How to use hover in a user interface

By: Christi Juchmes, product marketing engineer, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. Hover sensing combines self and mutual capacitive sensing to create a mouseover-like functionality in a handheld device, including magnification and simplified text selection. Here are some of the capabilities and applications of hover technology in handheld devices. Hover sensing is a rapidly emerging technology for handheld device user interfaces (UIs), with …

ANSI/VITA makes computer-on-modules mission-critical

In the PC world, “case modding” is quite common to enhance the thermal behavior of computers. You can buy a mainboard completely dipped into cooling oil, with a pump making the liquid circulate. This rather extravagant idea would make embedded systems designers smile, but it would not solve any of their design problems. Facing space-conscious requirements, they need to …

How to use hover in a user interface

By: Christi Juchmes, product marketing engineer, Cypress Semiconductor Corp Hover sensing combines self and mutual capacitive sensing to create a mouseover-like functionality in a handheld device, including magnification and simplified text selection. Here are some of the capabilities and applications of hover technology in handheld devices. Hover sensing is a rapidly emerging technology for handheld device user interfaces (UIs), with …

Microsoft Makes a bold move in Embedded Operating Systems for Mobile Handheld Devices

Audiovox SMT5600 with the new Qtek Smartphone Image by Josh Bancroft One of the Windows Media guys let me do a side-by-side comparison of my Audiovox SMT5600 and his new Qtek smartphone (I don’t know the model number, there are so many from Qtek). It’s about the same size, etc, and runs Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphones (no WM5 preview …