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touch-screen technology

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Microsoft's 'touch screen' for any surface goes on sale

Prototype technology that turns any surface -- a wall, table, or floor -- into an interactive touch screen has been years in the making. Now, anyone can get their hands on the software.

By August 14, 2013

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Mind Pirate plays for games beyond the touch screen

Harnessing sensors, 3D tracking, wearable devices, and games with a wow factor could transform augmented reality from cool technology to the mainstream within five years.

By July 11, 2013

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Touchless touch screen gives you control without contact (video)

New technology from chipmaker STMicroelectronics lets you control your smartphone or tablet without actually touching the display.

By February 27, 2013

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Keyboard bubbles up from touch screen on demand

When it comes to typing on mobile devices, most of us grin and bear it. We correct the typos, we laugh at the autocorrections, but let's face it -- we're frustrated. Would a physical keyboard ease our pain? CNET's Sumi Das tries out a new user interface from Tactus Technology.

By February 13, 2013

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With touch-screen technology, Jell-O sings a song

Two French industrial-design students create "Noisy Jelly," a toy that uses capacitive sensing to make gelatin into an instrument.

By March 29, 2012

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Nokia's new smartphones offer more sensitive touch screens

A new technology from Synaptics brings greater sensitivity to the touch screens in Nokia's new Lumia 920 and 820 handsets.

By September 5, 2012

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Sharp unveils 80-inch touch screen (live blog)

Company shows off a massive, high-resolution touch screen for the workplace, 60-inch-plus TVs with 4K technology to offer "natural 3D-like images," and portable, light-weight TV screens.

By January 9, 2012

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Microsoft shows 'touch screen' for any surface

Microsoft takes its Kinect technology a step further by turning any surface into a touch screen. The prototype technology is being disclosed at a conference this week.

By October 17, 2011

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Who's behind Sony's e-reader technology?

Neonode, a Swedish company that once made mobile phones and filed for bankruptcy in 2008, is back--and now licensing out its infrared-based touch-screen technology to Sony and others.

By November 5, 2010

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Tablet games for cats are touch-screen catnip

Friskies' three new tablet games just for cats greatly widen the feline sphere of influence over technology.

By May 24, 2011