15.6-inch True Multi-touch Panel Creates New Application Opportunities
Tue, 05/24/2011 - 6:31am
Ocular announced its largest projected capacitive (PCAP) touch panel offering to the market. This larger-size PCAP will bring the kind of engaging user interface made popular on smart phones to a much wider range of applications, including environmentally challenging embedded systems and applications made for multiple users to use simultaneously. The newest addition to Ocular’s Crystal Touch line of PCAP touch panels measures 15.6-inches diagonally and has an outline of 356 mm x 223 mm along its perimeter. This display supports a true multi-touch interface with as many as 16 simultaneous touches. True multi-touch capabilities are critical to a number of applications such as gaming, medical diagnostic equipment, industrial controls, food services, interactive maps and other systems that require simultaneous actions and involve collaboration among multiple people. Owing to its durable glass construction, the new 15.6-in. Crystal Touch is resistant to scratching, harsh chemicals and other contaminants. It operates over an industrial temperature range from -30°C to 70° C. The thin, 1.6 mm profile of the panel makes it desirable for lightweight mobile devices, like tablet PCs.