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Microsoft cuts touchscreen lag to 1ms, makes other panels look silly (video)

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Have you ever noticed that there is a serious amount of lag between when you move your finger on a touchscreen and when it actually registers that input? Perhaps you haven't, but most panels and controllers out there suffer from about a 100ms delay. For taps and slow swipes that's not an issue but, as you wing your finger around the screen faster and faster (say, while quickly doodling in a painting app), the lag becomes quite apparent.
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Microsoft applies for high-performance touchscreen patent

Technology / Gadgets : Engadget (2 years ago)

Remember when Microsoft got us all salivating with a proof-of-concept demo that took touchscreen lag from 100ms to 1ms? Well, Redmond is protecting the product of its tireless research by applying for a patent. The claim focuses hea... Read Post

From Typing To Gliding And Back Again: SwiftKey Touchscreen Keyboard Maker Adds Swype-Style Input, Calls It SwiftKey Flow

Technology : TechCrunch (last year)

It's a tale of two increasingly similar touchscreen keyboards: SwiftKey's latest move to counter Nuance-owned rival Swype is to adopt a Swype-style input method -- allowing users to drag their fingers over the screen to form words, ... Read Post

Microsoft Reduces Touchscreen Lag To 1ms

Technology : Ghacks.net (2 years ago)

One of the issues with most touch-enabled devices on the market today is that they have a visible input lag when you work with them. According to research Microsoft conducted, the lag’s about 100ms on modern touchscreen devices, wit... Read Post


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