Touch panels. Resistive, capacitive – which one is right for me?

Posted on 03/04/2019 by AleksandraDemko in RobotShop, Electronics, Hobbyist

Choosing options with one touch on our smartphones has become intuitive for us. Touch screens are very common nowadays - coffee machines, audio devices, car settings, etc.

If they are such a vital part of our everyday life, wouldn't it be nice to know more about them? :)


Riverdi 4.3 capacitive frame

Riverdi 4.3" module with capacitive touch panel


For sure you already noticed that there is not just one type of the touch panel. The feeling under your fingers, response time, transparency differs from one type to the other.  Of course, the reason for the above is used technology.

When you're choosing the type of touch panel for your product design you should most importantly consider the circumstances the display will be used in. The work environment is the key!

From the Riverdi offer, You can choose between two versions: the capacitive and resistive touch panel.

For more about touch panel technologies, please ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​read here


Riverdi started the new series of educational articles - Display 101.
If you are curious of technology beneath the intelligent displays, please check the Riverdi website for more! 




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