AVI Systems Inc, Strain gages & touch panels
Invented a touch panel for computers that uses the distribution of force to determine both position and finger pressure. This led the invention and development of a silicon strain gage with better resolution and accuracy.
Joe Shamash
Silicon strain gage: Large and small strain gages:
Touch panel demo: Touch panel controller board:
Patents: 5,742,222 Direct adhering polysilicon based strain gage
5,708,460 Touch screen
5,241,308 Force sensitive touch panel