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touch screen

[′təch ‚skrēn]
(computer science)
An electronic display that allows a user to send signals to a computer by touching an area on the display with a finger, pencil, or other object.

touch screen

(hardware)
An input device that allows user to interact with computer by touching the display screen.

Often this uses beams of infrared light that are projected across the screen surface. Interrupting the beams generates an electronic signal identifying the location of the screen. Software interprets the signal and performs the required operation.
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Major applications and end-users of the capacitive touch screen market are Energy and Power, Medical Devices, Consumer Goods and others.
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Crestron capacitive touch screens set the industry standard for performance, high-definition graphics, and reliability, said Byron Wendling, Technology Manager, Touch Screens, at Crestron.
Powerful enough to drive a full graphical display for a user interface the kit includes a broad set of industrial communications protocols and interfaces (Dual Gigabit Ethernet, DDR3L, Camera and Capacitive Touch Screen LCD).
5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen that translates into a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.
5-inch (480 x 320 pixels) capacitive touch screen display.
The spectacularly ultra-bright display, capacitive touch screen, H.
It features a 16M 16:9 true color high-definition (HD) 4-inch FWVGA capacitive touch screen.
It will have a WVGA (800 x 480) capacitive touch screen, along with a 5MP autofocus and flash camera with a 1080p front facing camera for video calling.
5-inch capacitive touch screen, is China Unicom's second best-selling WCDMA 3G phone in terms of daily sales volume.
3 inch capacitive touch screen and wireless connectivity so that students can easily access their Evernote account via the printer without ever having to turn on a computer, said a company statement.