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touch screen

In computing and electronic health records, a touch-sensitive display screen. Pressing a finger onto the screen at various points allows the user to select options from a menu or enter data.
See also: screen

touch screen,

n a type of screen on some video terminals that may be touched with the finger to specify the selection of an item from a displayed list.
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The devices connect easily to most resistive digitizer tablets available from various manufacturers, including Brady, Epson, MicroTouch and SMK.
Sign-On was also designed to support a broad range of signing devices including most electronic digitizer tablets as well as Palm O/S based USB and serial handheld devices from Palm, HandSpring, Sony and IBM.
The new upgrade also allows users to attach four more ATAPI peripherals -- including IDE CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, tape backup, digitizer tablets or removable media drives.
15, 1997--CalComp (Nasdaq:CLCP), the world leader in digitizer tablets, announced price reductions on its "edutainment" line of graphics tablets.