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Touch Screens and Active Digitizers

LATEST VERSION: "Touch Technologies Tutorial"
Last updated:June, 2014
This is a combination of (a) the current slide set for Geoff Walker's new four-hour "Fundamentals of Projected-Capacitive Touch Technology" tutorial course, and (b) all of the slides covering touch technologies other than projected capacitive which were extracted from the previous (October 2013) version of the tutorial course.

(PDF file, 13.5 MB)

"Display Week 2014 Daily News Items"
News items written as an Information Display magazine "roving reporter" during SID's Display Week 2014 in San Diego, CA June 3-5, 2014
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"P-Cap: Is That All There Is?"
Presented at IHS' Touch-Gesture-Motion Conference (part of SID's Display Week) in San Diego, CA June 4, 2014
(PDF file, 0.9 MB)

"Issues, Insights, and Interactions on Touch HMI"
Presented as Monday Seminar #M1 at SID's Display Week in San Diego, CA on June 2, 2014
(PDF file, 0.8 MB)

"Fundamentals of Projected-Capacitive Touch Technology"
Presented as Short Course #S1 at SID's Display Week in San Diego, CA on June 1, 2014
(PDF file, 8.5 MB)

"Touch Technology and User-Interface Trends"
Presented at Korea Display Conference (KDC) in Seoul, Korea, on April 24, 2014
(PDF file, 0.4 MB)

"Selecting Transparent Conductors for Touch"
Presented at FPD China in Shanghai, China, on March 20, 2014
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"Embedded Touch: The Touch-Panel Makers vs. The Display-Makers"
Presented at FPD International in Yokohama, Japan, on October 25, 2013
(PDF file, 0.4 MB)

"Display Week 2013 Review: Touch Technology"
SID's Information Display magazine, September/October, 2013
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"Where P-Cap Is Going"
Presented at the FPD International - Taiwan Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, on August 29, 2013
(PDF file, 0.4 MB)

"Status and Future of Touch Technologies <OR> The Touch-Panel Makers vs. The Display Makers"
Presented at the IDMC Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, on August 28, 2013
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"Fundamentals of Touch Technologies"
Presented as Tutorial T4 (a 3-hour subset) at IMID 2013 in Daegu, Korea, on August 26, 2013
(PDF file, 7.8 MB)

"What You Missed (In Touch) In Vancouver"
Presented at the June meeting of the Bay-Area Chapter of SID, Santa Clara, CA on June 19, 2013
(PDF file, 1.9 MB)

"Where P-Cap Is Going"
Presented at IHS' Touch-Gesture-Motion Conference (part of SID's Display Week) in Vancouver, BC, Canada on May 22, 2013
(PDF file, 0.5 MB)

"Status and Future of Touch Technologies"
Presented as Technical Seminar #M3 at SID's Display Week in Vancouver, BC, Canada on May 20, 2013
(PDF file, 1.8 MB)

"Fundamentals of Touch Technologies"
Presented as Short Course #S4 at SID's Display Week in Vancouver, BC, Canada on May 19, 2013
(PDF file, 9.5 MB)

"Status and Future of Touch Technologies"
Presented at a meeting of the Pacific Northwest SID Chapter in Beaverton, OR on May 1, 2013
(Also recorded as a webinar available at SID.org)
(PDF file, 1.8 MB)

"Fundamentals of Touch Technologies"
Presented as a Short Course at SEMI/SID's FPD China Conference in Shanghai, China on March 21, 2013
(PDF file, 7.0 MB)

"Status and Future of Touch Technologies"
Presented at SEMI/SID's FPD China Conference in Shanghai, China on March 20, 2013
(PDF file, 1.4 MB)

"The Future of Touch Technology"
Presented at the Bay-Area SID's One-Day Conference in Sunnyvale, CA on January 16, 2013
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"The State of Projected-Capacitive Touch Technology"
Presented at IMS Research's Touch-Gesture-Motion Conference in Austin, TX on December 12, 2013
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"A Review of Technologies for Sensing Contact on the Surface of a Display"
The Journal of the SID, August, 2012
(PDF file, 2.1 MB)

"Display Week 2012 Review: Touch Technology"
SID's Information Display magazine, September, 2012
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"Discord In the Touch Industry: It's Not Always About Technology"
Presented at IMS Research's Future of Touch and Interactivity Conference (part of SID's Display Week) in Boston, MA on June 7, 2012
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"The Leading Edge of Touch (or) What's New In Touch?"
Presented as Technical Seminar #M8 at SID's Display Week in Boston, MA on June 4, 2012
(PDF file, 3.7 MB)

"Fundamentals of Touch Technologies and Applications"
Presented as Short Course #S3 at SID's Display Week in Boston, MA on June 3, 2012
(PDF file, 9.2 MB)

"Touch Technology for eReaders"
SID's Information Display magazine, January/February, 2012
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"Touch Market Overview"
Presented at IMS Research's Touch-Gesture-Motion Conference in Austin, TX on December 7, 2011
(PDF file, 1.0 MB)

"Automotive Touchscreen Technologies Tutorial"
Presented at SID's Vehicle Displays and Interfaces Conference in Dearborn, MI on October 20, 2011
(PDF file, 1.7 MB)

"Touch Technologies for eReaders"
Presented at Intertech Pira's eReaders 2011 Conference in San Francisco, CA on September 29, 2011; at a meeting of the Texas SID Chapter in Austin, TX on August 9, 2011; and at the SID-IMS "eReader and Tablet Market Evolution" conference at SID's Display Week in Los Anglese, CA on May 19, 2011
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

"Display Week 2011 Review: Touch Technology"
SID's Information Display magazine, July/August, 2011
(PDF file, 0.4 MB)

"Tablet Product and Market History"
Presented at a meeting of the Texas SID Chapter in Austin, TX on August 9, 2011, and at the SID-IMS "eReader and Tablet Market Evolution" conference at SID's Display Week in Los Angeles, CA on May 19, 2011
(PDF file, 2.2 MB)

"New Developments in Touch Technologies"
Presented as Technical Seminar #M16 at SID's Display Week in Los Angeles, CA on May 16, 2011
(PDF file, 1.7 MB)

"Fundamentals of Touch Technologies and Applications"
Presented as Short Course #S4 at SID's Display Week in Los Angeles, CA on May 15, 2011
(PDF file, 4.3 MB)

"March 2011 Issue of SID's Information Display Magazine" (complete issue)
Geoff Walker was the Guest Editor for this issue, which includes four articles on touch and a guest editorial
(PDF file, 21.3 MB)

Links to invidual articles:
     "Projected-Capacitive Touch Systems from the Controller Point of View"  (Tim Wang & Tim Blankenship; PDF file, 148 KB)
     "The State of the Touch-Screen Panel Market in 2011"  (Duke Lee; PDF file, 337 KB)
     "The Breadth-Depth Dichotomy"  (Daniel Wigdor; PDF file, 394 KB)
     "Camera-Based Optical Touch Technology"  (Geoff Walker; PDF file, 403 KB)
     "Guest Editorial: Change is the Only Constant"  (Geoff Walker; PDF file, 144 KB)

"New Developments in Touch Technologies"
Presented at SEMI/SID's FPD China Conference in Shanghai, China on March 17, 2011
(PDF file, 1.0 MB)

"Touch on the Consumer Desktop and In Large Format"
Presented at Nikkkei-BP/SEMI's FPD International Conference in Makuhari Messe, Japan on November 11, 2010
(PDF file, 1.0 MB)

"Touch Technology Development Trends"
Presented at Displaybank's USA Conference in Santa Clara, CA on September 15, 2010
(PDF file, 1.4 MB)

"Display Week 2010 Review: Touch Technology"
SID's Information Display magazine, July/August, 2010
(PDF file, 0.6 MB)

"Fundamentals of Touch Technologies and Applications"
Presented by Geoff Walker & Abbie Gregg (AGI) as Short Course #FLX1 at SEMICON West, July 14, 2010
Covers all current touch technologies and materials & processes used in touch-screen manufacturing
(PDF file, 0.3 MB)

(Introductory slides only; see information in the file on how to obtain a copy of the full 312-slide presentation)

"The Status of Touch On the Desktop & In Large Format"
Presented at PIDA/SEMI/TAITRA/TCA's Display Taiwan Conference in Taipei, Taiwan on June 10, 2010
(PDF file, 1.1 MB)

"The Future of Touch Technology"
Presented at the Exhibitors' Seminar of PIDA/SEMI/TAITRA/TCA's Display Taiwan Conference in Taipei, Taiwan on June 9, 2010
(PDF file, 0.7 MB)

"Panel #1: The Future of Touch Applications"
Presented as the introduction to Panel #1 at IMS' Future of Touch and Interactivity Conference (part of SID's Display Week), May 27, 2010
(PDF file, 0.2 MB)

"Emerging Touch Applications"
Presented as Application Tutorial #A1 at SID's Display Week, May 26, 2010
(PDF file, 3.5 MB)

"Touch On the Desktop"
Presented at the Exhibitors' Forum of SID's Display Week, May 25, 2010
(PDF file, 0.6 MB)

Information Display/Display Week 2010 Blog Posts (May 25-27, 2010)
     "Eliminating Fingerprints on Displays" (PDF file, 99 KB)
     "Elo Continues to Innovate" (PDF file, 87 KB)
     "RPO Making Steady Progress" (PDF file, 88 KB)

"Fundamentals of Touch Technologies and Applications"
Presented as Short Course #S4 at SID's Display Week, May 23, 2010
(PDF file, 4.1 MB)

"Touch on the Consumer Desktop"
Presented at IntertechPira's Interactive Displays Conference, April 21, 2010
(PDF file, 0.7 MB)

"Touch Technologies for Large-Format Applications"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, April 2010 (Issue #38/39)
(PDF file, 108 KB)

"March 2010 Issue of SID's Information Display Magazine" (complete issue)
Geoff Walker was the Guest Editor for this issue, which includes six articles on touch and a guest editorial
(PDF file, 10.5 MB)

Links to invidual articles:
     "LCD In-Cell Touch"  (Geoff Walker & Mark Fihn; PDF file, 264 KB)
     "Projected-Capacitive Touch Technology"  (Gary Barrett & Ryomei Omote; PDF file, 519 KB)
     "The State of the Touch-Screen Market in 2010"  (Jennifer Colegrove; PDF file, 226 KB)
     "Touch Screens and Touch Surfaces are Enriched by Haptic Force-Feedback"  (Bruce Banter; PDF file, 350 KB)
     "Beneath the Surface"  (Geoff Walker & Mark Fihn; PDF file, 137 KB)
     "Taking Touch to New Frontiers: Why It Makes Sense and How to Make It Happen"  (Mark Hamblin; PDF file, 231 KB)
     "Guest Editorial: The Best of Times"  (Geoff Walker; PDF file, 225 KB)

"LCD In-Cell Touch"
Presented at a meeting of the SID Los Angeles Chapter, March 25, 2010
Presented at a meeting of the SID Pacific Northwest Chapter, March 17, 2010
(PDF file, 3.0 MB)

"Advances in Touch Technology"
Presented at FlexTech's Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference, February 2, 2010
(PDF file, 1.8 MB)

"Touch Technologies Tutorial"
Presented as a Short Course at FlexTech's Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference, February 1, 2010
The primary enhancement over previous versions (apart from ongoing updates) includes a section on flexible displays and EMR digitizers
(PDF file, 8.4 MB)
(For an updated version of this tutorial, click here - PDF file, < 5 MB)

"LCD In-Cell Touch"
Presented at a meeting of the SID Bay-Area Chapter, November 17, 2009
(PDF file, 2.3 MB)
(For an updated version of this presentation, click here - PDF file, < 5 MB)

"Automotive Touchscreen Technologies Tutorial"
Presented at SID's Vehicles and Photons Conference, October 16, 2009
(PDF file, 4.0 MB)

"Does Touch on Consumer PCs Have Legs?"
Presented at DisplaySearch's Emerging Display Technologies Conference, September 3, 2009
(PDF file, 268 KB)

"Display Week 2009 Review: Touch Technology"
SID's Information Display magazine, August 2009
(PDF file, 427 KB)

"InfoComm 2009 Conference Report"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, July 2009 (Issue #30/31)
(PDF file, 0.7 MB)

"Optical Touch Screens"
Presented at the Exhibitors' Forum of SID's Display Week Conference, June 2, 2009
(PDF file, 0.5 MB)

"Emerging Touch Technologies"
Presented as Monday Seminar #M6 at SID's Display Week Conference, June 1, 2009
(PDF file, 1.9 MB)

(For an updated version of this tutorial, click here - PDF file, < 5 MB)

"Mainstream Touch Technologies"
Presented as Monday Seminar #M3 at SID's Display Week Conference, June 1, 2009
(PDF file, 1.6 MB)
(For an updated version of this tutorial, click here - PDF file,
< 5 MB)

"The Leading Edge of Touch"
Presented at DisplaySearch's US Flat Panel Display (FPD) Conference, March 3, 2009
(PDF file, 0.9 MB)

"A Survey of Current and Emerging Touch-Screen Technologies"
Presented at a meeting of the SID Pacific Northwest Chapter, December 3, 2008
(PDF file, 2.8 MB)
(For an updated version of this tutorial, click here - PDF file,
< 5 MB)

"A Survey of Current and Emerging Touch-Screen Technologies"
Presented at a meeting of the SID Los Angeles Chapter, November 20, 2008
(PDF file, 2.5 MB)
(For an updated version of this tutorial, click here - PDF file,
< 5 MB)

"Touchscreens and the Mobile Phone Market"
Presented at SID's Mobile Displays Conference, September 23, 2008
(PDF file, 0.5 MB)

"Touchscreens and the Mobile Phone Market"
Presented at Displaybank's 2008 USA Conference, September 9, 2008
(PDF file, 461 KB)

"Selecting and Integrating Touchscreens"
(This presentation is a subset of the "Touchscreen Tutorial" from SID's Display Applications Conference in 2007 -- see below)
Presented at SID's Display Applications Conference, May 22, 2008 (part of SID's Display Week Conference)
(PDF file, 2.4 MB)

"A New Look in Touch"
Presented at the Exhibitors' Forum of SID's Display Week Conference, May 22, 2008
(PDF file, 1.4 MB)

December 2007 Issue of SID's Information Display Magazine
Geoff Walker was the Guest Editor for this issue, which includes four articles on touch and a guest editorial

Links to invidual articles:
     "Developing the First Commercial Product that Uses Multi-Touch Technology"  (Guillaume Largillier; PDF file, 148 KB)
     "Advances in Force-Based Touch Panels"  (David A. Soss; PDF file, 337 KB)
     "An Overview of Optical-Touch Technologies"  (Ian Maxwell; PDF file, 394 KB)
     "How to Select a Surface-Capacitive Touch-Screen Controller"  (Carl Bauman; PDF file, 403 KB)
     "Guest Editorial: The Touch It is A-Changing"  (Geoff Walker; PDF file, 144 KB)

"Touchscreen Tutorial"
Co-authored by Geoff Walker (Walker Mobile), Frank Lung (Elo TouchSystems),
James Roney (Elo TouchSystems), Ken Miller (3M Touch Systems) and Bruce DeVisser (Fujitsu Components)
Presented at SID's Display Applications Conference, October 25, 2007
(PDF file, 6.8 MB)

"The Future of Mobile Touch"
Presented at SID's Mobile Display Conference, October 2, 2007
(PDF file, 1.3 MB)

"Touch at Display Week 2007"
SID's Information Display magazine, August 2007
(PDF file, 224 KB)

"Who the Heck is Balda?"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, July 2007 (Issue #15)
(PDF file, 126 KB)

"A Survey of Current and Emerging Touch-Screen Technologies"
Presented at a meeting of the SID Bay-Area Chapter, July 2007
(PDF file, 1.6 MB)
(For an updated version of this tutorial, click here - PDF file, < 5 MB)

"Display Week 2007: 3M Quietly Launches New Projected-Capacitive Touch"
SID's Information Display website, May 23, 2007
(PDF file, 64 KB)

"Display Week 2007: The Eighth Wonder of Touch"
SID's Information Display website, May 22, 2007
(PDF file, 64 KB)

"The Apple iPhone's Impact on the Touch-Panel Industry"
SID's Information Display magazine, May 2007
(PDF file, 144 KB)

"Introducing the NextWindow 1900 Optical Touch Screen"
White paper written for NextWindow, May 2007
(PDF file, 992 KB)

"A Holistic View of Touch"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, March 2007 (Issue #13)
(PDF file, 131 KB)

"Touch and the Apple iPhone"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, February 2007 (Issue #12)
(PDF file, 110 KB)

"A Tough Touch Challenge"
Projected-capacitive touch-screen article ghost-written for Touch International
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, February 2007 (Issue #12)
(PDF file, 68KB)

December 2006 Issue of SID's Information Display Magazine
This issue includes four articles on touch and an editorial

Links to invidual articles:
     "A Cornucopia of Touch Technology" (Geoff Walker; PDF file, 880 KB)
     "Acoustic Pulse Recognition Enters Touch-Screen Market"  (Ken North & Henry D'Souza; PDF file, 337 KB)
     "Analog-Resistive Touch-Panels and Sunlight Readability"  (John W. Stetson, ghost-written by Geoff Walker; PDF file, 324 KB)
     "Conductive-Polymer Developments in Resistive Touch-Screen Technology"  (Bruce DeVisser; PDF file, 403 KB)
     "Editorial: Opening Up to Touch"  (Stephen Atwood; PDF file, 144 KB)

"Circular Polarizers in Resistive Touch Screens"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, August 2006 (Issue #8)
(PDF file, 191 KB)

"Touch Screen Highlights from the SID 2006 Show Floor"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, June 2006 (Issue #6)
(PDF file, 79 KB)

"Palm Rejection on Resistive Touch Screens"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, November 2005 (Issue #1)
(PDF file, 63 KB)

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Displays and Enhancements

"Dell Latitude ATG D630: Dell's Second-Generation 'All Terrain Grade' Notebook Sports Best Outdoor Display"
(A review of the Dell ATG notebook, co-authored with Conrad Blickenstorfer)
Rugged PC Review
website, October 2007

"How to Select an LCD Monitor: A Personal Approach"
Rugged PC Review website, June 2007
(Click here for a version of this article updated in 2011)

"The Ultimate Outdoor-Readable Touch-Screen Display"
(An analysis of General Dynamics-Itronix' DynaVue outdoor-readable display technology)
Rugged PC Review website, June 2007

"Notebooks with Outdoor-Readable Screens in Mid-2007"
Pen Computing website, May 2007

"DisplaySearch FPD 2007 Conference: Summary of Discussions about High-Resolution Displays"
Veritas et Visus High Resolution newsletter, May 2007 (Issue #14)
(PDF file, 128KB)

"LCD LED Lighting Technology Conference Summary"
Veritas et Visus Display Standards newsletter, February 2007 (Issue #17)
(PDF file, 66 KB)

"2006 OLEDs World Summit Conference: A Personal View"
Veritas et Visus Flexible Substrate newsletter, January 2007 (Issue #20)
(PDF file, 1 MB)

"How Microsoft's Windows Vista SideShow is Helping Drive High-PPI Displays into Other Applications"
Veritas et Visus High Resolution newsletter, December 2006 (Issue #11)
(PDF file, 651 KB)

"Optical Bonding for Improved LCD Outdoor Viewability"
Veritas et Visus High Resolution newsletter, August 2006 (Issue #8)
(PDF file, 121 KB)

"The Evolution of 3D Graphics Hardware in the Mainstream Computer Experience"
Veritas et Visus 3rd Dimension newsletter, June 2006 (Issue #10)
(PDF file, 68 KB)

"DisplaySearch's 8th Annual (2006) US FPD Conference"
Veritas et Visus High Resolution newsletter, April 2006 (Issue #5)
(PDF file, 161 KB)

Reader Questions & Answers from the Pen Computing Website
     "New Toshiba Wide-Angle-View LCD Technology" (April 2006)
     "Can I Use a Computer Screen as a Mirror?" (April 2006)

"LCD Monitors: Why We're Stuck at 100 PPI"
Veritas et Visus High Resolution newsletter, December 2005 (Issue #2)
(PDF file, 59 KB)

"Wide-Angle LCDs and the Tablet PC: A Discussion of Wide-Angle Display Technologies"
Pen Computing magazine, February 2005 (Issue #53)

"Liquid Color® and LCD Monitor Calibration"
White paper written for Portrait Displays, Inc., October 2004
(PDF file, 436 KB)

"Outdoor Display Primer: How to Select the Best Notebook Display for your Mobile Application"
Pen Computing magazine, March 2004 (Issue #51)
(PDF file, 1 MB)

"OLED Displays Appear in Digital Cameras"
(Not currently available online)
Digital Camera magazine, November 2003 (Issue #30)

"Outdoor Color LCDs: The State-of-the-Art in Display Technology"
Pen Computing magazine, September 2001 (Issue #41)

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Mobile Computers

"Assessing a New Tablet (or any other mobile computing product)"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, February 2010 (Issue #36/37)
(PDF file, 44 KB)

"Backpedaling in Microsoft-Land: The UMPC Suddenly Gets Real"
(A report from Microsoft's 2007 Windows Hardware Engineering Conference)
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, May 2007 (Issue #14)
(PDF file, 43 KB)

"The UMPC at the End of 2006"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, December 2006 (Issue #11)
(Also published on the Pen Computing website, December 2006)
(PDF file, 622 KB)

Reader Questions & Answers from the Pen Computing Website
     "Mid-2006 Tablet PC with Outdoor-Readable Screen" (July 2006)
     "Convertible Tablet PC with Outdoor-Readable Screen" (May 2006)
     "Replacement Pens for Older Fujitsu Stylistics" (May 2006)
     "Windows 2000 Pen Driver for the Fujitsu Stylistic 2300" (April 2006)
     "Buying a Tablet PC for College" (April 2006)
     "Selecting a Tablet PC for Use in K-12 Education" (April 2006)

"Origami Update: What's Happened Since the March 2006 Launch?"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, May 2006 (Issue #5)
(Also published on the Pen Computing website, May 2006)
(PDF file, 161 KB)

"Touching Origami: Microsoft's UMPC Platform"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, March 2006 (Issue #4)
(PDF file, 301 KB)

"Is the Tablet PC Ready to Penetrate the Consumer Market?"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, February 2006 (Issue #3)
(PDF file, 38 KB)

"The Future of the Tablet PC"
Veritas et Visus Touch Panel newsletter, December 2005 (Issue #2)
(PDF file, 73 KB)

"The Future of the Tablet PC"
Pen Computing magazine, February 2005 (Issue #53)
(PDF file, 342 KB)

"How to Select a Second-Generation Tablet PC"
Pen Computing magazine, September 2004 (Issue #52)

"Wireless Wide-Area Data: An Interview with Sprint"
Pen Computing magazine, March 2004 (Issue #51)
(PDF file, 1.6 MB)

"Tablet PC Update"
(The online version of this article covers all of Comdex 2003, not just Tablet PCs)
Pen Computing magazine, March 2004 (Issue #51)

"Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC"
Pen Computing magazine, November 2003 (Issue #50)

"Tablet PC Software: Corel Grafigo 2"
Pen Computing magazine, November 2003 (Issue #50)

"Tablet PC Report"
Market research report written for MobileTrax Enterprise IT Research Service, August 2003
(PDF file, 2.1 MB)

"Tablet PC Update: Application Software" (Table)
Pen Computing magazine, June 2003 (Issue #49)
(PDF file, 80 KB)

"Pen Computing Advice: Home Inspections and the Tablet PC"
Pen Computing magazine, March 2003 (Issue #48)

"StepUp Computing Joins the Pen Tablet Brawl"
(StepUp Computing was a short-lived startup offering an 8.4-inch traditional pen tablet)
Pen Computing magazine, March 2003 (Issue #48)
(PDF file, 37 KB)

"How to Select a Tablet PC"
Pen Computing magazine, December 2002 (Issue #47)

"Tablet PC Software: What Can You Do With a Tablet PC?"
Pen Computing magazine, December 2002 (Issue #47)

(A portion of this article also appears in the Pen Computing 2003 Buyers Guide)

"A Virtual CD Drive for the Tablet PC"
Pen Computing magazine, December 2002 (Issue #47)
(PDF file, 1 MB)

"Microsoft Smart Display: An Update to the Project Formerly Known as Mira"
(A "Smart Display" is another name for a wireless mobile thin client)
Pen Computing magazine, December 2002 (Issue #47)

"Tablet PC Q&A"
Pen Computing magazine, October 2002 (Issue #46)

"The State of the Pen Tablet PC Market"
White paper written for Fujitsu PC Corporation, September 2002
(PDF file, 56 KB)

"First Look at Tablet PC: Acer TravelMate TM100 with Windows XP Tablet PC Edition"
Pen Computing magazine, July 2002 (Issue #45)

"Microsoft Mira"
("Mira" was a wireless mobile thin client)
Pen Computing magazine, July 2002 (Issue #45)
(PDF file, 444 KB)

"Fujitsu and the Tablet PC"
White paper written for Fujitsu PC Corporation, June 2002
(PDF file, 33 KB)

"Windows CE .Net: Microsoft’s Ambitious Successor to Windows CE"
Pen Computing magazine, April 2002 (Issue #44)

"Pen Computer Technology"
White paper written for Fujitsu PC Corporation, April 2002
(PDF file, 194 KB)

"Tablet PC Update"
Pen Computing magazine, April 2002 (Issue #44)
(PDF file, 898 KB)

"Special Report – Webpads: The Next Big Thing or Just a Fad?"
("Webpad" is another name for a wireless mobile thin client)
Pen Computing magazine, January 2002 (Issue #43)

"Webpad Applications: Las Vegas’ Aureole Restaurant uses SonicBlue ProGear Webpad"
("Webpad" is another name for a wireless mobile thin client)
Pen Computing magazine, September 2001 (Issue #41)

"The Tablet PC: A Detailed Look at Microsoft’s Proposed Tablet PC"
Pen Computing magazine, July 2001 (Issue #40)

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Other Topics

"Review: Jasc Paint Shop Pro 9.0"
(Not currently available online)
Digital Camera magazine, January 2005 (Issue #32)

"Review: Adobe Photoshop Album 2.0"
Digital Camera magazine, November 2003 (Issue #30)
(PDF file, 89 KB)

"Shootout: Adobe Photoshop Album 1.0 vs. Jasc Photo Album 4.0"
Digital Camera magazine, April 2003 (Issue #28)
(PDF file, 81 KB)

"Wireless Presentations: The Top Nine Wireless Presentation Controllers"
Pen Computing magazine, March 2003 (Issue #48)

"SnapSync: Cellphone Synchronization Software"
Pen Computing magazine, March 2003 (Issue #48)

"Connected TV: TV Guide + Remote Control (Palm-OS)"
Pen Computing magazine, April 2002 (Issue #44)

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