Touch Computer targets retail and hospitality environments.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring spill-resistant housing and footprint sized to match standard cash drawers, 15D1 All-in-One Touchcomputer can be customized with POS peripherals such as perpendicular MSR card reader, handheld bar code scanner, fingerprint reader, and customer facing display. Unit is available with True-Flat Accutouch, IntelliTouch surface acoustic wave, or Zero-Bezel Acoustic Pulse Recognition touch technologies. For customers who require more storage, second 80 Gb hard drive can be added.

Original Press Release:

Tyco Electronics Introduces the Elo TouchSystems 15D1 All-in-One Touchcomputer

Versatile All-in-One Touchcomputer Brings Style, Flexibility and Functionality
to Retail and Hospitality Environments

HARRISBURG, Pa - Jan. 9, 2009 - Elo TouchSystems, a Tyco Electronics business, is introducing the 15D1 All-in-One Touchcomputer that delivers a versatile, highly functional and elegantly designed touch screen solution for use in small to medium-sized retail and hospitality businesses.

Scheduled for launch at the National Retail Federation's 98th Annual Convention and Expo in January, the 15D1 represents an evolution in touchcomputer solutions, explains Gary Sadamori, marketing manager. "Our customers wanted a small footprint touchcomputer that combined industry-leading performance with the strong value they know Elo TouchSystems can deliver, coupled with enhanced field-serviceability and more connectivity options."

Developed from the ground up for point-of-sale and point-of-service applications, the 15D1 offers a compact, modern display with a footprint that is sized to match standard cash drawers. A broad range of POS peripherals is available from Elo - including a perpendicular MSR card reader for small spaces, a hand-held bar code scanner, a fingerprint reader, and a customer facing display - to easily customize the 15D1 for customer requirements. Upgrading or adding new functionality to a 15D1 unit is quick and easy because peripherals are field-installable to minimize downtime. The Elo TouchSystems 15D1 is available with a range of input/output port connection options to allow virtually any POS configuration and it supports 3rd party peripherals such as cash drawers and printers.

Serviceability for the 15D1 is easy and minimizes downtime as the unit's motherboard, hard drive and power supply are all easily accessible and field-replaceable to enable rapid replacement or upgrades. For customers who require more storage capabilities, a second, 80 gigabit hard drive can easily be added. The unit's hard drive, cable management capabilities and spill-resistant housing ensure a long functional life, all at a competitive price.

"We specifically designed the 15D1 for the small to medium-sized customer," concludes Sadamori. "We're confident the 15D1 will exceed even our most exacting customers' expectations."

It is available with either "True-Flat" AccuTouch, IntelliTouch surface acoustic wave or "Zero-Bezel" Acoustic Pulse Recognition (APR) touch technologies. The Zero-Bezel APR screen provides a virtually 100 percent useable surface area. The zero-bezel design removes the frame or bezel of standard monitors creating a seamless glass surface that supports a brilliant touch experience and easier maintenance. Each unit is available with the Windows Express POS (WEPOS) operating system fully installed, enabling broad compatibility with peripheral software and drivers. The 15D1 is also available with Windows XP, Windows Vista, and cash drawer (OPOS) operating systems.


Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systems and wireless systems, with 2008 sales of $14.8 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in industries from automotive, appliance and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With nearly 8,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at


Tyco Electronics' Elo TouchSystems is the global leading brand in touch technology. The Elo TouchSystems product line encompasses the largest selection of touchscreen technologies and LCD touchmonitors, carefully designed for the demanding requirements of diverse applications, such as industrial, medical, POS, kiosks, retail, hospitality, transportation, office automation and gaming. Elo founders invented the touchscreen over 35 years ago. Since then, customers have used Elo touchscreens with one common, powerful result advanced computer technology simplified for all users. For more information on Elo products and services, please contact 800-ELO-TOUCH (800-356-8682), or view Elo products website at or direct electronic mail inquiries to

AccuTouch, Elo TouchSystems, IntelliTouch, TE logo and Tyco Electronics are trademarks. All other products and company names referred to herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders.

United States: Tyco Electronics - Elo TouchSystems - 301 Constitution Dr. - Menlo Park, CA 94025 - Tel: 800-ELO-TOUCH (800-356-8682) - Tel: 650-361-4700 - Fax: 650-361-4747 - -

AccuTouch, CarrollTouch, COACh, Elo, Elo TouchSystems, IntelliTouch, iTouch, SecureTouch, TouchReady, TouchTools, TE logo and Tyco Electronics are trademarks. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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