Latitude XT panel to power other portables


So, you likey that Latitude XT, eh? I've got to say, it's a pretty attractive machine, especially since Dell announced it will be getting multitouch capabilities next year via a software update. But if that $2500 price tag is a bit too rich for your blood, you might want to hold on and see what other manufacturers are cooking up using the same technology. Gizmodo recently spoke with N-Trig, the company behind the DuoSense technology that allows the XT's screen to operate as both a multitouch screen and a stylus-input device and discovered that Dell is only "the first of many leading manufacturers" planning to use the technology in their notebooks and portable devices. Apple Tablet, anyone?

For more on N-Trig:
- read this Gizmodo interview

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