Surface Light Wave Pros/Cons


Surface Light Wave (SLW) is a proprietary new multi-touch technology using the transmission property of light. Here are a few pros and cons of this TimeLink technology…


PROS: Works in direct sunlight; touch surface durability traits same as Optical Touch; very good optical quality; decent accuracy, can be used with a finger, fingernail, stylus, glove and anything that breaks the plane of light; up to 10 points of multi-touch functionality; Plug-and-Play compatible with Windows 7/8


CONS: Susceptible to damage from liquid spills or extreme handling since components are on front surface; limited Linux support; no MAC support; limited use – mainly used for Point of Information Displays and Interactive Digital Signage



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