touch screen

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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 platform includes standard X-Y resistive touch screen detection with optional calibration and pressure detection on resistive screens.
Capacitive touch screens have many advantages over traditional resistive screens, including better optical transparency, lower power consumption and higher reliability and durability.
Cost is also a major issue: resistive screens are far less expensive than capacitive.
Of the various touch screen technologies, the analog resistive screens have proven the best choice for most portable applications due to low cost and low power consumption.