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Neonode's zForce optical touchscreens hitting ASUS tablets later this year

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It's been over a year since Neonode coyly said some nameless "Asian companies" would use its multitouch zForce displays in future products. Now one of them, at least, is coming out of the woodwork -- ASUS said it plans to ship a "series of products" with these optical touchscreens later this year. What does this mean for consumers? Neonode's screens don't tack any additional layers on top of the touchscreen, making this line of 5 to 13-inch displays different from more common capacitive and resistive ones. The result, Neonode says, is thinner and -- one would hope -- more responsive screens. No word on when these products will hit (nor how creative ASUS will get with its designs), but feel to dig for details in the terse press release.

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Neonode Signs License Agreement with ASUSTeK

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Neonode, Inc. (NEOND.OB), the optical touchscreen technology company, today announced a license agreement with ASUSTeK, the leading Taiwanese computer, communications and consumer electronic company. Neonode and ASUSTeK have agreed to develop a series of products that will include Neonode's zForce® optical touch screen solution. The first products using zForce® are planned to be launched later this year.

"I'm very proud to announce an agreement with a leading global company like ASUSTeK. I firmly believe that the combination of our low cost high-performing touch screen and the outstanding know-how and experience of ASUSTeK will make this a win-win for both ASUSTeK and Neonode," said Thomas Eriksson, CEO of Neonode, Inc.

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