Robust sealed touch panels
Quantum Research Group, the charge-transfer (QT) capacitive touch company, has announced the QT60160 (16-key) and QT60240 (24 key) touch sensor chips. The devices will sense the touch of a finger through panels of any electrically insulating material. Panels can be 50mm or more in thickness when used with a scanned X-Y passive matrix.
Multichip 16mm LED pilot lamps
The latest addition to specialist distributor Switchtec’s own SCL brand, the PL16 16mm LED pilot lamp offers improved brightness, very low power consumption and smaller size – requiring less panel space - than larger, 22mm filament bulb types.
Biometric keyboards with new security software
Cherry Electrical Products demonstrated a new robust and highly integrated identity and access management security software on the company’s FingerTIP ID keyboards at the Biometrics Show 2006 at Westminster.
24W RGB LED Lighting Modules
Avago Technologies will use electronica to introduce a pair of high-performance, 24W red, green and blue (RGB) light-emitting diode modules for a wide range of decorative, architectural and specialty lighting applications. These new high-power LED modules, which are the first in the industry to provide up to 480 lumens of light output, target customers who want an easy to use lighting solution that has the ability to display a variety of colours.
Touch Technology added to LCD Monitor
Elo TouchSystems, a division of Tyco Electronics Corporation, has added its latest acoustic pulse recognition touch technology to the already versatile 1529L 15in LCD multifunction touchmonitor. In addition to APR, the 1529L includes options for an integrated three-track magnetic stripe reader, 2 x 20 vacuum fluorescent rear-facing customer display and a biometric fingerprint recognition device. Typical applications for the 1529L with APR includ...
Wireless, plug and play keyboard
Sirius from Cherry is a wireless, plug and play, and tap-proof thanks to coded data transmission with interference-free radio transmission, Sirius operates at a frequency range between 26.957 and 27.283 MHz. Weighing 627 g and measuring 456 x 204 x 25 mm, the keyboard benefits from a 2m transmission range.
Reliable Ultra-Flat Keyboards
Cherry Electrical Products has announced an ultra-flat 16mm keyboard, developed for home-office and business users seeking pleasing, innovative designs and reliable (up to 10 million) key operation.
17 and 19in LCD Rear mount touch monitors
Elo TouchSystems, a division of Tyco Electronics Corporation, has announced two new Liquid Crystal Display rear mount kiosk touch monitors aimed at OEMs, systems integrators and value-added resellers in the retail kiosk and gaming/amusement markets.
Decorative Flexible Light LEDs for Consumer and Industrial Applications
Avago Technologies has announced a family of decorative flexible light strip modules for a variety of consumer and industrial applications. Avago's ASMT-Lx50 and Lx60 are said to be the industry's first light strip modules that can be bent into any shape that a designer can imagine without affecting performance. The thin flexible light optical light strips, which provide a bright "neon wire" effect, come pre-assembled and provides designers with ...
Small TFT displays for hand-held, industrial and automotive applications
The Sharp Microelectronics ‘SMALL’ family of TFT LCD modules, available from Arrow, offers one of the widest ranges of QVGA products from a single manufacturer. Arrow is now offering the latest 3.5-inch and 3.8-inch modules from this family, including models that combine reflective LCD and backlit transmissive LCD technology in a single module.