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NVIDIA CEO shows off new touchscreen-stylus technology

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NVIDIA CEO shows off new touchscreen-stylus technology
At Computex on Tuesday, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang displayed a new touchscreen technology that allows users to wield a simple capacitive stylus and write using different levels of pressure. A flat surface at the other end of the stylus allowed Huang to erase mistakes. Keep in mind that the pen employed by the executive was a non-digitizer stylus.

By using a capacitive touchscreen and a stylus that works on pressure, battery life should be saved. A high detection rate led to some nice looking graphics including curved lines that looked great on the experimental 7 inch tablet used for the demonstration. For this to work you need to employ the NVIDIA Tegra 4 and NVIDIA's DirectTouch platform. There was no word on which slabs will be employing this technology in the near future.

source: Engadget

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posted on 04 Jun 2013, 00:26 1

2. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)

So whens the Nexus 7 coming out with this chip in it.

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 01:22 3

11. pyradark (Posts: 882; Member since: 10 Jun 2012)

too bad, nexus will be using snapdragon chipset

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 02:02

13. Envy8 (Posts: 14; Member since: 31 May 2013)

Nvidia Tegra 4 to lips moved too late.

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 01:33 7

12. mr.techdude (Posts: 571; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)

Actually snapdragon is better then tegra in everyway, such as power effeciency, more reliable and etc tegra 4 is probably better at raw power and mutitasking

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 02:47 1

14. FlushGordon (unregistered)

Mr. Huang has a habit of making promises that doesn't live up to expectations.

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 02:49 2

15. FlushGordon (unregistered)

How is this exactly better than a Wacom Digitizer?

posted on 04 Jun 2013, 07:24

16. SleepingOz (unregistered)

Exactly! I'd get a the bamboo pen over this!

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