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Haptix (now Ractiv) promised a cheap sensor that would turn any surface into a multi-touch PC controller, and it's making good on its word today by shipping the device worldwide. The $75 add-on has received a new Touch+ name and a sleek redesign, but it otherwise uses the same basic concepts we sa...

August 5th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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With certain exceptions, Honda isn't frequently on the vanguard of car cabin technology. However, we'll have to toss out our expectations now that the automaker has detailed the 2014 Civic's center stack. The vehicle will be Honda's first to use Display Audio, an infotainment system with multi-t...

December 3rd 2013 at 5:12pm 0 Comments
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Motion-based PC interfaces are all the rage, thanks to Microsoft's Kinect and the folks at Leap Motion. San Francisco-based Haptix is sure it's got a better solution than the rest, but it needs a healthy $100,000 to get there. The company's got a Kickstarter page going for its self-titled peripher...

August 14th 2013 at 2:58pm 0 Comments
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If Synaptics has a favorite song, we'd assume it'd be Touch Me, after all, the touchscreen maker does want customers to get handsy with its products. The company is launching a pair of mobile touchscreens here at MWC that we can expect to see laminated to some Gorilla Glass on a bunch of handsets...

February 25th 2013 at 4:45am 0 Comments
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There may be a size war brewing among Android-based infotainment system builders. Ca-Fi thought it was sitting pretty with its 6.2-inch unit earlier this year, but we're starting to think it was rankled by similarly-sized devices like Parrot's Asteroid Smart -- that would help explain its upcoming...

December 16th 2012 at 5:17am 0 Comments