Interlink Electronics - A world innovator of sensor technologies, Interlink Electronics has developed a wide range of products for touch solutions, user interfaces, and machine process controls for markets ranging from consumer electronics to portable medical devices.
Interlink Electronics is the innovator of thin film Force Sensing Resistor® (FSR) technology, which measures the force in diverse applications such as robotics, smartphone user interfaces, and machine control. Initially used in electronic drums and other musical instruments, FSR technology has been now been optimized for use in devices such as handheld gaming devices, portable media players, mobile phones, digital cameras, navigation devices, and other portable electronics. More...
Established in 1985, Interlink Electronics has a top engineering and design team and serves a global customer base from offices in the US, China, Korea, and Japan. Less...
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|High-Precision MicroJoystick - Interlink's High-Precision MicroJoystick is an innovative, intuitive, OEM pointing system that delivers simultaneous 360° control of direction and speed at the touch of a fingertip – ideal for integration into notebook computers, remote controls, games, ruggedized products, and other portable products where space is limited. The High-Precision MicroJoystick is based on Interlink Electronics’ patented pressure-sensitive Force Sensing Resistor® (FSR®) technology. The dynamic response of FSR technology enables the lightest of touches to be translated into smooth, intuitive cursor control.
|VersaPad Touchpad Module - The Interlink VersaPad is a versatile touchpad module intended for integration by OEMs into laptops, military and rugged computers, panel PCs, and medical devices. With smoothness and sensitivity internally enhanced by true pressure measurement, it offers all customary mouse functions—mousing, tapping, dragging, and scrolling. The module's tough, moisture and grime resistant surface can be used with a finger or stylus, even in wet or dirty environments. Plus, it operates over an extended temperature range of -20ºC to +60ºC.
More about Interlink Electronics
Interlink Electronics Inc., is a global leader in the design of patented Force-Sensing Resistor™ (FSR™) technology and a pioneer in printed electronics. For 25 years, our solutions have focused on handheld user input, menu navigation, cursor control, & other intuitive interface technology for the world's top electronics manufacturers. We enhance and strengthen our customer's user interface and data capture solutions with our robust array of sensor technologies and expertise. Interlink is the trusted advisor and technology partner in the advancing world of sensor technologies. With corporate headquarters in Camarillo, CA (ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System) and world class manufacturing capabilities from our China facility (ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System), our sensors are designed to give engineers the flexibility and functionality they seek in today's sophisticated electronic devices. We also have regional offices in Japan and Hong Kong. Interlink partners with customers in a wide range of markets, including, but not limited to, consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, and medical devices.