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I want to automate some testing that uses captouch as the interface for the human user. I would love to use an Arduino or similar's GPIO to create the equivalent press and release events from a finger. Is there some material that can be used here such that it would cause a press event when I set the GPIO to high? I would like to avoid any mechanical solutions that involve moving things. Ideally, I would tape the material onto the place where the button is and run my fake human code on the Arduino.

Had a hard time wording that, hope it makes sense. Also, I'm pretty ignorant with the electronics for a captouch system given that I'm a software guy...be gentle :pray:

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  • \$\begingroup\$ This sort of question is asked over and over again. Try searching this site for the word "touch". \$\endgroup\$ – Elliot Alderson May 13 at 20:31
  • \$\begingroup\$ @ElliotAlderson you're my hero. My Google-fu failed me. I'ma see if I can get with my hardware guy and try this out. Will post that link as the solution or put up some data when I do. \$\endgroup\$ – Gabriel Velasco May 14 at 10:40
  • \$\begingroup\$ In addition to the other answer, trying to do this isn't all that reliable. \$\endgroup\$ – Gabriel Velasco May 15 at 17:46