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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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At first, the report begins with a brief introduction of the capacitive touch screen and its scope in the worldwide market.
Secure mounting option All TSWs now ship with a special mounting latch that makes it easy to lock touch screens in place.
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.
Here is a fact you didn't know: Gartner research results show that over 50% of computers purchased for children will have touch screens by 2015* (*March, 2010).
Future touch screens are able to track higher number of touch inputs.
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.
The cost of touch screen technology must decrease from USD5-10 dollars to under USD3, revenue-generating applications must be developed to differentiate touch screen devices from menu or icon driven phones, and finally the market requires a catalyst, such as the presence of an iconic touch screen phone in a Hollywood blockbuster, to generate demand, claimed the director of the Handset Component Technologies service.
Dolch, a provider of rugged computer solutions, has introduced RuggedTouch and RuggedTouch Plus, industrial touch screen displays and workstations.
OB), the Optical Touch Screen Technology Company, announced today the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of a patent aimed at small and medium-sized screens.
The high-definition streaming video capability of the TS-1542 makes it possible to view security cameras and other video sources over the network right on the touch screen.
Additionally, with entry of low cost smartphone manufacturers, the availability of smartphones with touch screens at affordable prices has increased manifold, thereby further boosting the growth of the touch screen market.