GM Nameplate's National Manager – Electronic Products Steve Baker explains the how and why.
Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor11.08.17
Capacitive technology is the "new norm" – and it's “redefining the technology itself," according to Steve Baker, GM Nameplate's national manager – Electronic Products.
"Millennials," Baker said, "They're communicating through these devices."
Baker said even his 2-year-old granddaughter is using capacitive switch technology.
Capacitive switch technology provides the non-tactile feel that users want in the form of a modernized user interface device," Baker explained.
Our cell phones, laptops, tablets and more all use capacitive technology. Why is it so important?
According to Baker:
Contemporary market expectation;
Competitive edge – "Everybody's asking for it";
Reliability (no moving parts);
Design flexibility and cleanability;
Cost vs. performance
"In addition to the sleek aesthetic that capacitive switches provide, the
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