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Development kit for gesture recognition

Microchip Technology Inc. has introduced a development kit for integrated 2D projective capacitive touch (PCAP) and 3D gesture recognition on displays. The DV102014 kit will provide designers access to Microchip's 2D and 3D GestIC sensing technology, allowing them to integrate 2D multi-touch and 3D hand gesture recognition into their display applications. The use of electric-field based technology enables hand and finger gestures to be tracked, both on the display surface as well as above, at a distance of up to 20 cm (8 in). The development kit requires no code development. Parameterization, diagnostics, and optional settings are done through Aurea 2.0, a free downloadable graphical user interface. For more information, visit

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