Without university research, smartphones would not be very smart

The Association of American Universities (AAU) has released a new graphic illustrating that today’s smartphones would be impossible without the federally funded university research that laid the foundation for many of their key components.

The graphic includes information on multi-touch technology, a functionality developed at the University of Delaware by Wayne Westerman and John Elias, founders of the FingerWorks touch screen manufacturing company that was later acquired by Apple Inc.

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