Storm 2 Chasers will want to stay tuned...
It's been kept quite for a while but, now it's finally out.
Here's the link:
Also, check out these articles from TBZ:
Immersion Corporation - Immersion Unveils User Experience Breakthrough Innovation with Touch Feedback for Laptops and Portable Devices
Nokia perfects the clicky tactile touchscreen – iPhone gnashes teeth, swears revenge*-*The Red Ferret Journal
The S2's Technology
Here's something that was posted on CB I thought I would share w/ you.
"Storm1 uses technology where there is one physical button, you press the entire screen down onto the button which in turn produces a 'click'."
"The difference between the Storm1 and the Storm2 is that there is no physical button on the Storm2. You do not physically click, even though it might feel like you are. The click is done by the 'new technology', the user simply touches the screen and by the amount of force and type of action that is being selected the screen clicks on its own. This drastically improves. the 'clicking speed', and in turn typing speed. This is the main difference in my opinion. Also, this introduces the concept of multi-touch points, being able to 'click' multiple keys at once."
"We won't know anything until this thing hits the market. Of course this is speculation."
For those that may not know, Kevin just posted a very thorough write up in the CB Storm 2 forum on the piezo technology.
New Storm 2 Piezo/Screen Talk - Patents, Observations, Clarifications, etc.
Here's another link:
Last edited by Touchpro247; 08-25-2009 at 12:30 PM.
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Now if this one is true, I'm taking my son's upgrade and getting me a S2...
Thanks for info Touch, sounds pretty cool.
Originally Posted by Touchpro247
wow I guess we all have priorities lol
Originally Posted by rdaroho
I edited the OP: take a look...
Very nice :fing02: that ought to make those waiting for S2 to have a little drool today :lmao:
Originally Posted by Touchpro247
Thanks for the update Touch
time to start returning my shed full of empty beer cans!
:haha: Good thing you have a shed full of them
Originally Posted by rasputin
To the additional info posted in the OP, I just wet myself again.
Thanks Touchpro, I can't wait. Seems like the more we hear the better and better it gets.
You keep wetting yourself....we'll have to pick up some :haha:diapers for you:haha:
Originally Posted by jlevy73
Yes I just made a major purchase in the diaper category as I am sure the good news on the Storm 2 will continue to surface.
I just read another hands-on by a member of CB, rez32 (I believe that is the member's name) and he got about 10 minutes of hands on time with Storm 2 and his comments were very similar to what Touchpro stated in the OP.
Essentially he stated that typing on Storm 2 is almost freaky good. He was able to type something along the lines of 3X faster than what he could on Storm 1.
Rez32 also confirmed FLICK SCROLLING WAS INCLUDED and application memory was something like 119mb. One thing that has been pretty much confirmed is that Storm 2 will have no shortage of memory.
STOP!!! at: The wait is already a torture....I been drooling since I heard of S2
j/k....please continue with info....I think October is tomorrow :lmao:
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Wowzerz, I just might convert to my very first touchscreen now! I need a bucket for my drool now....wow!
Updated OP: enjoy...
Last edited by Touchpro247; 08-23-2009 at 06:34 PM.
Thanks Touch the information posted by Kevin was extremely informative. Now bring on the expensive sponge already
Updated OP: Enjoy... :haha:
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