of Technology, Politecnico di Milano, ISIR, German Aerospace Center/Advanced Realtime Tracking, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Anger/University of Fribourg, Monash University, European Center For Virtual Reality, McGill University, Laboratoire IBISC, University of Verona, Rosalyn Driscoll, Ecole Centrale de Lyon,

and KAIST

Interview with John Feland from Synaptics

Interview with Steven Abbott from MacDermid Autotype

Drivers of touch screen market growth by Jennifer Lee

Active pen and digitizer human input devices: digital vs. analog by Peyman Hadizad

Haptics: improving the mobile user experience by Chris Ullrich

The rugged environment and touch screens by Gary Barrett

The future of ITO by Lawrence Gasman

Waiting for the killer application… by Robert Phares

Last Word: Polythene bags and ambulances…by Bob Senior

Display Industry Calendar 

 

Issue 17+18

Double Issue

 

January 6, 2008

100 pages

Letter from the publisher: Will Apple enable Microsoft’s vision for the Tablet PC? by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Catchyoo, Sony, Epson Imaging Devices, JazzMutant. Wacom, Maple Systems, Tangent, LG Electronics, HTC/Sprint, Samsung, White Electronic Designs, Sophia Mobile/RMI, Ione Technology, Cypress Semiconductor, Cirque, Synaptics, Philips/Quantum, Jon Cambeul, Monome, City College of New York, Sanwa Supply, Unidym, HAPTEX, McGill University, Purdue University, Kyushu University, Durham University/UK Haptics, Microsoft/University of Washington, Emory University, Glasgow University, Neonode, Art Lebedev Studios, InPlay Technologies, N-trig, Displaybank, BCC Research, Intel/Motion Computing, Apple, Vantage/Legrand, GestureTek/Imagination, GestureTek, Panoram Technologies, NextWindow, Barco, mimio, Manchester Metropolitan University, SMART Technologies, Promethean, EIZO, ELAN, Planar/Umpqua Bank, Source Technologies, 3M, Hypercom, Wincor Nixdorf, Interlink Electronics, Dailymotion, ImageWare Systems, austriamicrosystems/Fingerprint Cards, Indian Institute of Technology, The Sharper Image/Sequiam, Bioscrypt/SecuGen, Bioscrypt, Precise Biometric/Oki, L-1 Identity Solutions/ID Networks, Cross Match/AssureTec Systems, ACT/BIO-key, BioMETRX/AuthenTec, MEDION/AuthenTec, IDEX, Fingerprint Cards, Hitachi, Atrua, DigitalPersona, CIC/EbixExchange, Destiny/Logitech, Livescribe, ARX/Ness Technologies, F-Origin/Trolltech, Measurand, Novint, Reachin Technologies, Immersion, Elo TouchSystems/AMI Semiconductor, Zytronic, Touch International, Top-Braille, NIST, University of Aarhus, NEC, Andrew Fentem, Obscura Digital/General Motors, SarcasticGamer

Tablet PC news: GottaBeMobile/Dell/HP/OQO/Microsoft/Amazon/Asus, In-Stat, NAVIsis, Dell, Brigham Young University, ActiveWords, Toshiba, HP, DT Research, e-detail, Axiotron, Yann Le Coroller, Intel, Black Diamond Advanced Technology, EverNote/Fujitsu, Emano Tec, Kontron, Comfort Software, Samsung, E-Lead Electronics, Brophy College Preparatory School, WiBrain, Asus, Gigabyte, Edward Jones

iSuppli Flat Information Displays Conference, December 4-5, Las Vegas, Nevada; Mark Fihn reports about touch-related presentations from iSuppli’s 24th annual event. Presentations covered

are from iSuppli, Samsung SDI, and Elo.

SID Display Applications Conference, October 23-25, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill reports from this first newly-named conference focused on the engineering aspect of applications with coverage of a half-day session devoted to touch screens

IEEE Tabletop 2007, October 10-12, Newport, Rhode Island; Summaries of papers from the University of Tokyo, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble/Chalmers University of Technology, Microsoft Research, Simon Fraser University, and Queen’s University/Aachen University

Interview with Jonathan Curtiss of Lumio

ThinSight: integrated optical multi-touch sensing through thin form-factor displays, by Shahram Izadi, Steve Hodges, and Alex Butler, Microsoft Research

Multi-touch overview by Keith Colson

Multi-touch considerations on traditional desktops by Dave Bhattacharjee

The challenges of developing new media for touch-screens by Wallace Jackson

TouchPal - an innovative soft keyboard by Jeff Kirvin

Dell finally releases a Tablet PC by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer

Last Word: “Walker behind the wheel”… by Mark Fihn

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 16

October 16, 2007

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: Touchdowns, touchbacks, and touch football… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Blendid Interaction Design, Betaminds, Catchyoo, NUI Group, OpenTouch, JazzMutant, Stantum, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Euclidean Crisis, Stanford University, Barco/SMART Technologies, PLUS Vision, PolyVision, SMART Technologies, Tidebreak/Luidia, Hitachi Software, Natural Interaction, Concordia University, Lightspace, “Evoke”, Tangible Interaction Design, PIKA PIKA, ART+COM, Microsoft, Barragan Studio, NTT DoCoMo, University of Tokyo, Gyration, Moritz Waldemeyer, Sensacell, LAB[au], Nikon, MIT, University of Wollongong/Australian National University, Sensitive Object/Elo TouchSystems, Apple, Palm, iSuppli, Balda, BeatPhone, Haken Audio, MIT Media Labs, Yamaha, Sharp, Microsoft/MERL, University of Utah/Stanford University/Purdue University, UK Haptics, Glasgow University, Hillcrest Labs, Novint/Merscom, Chris Sugrue, N-trig, Wacom, Renesas/QRG, Atmel/QRG, InvenSense, Reportlinker, Sprint/Motorola, Synaptics/LG, Synaptics, Touch International/3M Touch Systems, TouchSystems, Tyco Electronics, Micron Technology, Fujitsu, Philips, Vity Technology, RealPlay, AXIOMTEK, ELAN Home Systems, RTI, Moneual, Field Poll, Zytronic, Carl's Jr./EMN8, iGotcha Media, 3M Touch Systems, iPUBLISH/Cypress, Immersion, Medical Check In Systems, Radiant Systems/BIO-key, Lumidigm, L-1 Identity Solutions/Ultra-Scan, Fidelica Microsystems, BioMETRX, Fujitsu, AuthenTec, Cross Match, BIO-key, L-1 Identity Solutions, HID Global, UPEK, Sagem Morpho, Sequiam Biometrics, Sequiam Corporation/The Sharper Image, Aware, ARX/Swivel Secure, IOGEAR, Adesso

Society for Information Display 2007 Symposium, May 20-25, Long Beach, California; Phillip Hill covers an interesting late-news poster from QSI Corporation

Interview with Steve Hanson from InPlay Technologies

Enhanced touch device function via toolbar utilization by Dave Bhattacharjee

An update on resistive touch panel technology: Conductive Polymer has arrived by Bruce DeVisser

Apple changes the world. Again. by Conrad Blickenstorfer

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 15

July 31, 2007

78 pages

Letter from the publisher: Congenital analgia... by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Into the Pixel, Catchyoo, Mindstorm, Perceptive Pixel, GestureTek, Because We Can, Obscura Digital, Microsoft, Someth;ng, Apple, Fingerjig, Mid Sweden University, Zytronic, Touch4/Zytronic, PanelWorx, Barco, Synaptics, Cypress Semiconductor, STMicroelectronics, Ultra-Scan, DisplayBank, iSuppli, Acuity, Dan Didrick, MIT, White Electronic Designs, NTT, New Computer Technologies Company/NextWindow, TaxiTech, Wacom/TouchKO, 3M Touch Systems/Touch International, CRS, Originae, Eleksen, Peter Chen, LOMAK, Art Lebedev Studios, Luxiium, Logitech, Synaptics, Hanwang, Genius, Reachin Technologies, McGill University, Novint Technologies, NTT, University of Manchester, Microsoft/Immersion, Immersion/Nokia, Glasgow University, Eleksen, Peter Chen, LOMAK, Athena, Art Lebedev Studios, Luxiium, Tohoku University, Sensitive Object/Elo TouchSystems, Anoto, Silanis/IBM, CIC/Lenovo, CIC/Softex, Motion Analysis/Icarus Studios, Peladon Software/Parascript, Interlink Electronics/Laser App Software, ARX/H2H Solutions, L-1 Identity Solutions, Precise Biometrics, Hitachi, Sagem Morpho, Privaris/AuthenTec, Lumidigm/Keico, DigitalPersona, Fujitsu/123ID, Atrua, Validity/UPEK, NIST, Oxford Semiconductor/Cogent Systems, Apricorn, Volcano/Cirque, Horizon Technology, EELY, WEDC, InPlay Technologies, Kienzle Systems, Diebold Election Systems, Immersion Medical, SMART Technologies, SMART Technologies/HP, Numonics, Promethean/Sanyo, PolyVision, Livescribe, ZTE, HTC, Pantech

Navigating by touch: the latest GPS offerings: Juxin International, DeLorme, Klegg, Navigon/Porsche, JVC, IOPS, Harman Kardon, Mango Research, Compass Systems, Leadtek, Samsung, Hitachi, Sanyo

Society for Information Display 2007 Symposium, May 20-25, Long Beach, California

Phillip Hill covers presentations from Samsung Electronics and Toshiba Matsushita

A force feedback feel for fabrics: Phillip Hill assesses the current status of the European Union HAPTEX project

Interview with Guillaume Largillier of JazzMutant

Natural interaction: Alessandro Valli gives a fascinating insight into the paradigms of how we interact with our environment, and in particular to the machines and interfaces that we deal with, and explains how they have to change

Why a biometric control system?: Comparing AccessQ for physical access control to a card system…by Maggie Strevell

Poor adoption of ITO replacements - why? by Peter Harrop

Touch screen market grows and prospers: Jennifer Colegrove of iSuppli gives her latest analysis of the market

Last Word: Who the heck is Balda?: Geoff Walker delves into the murky world of who exactly is supplying the touch technology for Apple’s iPhone and comes to a surprising conclusion

Display Industry Calendar   

Issue 14

May 28, 2007

 53 pages

Letter from the publisher: Will Dell’s Tablet PC spark the market? by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: MIT, Philips, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Kristin Jarmun, Tangent, iOO Design, Microsoft, Microsoft Research, Next Generation Pediatrics/GestureTek, Reactable, Withlight, DAHAN T&S, University of East Anglia/King’s College, NextWindow/TORM, Sparkfun Electronics, Applied Sciences, Lightspace, Promethean, NEC Display Solutions, LG, Apple, Horizon Technology/NEC, Saitek, Synaptics/Newton Peripherals, Genius, Studio Roosegaarde, Columbia University, Fujitsu, Elo TouchSystems, Cypress Semiconductor, HP, Savant Systems, Sharp, Toshiba Matsushita, Apex Software, CIC/Lenovo, SmartMetric, Cogent Systems, Smartmachine International/Atrua Technologies, AuthenTec, Labcal Technologies/SETECS, Precise Biometric, Neurotechnologija, Lexmark/Mentalix, Master Lock, iMagic Software, NEC, Schlage, Fujitsu, Wave Systems/ASI Computer Technologies, UPEK, Rand McNally/Encyclopedia Britannica/SMART Technologies, Numonics/Encyclopedia Britannica, Mobile Knowledge/Zytronic, Wohler Technologies, Adhesives Research, 3M, Fujitsu/mCosm, NCR, PhatWare, Nsi, Immersion, Cypress Semiconductor/HP, Touch International, Wacom, SensAble Technologies, MIT/Microsoft Alliance

Tablet PC news: News from NAVIsis, Motion Computing, Dell, HP, Mobile Demand, Panasonic, GETAC, Data Evolution, Samsung, Coxion, Fujitsu, HTC, ClearView, Sungju Computer, and Beijing Peace-East

Interview with Ian Maxwell of RPO

NextWindow introduces the 1900 optical touch screen by Anthony Uhrick

QSI details input device alternatives by Todd Christensen

Touch-Base introduces TouchIT portal by Dave Bhattachargee

Last Word: Backpedaling in Microsoft-Land: The UMPC suddenly gets real by Geoff Walker

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 13

March 30, 2007

 54 pages

Letter from the publisher: The Naegeli Syndrome… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Sharp, Engineered Fibre Structures, Immersion, University of California Irvine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Organic Motion, University of Southampton, Fujitsu, Kwikset, Axxis Biometrics, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, XM Satellite Radio, NUI Group, MERL, Marek Walczak, IconNicholson, Spyder, Eleksen, Amex Digital, Hanwang, Genius, Blue Sky Designs, ASUS, Teclast, Toshiba, OpenMoko, Samsung, Emano Tec, ARCHOS, Estari, Quantum Research, StacoSwitch, DigitalPersona, SiPix Imaging, Digital View, Brother, Planar, Somatic Digital, Silanis Technology/Geneva Partners, WEDC, Datacap/Parascript, Anoto, Touch International, ARX/CoSign, Neovo/Qtouch technology, Immersion/Sony, Synaptics/Medion, Micro Industries, Liyitec, 3M Touch Systems, mimio, SMART Technologies, Luidia, IEI, PhatWare, CIC, L-1 Identity Solutions/ComnetiX, RSA/Valyd Software, BIO-key International/Advanced Biometric Controls, Toshiba/ Atrua Technologies, Master Lock/BioMETRX, Fujitsu/Sharp/NEC, FinePoint, Authentec/JRC, Acuity Market Intelligence

Tablet PC news: from Motion Computing, Algiz, PaceBlade, TabletKiosk, ASUS, Philips, HTC, Flybook, FlipStart Labs, Amtek, Sony, Sharp, Beijing Peace East Technology, KIDC, Samsung, OQO, Nokia, and Gigabyte

Interview with David Tulbert of STRIKE Technologies

Differences between an RTD and an LCD by Tim Pryor

Advanced interactivity within our reach by Alan Brawn

Skin: “An interactive hyperstereoscopic electro installation” by Phillip Hill

MERL develops two-sided touch table by Phillip Hill

Last Word: A holistic view of touch by Geoff Walker

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 12

February 4, 2007

 56 pages

Letter from the publisher: Touch in a bar… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Perceptive Pixel, Sensitive Wall, Philips Research, Ars Electronica Center, Bill Buxton, Sensacell, Sansa, Puffer Sphere, Studio Roosegaarde, Amnesty International/TASER, Dream Link, ANU, Sunman Kwon, LG Electronics, Chua Wunfong, Luxeed, V12 Design, Sony Ericsson, Apple, Meizu, Samsung, OPPO, Ju Xing, CECT, Calibryze, Cowon, HTC, HP, Next Window, UCLA, NI, Digi-Key/IRTOUCH Systems, Silanis Technology, SID Protect, Nobu, LaserAid, Euclidean Crisis, DigitalPersona, Zytronics, Synaptics, UPEK, Sequiam/Magstone Innovation, Quantum Research, Pay By Touch, KLOSS, Elo TouchSystems, GestureTek, Micro Industries, Interlink, InPlay Technologies, EPOS/Dane-Elec Memory, Hypercom, Samsung/Immersion, Fujitsu, NCR, Luidia/Lintex Nordic, Ascension Technology, Promethean, Mesurand, Cogent/Symwave, Novint Technologies, CIC/Oracle, HAPTEX, IBG, Validity, Elan Home Systems, Cross Match, Dell, BIO-key/ComnetiX

Tablet PC news: News from: OQO, Toshiba, Sahara, Bumblebee, Samwell, Axiotron, Nokia, Microsoft, Medion

Americas Display Engineering & Applications Conference (ADEAC): October 23-26, Atlanta -- Phillip Hill covers presentations from Planar Systems, IGT, and McKesson Provider Technologies

Seeing is believing -- interactively by Alan C. Brawn and Anthony Uhrick

Reintroducing infrared touch technology (part III) by Syling Ye

Interview with David Martin of SMART Technologies

A tough touch challenge by Gary Barrett

Touch and the Apple iPhone by Geoff Walker

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 11

December 31, 2006

52 pages

Letter from the publisher: The mind and the fingers… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: International Biometrics Group, Cypress/UPEK, Elecom, LaserAid/Polhemus/Digital ArtForms, Sumitomo/Hitachi. Citibank Singapore/Pay By Touch, Yanko Design Group, QinetiQ, Tai-Chi Project, DuPont, United Visual Artists, Electroland, GS Yuasa/University of Tokyo, LAb[au], University of Tsukuba, E-revolution, PIPS:lab, CSIRO, PIKA PIKA, Daan Roosegaarde, Hitachi, TPS, Digital Dash, NEC, Synaptics/Samsung, Quantum Research/NuVo Technologies, InvenSense, Touch International, Lenovo/Wacom, Vision Objects, Hampshire, White Electronics, PhatWare, ZTE/Digit Wireless, eGalax/eMPIA, TST Biometrics, CAM Graphics, Diebold/Secugen. SAS/Precise Biometrics, smartTOUCH Medical, Cross Match, Cogent Systems/3M, SMART, Promethean/Scholastic, EverNote/Fujitsu, Samsung, LendingTools/DigitalPersona

Americas Display Engineering & Applications Conference (ADEAC): October 23-26, Atlanta 24 -- Phillip Hill covers a presentation from A D Metro

Around other conferences…Phillip Hill summarizes the best of the rest from around the world: McGill University and the University of British Columbia; Glasgow University; and Technical University Munich

Technology Showcase: Lumio shows of touch keyboards on any surface by Phillip Hill

The UMPC at the end of 2006 by Geoff Walker

Tablet PC news: Mark Fihn covers news from Gateway, HP, MetaFacts, Motion Computing, Acturion Datasys, NEC, Viewsonic, Encore Software, and LaPazz

Reintroducing infrared touch technology, II by XinBin Liu

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 10

November 24, 2006

45 pages

Letter from the publisher: The Touch Panel newsletter -- one year old… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Indianapolis Airport, Sony, Adam Richards Architects, James Patten, Timo Arnall, EPSRC/Elumin8, Lab-Au, Apex Software, MVMT/Element Labs, University of Tokyo, Queen’s University Belfast, Wolf and Mok, In2Games, FRONT Design, Somatic Digital, Hela, Art Lebedev Studios, Eindhoven University of Technology, L International, Fujitsu, Hillcrest Labs, Apple, Wacom Europe, University of Geneva, LumiPad, FreeHand, Newton Peripherals/HP, Centre Pompidou, Moritz Waldemeyer, Quantum Research Group/Meizu, Keuco, Microsoft Research, Zytronic, Lansmont/QSI, Synaptics, Touch International, UPEK, Pay By Touch, 3M Touch Systems, Immersion/GeoTel, Oxford Easybook, UK Haptics, Hypercom, Abuzz, Hitachi, Axiomtek, Cypress Semiconductor, Toshiba Matsushita, Napier University/Promethean, Vision Objects, Nuance Communications, AuthenTec/Creston, Diebold, BIO-key, Cross Match Technologies, Novint Technologies, Softex/Lenovo, SecuGen, IdentiMetrics, DigitalPersona, Authentec/Sequiam, Quantum Research Group,

Americas Display Engineering & Applications Conference (ADEAC): October 23-26, Atlanta -- Phillip Hill covers presentations from Dontech, Fujitsu Components America, and Gunze USA

Tablet PC news: Dell, Tablet Goo, Kohjinsha, LGE, Arima, Toshiba, Panasonic, Lenovo, Samsung, Fujitsu, Asus, Azentek, UMEC, DrewTech, and UltraMobile Life

Navigating by touch: Caliber, Lowrance, Nokia, Evaro, Dash Navigation, Averatec, SunLike, Acer, FIC, and E-TEN

Reintroducing infrared touch technology by Cindy Wang

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 9

October 8, 2006

44 pages

Letter from the publisher: Two-point discrimination… by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Crestron, Nobu, Inteset, HoloTouch, IBM/Xing, Novotable, Philips, Logitech, DigitalPersona, BenQ, Lightspace, Adesso, HP, yet2.com, Inition, Apple, HKGZ, Optera/TPK Solutions, Diebold, CeroView/ULTIMedia, LaCie, Hypercom, Lumidigm, NEC, Interlink Electronics, Cogent Systems, Wacom, CRS, Control4, TouchSystems, TIO Networks, Cypress/Symwave, Fujitsu/Softex, Cross Match Technologies, Elo TouchSystems, Active Ink Software, Ipsos Insight, Immersion, PolyVision, Hitachi, PhatWare, NCR, Promethean, AuthenTec, Privaris/Authentec, BIO-key, EON Reality/Navigator Development Group, Kodak, ADEL/TI, Logitech, SMART Technologies

Tablet PC news: Dell, Lenovo, Panasonic, Black Diamond, Catcher, Intel, Evernote, ActiveWords, agopc, Medion, UREN, Sony, Fujitsu, WordsGear

Navigating by touch: HP, Blaupunkt, JVC, Rand McNally, Navman, Pharos, FineDrive, Delphi, Medion, Via-Michelin, So Easy Rider

Interactive digital signage by Anthony Uhrick

Carbon nanotube transparent electrodes for touch screens by Chris Weeks

Bio-Pen ensures that forgers cannot copy signatures by Phillip Hill

Haptics and the Novint Falcon by Mark Fihn

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 8

August 30, 2006

 39 pages

Letter from the publisher: Happy birthday touch screens…35 years old! by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Kloss, Apple, Nanika, SoniColumn, Digital Information Development, Seiko Epson, ART Media, University of Buffalo, Colorado vNet, James Clar & Associates, New York University, GM Nameplate, Logitech, Synaptics, Futronic Technology, IBM, Korg, Sagem Morpho, Panasonic, NextWindow, Cogent Systems, Source Technologies, NEC, Sharp, Synaptics/Pilotfish, Hitachi, AuthenTec, Kontron, BIO-key, Elo, Interlink Electronics, RTI, Vision Objects/iRex Technologies, Eleksen, UEI/Creston Electronics, Planar, Oregon Scientific, Maple Systems, Quantum, SeePoint/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Interview with Mark Mendenhall, President of Elo TouchSystems

The truth about interactive whiteboard durability by Carolyn Dearden

Circular polarizers in resistive touch screens by Geoff Walker

Tablet PC news: TabletKiosk, ASUSTeK, HiPAD, Apex, Aiptek, Mi-Co/Logical Progression, Philips, EverNote, Fujitsu, Raon Digital

Navigating by touch: News from u-blox, Porsche Design, Garmin/TomTom, Trevi, Tibo, Blaupunkt, Dash Navigation, RoyalDigital, LG, Dangaard Telecom, Talex, Acer

TouchView Plus ships from CAM Graphics for 17 years by Mark Fihn

The Last Word: No to laptops in the hold… by Chris Williams

Display Industry Calendar 

Issue 7

July 31, 2006

28 pages

Letter from the publisher: Travel in a fingerprint…   by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Wacom/Microsoft, NIST, SecuGen, HeHe, SAS/Precise Biometrics, Immersion, Lumio, Source Technologies, Xerox/Palm, Synaptics, Identix, Hampshire, Merit Entertainment, ASUS/Authentec, SMART Technologies, Promethean, Planar/Tech Data, Quantum Research Group, Nanoident, Dai Nippon Printing, Privaris, NCSU,

VarTech, Sagem Morpho/ADI, Letterkenny, LG Electronics, Planar Systems/Clarity Visual Systems, Cypress Semiconductor, Maple Systems, InvenSense, Jetmobile, NEC

Frit and the better touch screen… by Gary Barrett

Tablet PC news: Motion Computing, Xplore Technologies, C1 Solutions, abletFactory, Einstein Technologies, Toshiba, White Electronics. Daewoo Lucoms, FreeHand Systems, ARINC

Navigating by touch: News from Crutchfield, ABI Research, Navman, Lowrance, LG, Intill, Sony, Averatec, Altina, Packard Bell, Garmin, d-media, Traffic.com, CyberDrive, DeLorme, Pavion, Shah Capital, Netac, Topcon, Mio Technology, Magellan, PDC, myguide, Tchibo, Prober, Karputer, Yukyung Technologies, Takara

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Issue 6

June 21, 2006

41 pages

Letter from the publisher: Touching thoughts from SID…  by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Elo TouchSystems, Sagem Morpho, UK Haptics/Reachin Technologies, Cross Match/C-VIS, BIO-key International, CyberTouch, Validity Sensors, noDNA, International Biometric Group, Touch International, Artemis Solutions, Tychi Systems, Pay By Touch, Wacom, Zytronic, Fujitsu, Cogent Systems/UPEK, Identix/Sagem, UPEK, HoloTouch, SensAble Technologies GestureTek, Immersion/eDimensional, Mi-Co/IBM, CIC/IntegraSys, Autodesk/Google, Numonics, PhatWare, Vision Objects, AuthenTec, Virtual Ink, PolyVision, Accenture, Lenovo/AuthenTec, U-Touch, CyberWalk, Bekaert, Blue Man Group, Finger Drums, Immersion, NAVIsis, Samsung, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, SMART Technologies, GestureTek/Insight Media, University of Nebraska

Highlights from the SID show floor: Geoff Walker takes a tour of the exhibition and interviews 20+ companies: 3M Touch, Elo TouchSystems, A D Metro, Bergquist, Chi Lin Technology/Next Window, DigiTech Systems, eGalax, Fujitsu, Gunze, Hampshire, Horizon Technology/General Touch, Immersion, IRTouch Systems, Northpoint Technologies, Plastic Logic, SMART Technologies,

SMK Electronics, Touch International, TouchKO/White Electronic Designs, Wacom, Zytronic

Tablet PC news: News from Motion Computing, USAFA, Panasonic, Samsung, Electrovaya, Fujitsu, 28 Pepper Computer/Hanbit Electronics, Microsoft, General Micro Systems, Sony, Active Ink,

MoBits, Handango, WEDC

Technology Showcase: Phillip Hill takes a look at the latest developments in interactive tabletop technology at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Navigating by touch: In the second of a new regular section, Mark Fihn covers the news on the emerging navigation market which could be the catalyst to make touch screen technologies take off. News from Fujitsu-Siemens, Polaroid, FusionSoft, Vitas, Parvus, Philips, Inkel, Plena, Kenwood, XROAD, RAmos, Wixzer, Clarion

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Issue 5

May 3, 2006

41 pages

Letter from the publisher: Into the pixel…  by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Silicon Imaging, Reach Technology, Zytronic, UK Haptics/Reachin Technologies, Sequoia Voting Systems/Jaco Electronics, Novint Technologies, Eleksen/Bora Communications, Cypress Semiconductor/LG, MacDermid Autotype, Vision Objects/Pentel, Cortexa Technology, TouchPoints Survey, NIST, Synaptics/Samsung, UPEK/MXI, Sagem,

Mi-Co, 3M Touch Systems, InPlay Technologies, Hampshire, RTI, Horizon Technology, Hypercom, PolyVision, CIC/Adobe, Gunze USA, Toronto researchers, Pelham Sloane, Precise Biometrics, Nanika, FreeHand Systems, UPEK, Keytec, TIO Networks/Tranax, Next Window, Liyitec, AuthenTec, Elo TouchSystems, TouchPoll, A4Vision, Adhesives Research, BioMETRX, Apple, HP, BIO-key, Novotable

Tablet PC news: Information from Placeforitall, Toshiba, ASUSTeK, Wacom, Data Evolution, Eleksen, Flybook, Fujitsu, Motion Computing, Gateway, iRex

Navigating by touch: News from: CEA, Samsung Electronics, TomTom, Cobra, Medion, Takara, E-Ten, Novogo, Evesham, Sony, Magellan, Alpine, Sorell, Torq

UMPC Update: What’s happened since the March 9th Launch? by Geoff Walker

A detailed review and commentary of the activities related to the new UMPC platform and its implications relating to touch screen technologies

Low-cost capacitive touchscreens drive new innovations in appliance design by Chris Ard

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Issue 4

March 13, 2006

37 pages

Letter from the publisher: Touch in a touchless world…  by Mark Fihn

Touch Panel news from around the world: Samsung, UPEK, Art Lebedev, Hewlett Packard Labs, Logitech, Radica Games/Sega Toys, 3M Touch Systems/Immersion, Zuum, Tangent, Virtual Ink, Plastic Logic, CIC/CSC, SMART Technologies, PolyVision, PhatWare, Gorenje/Quantum, Fujitsu, UPEK/Freescale Semiconductor, Apple, Trilogy Touch Technology/Tech Data, QSI, TouchKO/ White Electronic Designs. International Biometric Group, Yanko Design Group, Pentax, Immersion/SMK, New York University, HP, Eleksen, Immersion/Electro Source, CIC/Hypercom, Media Information Science Laboratories, Medion/Authentec, Elo, Sharp, Atrua/Varatouch Technologies, Microsoft, Moobella, Nintendo

Technology Showcase: Buffalo University fingerprint recognition

Interview with Hash Pakbaz of Cambrios

Tablet PC news: Information from Placeforitall, TabletKiosk, Sahara Computers, Panasonic, Acer, Sharp, Willcom, Microsoft, Intel, ASUSTeK, Founder, Samsung, TabletKiosk, and PBJ

Touching Origami: Microsoft’s UMPC Platform: Geoff Walker provides a wealth of insights about Microsoft’s new UMPC devices, particularly in relation to touch capabilities.

Origami: Paper art form from Japan; versatile PC project codename…

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Issue 3

February 6, 2006

34 pages

Letter from the publisher: On “Proprioception”…  by Mark Fihn

Touch panel news from around the world: Geo Dec, Pay By Touch/BioPay, Wacom Technology, Viisage Technology/Identix, UPEK/Itronix, Hand Held Products/RMS-Touch, Quantum, Philips,

Immersion Corporation, Maple Systems, Gesture Tek, CIC, EPOS, AuthenTec, SMART Technologies, Virtual Ink, Cortexa Technology, CIC/Valyd, Ethertouch, Fujitsu, Vision Objects, Tychi Systems, PhatWare, PLUS Vision, Gunze, Eleksen, Plexera, Insight Media/Commodore, PortalPlayer, MERL

Tablet PC news: Apple, Microsoft, Sony, E Ink, iRex, Jinke, SpeedGear, Xplore, Pepper Computer, Samsung, Ace Asia, Jaco Electronics/Sequoia Voting Systems, Toshiba, Asus, OQO, Ford/Stargate Mobile, e-Stand

Is the Tablet PC ready to penetrate the consumer market? by Geoff Walker

Interview with Ted Cox of TouchKO

Technology Showcase

  + USC Viterbi: New haptics system helps stroke patients to regain functions

  + Holotouch suspends large images in the air for easy keyboarding

The “Sight of Touch”:  Mark Fihn takes a look at how touch technologies are being applied to the arts

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Issue 2

December 29, 2005

23 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Extent of the coverage of the Touch Panel newsletter by Mark Fihn

Touch panel news from around the world: Immersion/Volkswagen, Elo TouchSystems, Troll Touch, Medion/AuthenTec, SenseGraphics, HAI, Mi-Co, Identix, GestureTek, ASSIST, PhatWare, SMART Technologies, EPOS, Active Ink, Hitachi, Lenovo, Immersion, Lucidiom, University of Tokyo, Next Window, LG/Cypress, Elo Touchsystems

Tablet PC news: News from iRex Technologies, Acer, Nokia, Lenovo, DualCor Technologies, Gotive, FreeHand Systems, and SCEL

Interview with Steve Sedaker of Wacom

iSuppli Flat Information Display Conference: Presentations from Samsung, Toshiba and Plastic Logic

Novel Christmas “touches”

Technology Showcase: Clarkson University engineer outwits high-tech fingerprint fraud

Last word:  The future of the Tablet PC:  Geoff Walker takes a look at Microsoft’s philosophy and long-term strategy

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Issue 1

November 27, 2005

35 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Introducing the Touch Panel by Mark Fihn

Touch panel news from around the world: TMD, Synaptics/Medion, NEC Display Solutions UPEK, 3M/NEC, HoloTouch, Interlink Electronics, Elo TouchSystems, FogScreen, Methode Electronics/Immersion, TouchSense, AuthenTec, Logitech, Tangent, Ethertouch, HitachiSoft, Immersion/I-play, PolyVision, Promethean/Riverdeep, SMART Technologies, 3M Touch Systems/Immersion, Hitachi/EverNote, GestureTek, Horizon/General Touch, Synaptics/Packard Bell, LaCie/UPEK, Wacom, Zytronic, and Quantum

Why Tablet PCs have not taken off:  by Mark Fihn

Tablet PC news:  IBM/Lenovo, FinePoint Innovations/InPlay Technologies, Mercury Computer Systems, Gateway, Pepper Computer, Dialogue Technology, Connoisseur Electronics, Handango, Fujitsu, TabletKiosk, Toshiba, Acer

Interview with John Stetson of Gunze USA

SID: Americas Display Engineering and Applications Conference (ADEAC 2005):

+ Smart Technologies:  From small size to wall size

+ Fujitsu:  Selecting resistive touch panels to match the LCD and user application

+ 3M Touch Systems:  Integrating touch screens and optical films

+ Microsoft:  PlayAnywhere - a compact vision-based tabletop display

Technology Showcase:  Tokyo University produces Khronos Projector for movie manipulation

Palm rejection on resistive touchscreens:  Geoff Walker explains one of the big “gotchas” associated with resistive touchscreens

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