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Ocular's 17.0-inch Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch Receives Best in Show Award

Society for Information Display selects Ocular as award winner at Display Week 2012

DALLAS, - Ocular's largest standard Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch projected capacitive touch panel received a Best in Show award at the 49th SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition that took place June 3-8 at the Boston Convention Center. Out of over 180 exhibitors, the top five featured products at Display Week were selected by an independent panel of display experts. Products were selected based on their ability to generate interest and excitement within the display community as well as the general public and global media.

SID Display Week is the premier international gathering of scientists, engineers, manufacturers and users in the field of electronic-information displays and features products from some of the largest display providers in the industry. Exhibitors at the conference ranged from small corporations to Fortune 500 companies and showcased a wide variety of products. TFTs, touch panels, dual-vision televisions and opto-electronics are just a few of the products and industries showcased at the conference.

"As the only touch product to receive a Best in Show award, we are extremely honored to have been chosen by the SID panel of industry experts," said Joe Fiamingo, president and CEO of Ocular. "There were well-known companies featured at the exhibition and we take pride being selected as a winner alongside other innovative and prestigious display providers. I believe winning a Best in Show award reinforces our leadership position in the touch industry."

Ocular's 17.0-inch Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch panel features the Atmel® maXTouch® mXT1716E controller and is the largest touch panel in production to utilize Atmel's maXTouch controllers. Measuring 400 mm by 258 mm, the 17.0-inch Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch, in combination with the maXTouch mXT1716E, provides up to 16 simultaneous touch points and has the sophistication to identify and disregard unintended touches.

"It's an honor to be recognized alongside Ocular for this Best in Show Award," said Jon Kiachian, vice president of touch marketing, Atmel Corporation. "Powering Ocular's 17.0-inch Crystal Touch touchscreen, Atmel's maXTouch mXT1716E controller is one of our company's flagship products specifically built to support 17-inch touchscreens. This award is further testament to our understanding of market needs and our ability to provide innovative touch solutions."

To learn more about Ocular's award winning touch panel, please visit

About Ocular

Ocular LCD, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, 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

About Atmel maXTouch Technologies

With true unlimited touch functionality and stylus support, the maXTouch technology will enable exciting new applications, such as tablets, Netbooks and MIDs. The microcontroller technology, combined with proprietary algorithms, offers a better touch experience for users of tablet and other applications. The larger screen solution is an enhancement of existing maXTouch products that provide best-in-class configurability to exceed today's user interface requirements for applications such as tablets. For more information, visit To see the latest Atmel maXTouch videos, visit the Atmel YouTube Channel at or follow Atmel on Twitter

Press & Media Contacts:
Erin Olson, Ocular LCD, Inc.
Tel: 214-635-1920

Agnes Toan, Atmel Corporation
Tel: 408-487-2963

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