MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – January 22, 2018 – NextInput, Inc., the leader in MEMS-based force sensing solutions, announced today its ForceTouch solution is in mass production with the Meizu MeiLan S6. Meizu is the first Chinese smartphone OEM to adopt force to realize a virtual home button on display, improving the user experience. Meizu’s sleek design allows for a larger screen and an order of magnitude higher reliability home button.
“We were looking at many many technologies, we did a lot of search to provide full screen bezel-less phone with virtual home button,” says Mr. Li Nan, Meizu Corporate Senior VP. “Finally we found a partner in NextInput with superior technology.”
“Another great milestone has been achieved; we are in mass production with Meizu handsets,” says Ali Foughi, NextInput CEO and Founder. “We are at the forefront of a broad market trend to adopt force touch features in Mobile and other markets.”
Meizu launch event in Beijing
NextInput, Inc., headquartered in the Silicon Valley, provides MEMS-based force sensing solutions for the Mobile, Automotive, IoT, Medical, Robotics and Industrial markets.
Established in 2003 and headquartered in Zhuhai, China, Meizu designs and produces smartphones created to provide a simple, intuitive mobile experience for people whose time is expected to be simply spent in using their devices, instead of figuring out the way of using them.
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Source: NextInput, Inc.
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Ali Foughi, CEO & Founder
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