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Technology and Application Briefs


3M Touch Technology Briefs provide a comparative overview of popular touchscreen technologies, which includes How It Works descriptions and diagrams, touchscreen construction details, relative features and benefits, and product specification comparisons.

To download a technology brief, please select a document and complete the registration form. You will receive an email with a link to the page that will allow you to download the document.

Projected Capacitive (U.S. size) | (A4 size) (PDF 3.0 MB)

Resistive and Surface Capacitive (U.S. size) | (A4 size) (PDF 1.15 MB)

Optical, Surface Acoustic Wave, and Bending Wave (U.S. size) | (A4 size) (PDF 720 kB)

Choosing High Performance Multi-Touch Display (narrated presentation)(13:41 minutes)

3M Touch Application Briefs

To download an application brief, please select a document and complete the registration form. You will receive an email with a link to the page that will allow you to download the document.

Marine Electronics (U.S. size) | (A4 size) (PDF 210 kB)

Exercise Equipment (U.S. size) | (A4 size) (PDF 590 kB)

3M Touch Application Success Stories provide an overview of successful touch technology implementations by outlining the application, the problem and the solution.

Interactive Exhibit

Retail

Self-Service Kiosk/ATM

Casino Gaming

QSR/Food Service

Marine Navigation

Fitness Equipment

Industrial Controls