TouchNetix Expand aXiom Product Offering with BGA Package

Trondheim, Norway, 29th June 2023 – Building on its highly demanded aXiom product family offering, TouchNetix today announces the introduction of ball grid array packaging (BGA) for its largest aXiom chip, the AX198A.  The reduced footprint of the BGA package allows for smaller PCBs which reduces cost and overall size of the solution.

This package is specially designed for industrial customers and provides a market leading solution for human machine interfaces. The AX198A chip supports screen sizes up to 65” and in a wide range of aspect ratios, making it the perfect solution for ultra-wide displays. This chip offers the markets highest report rate and a wide range of modern features, including:

  • 3D proximity and hover sensing, enabling air gestures.
  • Unique multi-force sensing and low-latency haptic triggering.
  • Parallel multi-touch and multi-force, enabling safety-enhancing systemic redundancy.
  • Integrated support for passive and active Dial-on-Display.
  • Supporting curved shapes, thick lenses and finger guiding overlays.
  • Unique sensing system which detects and suppresses moisture and water, even when using gloves.

Dr. Gaute Myklebust, Chief Technology Officer at TouchNetix commented, “We’re delighted to introduce BGA packaging into the aXiom chip family. Customers can now integrate our leading capacitive technology with less space required on their PCB.”

Pricing and Availability

The AX198A with BGA packaging is available now and in stock. For details on ordering and delivery, please contact sales@touchnetix.com.

Company Background Info

TouchNetix is a global leader in creating innovative and safety-enhancing user experiences based on touch technology. The aXiom product family creates new and innovative features for modern product development. TouchNetix manufactures chips and touch sensor modules for a world-wide customer base with offices in Norway, United Kingdom, Germany, USA, Korea, Taiwan and through several distribution partners.

TouchNetix’s aXiom chips are designed for all markets, including Automotive, Industrial, Appliance, Medical and Consumer markets. In addition to traditional multi-touch capabilities, aXiom enables touchless and 3D sensing above the surface, force-sensing as well as haptic triggering.

TouchNetix has decades of experience with capacitive touch technology and has a proven track record delivering to a global customer base. 

TouchNetix is QMS certified to ISO 9001 with an IATF-16949 certified supply chain, and aXiom chip products are qualified according to AEC-Q100 and are ASIL B ready certified.

Press Contact:

Asa Mallon

Marketing and Communications Coordinator – TouchNetix

Tel: +47 922 62 148

Email: asa.mallon@touchnetix.com

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