By navigating our site, you agree to allow us to use cookies, in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

A Differentiated HMI Solution using Capacitive Touch Sensing Technology

imageCapacitive sensing is a popular interfacing alternative to switches and knobs in consumer electronics, industrial and automotive front panel applications. IoT devices span across consumer, industrial, and business applications. All these applications can benefit from a sleek user interface, with product-differentiating features such as a touch display, buttons/sliders, proximity sensing, and intelligent touch switches for smart homes. For the best user experience, touch displays may also need to be able to support gesture recognition, water resistance, wrist detection, and gloved touch. Each of these features can be implemented using capacitive sensing technology in a manner that enables intuitive ways for users to interact with the product. 

Figure 1: Touch enabled Home Appliance (Example) 

CapSense Basics

CapSense (\capsense) is an Infineon’s capacitive touch sensing technology. It works by measuring changes in the capacitance between a plate (the sensor) and its environment to detect the presence of a finger on or near a touch surface. A typical capacitive sensor consists of a copper pad of proper dimensions on the surface of a PCB, where a nonconductive overlay serves as the touch surface for the button. There are two types of sensing methods commonly used in capacitive touch sensing applications.

To Read Full Article Please Fill Some Details

BiS Team

BIS Infotech is a vivid one stop online source protracting all the exclusive affairs of the Consumer and Business Technology. We have well accomplished on delivering expert views, reviews, and stories empowering millions with impartial and nonpareil opinions. Technology has become an inexorable part of our daily lifestyle and with BIS Infotech expertise, millions of intriguers everyday are finding for itself a crony hangout zone.

Related Articles