Home » News » News » How Powerful Is The Touch Point On The Screen?

How Powerful Is The Touch Point On The Screen?

Views: 284     Author: Kaylee     Publish Time: 2023-12-01      Origin: Site


facebook sharing button
twitter sharing button
line sharing button
wechat sharing button
linkedin sharing button
pinterest sharing button
whatsapp sharing button
sharethis sharing button
How Powerful Is The Touch Point On The Screen?

This technology, which is currently in a stage of rapid development and progress, has now expanded to every aspect of life and is currently in the process of spreading. From the beginning, when single touch could only recognise a single finger touch, to the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, it marked the beginning of multi touch technology. Now, ten touch has become the selling point of new products. Single touch was the first technology to recognise a single finger touch. In a relatively short amount of time, the technology of screen touch has become an extremely popular technology. It is important to understand the distinction between single touch and multi touch. Does it make a difference if there are more touch points on the screen?

1.Single Touch Technology

Single touch technology, as its name suggests, refers to having only one touch point, which means that only the click, movement, and touch of a single finger can be recognised at the same time. The development of single touch screens has resulted in a significant advancement in the mode of human-computer interaction. This advancement has made it possible for a single screen to handle all operations and inputs without being restricted to the use of physical buttons. For instance, the tasks that we carry out on a regular basis on the automated checkout equipment at the grocery nearby, the automated teller machines in banks, or the check-in terminals at airports can all be accomplished through the use of a single touch screen. In the past, the only way to control it was by pressing mechanical buttons that were located around the screen. However, single touch screens have revolutionised the way people engage with technology by doing away with the need for traditional mechanical buttons. There are two significant advantages that this human-computer interface screen provides for us: In the first place, the design space of the device is optimised, which eliminates the need to take into consideration the position of the physical buttons. This is especially advantageous for devices that are relatively tiny. As a second point of interest, devices are able to make use of an infinite number of virtual buttons since buttons can be assigned to any programme that functions within the operating system.

The benefit of single touch is that it only allows for the input of touch from a single finger, which eliminates the possibility of inadvertent touch and other types of misoperational behaviours. Devices that require a high level of operational rigour, such as automated teller machines, digital cameras, and multi-functional all-in-one gadgets in hospitals, are better suited for this technology.


2.Multi Touch Technology

What does it mean when the screen is equipped with multi-touch technology? In point of fact, it is possible to interpret it in a literal sense as the simultaneous operation of various touch parts by touching various sections of the screen at the same time. Furthermore, it is also possible to refer to it as multi touch, multi point sensing, multi sensing, or multi touch when speaking in a professional context. For the purpose of operating simultaneously at many touch locations on a human-computer interaction screen, it is a technique that makes use of human-computer interaction technology as well as hardware devices. It is possible for users to fully release the potential of their hands because to the highly free operability of the technology, which makes multi touch technology more recognised by people. We have been able to produce a more satisfying user experience as a result of the development of multi-touch technology, which has provided us with a new opportunity to operate in a more humane and unrestricted manner.

In every facet of our life, we are utilising technology that allows for many touches. To give you an example, if you try to zoom in on a picture on the screen using two fingers at the same time, does the image expand in its entirety? It is also possible to use the same action while shooting with a camera by moving two fingers to zoom in on objects that are further away and zoom in on those that are closer. For instance, when playing games on a mobile phone or tablet, players are required to walk while simultaneously assaulting foes, and both of these actions must be carried out simultaneously. These kinds of operations are possible with multitouch. For instance, when you are sketching with a tablet device and utilising drawing software, the more vigorous your fingers are, the larger the contact area between your fingertips, and the thicker the strokes you draw are. There are numerous application scenarios that can be utilised for multi touch technology. Some examples of these scenarios include the installation of features such as two finger amplification, three finger rotation amplification, and so on.

3.Ten Point Touch Technology

At this point in time, multi touch technology is capable of supporting up to 10 touch points, which implies that it can accommodate ten fingers touching the screen at identical times. Two to five touch points are often supported by smartphones. In general, mobile phones do not use ten touch, which is a feature that has no value in terms of practical use. The reason for this is that the more points of multi touch there are, the more resources it takes up on the graphics card of the phone, which can cause the phone to lag sometimes. Generally speaking, ten point touch technology is utilised in the realm of drawing, and examples of this include all-in-one drawing machines and tablet drawing computers. To accomplish this, you will need to swap angles frequently, zoom in and out, and use ten point touch, which will become more flexible. Alternatively, huge gaming tablets that require ten touch technology in order to play games that are particularly sophisticated.

7 800×480 industrial touch screen with controller board


If we had to summarise, would it be better if there were more touch places on the screen? Have you already formulated your own response in your mind? In point of fact, we will select a varied amount of touch points depending on the application scenario that we are working with. The single touch and the multi touch each have their own unique functions to perform in their respective categories. Single touch technology does have its own market need, despite the fact that multi touch technology is more sophisticated than single touch technology. There is a possibility that in the future, touch technology will be able to accommodate a greater number of touch points. This would make it possible for multiple individuals to concurrently play games, draw, operate, and perform other tasks on the same screen without impacting each other. In my opinion, the realisation of such situations is something that will eventually occur as a result of the ongoing development of touch technology. Come on, let's all be excited about it together!




Building 1, Taihong Industrial Park, West Daya Bay, Huizhou, Guangdong, China
  +86 0752 5556588
Copyrights 2023 Huizhou Kelai Electronics Co., Ltd.