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Product category: Analogue and Mixed Signal ICs
News Release from: Analog Devices | Subject: AD7142
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 14 December 2005

Convertor enables slimline touch
controls

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A programmable 14-channel capacitance-to-digital convertor enables the design of contemporary touch controls that are paper-thin, yet highly reliable, to improve the user experience.

Analog Devices has introduced a programmable 14-channel capacitance-to-digital convertor (CDC) for handheld consumer electronics that enables the design of contemporary touch controls that are paper-thin, yet highly reliable, to improve the user experience Leveraging the company's advanced capacitance sensor core, the low power device has the capability to automatically adjust to rapidly changing climatic conditions, making it ideal for mobile environments

Capacitance sensors, which enable finger-driven screen navigation, are fast replacing mechanical input devices to improve the look and feel of screen controls in cellular handsets,