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Capacitive touch demo board

26 November 2008 Design Automation

Microchip has developed the PICDEM Touch Sense 2 demo board to complement its mTouch capacitive touch product offering. The board comes with the updated, royalty-free mTouch sensing solution software development kit and is populated with a 16-bit PIC24FJ256GB110 microcontroller, which features an integrated charge time measurement unit (CTMU) peripheral for fast capacitive touch sensing.

Additionally, with the MCU family’s peripheral integration and 256 KB of Flash memory, and Microchip’s portfolio of free and low-cost software libraries, embedded designers can use a single MCU to implement a variety of additional user interface functions such as QVGA touch-screen displays, speech-based audio prompts and USB connectivity.



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