HTC Surround and Mozart feature Cypresss TrueTouch screens, may support capacitive styli

cypress-truetouch-stylus-solutionIn 2009 Cypress Technologies announced a capacitive multi-touch controller for Windows Mobile and Windows 7.  The controller offered a fast and accurate response to touch, and supported features such as  a low-cost 3mm passive stylus input, proximity detection that enables ear/face/palm rejection, water proofing and a "hover" feature.

Cypress today announced that HTC chose  TrueTouch for the HTC 7 Surround and HTC 7 Mozart mobile smartphones. While this suggests the HTC 7 Surround may support precise capacitive touch screens, it is also ironic that this seems to be one of the devices plagued by strange touch screen problems.

See Cypress’s press release here.

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