What is touchscreen?

  • (noun): A computer display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen.

Touchscreen

A touchscreen is an electronic visual display that can detect the presence and location of a touch within the display area. The term generally refers to touching the display of the device with a finger or hand. Touchscreens can also sense other passive objects, such as a stylus. Touchscreens are common in devices such as game consoles, all-in-one computers, tablet computers, and smartphones.

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Some articles on touchscreen:

Touchscreen - Screen Protectors
... Some touchscreens, primarily those employed in smartphones, use transparent plastic protectors to prevent any scratches that might be caused by day-to-day use from becoming permanent ...
LG Cookie (KP500)
... The KP500 (nicknamed LG Cookie or Cooky in Korea) is a touchscreen mobile phone ... LG targeted the entry-level touchscreen market keeping the cost of the KP500 as low as possible by omitting some of the features found on high-end products, such as GPS, 3G or Wi-Fi ... Its main feature is a 3-inch, 240 x 400 pixel touchscreen ...
Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 - Basics
... The phone features a three-inch resistive touchscreen overlaying a keypad which emerges when the user slides the touchscreen face upward, much as in the HTC ... Its touchscreen is a 65,536-color TFT WVGA display ...
Mobile Phone Form Factors - Bar - Touchscreen
... A touchscreen or slate phone is a subset of the bar form that, like a tablet computer, has minimal buttons, instead relying upon a touchscreen and onscreen ... The first commercially available touchscreen phone was the IBM Simon Personal Communicator, released in 1994 ... Well-known touchscreen smartphone manufacturers are Apple, HTC, LG Electronics, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung Mobile, and Sony IBM Simon, the first commercially available touchscreen mobile phone IPhone 5, an Apple ...
Remote Touch - Background
... Prior to the advent of Remote Touch, Lexus interiors were typically equipped with touchscreen interfaces ... as easier to use than conventional rotary knob controllers, the need to place the touchscreen within easy reach limited design possibilities for the interior (by forcing placement of the screen ... Lexus began developing an alternative to the touchscreen interface, in light of the latter's restrictions on interior styling and instrument panel configuration ...