Touch screen monitors have started gaining popularity in the last couple of years. Today, you cannot ignore them if you want to work with the latest in terms of TV viewing convenience or computer technology. In fact, major operating systems have launched their versions specifically for touch screen monitors. You can now avail these ultra modern screens for quite an inexpensive price range. However, these screens have definitely expanded their usability far beyond the average home and office use. Here is a look at the nuances of this evolving trend.
The technology behind Touch Screen Monitors
Touch screen monitors can be categorized according to the different technologies that power them. They are of mainly three categories
• Resistive technology monitors: This technology comprises of two layers of conducive metallic layers, which have resistive properties. These layers encompass a glass panel. When you touch the screen, the two layers contact each other at that point and the computer is able to detect the change in the electric field at the touch point.