mic_888 · Jul 27, 2010 at 03:00 am

Show and Explain Dual-Touch Technology On Resistive Screens

If you’d like to understand and see how Dual-Touch Technology works on your resistive screen, take a look at Multi 2.0, an application developed by XDA forum member TangoChen.

The app helps to explain how Dual-Touch Technology works.

Features of the app include:

  • Picture – You can drag the picture with one finger or stylus and zoom the picture with two fingers (Pinch to Zoom).
  • GamePad – An On-Screen GamePad that supports up to two pressed buttons!
  • Fact – To show how this application works inside.

How does Dual-Touch work? When you touch the screen with two fingers one by one, you get three points of reference:  1) Fixed Point – location of first finger, 2) Real Point – hardware detection point when two fingers are placed and 3) Fake Point – location of second finger. Interestingly, the hardware does not ‘know’ about this position – instead it is calculated by the application.

Requires Windows Mobile device with resistive screen, .NET CF 3.5/3.7.

For more information and to download Multi 2.0, check out the application thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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