Capacitive Touch Switches: The Ideal Mix of Interface, Algorithm, and Connectivity (.PDF Download)

Take a quick look at most older appliances, consumer products, and even medical devices of just a few decades ago and you’ll see their user front panels are covered with traditional, protruding electromechanical pushbutton-contact switches. In many cases, these pushbuttons are covered to protect them from spilled liquids and dirt, while their labels take up precious panel space.

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