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Touch User Interfaces

With the know-how that comes from designing and manufacturing nearly 12 million custom user interface panels for some of the world's best brands and harshest environments, Methode's TouchSensor™ has redefined the category, creating exciting and liberating user interface design. TouchSensor is dedicated to creating reliable, user-friendly touch experiences.

 

Case Studies & Testimonials

A Suite of User Interfaces for the KitchenSee how innovative new abuse-proof user interfaces exceed expectations.

High-Resolution Touch Screen User InterfacesA first of its kind touch screen for high-temperature applications.

Food Service Dispensing User Interfaces An ultra-durable touch interface for fast food restaurant use.

Attributes

ReliableTouchSensor's patented Field-Effect TS100 TouchCell™ technology is the only touch technology recognized by Underwriter's Labratory as a fail-safe device. The TouchSensor UL report provides the added benefit of a faster design cycle, as time-consuming keypad DFMEAs are not required.

DurableWith an operating temperature range of -40 degrees Celsius to +120 degrees Celsius, and mounted behind a solid decorative fascia panel, our custom solutions no longer fall victim to user abuse or failed switches.

Zero-Force ActuationYears of extensive research and development have resulted in our perfect feel for user interfaces, requiring zero force for actuation.

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Customizations

Integrated Lighting

Make a basic-touch interface come alive by adding distinctive ring lighting and text lighting to your design. TouchSensor's in-house design teams can easily integrate LEDs and displays into touch panels, creating a more intuitive design and stand-out brand differentiation.

Contoured Surfaces

Using highly flexible, highly durable materials, TouchSensor can add concave, convex, compound bends or other eye-catching shapes and forms to the user interface decorative fascia panels.

Dead-Fronted Graphics

TouchSensor revolutionizes and simplifies user experience through the use of Dead-Fronted Graphics combined with integrated LEDs and displays. With TouchSensor design, lighting for specific keys can be selectively turned on and off, providing the user with a more intuitive experience. Keys disappear when not in use.

Technical Library

TouchSensor Field-Effect Data Sheet

[PDF 225.44 KB]

TouchSensor Comparison Matrix

[PDF 179.06 KB]

TouchSensor Field-Effect Explained

[PDF 98.63 KB]

TouchSensor Field-Effect FAQ

[PDF 98.89 KB]

TS100 UL Report

[PDF 16.03 KB]

IntuiTek™ Touch Screen Data Sheet

[PDF 406.19 KB]

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