The Atmel ( http://www.atmel.com ) maXTouch™ family of touchscreen controllers offer superior performance and low power consumption in a single IC. The maXTouch devices support an unlimited number of touches which greatly enhances the user experience and changes the way users interact with electronic products. Built in gestures and the ability to ignore unintentional touches result in a user interface that is intuitive and reliable.
Touching the Leading Edge
maXTouch controllers are extremely responsive, providing real-time characteristics for demanding applications such as handwriting recognition and video games. The high level of resolution and excellent signal-to-noise ratio provided by maXTouch controllers means touchscreens can be used with stylus, fingernails and gloves, providing easy text entry on a handheld device.
The rich feature set makes the devices suitable for any application – they provide unrivalled performance when used in mobile phones, mobile internet devices and netbooks.
Single-Chip Touch Solution
maXTouch controllers feature Atmel`s patented charge transfer technology which enhances the traditional approach to mutual capacitance solutions and combines all aspects of advanced touch sensing onto a single chip: