Microchip Technology Inc

Touch and Input Sensing

The Serial SuperFlash® Kit 2 allows evaluation of Microchip's Serial Flash Devices which are made using the SST SuperFlash® technology. The Serial SuperFlash Kit 2 contains three Serial Flash Daughter Boards. The Serial Flash Daughter Board is an evaluation board designed to interface with the mikroBUS™ connector on the Explorer 16/32 Development Board (DM240001-2). It can also interface with the PICtail™ Plus connector located on the Explorer 16 Development Board (DM240001).
The CAP1188 evaluation kit provides an easy platform for evaluating and developing a variety of capacitive touch sense applications using CAP11XX family. The GUI ( Graphical User Interface) allows the user to analyze data and configure the capacitive touch controller as well as the LED drivers.

A second connector allows engineer to connect their own board with CAP1XXX controller and communicate with the GUI.
The CAP1298 evaluation kit provides an easy platform for evaluating and developing a variety of capacitive touch sense and proximity applications using CAP12XX family. The GUI ( Graphical User Interface) allows the user to analyze data and easily configure the controller.

A second connector allows engineer to connect their own board with CAP1XXX controller and communicate with the GUI.
The MGC3130 Hillstar Development Kit builds a complete MGC3130 reference system for evaluation as well as the design in of 3D gesture input sensing systems.

The MGC3130 Hillstar Development Kit is based on Microchip's award winning GestIC technology and enables true single chip 3D Gesture detection.

The design in is easy  with the help of  the AUREA GUI.
The 3DTouchPad is a PC peripheral to extend a 2D touch pad with 3D Gestures. It utilizes Microchip’s projected capacitive PCAP sensor solutions as well as Microchip’s 3D Gesture Technology GestIC. The 3DTouchpad offers multi-finger tracking and surface gestures as well as free space 3D Gestures above the surface.

The 3DTouchPad comes with a suite of software including a comprehensive SDK for Windows7 / Windows 8 – allowing feature rich development of Apps / drivers.

The SDK is fully documented and loaded with compelling features, while at the same time the 3DTouchPad offers an exceptional out of the box experience.

The MGC3030 Woodstar Development Kit builds a complete MGC3030 reference system for evaluation as well as the design in of 3D gesture input sensing systems. The MGC3030 Woodstar Development Kit is based on Microchip's award winning GestIC technology and enables true single chip 3D Gesture detection.

Together with the provided Aurea SW / reference designs / SDK package / electrode design guides the Woodstar Development Kit the foundation of fast design in of gesture solutions using the MGC3030.

The design is easy and straightforward based on the Aurea GUI.

Resources:
Complete GestIC resources are available on www.microchip.com.
The low Cost mTouch evaluation kit is a platform to evaluate and develop Capacitive Touch application using mTouch technologies. The kit is showing Proximity sensing solution, different button sizes as well as how to use a guard for better noise performance. It also features mTouch algorithm for water rejection. It is possible as well to connect any sensor size, shape or material to evaluate the mTouch solutions performance.

The Dawn GUI ( Graphical User Interface ) provided allows the user to analyze application-critical information in real-time as it relates to touch sensor behavior.
Microchip's Low Power Projected Capacitive Touch Pad Development Kit enables designers to quickly integrate gestures and XY touch to their designs. The kit includes everything needed to create a rich user interface, including a USB connection to our GUI for customized solutions. Gestures and PCap touch are supported by MTCH6102, Microchip’s turnkey PCap touch controller.

maXTouch Xplained Pro is an extension board in the Xplained Pro evaluation platform. The board enables the user to experiment with user interface applications with maXTouch and LCD.
Xplained Pro evaluation kits that can communicate with maXTouch Xplained Pro can be purchased individually.

For compatible Xplained Pro Evaluation kits see the Related Tools tab.

The single zone evaluation kit “Sabrewing” is a complete solution for exploring the low-cost, high-performance MCG3130 3D Tracking and Gesture Controller based on Microchip’s GestIC® technology.

Microchip’s feature-rich Aurea Graphical User Interface (GUI) running on the Windows 7 Operating System, provides control of the MGC3130’s settings, making it easy to update and save parameters.

This Development Board provides an easy platform for evaluating and developing a variety of capacitive touch sense and proximity applications using the MTCH101.
This Evaluation Board provides an easy platform for evaluating the Capacitive Touch Controller MTCH108. It features different buttons sizes as well as a proximity sensor.

Using active guarding, the MTCH10x family offers moisture/water resistance solution.

The board is also compatible with MTCH102 and MTCH105.
This Development Board provides an easy platform for evaluating and developing a variety of capacitive touch sense and proximity applications using the MTCH112 using the dedicated Graphical User Interface (GUI). A PICKit Serial Analyzer (DV164122) is needed to enable the communication between the board and a computer.

The mXT143E Xplained is an add-on board for the Xplained evaluation and demonstration kits. The board contains a 2.8 LCD display with ATmXT143E capacitive touch screen controller, ITO sensor, and an SD card interface.

This kit requires an Xplained MCU board, sold separately.

The capacitive touch module used in this kit is the TM2800 manufactured by Precision Design Associates Inc. They sell the module without Xplained add-on board adapter as an off the shelves LCD touch screen module ready for integration into your own design.

The PIC32 GUI Development Board with Projected Capacitive Touch enables development of cost effective multi touch graphical user interfaces. It is based on PIC32MX795F512 with 105 DMIPS performance, 512KB Flash and 128KB RAM. The PIC32 is coupled with a low cost PSRAM as a high speed graphics frame buffering and a 4.3” WQVGA touch display enabling development of graphics solutions without an external graphics controller. Additionally the board provides USB host and device connectivity and supports I/O connections via through-hole pads for custom board attachment. Multi touch user input is supported by Microchip’s Turnkey Projected Capacitive Touch Controller, MTCH6301. The board is a standalone development platform that can be programmed/debugged via the on board 5-pin In-Circuit Serial Programmer interface designed for Microchip’s PICkit3 In-Circuit Debugger.
Microchip’s Projected Capacitive Touch Pad Development Kit with Gestures showcases the high performance, flexible design of Microchip’s MTCH6301 projected capacitive touch controller. This development kit also allows designers to test functionality including multi touch and gestures.
Microchip’s DV102014 development kit is a complete reference system for evaluation and design in of 2D ( Projected Capacitive ) and 3D ( GestIC ) human machine interface functionality.
The combination of technologies enables user command input with multi touch detection on surfaces as well as natural hand movements in free-space.
This development kit provides an easy-to-use, “out-of-the-box” experience that requires no code development. Parameterization, diagnostics and optional settings are done through Aurea 2.0, a free downloadable graphical user interface (GUI).
QT1 Xplained Pro kit is an extension kit that enables evaluation of self- and mutual capacitance mode using the Peripheral Touch Controller(PTC). The kit shows how easy it is to design a capacitive touch board solution using the PTC without the need for any external components. The kit includes two boards, one using self-capacitance and one using mutual capacitance.
QT2 Xplained Pro is a QTouch Surface extension board for Xplained Pro boards that demonstrates the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) as a high performance touch-surface controller. The PTC controller uses very little power and resources from the MCU, which makes it easy to integrate touch surface support to your main project.

QT3 Xplained Pro is a QTouch keypad extension board demonstrating an ultra-low power keypad design using the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC). Utilizing the PTCs low power capabilities it enables markets lowest power wake-up on touch.

Note: QT3 Xplained Pro requires a compatible Xplained Pro evaluation kit. See the Related Tools tab for supported models.

The QT4 Xplained Pro kit is an extension board that enables evaluation of self-capacitance Touch and Proximity sensors using the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC). The kit shows how easy it is to design a capacitive touch board solution using the PTC without the need for any external components.

QT5 Xplained Pro is an extension kit that enables evaluation of mutual capacitance touch using the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC). The kit shows how easy it is to design a nice looking capacitive touch interface using the PTC module. The kit includes one board with a curved QTouch mutual capacitance slider and two QTouch mutual capacitance buttons. In addition the board has 16 LEDs arranged as two 7-segment digits with a colon (two dots) in between.
The QT6 Xplained Pro is a QTouch Surface extension board for Xplained Pro boards that demonstrates the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) as a high performance touch-surface controller. The PTC controller uses very little power and resources from the MCU, which makes it easy to integrate touch surface support to your main project.

QT600

Part Number: ATQT600

Mature Product
A complete touch development kit for buttons, sliders, and wheels. It allows designers to experiment with touch technology and serves as the easiest way to analyse and validate touch products. Both QTouch and QMatrix acquisition methods are supported. The kit uses QTouch Studio as its front-end software. It includes a USB-powered interface board, three MCU boards (ATtiny88, ATmega324PA, and ATxmega128A1), three sensor boards that support up to 64-channels, and cables.

The SAM C20 QTouch Robustness Evaluation kit demonstrates the high capacitive touch performance of the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) while achieving best-in-class conducted immunity and moisture tolerance required in home appliance and industrial applications.

The demo is based on the QTouch Library.

Key features:

  • Ships with firmware that pass 15V conducted immunity test exceeding IEC/EN 61000-4-6 level 3 (10V)
  • Advanced noise and moisture countermeasures adjustable for any environmental conditions
  • Fast response time

The demo is supported by QTouch Composer 5.7, available for download free of charge at the Gallery, https://gallery.atmel.com/.

Whats in the box

  • SAM C20 QTouch Robustness Demo kit
  • USB TypeA/MicroB cable 1.5m

The SAM D20 QTouch Robustness Evaluation kit demonstrates the high capacitive touch performance of the Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC) while achieving best-in-class conducted immunity and moisture tolerance required in home appliance and industrial applications.

The demo is part of the QTouch Safety Platform, key features of the QTouch Safety Platform are:

  • IEC 61000-4-6 10V Conducted Immunity tolerant QTouch Safety Library
  • Ships with IEC/UL 60730 Class B certified QTouch Safety Library firmware
  • Advanced noise and moisture countermeasures adjustable for any environmental conditions
  • FMEA support
  • Fast response time

The demo is supported by QTouch Composer 5.4, available for download free of charge at the Gallery, https://gallery.atmel.com/.

Whats in the box

  • SAM D20 QTouch Robustness Demo kit
  • USB TypeA/MicroB cable 1.5m