DuoSense® Solution Provider Included in Leading Industry Firm's "Cool Vendor" Report
Kfar Saba, Israel and Austin, Texas - July 29, 2010 - N-trig, providers of the DuoSense® solution combining pen and capacitive multi-touch in a single device, today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" for the Client Computing in 20101 category as reported by Gartner, Inc.
N-trig DuoSense is a pen and capacitive true multi-touch solution which enables users to interact directly with their computer, whether using their fingers to manipulate items or using the pen to annotate directly on the screen. The DuoSense solution offers various pen options, including an electrostatic pen and battery-powered Digital PencilTM as well as the N-actTM gesture vocabulary that enables more than 4 finger input together with simultaneous pen interaction. The DuoSense digitizer is an all-in-one sensor that is easily mounted on top of any LCD for simple integration into existing solutions. DuoSense offers users greater ease of use and increased productivity, for a more natural and intuitive Hands-on computing® experience.
"We consider our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner as a confirmation that DuoSense is helping to change the way businesses and consumers interact with computers," said Amichai Ben-David, CEO of N-trig. "As the industry continues to evolve, solutions such as DuoSense offer a more improved and interactive user experience resulting in a Hands-on® approach to computing."
N-trig DuoSense can be found in computers by leading manufacturers, including the Dell Latitude XT/XT2 and Studio 17", the HP TouchSmart tx2, Lenovo's ThinkPad T400s and Toshiba's Satellite U505 notebook. The company will announce further products in the coming months.
Additional information is available in the Special Report "Cool Vendors 2010: Shaping the Human Experience," which is available on the Gartner Web site at www.gartner.com/coolvendors.
 Gartner "Cool Vendors in Client Computing, 2010, April 2010, Mark A. Margevicius et al.
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DuoSense is a dual mode pen and true multi-touch interface specifically designed for today's advanced computing world. The 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 offers greater mobility and usability in the next generation of computing devices, enabling new market opportunities for OEMs and ODMs to introduce new computer products and for ISVs to develop innovative software applications that offer a more intuitive and interactive experience. N-trig is well versed in working with key manufacturers in the Far East and has a diverse and extensive supply chain. N-trig's digitizers are easily integrated into existing technologies, support any type of LCD, and keep devices slim and light. N-trig's solution can be implemented in a broad range of products from small notebooks to large format LCDs and can support a variety of applications for different market segments including, mobile, gaming, graphic and industrial design, entertainment and multimedia. Founded in 1999, N-trig maintains a global operation with its R&D facility and corporate headquarters and management in Kfar Saba, Israel, sales, OEM and ISV support in Austin, Texas and San Jose California, and ODM, operations and supply chain support in Taipei and Tokyo. For more information, please visit www.n-trig.com.