Touch Screen Technology Becoming More Accessible

A student at the University of Washington in Seattle is working on solutions to help make ever-more-ubiquitous touchscreen technology more accessible to users with neurological diseases. http://komonews.com/news/newsradio/uw-student-hopes-to-make-touch-screen-technology-accessible-to-more-people

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UW student helps bring touchscreens to users with neurological diseases. http://bit.ly/2y4wMcR

Touchscreens are *Expected* – even by the youngest users!

“What? This isn’t a touch screen? How does that even work?” This toddler clearly anticipated *her* experience to be touch-screen-enhanced. https://boingboing.net/2017/09/26/toddler-stumped-she-cant-wor.html

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Toddler *needs* her touchscreen!   http://bit.ly/2xBbOhO

Pop-Up Shop Eases Retail ‘Pain Points’ with Touch Screen Monitors

Neiman Marcus has launched a PopUp Shop in New York’s SoHo district, using new technology to address conventional retail “Pain Points” – and touch screen monitors are a big part of the solution. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-02/neiman-marcus-looks-to-fix-retail-pain-points-at-pop-up-store

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Neiman Marcus uses touch screens in ‘PopUp’ shops to improve shopping experience. https://bloom.bg/2yrttMS

New Technology in the Classroom

In Fairborn, OH, the city school district is replacing short-throw projectors with advanced touch-screen monitors, finding that they “enhance both the teaching and learning experience in the classroom.” http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/news/20435/fairborn-city-schools-integrates-new-technology-in-classrooms

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Fairborn, OH is enhancing teaching and learning experience with touch screen monitors. http://bit.ly/2iOTEq9

Cockpit touchscreens

Touchscreen controls in airplane cockpits may offer some promising safety enhancements for the future. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/aviation/airline-safety-touchscreens-in-cockpits-to-improve-safety/news-story/a76058670b9fa1dce8ce065ece45af30

 

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Cockpit touchscreen controls may offer some safety enhancements for the future. http://bit.ly/2wlmOiy

UK store elevating the self-serve experience

Zara stores in the UK are taking self-service to an entirely new level with a fast, simple and highly streamlined process. http://www.vogue.co.uk/article/zara-self-service-checkout-shopping-review-fast-fashion

 

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Zara stores redefining self-service. http://www.vogue.co.uk/article/zara-self-service-checkout-shopping-review-fast-fashion

WWII pigeon project gave rise to the modern touch screen

A bizarre World War II pigeon project is what gave rise to the modern touchscreen. Pigeons were trained to peck at screens in gliders to drop bombs. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4845448/WWII-pigeon-project-led-modern-touch-screens.html

 

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WWII pigeon project gave rise to the modern touch screen. http://dailym.ai/2wW27Oz

Turn any surface into a touchscreen

What if you could turn your wall (or any surface) into a touchscreen? If that sounds a little too futuristic, there’s a new wearable gadget in the market that’s doing just that. https://www.gqindia.com/content/this-tiny-gadget-will-turn-your-wall-into-a-touchscreen-kind-of/

 

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Turn any surface into a touch screen. http://bit.ly/2vtB2jp

OWT large format screens

Interactive experiences on large format screens drive better user experience, increased sales and a higher return on investment. One World Touch offers sizes ranging from 32” up to 84”. https://www.oneworldtouch.com/large-touch-monitors

 

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Interactive experiences on large format screens drive better user experience, increased sales and a higher return on investment. http://bit.ly/2fAdgxb

How can we help?

If it makes a job easier, a presentation better, helps you train for real life scenarios in the classroom, or allows you to reach a new audience with interactive digital signage, one of our touch screen products will be right for you. https://www.oneworldtouch.com/

 

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