PPS Insights

What is Tactile Capacitive Sensing?

Posted by Pressure Profile Systems on Jun 11, 2019 2:49:00 PM

Capacitive tactile sensing has been a driving force in the popularization of such ubiquitous touchscreen-based technologies as smartphones and tablets. In order to fully explore the potential of capacitive tactile sensors, however, engineers must first understand the basics of the technology. To that end, we’ve put together a quick primer on tactile pressure-measurement systems to bring you up to speed.

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Topics: tactile sensing, capacitance

3 Disadvantages of Capacitive Tactile Sensors

Posted by Pressure Profile Systems on May 1, 2019 10:25:36 AM

Capacitive tactile sensors are putting pioneering products on the map that run the gamut from enabling early detection of cancer to enhancing headset comfort. Yet despite capacitive tactile sensing’s contribution to the development of cutting-edge products, it is—like any technology—not without its drawbacks. Below we touch upon three distinct drawbacks of capacitive sensors

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Topics: capacitance, capacitive sensor