ROUND ROCK, Texas, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TouchSystems Corporation and
eTurboTouch Technology announced Monday, May 21, 2001, their strategic
alliance and debuted patented touchscreen technologies, Turbo Pen and Turbo
T6, at a press conference held at the Westin in Taipei, Taiwan.
celebrated the partnership announced by TouchSystems April 13, 2001.
Pen is a new, pen-based touch device that enables the panel to distinguish
between it and the hand, overcoming identification problems common to
resistive touchscreen technology.
This eliminates interference caused by a
knuckle or palms making contact with the panel.
Turbo T6 is a 5-wire analog
resistive touchscreen, enhanced with an EMI (Electromagnetic Interference)
T6 nearly doubles the lifespan of current 5-wire touchscreen
eTurboTouch Technology, an emerging industry leader in the manufacture of
touchpanel and image capture technology, has granted TouchSystems exclusive
distributorship rights throughout North and South America.
over 85 years combined touchscreen experience, will leverage its expertise and
extensive sales and distributorship channels, in partnership with
eTurboTouch's manufacturing and new product development capacities.
partnership is designed to provide cutting-edge, cost-effective, touchpanel
solutions and position the company to exploit unmet demand in the touchscreen
Announcement of New Patented Products
Turbo Pen is a special pen-based touch device, designed for use with high
transmission rate (at least 90%) touch panels.
Turbo Pen features an
intelligent controller which distinguishes between pen and finger input,
enabling palm rejection; thereby, eliminating interference caused by the
knuckles or hand resting on the touch panel.
Turbo Pen is the ideal choice
when direct finger touch is unavailable.
Turbo Pen provides improved accuracy
and is targeted for CAD, handheld PC, Industrial, identification signature,
e-book, GPS, webpad, medical, and IA products.
Mass production will begin in
Turbo T6, a 5-wire analog resistive touchscreen, enhanced with an EMI
shield, is designed for extreme and high-use applications.
T6 features a
longer lifespan with superior durability, resolution, accuracy, and
The added benefits of EMI, an electro-magnetic shield,
provide improved functioning and reliability.
T6 is targeted for a wide range
of industries: POS, Kiosk, mobile warehousing, GPS, web phones, retail, ATMs,
and industrial control.
T6 is manufactured in sizes from 2`` to 21'' and can be
custom designed to fit most any application.
A subsidiary of the Turbo Group, founded in 1995, eTurboTouch is backed by
a billion dollar enterprise, with factories in Taiwan and Southeast Asia.
eTurboTouch delivers high quality, cost-effective, proprietary solutions for
user-interface input devices.
eTurboTouch manufactures state-of-the-art
touchpanel and image capture products, including core technologies (Turbo T6,
XGT & chipset).
eTurboTouch is an emerging industry leader with a strong
global sales and marketing team, value engineering and customer-driven
manufacturing and outsourcing capabilities.
``The right touch is eTurbo.''
TouchSystems was established in 1996 by one of the original founders of
With over 85 years combined touchscreen expertise,
TouchSystems is dedicated to delivering the most advanced touch technology,
including wireless capabilities.
TouchSystems, based in Round Rock, Texas, is
a privately held company.
``Your Partner in Total Touch Solutions.''
For photographs, datasheets, or any additional information, Contact
Michelle Sims at 512.388.0090 ext. 26 or send email to [email protected].
Visit TouchSystems' website at www.touchsystems.com.
For more information, contact
Michelle Sims, Marketing Coordinator
Ph: 512.388.0090x26 Fax: 512.388.0094