Today, almost all mobile electronic devices use a touch screen. Initially, the touchscreen was a primary feature of handheld personal devices like cell phones and tablets. Now its main application, in addition to tablets and mobile phones, includes music players, kiosks, large displays, cameras, photo booths, commercial displays, and industrial PCs. The control technology via virtual buttons on a touch screen is so convenient that it found application in many areas of daily life. The following examples are common ways that faytech North America’s customers use custom touch screen solutions.
Many people use custom touch hardware solutions for information kiosks, travel kiosks, trade shows displays and kiosks, and other electronic exhibitions. The user-friendly touch screen is easier to use than other devices, especially for inexperienced computer or software users. The touch screen makes information more convenient, allowing users to utilize apps and gather information just by touching the screen.
Use in retail and restaurant businesses
Time is money, especially in retail and restaurant businesses. Touch screens are very simple to use, and this allows employees to work faster with higher levels of productivity. Touch screen interfaces also save time on training new staff since most apps developed utilize very intuitive processes. You can use touch screens in cash registers, in order systems, etc.
In today’s fast-moving world, waiting in line is one of the biggest frustrations for many people who have to do routine tasks. Self-service terminals with touch screens can improve customer service in stores, fast-food restaurants, transportation centers, etc. Clients can independently place their orders or register while saving both their own time and reducing the waiting time of other customers. ATMs and electronic ticket booking terminals are examples of self-service terminals that use a commercial touch screen.
Training and education
Touch screens are much easier to use compared to other input devices. This technology allows a person to spend less money and time on staff training because of the intuitive nature of custom touch screen hardware. Schools often use this technology both in educational and developmental programs for children. Touch screens also help to create tests and training systems for adults in both public and private sectors.
Historical reference books can be digitized, training programs for car drivers or pilots can be developed, college exams can be administered via interactive touch kiosks, or driving rule exams can be offered in customized booths. Touch screen technology is increasingly found everywhere. In combination with digital and multimedia technologies, it improves performance, accelerates previously time-consuming processes, and allows new ways to track and measure the effectiveness of a variety of applications.
Custom touch screen display solutions may be useful for those who have difficulty using the keyboard or mouse. In combination with programs such as an on-screen keyboard, or other assistive technology, they can help make computer resources more accessible. People who have trouble using a computer keyboard can do it with a touchscreen.
Healthcare and medical applications often depend on the correctness and efficiency of the process of controlling various indicators. In medical settings, mistakes can literally mean the difference between life and death. In such a case, performance and accuracy are extremely important. The combination of an intuitive graphical interface and a touch screen makes it easy and convenient to utilize a broad variety of medical equipment.
Custom touch devices have an application in on-board computer systems. Pilots could utilize interactive systems on a small flat touch screen monitor. Truck drivers could log routes, inventories and schedules using a custom embedded device. Marine crafts could be embedded with weather-resistant custom touch interfaces that can endure extreme elements.
In certain industrial settings, the quality of extreme-environment, durable, high-brightness sensor equipment is also in high demand. Workers might touch monitors or custom industrial touch PCs in surveillance consoles, in controls for units and electrical equipment, monitor and control remote distributed objects. Due to the possibility of using object-oriented graphics and graphical display of data on the screen as an element of system control, the use of a touch interface in industry simplifies the work with multiple units.
As technology advances, people will be using custom commercial touch screens and industrial touch screen PCs in an increasing number of environments. Contact us today to learn how we can help your organization put custom commercial or industrial touch screen technology to work.