For just about 40 years now, touch screen technology had been around. Since the early days of this technology, progress have come at a very quick pace. At the moment they are used in every day life, with loads of uses. Touch screens are used by most people nearly every day today. They are getting more and more common at the moment, with items such as ATM bank machines and the state of the art ipad. No need to use a pen to control the graphical user interface presently either. These ipads are truly portable, as they do not need a mouse or keyboard to control them. These touch screens can now sense more than one point of contact at a time, with it’s multi touch technology.
Touch screens are a visual display that can sense the presence and location of pressure with the display area. Smart phones, all in one computers and lots more products have this form of technology incorporated. With direct interaction with the screen, it is certainly easier then having to use a mouse or keyboard. Touch screen technology is incorporated in navigation units today. The Pioneer avh-p4200dvd is an in-dash receiver that uses this technology. It has loads of features, that can be accessed by simply touching the screen. Decide what you wish to do on the system by simply touching the function on the menu page, this will take you to that functions settings. Radio with a super tuner and presets are included, CD player to play all of your music, DVD player to play movies. These fit straight into your dashboard, and are getting more and more common recently. The navigation system gets you to your destination positively easily. It will direct you to your destination turn by turn, once you have programmed final zip code or place name. Display images on these screens can be in 2D or 3D, that gives you a birds eye view of the area. You can make and receive phone calls, hands free with it’s built in bluetooth technology. An awesome feature, as nowadays the police are clamping down drivers who use there cell phones whilst at the wheel.
Who knows where this technology will end up, it has surely come a long way in a short period of time.