About touchsensor™ technologies

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TouchSensor™ Technologies is a wholy owned subsidiary of Methode Electronics, and is the market leader in solid-state sensing technology and User Interface Products. Since its introduction in 1997, Field-Effect sensing technology has been successfully used in a wide variety of consumer applications with over 200 million units sold.  In fluid detection applications, they have become the de facto standard in marine and recreational vehicle applications where fluid sensing, control, and monitoring are a critical need.  Field-Effect sensors in sump pump applications have been tested to 1.5 million cycles without failure, and to over 160 million cycles in user interface applications before ending test.  Field-Effect technology is actively used in appliance, fitness, automotive and many other safety-critical industry applications. TouchSensor holds more than 30 patents for its solid-state field-effect switching technology. 


Methode Electronics is a leading developer of custom-engineered and application-specific products and solutions utilizing the latest technologies. From biometric identification utilizing the unique characteristics of human skin structure; to magnetic signature sensing of mechanical and electrical properties; to the revolutionary solid-state touch sensitive switches used in today's appliances and automobiles, Methode's extensive toolbox of technical solutions help our customers differentiate their products. Our regional design and customer support centers, coupled with manufacturing campuses in the Americas, Europe, and Asia allow Methode to bring a total business solution to customers worldwide. We leverage the talents of our 2,800 employees to serve a diversified group of customers in four market areas: User Interfaces, Sensor and Switches, Power and Data. Methode helps customers win in their end markets by providing an unmatched combination of customer focus, differentiated technology, problem solving and world -class manufacturing.