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Projected Capacitive Touch Panels feature soda-lime cover glass.

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Press Release Summary:

November 13, 2012 - Available with pre-integrated, optically bonded, 1.1 mm soda-lime cover glass, Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS panels come in 4.3–17.0 in. (diagonal) sizes and allow for up to 16 simultaneous touch points. Cover glass promotes durability, optical clarity, and scratch resistance, and engineers can utilize these application-ready panels in their designs to achieve zero-bezel appearance for touch display solutions while minimizing required customization.

Ocular LCD, Inc.

12700 Park Central Dr., Suite 750, Dallas, TX, 75251, USA

Original Press Release

Ocular Launches New Standard Line of Crystal Touch Projected Capacitive Touch Panels

Press release date: October 30, 2012

TRUE multi-touch panels now available with pre-integrated, optically bonded cover glass

DALLAS -- Ocular today announced a new line of Crystal Touch projected capacitive touch panels.  Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS is the newest addition to the Crystal Touch family and provides a TRUE multi-touch panel with a pre-integrated, optically bonded, 1.1mm soda-lime cover glass.  Standard panel size offerings range from 4.3 to 17.0-inches diagonally and allow for up to 16 simultaneous touch points.

Providing a touch panel with a pre-integrated cover glass adds durability with the additional top layer of glass.  Design engineers can utilize a Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS panel in their design to achieve the popular zero-bezel look for touch display solutions while reducing the amount of customization required.  Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS panels are application ready and reduce the amount of design time required since a cover glass is already conveniently provided and the materials do not need to be sourced.

"We work closely with our customers to understand their requirements and have developed many touch solutions for multiple applications over the years," said Joe Fiamingo, president and CEO of Ocular.  We have found that many customers are looking for more highly-integrated touch panel subassemblies to reduce design efforts and overall cost.  To provide customers this added value, we decided to add optically bonded cover glass to our product line as a standard offering, thus increasing the Crystal Touch product options available to customers."

Standard Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS panels offer the same benefits of Crystal Touch, such as increased optical clarity and scratch resistance, and now can be ordered with a 1.1mm thick, soda-lime cover glass that provides additional durability and can be silk screened with the customer's logo.

Samples of Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS panels are now available for purchase and mass production offerings will begin in Q1 2013.  Standard Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS products are also available through Ocular's regional distribution and reseller partners, visit Ocular's website for distribution and reseller contact information.

About Ocular
Ocular LCD, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, is a leading supplier of industrial touch panels and display products to the embedded technology industry. Ocular's innovative technologies enable equipment manufacturers to quickly bring to market product solutions with leading-edge, touch-enabled display capabilities. In addition to products, Ocular's extensive knowledge and 25 years of experience allow the team to work closely with manufacturers to design display capabilities that meet the unique requirements of their applications, including the demands of extreme environments. Ocular's product realization services can combine customized displays and true multi-touch products into a fully integrated and tested turnkey product. To learn more about Ocular, please visit www.Ocularlcd.com.

Press & Media Contact:
Erin Olson, Ocular LCD, Inc.
Tel: 214-635-1920
EOlson@Ocularlcd.com

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