About Touch Screen Kiosks
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Below is some of the information that Advanced Kiosks engineers continually review when choosing monitor components for a touchscreen kiosk. This information can also help you make an informed decision when purchasing your touch screen kiosk for any self service application.
A Touch Screen Monitor is actually two components:
- The Touch Screen: A sheet of glass with one of the touch technologies (described below) bonded to a monitor.
- The Monitor: Usually an LCD Monitor.
Let’s take a look at some of the kiosk touch screen technology that we use here at Advanced Kiosks.
LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display and for a good overview of this technology, go to Wikipedia. More importantly are the features of the monitor that affect the user experience. LCD Monitors come in a variety of different designs made for specific applications. We review some of the features for factors such as Refresh Rate, Contrast Ratio, Bit Depth, and Power Usage.