New Capacitive Touchscreens Recognize Your Gloved Fingers

It's old news by now, but capacitive touchscreens are a pain to use in the Winter because they can't detect your fingertaps through a pair of gloves. But SMK has improved the design of their 6.5-inch panels so that devices like car navigation systems can still be operated if you're driving with gloves on. » 10/25/11 5:40pm 10/25/11 5:40pm

Wireless Bluetooth Pen Puts Your Mid-Air Penmanship to the Test

Bluetooth enabled pens are nothing new, but they generally require something like special dotted paper to function properly. SMK Corp claims that their new "Wireless Input Pen" is the first device of its kind to transmit characters written in mid air. Combined with Bluetooth, the pen utilizes a a built-in triaxial… » 6/10/08 7:45pm 6/10/08 7:45pm