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A brief history of touchscreen technology


Courtesy Florence Ion,  Ars Technica

It’s hard to believe that just a few decades ago, touchscreen technology could only be found in science fiction books and film. These days, it’s almost unfathomable how we once got through our daily tasks without a trusty tablet or smartphone nearby, but it doesn’t stop there. Touchscreens really are everywhere. Homes, cars, restaurants, stores, planes, wherever—they fill our lives in spaces public and private.

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http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/04/from-touch-displays-to-the-surface-a-brief-history-of-touchscreen-technology/

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