|WINNER: Technology enables MyFord Touch
Methode Electronics Inc.
What: Touch sensor switching technology
Innovation: Methode’s sensors generate a special electrical field. When the field is touched, a switch is triggered to control different functions such as climate control and the sound system. The technology eliminates buttons and knobs, enabling MyFord Touch, the center stack control system.
First customer: Ford Motor Co., April 2011
Web site: methode.com