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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.
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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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Touch screen interfaces for mobile phones will remain at under 2 percent of total devices until such a catalytic event occurs, predicted to be at the end of 2007, at which point rapid growth will ignite interest in touch screen phones, growing the market to around 40 percent by 2012.
Capacitive touch screen technology offers fast, reliable and accurate performance, resisting scratches, abrasions and everyday contaminants.
get the touch screens from different vendors and install them on their devices.
Over the next few years, demand for thin, lightweight, and lower-cost touch devices will drive strong touch screen growth in display applications," noted Jennifer Colegrove, PhD, Vice President of Emerging Display Technologies, NPD DisplaySearch.
LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics and several smaller handset vendors have rolled out their own touch-screen phones over the last two years, while the first handset using Google s Android platform will also have a touch screen.
Grocery Headquarters: There has been a great deal of research done by Fujitsu and others regarding the human factors involved in touch screen technology.
Dolch, a provider of rugged computer solutions, has introduced RuggedTouch and RuggedTouch Plus, industrial touch screen displays and workstations.
Neonode is offering software licenses and engineering design services that enable companies to make high functionality touch screens at a low cost.
The report does not consider the following to calculate the market size - Components used for the production of touch screens - Service and maintenance of touch screens - Aftermarket sales of touch screens
Growth continues to be strong, with DisplaySearch forecasting over 72 million touch screens for tablet PCs in 2011, and over 100 million in 2012.
Led by DisplaySearch, a leading market research company focused on display-related industries, the EDT conference will explore many aspects of the electronic display market including new touch technologies, the future of touch screens, 3D displays and more.
Secretary of State Kevin Shelley, California's chief elections official, came close to wholesale decertification of electronic voting in California - but was swayed to keep most touch screens in place by the compelling arguments from disabled and non-English-speaking voters, as well as local elections officials.