Leader in Hands-on® Computing Highlights New Relationship with Windows 7 Logo
Kfar Saba, Israel and Austin, TX – August 18th, 2009 — N-trig, providers of DuoSense® solution combining pen and capacitive touch in a single device, announced that it has earned the Windows 7 logo, enabling computers with DuoSense functionality to take full advantage of the true multi-touch capabilities for up to 4 fingers in Windows 7.
With Microsoft Corp.’s advent of Windows 7 combined with the DuoSense solution, the door is open to create a new standard in PC interfacing, which offers ISVs the ability to develop applications that allow users to interact directly with their products in completely new ways, further helping to break down the barriers between people and their computers.
N-trig has worked closely with Microsoft to ensure the most natural and simple transition from the mouse to the finger. This enables today's user who are already accustomed to touch screens, whether at grocery stores, movie theatres or cash point machines to be able to interact directly with their computers, using their fingers to manipulate items on the screen for a more fun, interactive and productive user experience.
“We are honored to be recognized by Microsoft and will continue to work together with them in developing multi-touch solutions that excite and encourage the marketplace to develop and utilize programs that enable the use of up to 4 fingers,” said Amichai Ben-David, CEO of N-trig. “We will continue to develop an environment that will break through current technology barriers and provide end-users with a truly unique and Hands-on computing experience."
N-trig’s DuoSense technology can currently be found in Dell’s Latitude XT/XT2 and HP’s TouchSmart tx2. In conjunction with the public launch of Windows 7, the company will also be announcing additional OEM design wins.
N-trig is revolutionizing the way people interact with computers by providing the industry’s first dual-mode pen and touch input device. N-trig’s DuoSense technology is the only combined pen, touch, and multi-touch interface for today’s advanced computing world. N-trig’s DuoSense dual-mode digitizer uses both pen and zero-pressure capacitive touch to provide a true Hands-on computing™ experience for mobile computers and other digital input products over a single device. DuoSense enables greater mobility and usability in the next generation of computing devices and notebook PCs, enabling new market opportunities for OEMs and ODMs to introduce computer products which offer a more intuitive and interactive experience. N-trig’s digitizers are easily integratable, support any type of LCD, and keep devices slim and light. N-trig’s technology can be implemented in a broad range of products from small notebooks to large format LCDs and can support a variety of applications including mobile, notebooks, convertible and all-in-one computing, gaming, entertainment, multimedia and more. Founded in 1999, N‑trig is headquartered in Kfar Saba, Israel with offices in Austin, TX and Taipei, Taiwan. For more information, please visit www.n-trig.com.