September 30, 2003

Partners - New 15in LCD Touchmonitor

October 2003 - Elo TouchSystems, Inc., the global leader in touch technology and a business unit of Tyco Electronics, has announced a new 15in Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) touchmonitor that features the companys CarrollTouch infrared touch technology.

Elo TouchSystems Introduces New 15in LCD Touchmonitor with Infrared Touch Sensor

Provides exceptional clarity and durability for desktop and kiosk applications

October 2003 - Elo TouchSystems, Inc., the global leader in touch
technology and a business unit of Tyco Electronics, has announced a new
15in Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) touchmonitor that features the
company=92s CarrollTouch infrared touch technology. The new 1520L monitor,
an enhanced version of Elo's popular Entuitive 1525L 15in LCD
touchmonitor, is available with serial connectivity and safety agency
approvals for sale worldwide. The 1520L with CarrollTouch infrared touch
sensor is targeted toward retail pointofsale (POS) and kioskbased
pointofinformation (POI) applications where customers will benefit from
both its increased brightness and clarity and durability provided by the
1520L=92s solidstate components with no wearout mechanisms.

Clear, Bright and Sharp

"We chose to add Elo's CarrollTouch infrared sensor interface to
the popular 1525L because it provides one of the highest rates of light
transmission in the market =97 up to 100 percent, based on filter option =97
so there is no compromise of image quality or colour purity," says
Mike Sigona, Elo's European marketing manager. "The 1520L with
CarrollTouch infrared touch sensor is the perfect choice for a publicuse
environment such as retail POS and kiosk POI. And infrared optical touch
sensor technology means the monitor is virtually calibrationfree,
providing a stable, driftfree operation for a touch response that=92s
always accurate. Whether freestanding on a store counter, wallmounted or
kioskbased, the 1520L with CarrollTouch infrared touch sensor offers an
attractive display that provides a bright, clear, sharp and colourful

Added Protection and Sealability

The Entuitive 1520L desktop touchmonitor includes a specially
designed stable base that can be bolted down, side controls that can be
locked out in public, clean cable routing and a locking hinge to ensure
protection in hightraffic environments. It meets VESA mounting standards,
which allows complete flexibility for wall or polemounting
configurations. The elegant design of Elo's 1520L touchmonitor includes
digital onscreen display (OSD), and two builtin onewatt

About Elo TouchSystems

Elo TouchSystems, Inc., global leader in touch technology, is a unit
of Tyco Electronics. Elo develops, manufactures and markets a complete
line of touch products that simplify the interface between people and
computers in both publicaccess and employeeactivated applications.
Founded in 1971, the company is headquartered in Fremont, California,
with manufacturing sites in the US, Europe and Asia. Elo's main regional
offices are in KesselLo, Belgium and Yokohama, Japan, with additional
sales and technical support offices worldwide. For more information on
Elo TouchSystems' products and services, call +3216352100 in Europe or
visit our web site at

About Tyco Electronics

Tyco Electronics is the world's largest passive electronic components
manufacturer; a world leader in cuttingedge wireless, active fibre optic
and complete power systems technologies; and is also rapidly developing
extensive networking and building technology installation services. Tyco
Electronics provides advanced technology products from over forty
wellknown and respected brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP
NETCONNECT, Buchanan, CII, CoEv, Critchley, Elcon, Elo TouchSystems,
M/ACOM, Madison Cable, OEG, OneSource Building Technologies, Potter &
Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack, Simel and TDI Batteries.

Information on Elo TouchSystems from: Nadia Vandeweyer, Elo TouchSystems,
Diestsesteenweg 692, 3010 KesselLo, Belgium  Tel: +32 16 35
2125  Fax: +32 16 35 2101, email:
[email protected]      web:

Information on Tyco from: Peter Ferris, Tyco International Ltd. 
Tel: +1 2124241366  Fax +1 6422828554  email:
[email protected]

Press Information (UK): Tim Jennings, Marshall Jennings PR Limited,
Wyvols Court, Swallowfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1WY, UK  Tel:
+44 (0)118 988 0288  Fax: +44 (0)118 988 0388, email:
[email protected]       web:

CarrollTouch and Entuitive are trademarks of Elo TouchSystems, Inc. All
other products and company names referred to herein may be trademarks or
registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark

Posted by Craig at September 30, 2003 04:45 PM