Touch Screen

clipped from www.pcmag.com

Windows 7: Inside Multitouch
what makes Windows 7 so exciting is that no computer operating system ever incorporated native support for multitouch before. The new breed of multitouch laptops and desktops with touch screens don’t need extra downloads or plugins– multitouch just works
Vista offered single-touch capabilities in tablet mode, and pen input is quite common as well. But as much as Microsoft would love to paint multitouch as a natural progression in its operating systems, its Apple that was the real democratizer of multiple-input touch screens.
Optical sensors are set up around the screen creating a grid. The screen reacts when your finger, pen, stylus, or any other implement break one of the beams
pen, stylus, or any other implement break one of the beams; you don’t actually have to physically touch the surface to get a response.
there’s no question that this interface can change the way we look at computing.
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