Patents, Copyright and Know-how
Binstead Designs has been designing and manufacturing
Projected Capacitance Keypads and Touchscreens since 1983,
and has built up a wealth of
knowledge and know-how, especially in the fields of:
1) Designing Projected Capacitance
3) Improving Projected Capacitance Technology.
Binstead Designs has also developed a Portfolio of
to protect their Intellectual Property,
2) to manufacture Projected Capacitance
3) to allow exploitation through Licences , Joint Ventures , Contract
Manufacturing , and Direct Sales.
Below is a list of some of the Patents
owned by Binstead Designs.
invention of the first Projected Capacitance keypad, with an extension
describing the first touchscreen applications.
Describes the use of fine wire and ITO in the
first multiplexed touchscreen applications.
Describes methods for
improving touch sensing in the Second Patent.
Describes an improvement in the
Second Patent that allows multiple fingers, possibly hundreds, to be detected and tracked
Describes a simple touch-screen with all sensing elements
running in one direction (x) only.
Describes a simple method for manufacturing touch-screens with fine wire
embedded in a clear film.
Describes a way of reducing the number of terminations in a touch-screen and eliminating
any connecting tracks along three sides.
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