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Screens Can Sense

Screens Can Sense

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Published by Abbas Hashmi
Their types can let we know that when we use a distinct technology for touch screens.
Their types can let we know that when we use a distinct technology for touch screens.

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Published by: Abbas Hashmi on Jul 18, 2010
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Screens Can Sense

In computing, an input device that allows the user to communicate with the computer by touching a display screen. In this way, the user can point to a required menu option or item of data. Touch screens are used increasingly in many applications, such as dispensing tickets for public transport and checking in for flights. Typically, the screen is able to detect the touch either because the finger presses against a sensitive membrane or because it interrupts a grid of light beams crossing the screen surface.

ADD-On touch screens are external frames with a clear seethrough touch screen. They mount outside onto the monitor bezel. BUILT-In touch screens are internal, heavy-duty touch screens mounted directly onto the CRT tube. Compatible O/S includes NT, Macintosh, Amiga, Linux, OS/2, XP, etc. Their types can let we know that when we use a distinct technology for touch screens.

AccuTouch Five-Wire Resistive: AccuTouch five-wire resistive technology is the workhorse of resistive touchscreens, providing unsurpassed performance. When activated with a finger, gloved hand, fingernail, or object such as a credit card. AccuTouch is widely used in point-of-sale, industrial, and medical applications and is available for both flat panel and CRT solutions. Four-Wire Resistive: AT4 four-wire resistive technology is the entry-level touch solution. Its benefits include stable operation, quick touch response, input flexibility, narrow border width, less weight, and low power consumption. AT4 resistive touchscreens are ideal for industrial applications, portable medical and field automation devices, access control terminals, office equipment, home appliances, and wearable computers-almost anywhere a small display is used. IntelliTouch Surface Wave: IntelliTouch surface wave is the optical standard of touch. Its pure glass construction provides superior optical performance and makes it the most scratch-resistant technology available. It's nearly impossible to physically "wear out" this touchscreen. IntelliTouch is widely used in kiosk, gaming, and office automation applications. SecureTouch Surface Wave: SecureTouch provides all the features of IntelliTouch along with tempered glass construction for superior resistance to breakage and vandalism. It's nearly impossible to physically break or "wear out" these touchscreens. SecureTouch is widely used in kiosk, gaming, and office automation.

Capacitive: Surface capacitive touchscreens provide a solution for customers who want an alternative to their capacitive options available today. Elo's narrow, patented Z-borders yield an inherently linear sensor. The transparent protective coating makes the sensor resistant to scratches and abrasions. Yet the surface capacitive touchscreens respond quickly and easily with excellent dragging performance.

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