literally a plank of wood touch panel

Discussion in 'DIY and Makers Spot' started by MikeWebb, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. MikeWebb

    MikeWebb Member

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    found this on Kickstarter. Has my interest. I wonder how they do it

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    If it's real wood I expect they just use a precise cutting tool to make the front very thin so the light shines through. Similar to how Apple used to do it on the aluminium MacBook Pro's that had sleep indicators hidden behind the aluminium without any material change that were visible etc

    If it's not real wood perhaps a vinyl wrap? - Looks neat anyway :)
     
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  3. Magebarf

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    Seen something similar recently, but that only explains how the touch part is done; Touch Surface from Loxone
    As for how the visual feedback is done, no better guess than @Pri has done...
     
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