ASUS Tablets Getting Neonode zForce Optical Displays Later This Year
ASUS acquires new optical touchscreens that give a thinner and more responsive tablets.
Looks like ASUS tablets will be getting more of the ‘low cost high-performing touchscreens’ by the end of the year, as Neonode Inc. unveiled through a press release that the Taiwanese company is getting Neonode’s multitouch zForce displays. ASUS shared that it’s planning to ship a ‘series of products’ with these displays before 2011 comes to a conclusion.
So what do these zForce displays do anyways? There aren’t any specific details of what makes this touchscreen particularly special, but according to Engadget, the screens don’t go with any additional layers on top of the display, making the tablets different from the common capacitive and resistive ones. In layman’s terms, it’s thinner and more responsive. Win, right?
Neonode’s certainly elated about sharing this news as Thomas Eriksson, CEO of Neonode Inc. shares: “I’m very proud to announce an agreement with a leading global company like ASUSTeK. I firmly believe that the combination of our low cost high-performing touch screen and the outstanding know-how and experience of ASUSTeK will make this a win-win for both ASUSTeK and Neonode.”View Article Source »