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3M Expands High-Performance Multi-Touch Display Line at InfoComm 2012

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>– New 24” and 27” 3M multi-touch displays deliver high performance multi-touch functionality to professional and commercial applications –</i> </p>

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

3M Expands High-Performance Multi-Touch Display Line at InfoComm 201208:01 EDT Wednesday, June 13, 2012 LAS VEGAS (Business Wire) -- As smart phone and tablet use increases significantly worldwide and user touch expectations extend beyond personal devices to desktop and public displays, 3M Touch Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M Company, announces the availability of two new high performance multi-touch displays that extend tablet-like responsiveness to larger, interactive displays. Offered as the 24-inch 3M Multi-Touch Display M2467PW (20 touches) and the 27-inch 3M Multi-Touch Display M2767PW (40 touches), these multi-touch displays take interactive display technology to the next level with uncompromising multi-touch performance, brilliant high-definition graphics powered by LED backlights, wide viewing angles and elegant smart phone-like product design. In addition, the 27-inch M2767PW multi-touch display with ultra-fast 40-touch capability is ideal for multi-user applications, such as digital signage and product selectors. These new displays are part of an expanding 3M multi-touch display offering that already include desktop products -- 3M Multi-Touch Display M2167PW (21.5”) and 3M Multi-Touch Display M1866PW (18.5”) -- and chassis products -- 3M Multi-Touch Display C3266PW (32”) and 3M Multi-Touch Display C2254PW (22”). These new multi-touch desktop displays and other multi-user collaborative products and exhibits are on display at 3M's InfoComm 2012 booth (#N1841 in North Hall). Visit the 3M Touch Systems virtual InfoComm 2012 booth at www.3m.com/multitouch/infocomm. “Smart phone and tablet interactivity is now driving users' expectations for touch, so they expect that any interactive display they encounter will have the same degree of responsiveness,” says Diego Romeu, business operations manager, 3M Touch Systems. “3M's high performance multi-touch displays meet or exceed their touch response expectations which makes this extensive product offering an ideal fit for this expanding group of touchscreen users.” Based on 3M's Projected Capacitive Technology (3M PCT), these multi-touch displays offer the unique ability to recognize and reject the user's palms or arms resting on the touchscreen to help prevent inadvertent touches while also maximizing multi-touch functionality. Plus, these displays feature a 3M-proprietary anti-stiction surface treatment that allows a user's fingers to effortlessly glide across the screen for smoother gesturing and accurate draw capabilities. These 3M multi-touch displays also feature an aesthetic flat front surface industrial design that allows easy touch access in the screen edges and corners not possible with a traditional bezel display, making them an attractive addition to any professional or retail environment. Featuring a sturdy and robust base, the display can accommodate a full 90-degree position range for more viewing flexibility while providing an inviting horizontal surface for multi-user on-screen collaboration. These displays are Windows 7 compatible and 3M offers drivers for Windows XP, Linux and Mac operating systems. All 3M multi-touch displays are available from leading distributors (BlueStar, Ingram Micro, ScanSource, SYNNEX, and Tech Data), popular on-line retailers, and 3M's on-line store, www.Shop3M.com. 3M Touch Systems provides innovative touchscreen technology products to customers worldwide under the “3M” and “MicroTouch” brands. Popular single-touch and multi-touch applications include casino gaming, foodservice, hospitality, industrial, interactive digital signage, healthcare, retail point of sale and self-service. For more information about 3M and MicroTouch products, visit www.3M.com/touch01. For an overview of popular touch technologies and terminology, visit www.touchtopics.com. About 3M Touch Systems Inc.3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M and provider of innovative touchscreen solutions, operates globally and reports through 3M Electro and Communications Business, headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit www.3M.com/multitouch. More information about 3M Company is available online. 3M is a trademark of the 3M Company.All other trademarks listed herein are owned by their respective companies Editors: High-resolution images of 3M Multi-Touch products are available by contacting Tim Holt, tholt@mmm.com For all other 3M Company media inquiries, visit http://www.3m.com/MediaContact 3MTim Holt, 888-659-1080tholt@mmm.com