This article was published on July 21, 2011

Touch screens. How do they work? [Infographic]


Touch screens. How do they work? [Infographic]
Brad McCarty
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Brad McCarty

A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

Capacitive, resistive, infrared…it’s all a bit mind-boggling when you look at the abilites of each type of screen that you could have on a mobile device. In fact, I have to admit that I didn’t really know the differences until I saw this graphic.

The folks over at Cricket Wireless have come up with a pretty cool explanation as to what each type does, its limitations and other information, so we thought we’d share it with you.
How Does a Touchscreen Phone Work?