Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd., a Cambridge, UK-based provider of piezoelectric UltraTouch multi-force-and-touch technology to the consumer electronics, automotive, industrial and military markets, closed a $10m Series B funding round. The round, which brought total amount raised to nearly $20m, was led by Kureha Corporation of Japan, with participation from existing investors Parkwalk, Downing Ventures, CM Ventures and Amadeus Capital Partners, and new investment from top Chinese venture capital firm Puhua Capital and Japanese automotive touch panel firm Futaba Corporation. The University of Cambridge is also an existing investor. The company intends to use the funds for planned commercial rollout of UltraTouch technology together with its strategic launch partners. Led by Corbin Church, CEO and co-founder, CTT has developed a solution that combines algorithms together with advanced materials – called UltraTouch to provide a sensor architecture used in any touch-capable smart device, regardless of the device’s size or type. It solves nagging, lingering problems that users experience with touch screens (e.g. being able to use a touch screen properly whilst out in the rain) a...