New touch screen: window to the future

New touch screen: window to the future Swedish flat monitor manufacturer MultiQ Products AB is launching its 15" MQ158E Touch screen. The new product opens the door for MultiQ´s entry into the point-of-sales market. MultiQ´s new monitor is an appealing option for checkout counters, manufacturing facilities and shipping applications. Thanks to its robust aluminum housing instead of plastic, the monitor is perfect for public settings. The product represents a new advance on the customized monitors that MultiQ has sold in Norway this fall for use at SAS Airlines check-in counters. According to Martin Gullberg, Nordic marketing manager, "We have had our eye on this segment for a while and have concluded that it is starting to take off, particularly in Europe. For instance, we have started a major effort to attract the interest of international airports." The new monitor is based on the Elo Accu Touch resistant touch technology. In other words, a user can make screen selections with objects such as his or her own finger (gloved or not), a stylus or a credit card. In addition to convenience, AccuTouch offers the advantages of accuracy and reliability. The screen does not have to be re-calibrated on a regular basis, nor can it be damaged by moisture or coffee spills. Either by direct pressure on a particular part of the screen or by drag-and-drop, the user retrieves precisely the information he or she is seeking. The screen has been designed to withstand 35 million selections at every point. MultiQ expects deliveries of the MQ158E Touch to begin in December. Specifications Image size15" Resolution1024x768 Contrast240:1 Brightness cd/m2200 cd/m2 Viewing angle160 grader InterfaceAnalog VGA Touch glass/technologyElo AccuTouch resistiv Warranty36 months Item no.FPD100206 ProductMQ158E Touch Note:15" ELO Touch ColorMetallic Estimated market priceSEK 14,900 - excluding VAT High-resolution images are available at http://www.multiq.se under Press Center/Photo Gallery/Products. If you would like additional information or want to try out the product, please contact: Ann-Charlotte Eriksson, Marketing Phone: +46 8-564 35489 Mobile: +46 709 743509 Email: ac@multiq.se Jonathan Nilsson, CEO Phone: +46 40 143500 Mobile: +46 709 743538 Email: jonathan.nilsson@multiq.se Facts about MultiQ Products AB: MultiQ was established in 1988. The company now manufactures LCD monitors for desktop computers, flat panel computers (FPC, with the processor built into the flat monitor) and thin clients. MultiQ, which posted sales of SEK 88 million and employed 35 people in 1999. The company is quoted on the O-list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. ............................................................... ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://wpy.waymaker.net/client/waymaker1/WOLReleaseFile.aspx?id=77689&fn=wkr0001.pdf

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MultiQ is a leading provider of Digital Signage and customized monitors in the Nordics. Strong markets are Retail, Banking, Gaming and Transportation. MultiQ was founded in 1988 and has its headquarter in Lund, Sweden, and subsidiaries in Denmark, Norway, Germany and the UK. The company is listed on the Small Cap list of the NASDAQ Stockholm Stock Exchange. Find out more about MultiQ on www.multiq.com.

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