[Sugar-devel] Engadget post on XO Touch

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Jul 31 20:54:05 EDT 2012

On 26.07.2012, at 20:21, Mike Lee wrote:

> Here's a cool demo of the Neonode multitouch frame:
> http://www.slashgear.com/neonode-3d-touch-headed-to-tablets-and-phones-hands-on-28215933/
> Not only multi-touch, but also entry direction and tilt. For a dollar!

Well, for tilt you would need to stack multiple frames on top of each other as they did in that prototype. For a touch-screen you would want it to be as thin as possible, that would mean single-layer. The Kindle Touch and Nook use Neonode zForce touch sensors, too. Here's a nice animation showing the principle:


Does anyone know how the multi-touch stuff is going to be exposed in Linux?

- Bert -

> Seems like this would be great as a retrofit kit.
> Mike
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 11:09 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> www.engadget.com/2012/07/26/olpc-xo-touch-1-75-to-use-neonode-tech/
> The post says "as yet unreleased XO 1.75". What's the official status
> on the 1.75? Still as yet unreleased?
> cheers,
> Sameer

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