3M Touch Systems Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
), recently revealed the 55-inch Projected Capacitive prototype
touch screen, featuring ultra-fast touch response for 60
simultaneous touches. 3M is expected to showcase the latest range
of its touch screen products at InfoComm 2014 held in Las Vegas.
The touch screen will be displayed in a sleek touch concept table
arrangement, highlighting its capability for multi-user
Along with the 55-inch touch screen, it will unveil the 3M
Multi-Touch System PCT2420PX - a large-format multi-touch system
for sizes ranging from 32" to 46", offering high performance to
enhance the overall experience of the user. Also, the 3M
Multi-Touch Driver MT7.14 offers Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows 7
applications, which can span across configurations of two or more
3M multi-touch displays.
There is an increasing global demand for 3M's multi-touch displays
in key sectors including casino gaming, foodservice, hospitality,
industrial, interactive digital signage and healthcare. Also,
higher proliferation of smartphones and tablets coupled with the
increased usage of high-speed data services has increased the
demand for better display systems and multi-touch technology.
With 25 years of expertise in capacitive sensing electronics and
firmware, 3M is well positioned to meet the interactive technology
and service needs of its global customer base. 3M remains focused
on inventing new products and maintaining its competitive advantage
worldwide. The rise in demand for such innovative 3M products is
likely to augment its overall revenue.
3M, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified
technology company with manufacturing operations spread over 70
countries worldwide. It has more than 35 business units organized
into six segments: Consumer and Office, Display and Graphics,
Electro and Communications, Healthcare, Industrial and
Transportation, Safety, Security and Protection Services.
3M currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Other stocks that look
promising and are worth a look now include
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), all carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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