Touch screen monitors have contributed greatly to the Information and communication industries today. Whereas ordinary monitors are used for display of information especially in a computer system, touch screen monitors have been specially designed in such a way that they can be used to key in information into a computer let alone seeing and or displaying.
Some of the contributions of the touch screen monitors to a computer user can be found on this website here. Well, they are basically used for viewing of data and information displayed on the screen of the computer. Just like LCD touch screens, display is the core function of this device. Apart from that they can be used to key in or input raw data into the computer memory. This is one of the most fascinating feature about this device because it is specially made in such a way that it does not the help of additional devices such as the mouse and the keyboard. Touch screen monitors are also good especially in the display of images, let alone the editing of these images.
Touch screen monitors have various ways of detecting touch as explained. The touch screen monitors are made up of their basic systems that help in detection of touch. They include:
- the resistive system which basically uses the power of two layers that come into contact when the screen is touched making the computer to automatically calculate the coordinates of that particular point and once this is done, a special driver software changes the touch into a content that can be comprehended by the computer and the response is given. It is the cheapest system to use.