Force sensitive resistor switch products are available from the companies. The Rogers-IEE EL/FSR™ illuminated products can be used in a number of consumer electronics products, including keypads for cellphones, personal digital assistants, GPS systems, etc. Due to the proportional activation of the EL/FSR products, it is said that a single input device can accomplish several different functions that are easily activated based on the amount of force applied. According to the company, the products will reduce space requirements, moving components and costs over traditional switches, while providing engineers and designers with new and innovative opportunities for design by integrating several functions into one part that can be shaped to fit many different types of applications.
Rodgers Engineering Corporation