Capacitive Stickers are an innovative solution to an old problem faced by Smartphone and other touch screen users. This issue is one of convince, and the fact that most touch screen devices do not work, or respond to commands when you are wearing gloves. The phones are likely designed to be this a sensitive to the touch of fabric to reduce instances of pocket dialing, which was always a problem with button based devices.
Many people would insist it is absolutely unnecessary to have capacitive stickers on your gloves. However, it takes two hands to put on a pair of gloves. If you need your bare finger to turn on your iPhone in order to take a call, your hands will have to remain exposed to the elements for the duration of the call. If it is an important call, you could be putting yourself at risk for frostbite. Further, they are also convenient and easy to use on drive through ATM’s, touch screen fuel pumps, and your GPS, which is most often programmed on a cold morning inside your cold car. In short capacitive stickers are an innovative, quick, and affordable solution to the problem of freezing hands while operating your touch screen Smartphone.