3M Previews 84-inch Multi-touch Display

Mon Jan 7, 2013 8:01am EST

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Demonstrating Innovation Leadership in Ultra Large-format PCAP Technology
LAS VEGAS--(Business Wire)--
As an innovation leader in projected capacitive (PCAP) touchscreen technology
and electronics, 3M Touch Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M Company, is
showcasing its multi-touch expertise at CES Unveiled and the Consumer
Electronics Show (CES) 2013 by featuring an 84-inch multi-touch display
prototype. This combination of expansive on-screen collaboration space and 3M`s
high-performance multi-touch technology offers users an unparalleled multi-user
experience as a multi-touch display wall or interactive table. 

"3M continues to challenge the size limitations of high-performance multi-touch
technology, and the investments we have made in developing robust and
proprietary PX electronics platform are enabling us to achieve our innovation
goals," says Diego Romeu, business operations manager, 3M Touch Systems. "Our
84-inch multi-touch prototype display demonstrates 3M`s ability to scale PCAP
electronics and sensor manufacturing to meet the need of our customers for
increasingly larger format touch solutions." 

At CES 2013 (Booth 30167, South Hall 3), 3M Touch Systems will be exhibiting the
following "concept" table and wall configurations:

* 84" Multi-Touch Table 
* 46" Multi-Touch Table 
* 1x3 46" Multi-touch Display Wall 
* 32" Multi-touch Touch Table 
* 3x3 32" Multi-touch Display Wall 
* Two 32" Interactive Multi-touch retail Product Selectors

Also on display will be these 3M Multi-Touch Display products:

* Multi-touch Desktop Displays: 21.5", 24" and 27" 
* Multi-touch Chassis Displays: 21.5" and 32"

All 3M Multi-Touch Displays are available from leading U.S. distributors
(BlueStar, Ingram Micro, ScanSource, SYNNEX, and Tech Data), popular on-line
retailers, and 3M`s online store, www.Shop3M.com. 

For additional information on 3M Multi-Touch solutions, visit

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/multitouch. More information about 3M Company is
available online. 

3M is a trademark of the 3M Company.
All other trademarks listed herein are owned by their respective companies 

Editors: High-resolution images of 3M Multi-Touch products are available by
contacting Tim Holt, tholt@mmm.com

For all other 3M Company media inquiries, visit http://www.3m.com/MediaContact

3M Touch Systems Inc.
Tim Holt, 978-659-9379

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