Today 3M Touch Systems, Inc. and Quanta Computer began showcasing 3M touch technologies designed for consumer electronics platforms to select customers and media at the 30th annual Computex Taipei show. The two companies also announced an expanded collaboration on touch systems, targeting consumer products. No financial details were disclosed.
Recently, 3M specifically developed touch technology for Quanta Computer's notebook and netbook platforms. Based in Taiwan, Quanta Computer is a leading notebook computer original design manufacturer with a reputation for high-quality platforms.
"We value 3M's 25 years of experience in developing and manufacturing touch screen electronics, firmware and sensors to help meet the current and future interactivity needs of our customers," said Cherng Chao, senior vice president of Quanta Computer. "It is Quanta Computer's long-standing position in the ODM industry that enables us to understand the importance of providing a variety of robust and reliable touch solutions for our customers' products."
3M is a global leader in research and development, producing thousands of products for dozens of diverse markets, including touch screen electronics, firmware and sensors. 3M Touch Systems provides innovative touch solutions which incorporate finger and stylus input along with superior light transmission and color neutrality, as well as proven leadership in touch response time and gesture input.
"3M brings some of the most advanced touch technology solutions available today to the marketplace," said Voyl Divljakovic, 3M vice president and general manager, Electronic Solutions Division and Touch Systems. "With a broad 3M technology portfolio we can tailor touch solutions to the needs of our customers, like Quanta Computer."
3M Touch Systems, Inc.,with more than 25 years of touch expertise, provides innovative touchscreen technology products to customers worldwide under the "3M and "MicroTouch" brands. Popular single touch, gesture touch and multi-touch applications include casino gaming, retail point of sale, foodservice, hospitality, self-service, industrial, healthcare and interactive digital signage. For more information about 3M MicroTouch products, visit www.3M.com/touch. For an overview of popular touch technologies and terminology, visit www.touchtopics.com.
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