Touch Displays & Panels

Touch display technology has come a long way since 1982 at the University of Toronto and in 1986 when it’s Atari demonstrated the first commercial application at the COMDEX show. Today touch technology is so common we literally take it for granted; whether it’s on our smartphone or the dashboard of our cars. However, when you’re building an application or developing a system that depends on a touch graphical user interface or GUI, you must be exacting. Today there are multiple types of Touch Screens. The five most common types are: 5-Wire Resistive, Surface Capacitive, Projected Capacitive, SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave), and Infrared. “Multi-touch” allows any of these technologies to have multiple points of contact; to affect or control the screen or devices connected to it. Careful consideration should be paid to the environment and audience contact being made to the screens. Whether the application is digital signage, wayfinding, system control or point of sale, the owner must pay careful attention to the evolving technology of these devices in the current market.

MediaNow clients can count on a thorough review of their application checked against the latest trends in the market and manufacturer road maps. In most cases rationally priced off the shelf units will do the job. We only work with manufacturers and distributors who have a proven record of usability and durability. For projects that call for custom sizes, or special features we offer commercial-grade and custom built touch screens in a wide range of sizes and configurations, including Sunlight Readable, Open Frame, Waterproof and Self Cleaning. Don’t hesitate to contact MediaNow for expert advice and a fast reasonable quote.

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