Touchscreens, Other Surfaces Present Little Or No COVID-19 Transmission Risk: Research

February 23, 2022 by Dave Haynes

It’s been roughly two years since COVID-19 became a daily discussion and the industry started wondering what all this would mean to business and …

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Quebec Restaurant Chain Starts Deploying Touchless Kiosk Screens

January 25, 2022 by Dave Haynes

The pandemic has triggered a lot of discussion about the merits of touchless technologies over physical touchscreens, but there’s not a lot of evidence …

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Amazon Launching Bricks And Mortar Apparel Store, With Fitting Room Touchscreens As Hubs

January 21, 2022 by Dave Haynes

Amazon is planning to open its first bricks and mortar store dedicated to apparel, and one of the key components of the in-store customer …

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UV-C Light Touted As Quick Disinfecter For Touchscreens, Payment Terminals, But Is It A Feasible Alternative To Hand Gel?

January 4, 2022 by Dave Haynes

I’ve not yet seen much at all in the way of digital signage and commercial AV-related product announcements coming out of the (in normal …

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Saurabh Gupta On Ultraleap’s Push To Bring Touchless Interaction To DOOH And Digital Signage

November 24, 2021 by Dave Haynes

If you have been in the industry for a while, you’ll maybe remember all the excitement around using gesture technology to control screens. That …

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This Is National World Needs More Touch Day (And National Bundt Pan Day)

November 15, 2021 by Dave Haynes

In a clever, cheeky marketing move, the folks at TSItouch have registered with a service that marks today at The World Needs More Touch …

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More Evidence COVID Era Has Blown Up Demand For Self-Service Screens, This Time Out Of Canada

October 8, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Just about every piece of market research I come across that touches on digital signage is built around data developed in the US market, …

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SigmaSense Completes $24M Raise To Broaden Reach Of Its Touch Technologies

October 8, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Austin, TX-based touch technology firm SigmaSense has announced the closing of a $24 million Series B fundraising round the company says will be used …

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Asian Fast Food Chain Itsu Does COVID-driven Pivot To Self-Service Order Screens And Meal Status Displays

August 24, 2021 by Dave Haynes

The pandemic has forced a lot of fast food and fast casual restaurant operators to rethink how they operated – from adding drive-thru capability …

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New Research Suggests Touchscreens Leading Public Display Sector Recovery

May 7, 2021 by Dave Haynes

As digital signage and retail tech sellers continue to tout touchless solutions – using voice, gesture, hover and QR-to-smartphone set-ups – the main buyers …

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New CDC Guidance Reinforces Low Risk Of Picking Up COVID From Touching Things, Like Screens

April 7, 2021 by Dave Haynes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has issued new guidance on the ubiquitous sight of staffers in retail, mass transport and elsewhere spraying and …

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MicroTouch Interactive Display Brand Back; TES America Revives After Buying From 3M

February 1, 2021 by Dave Haynes

If you were somebody who bought or specified 3M interactive touch products, the familiar MicroTouch line of touch monitors sold for many years by …

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