Tactus Taps Wistron To Bring Its Magical Physical Touchscreen Buttons To The Masses

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Tactus makes keyboards that appear out of seemingly flat glass touchscreen surfaces, thanks a fluid-based layer that reacts to electrical signals to create rises and bumps that serve as keys and buttons. It’s a magical technology, and one that you can see demoed on video in the clip below from CES this year. Soon, you’ll be able to get that tech on a range of devices thanks to a new partnership Tactus has formed with Wistron.

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Wistron is a component maker that has worked with some of the biggest device makers on the planet, including Microsoft, Apple, BlackBerry and Acer (the company which it spun out of in 2000). It’s bringing its manufacturing expertise and one factory to help Tactus finally bring its crazy tech to market, and also throwing its weight behind the startup as an investor.

Having personally witnessed this tech in action, I’m…

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