Designing Innovative Touchscreens in an Increasingly Interactive World

We live in a world that expects every display to be interactive. When a child approaches a screen in a shopping mall, they instinctively touch it. They’re surprised if it doesn’t react. Touchscreens are a natural part of our everyday lives. From smartphones and tablets to ticket machines and self-service check-outs, touchscreens are everywhere.

Despite the fact that they’re everywhere, many product and industrial designers still opt for generic touchscreens in their designs. They fear high tooling costs and lack of flexibility when it comes to prototyping. Designers create a product and choose a generic, rectangular touch panel. When actually, … Read More »