Touchscreen System provides sensory feedback.

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MicroTouch Capacitive TouchSense System supplies tactile feedback in response to touch, enabling variety of touch-initiated tactile effects to be synchronized with audio and visual prompts. Combining MicroTouch capacitive touch screen, Immersion
TouchSense actuators, and hybrid electronics controller based on MicroTouch EX II electronics platform, system is suited for gaming machines.




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3M Touch Systems, Inc. Features MicroTouch Capacitive TouchSense System with Tactile Feedback at G2E 2006



Tactile feedback enhances slot player experience

Las Vegas, NV, November 14, 2006 - 3M Touch Systems, Inc. announces it will
demonstrate a new touch screen system including Immersion's TouchSense tactile
feedback technology, the MicroTouch Capacitive TouchSense System, at the Global
Gaming Exposition (G2E) 2006 in Las Vegas, NV in booth 1697. The fully integrated
touch screen and tactile feedback solution enables a completely new
multi-sensory slot machine experience for players' increased enjoyment. 3M Touch
Systems is the exclusive touch screen manufacturer providing TouchSense-enabled
solutions for the casino gaming market.

The MicroTouch Capacitive TouchSense System makes virtual onscreen buttons feel
real. It supplies tactile feedback in response to a user's touch, creating a more
intuitive, engaging and natural experience for the player. With the system, a variety of touch-initiated tactile effects can be synchronized with audio and visual prompts,
supplying game developers with a new set of interactive tools for greater creativity.
"Touch screens are the accepted standard for gaming machines because of their ease
of use and software flexibility," said Mike Levin, vice president at Immersion
Corporation. "And with TouchSense technology, players know immediately that their
selection was received, which supplies confidence in the machine and lets them focus
on game action instead of system operation."

The new 3M system combines a MicroTouch capacitive touch screen, Immersion
TouchSense actuators, and a hybrid electronics controller based on the powerful
MicroTouch EX II electronics platform. This integrated system supplies the fast,
accurate, and tactile response required for slot game play. Several major international
gaming machine manufacturers are currently evaluating MicroTouch Capacitive
TouchSense System prototypes for their next-generation slot machines.
"We have been collaborating for months on this solution and are very excited to have
it on display at G2E" said Ty Silberhorn, general manager at 3M Touch Systems.
"This new design expands on our continued commitment to provide innovative,
value-add technology advancements to the gaming market"

The MicroTouch Capacitive TouchSense System will be commercially available in
Q2 2007.

3M Touch Systems
3M Display & Graphics
300 Griffin Brook Park Drive
Methuen, MA 01844

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