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3M Expands Surface Capacitive Touchscreen System Offering

Polished-like touchscreen helps enhance interactive high-definition 3D graphics

Thursday, April 11, 2013 7:01 am CDT



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METHUEN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As an innovation leader in surface capacitive touchscreen technology and electronics, 3M Touch Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M Company, announces a new addition to 3M’s Surface Capacitive product portfolio, the 3M MicroTouch System SCT3210EX, an ideal touchscreen solution for applications that require advanced clarity and brilliant optical performance. The SCT3210EX system’s polished-like glass surface complements and enhances high-definition interactive LCD screen graphics by transmitting crisp and vivid images that seem to pop off the screen. Popular applications that benefit from the SCT3210EX system’s optical clarity are interactive 3D graphics, healthcare displays, gaming machines, and digital signage installations. Available in sizes ranging from 10 to 32 inches, the SCT3210EX system has all the robust surface durability characteristics of 3M’s standard surface capacitive product offering, 3M MicroTouch System SCT3250EX, while featuring an enhanced, ultra-clear surface finish.

Also available in 3M’s surface capacitive touch technology offering:

  • 3M MicroTouch System SCT3250EX is the result of more than 25 years of capacitive sensing expertise and a purpose-built touch solution for gaming, retail and other commercial applications that require both high transmissivity and a high-utility anti-glare finish. Available sizes range from 5.7 to 32 inches.
  • 3M MicroTouch System SCT3855EX adds a privacy viewing feature (using 3M Light Control Film) for applications where personal information can be displayed on screens in public or work areas. Available sizes range from 10 to 19 inches.
  • 3M MicroTouch System SCT7650EX adds a ruggedized feature with a laminated glass construction for applications where screen breakage is a primary concern. Available in sizes ranging from 10 to 32 inches.
  • 3M MicroTouch System SCT7655EX combines privacy viewing with ruggedized features. Available sizes range from 10 to 19 inches.

3M surface capacitive touch systems are available from leading electronics distributors, such as All American Semiconductor, DigiKey Electronics, Mouser Electronics and Newark Corporation.

For additional information on 3M MicroTouch touchscreen solutions, visit www.3m.com/touch.

3M Touch Systems provides innovative touchscreen technology products to customers worldwide under the “3M” and “MicroTouch” brands. Popular single-touch, dual-touch and multi-touch applications include casino gaming, foodservice, hospitality, industrial, interactive digital signage, retail point of sale and self-service. For more information about 3M and MicroTouch products, visit www.3M.com/touch01. For an overview of popular touch technologies and terminology, visit www.touchtopics.com.

About 3M Touch Systems Inc.

3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M and provider of innovative touchscreen solutions, operates globally and reports through 3M Electronics & Energy Business Group, headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit www.3M.com/touch. More information about 3M Company is available online.

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Editors: High-resolution images of 3M Multi-Touch products are available by contacting Tim Holt at 978-659-9379

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Tim Holt, 978-659-9379

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Popular applications that benefit from the SCT3210EX system's optical clarity are gaming machines. (Photo: 3M)
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The SCT3210EX system's polished-like glass surface complements and enhances high-definition interactive LCD screen graphics. (Photo: 3M)
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