Windows CE LCD and Touch Controller

The complete Windows CE touch screen and LCD controller solution

This turnkey touch screen solution by Tidal Engineering is a true time saver. Designed for Windows CE 2.0 through 3.0, this touch screen kit will save engineering time and effort, so it can be spent on real value added features specific to your application. All the firmware, Win CE drivers and example application code are included. The driver provides a touch screen area for mouse clicks and an area for Soft Keys.

The design is fully compatible with AAEON single board computers. It connects through a 50 pin ribbon cable to the LCD connector on the AAEON SBC. All power and LCD signals come through this cable. In addition, a single RS-232 Com port connects the Touch Screen outputs to the SBC.  The supplied driver generates system mouse and keyboard events that appear to the OS as actual mouse and keyboard events.

Calibration software is provided to accommodate different touch screens.


Custom Control Interface

Tidal Touch Features:

  • Touch Screen Controller
  • Programmable Soft Keys
  • Programmable LCD Voltage Generator
  • 8 Bit LCD Interface Buffer
  • Windows CE Driver generates mouse and soft key events.
  • FLASH Programmable Controller for in system firmware update.
  • EPROM storage for LCD voltage level and touch-screen calibration.

Block Diagram



Detailed Information

Data Sheets 
Tidal Touch Screen (pdf 97k)
Press Releases
5/24/00 - Complete x86 touch panel controller for windows CE. (pdf 7k)

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