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Touch Through Metal

Recording Date: 10/22/2010
Duration: 20 minutes


This session describes a method of implementing a capacitive touch system that operates through a metal cover

PresenterKeith Curtis, Principal Application Engineer

Keith has more than 25 years experience in embedded design and programming. He has worked in such widely diverse industries as Military Communications and Radar, Avionics, Gaming, and Machine Tool Automation. Keith graduated from Montana State University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Prior to graduation, he worked as a design technician and programmer for Summit Dana, specializing in CNC and automation systems, and Morgan Aviation, specializing in aircraft engine monitoring systems. After graduation, Keith was employed by Tele-Tech Corporation as an RF design and project engineer, working on high frequency radio components and systems. Upon leaving Montana in 1992, he was employed by Bally Gaming in Las Vegas, Nevada, as an Electrical Engineer, and later, Electrical Engineering Department Manager. Keith worked for various Nevada gaming companies in both design and management until 2000, when he moved to Arizona to began work as a Principal Application Engineer for Microchip Technology.

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