Methuen, Mass. - August 16, 2004 3M Touch Systems, Inc. announces worldwide availability of its . Delivering 400 Nit brightness and a 430:1 contrast ratio, the M150HB display excels in high ambient light applications where standard LCD panels might appear dimmer or washed-out. The enhanced brightness and contrast also help produce vivid, distinct colors, increasing the visual appeal of graphics and color-intensive applications.
"The M150HB provides customers with the video performance that brighter operating environments and graphic-intensive applications demand," said Larry Loerch, monitor business manager, 3M Touch Systems. "This product represents our ongoing effort to enable our solution providers to offer higher overall performance and quality through enhanced touch monitor designs."
Enhanced Video Performance
The M150HB touch monitor marks the further expansion of 3M's family of high-value LCD touch monitor solutions and responds to the demand for enhanced video performance. Leveraging the same mechanical design elements as the standard MicroTouch M150 touch monitor, the M150HB monitor adds enhanced LCD performance to touch-stability and installation flexibility. The enhanced LCD performance allows the M150HB to excel in applications such as point-of-sale stations situated near bright windows, shaded outdoor POS environments and hospitality applications, and anywhere else high amounts of ambient light* could wash out the display.
Proven Touch Screen Technology
Available with both serial and USB connectivity, the MicroTouch M150HB LCD monitor is offered with MicroTouch ClearTek capacitive touch technology. ClearTek provides accuracy and sensitivity to the user's touch while offering outstanding durability and resistance to contaminants such as dirt, liquids, and harsh chemicals.
*The M150HB is not intended for use or readability in direct sunlight.
About 3M Touch Systems, Inc.
3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M, operates globally and reports
through the 3M Electro and Communications Business, headquartered in Austin, TX.
3M Touch Systems provides fast, reliable and accurate touch products to customers
worldwide under the "MicroTouch" brand. Popular interactive applications include
casino gaming, retail point of sale, foodservice, hospitality, self-service, mobile
handheld, and interactive digital signage. For more information visit www.3M.com/touch01.
A recognized leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands of innovative
products for dozens of diverse markets. 3M’s core strength is applying its more
than 40 distinct technology platforms – often in combination – to a wide array of
customer needs. With $24 billion in sales, 3M employs 79,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 60 countries. For more information, including the latest
product and technology news, visit http://www.3m.com/.
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