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Touch screen monitors have become the industry norm by now, allowing users to enjoy an amazing computing experience through an intuitive and revolutionary input technology. Read more.

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Touch screen monitors understanding the technology that makes it all happen




From ATM machines to the smart phones and iPods in our pocket to the tablet PCs and laptops in our bag - just

about every interface that we use for any form of digital work or computing is now touchscreen enabled. Touch

screen monitors have become the industry norm by now, allowing users to enjoy an amazing computing experience

through an intuitive and revolutionary input technology. But even when touch displays are a permanent part of our

lives now, how much do we really know about the system that makes it work? Let’s take a moment to explore touch

screen technology and understand exactly how it runs.

While it may seem like a widely millennial development, touch screens have actually been around since the 1940s.

However, the technology and its use became feasible on a large scale only post the 1960s. ATMs have been using

technology since 1965 which is when E.A. Johnson invented the first finger-driven touch screen that actually used

the same capacitive touch mechanism that is still used in cell phones and other devices to this day.

With the advancement in technology and continuous R&D, many other forms of touch screen displays are now

available in the market, each with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. The capacitive touch technology

however, is still one of the most widely used and most easy to adapt for mass produced consumer products. Let’s

explore how it works.

Today, a capacitive touch screen works through the use of an ITO touch film that is attached to the screen. This

touch film is basically a semiconductor that has been printed out using semiconductor manufacturing methods such

as roll to roll processing which uses a roll to roll evaporator system to create an electronic device on a flexible plastic.

A roll to roll evaporator system from industry leading manufacturers are able to mass produce ITO touch film that

can be used on various devices such as smart phones, LCD or LED screens, tablets, and PC monitors. The system

offers a higher throughput than others and is more conducive for continuous processing. The touch screen panels

installed in your gadgets or everyday computing devices heavily depend on this format of touch-based processing

technology to run and manage everyday computing.

The importance of the touch display in modern computing can never be overstated! The entire industry has now

accepted this system as a standard, developing OSs and UIs to match keep up with touch based inputs. The system

has gone on to enrich user experiences, making the computing process more intuitive and less algorithmic. By

following easy-to-understand visual cues, a user can get the desired task done or data processed without having to

learn any technicalities, computing language or usage syntax. In a way, touch technology has brought computers out

of the territory of technically trained professionals into the alley of common, everyday users.

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Daniel Williams is an expert in human machine interface technology and is particularly interested in touchscreen

monitors –a system that has taken the world by storm. He loves to write articles and blogs on the topic and

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