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For example, using a PCAP touchscreen for determine an ideal touch technology. Consulta- medical or safety applications is rather inap- tion by experts is therefore essential. They will propriate, because while it’s robust enough to help select the optimal touch technology while handle environmental influences, it can also aligning the requirements for the application trigger EMI (electromagnetic interference). A support and integration. The newly designed resistive touch system, on the other hand, is Data Display Group competence center, for easily scratched. furthermore, users need to example, offers the opportunity to test differ- consider screen size. For example, it doesn’t ing touch technologies and to directly compare make any sense to use a 10 finger touch on a them. 4.3” display (too many fingers for too small a space). Additionally, it is beneficial to determine Highly modular platforms the number of users a touchscreen will encoun- for industrial and multimedia applications ter, as this has a direct impact on the applica- specifically, Data Display Solution offers suitable tion software required (single or multi touch). touch monitors. The POs- and Performance- almost all modern touch systems are com- Lines represent the finest modular platforms for Touch display for a book patible with the human interface Device stan- professional touch applications. Performance- retrieving machine. dard (HID) and support touch gestures (pinch, Line fulfills the highest standards for robust expand, rotate, etc.). Therefore these touch- Source: Data Display Solution architecture with an IP65-certified protected screens are truly plug and play and trouble-free integration with front. The industrial PC application has been designed for all established operating systems like Windows 7 / 8 as well as long-term availability. The POs-line is perfect for mass mar- Linux and Mac OSX, without any additional driver installation kets applications like kiosks (POS), as well as demanding store For a production storage facility with an explosion risk, a fittings (Shop-eMedia), while maintaining individual design and 5- to 8-wire resistive touch for example is often the appropri- function. for both product variants, various frontside touch cus- ate input system, as its touch surface is protected with multiple tomizations are available as options. These include resistive and layers of foil. The touch functionality will be preserved even if a PCAP sensors for 1, 2 and 10 finger operation, surface overlay layer is destroyed. protection glass, captive industrial graphic cards with VGa, DVi/ On the basis of these examples, one can recognize that if the hDMi and DisplayPort interfaces or media player with lan to an application is not clearly defined, it will be near impossible to integrated high efficiency PC. Your Vision Click to fi nd your solutions at www.lairdtech.com www.electronics-eetimes.com Electronic Engineering Times Europe December 2012 25


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