Kiosk and touch monitor needs satisfied by Crystal Displays


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Crystal Display Systems (CDS), which offers a wide range of monitor and kiosk display products in Europe, has added to its range both in terms of Sizes, specifications and specialist monitors for specific industries such as vending, gaming, banking, automation, outdoor, marine, military, and medical.

This gives CDS's customers that greater flexibility and product range to ensure they do not have to make compromises and receive the best solution for their application.

Their range of open frame and chassis monitor products offer great benefits including the wide range of models available from 6.5" to 84" with up to 4K resolutions available. Long-term stability of mechanical design is also offered with VGA, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, and Video etc interfaces.

CDS have various built in touchscreen options available with RS232 / USB communication optional (for touch). Excellent design to optimise air flow / heat dissipation, and minimal footprint with fine finishing with good looking black powder coated chassis (option).

Standard VESA mounting monitors feature in the range for easy installation. Some larger panels have SMPS (power supply) built in for your ease of design-in.

Not only this but high bright sunlight readable monitors and ultra-wide stretched display options are available.

As well as open frame monitors CDS, the leading displays specialists can also offer large format (LF) professional and commercial monitors from 32" right up to 84".

CDS's LF monitors include such unique benefits / options including: LED Backlight Technology, Industrial Grade Panel and Components, Integrated Media Player, Built-in Audio, Eco Friendly Power Timer, Smart Temperature Control System.

CDS' wide range of ultra-reliable touch monitors can suit their customers' interactive needs, they are suitable for a wide range of applications including those that need a small slim structure for space sensitive projects as well as at the other extreme very large format interactive displays.

Options and features for the touch range include; resistive, SAW, Infra-Red and PCAP Touchscreen options, ruggedized touch with vandal resistant cover glass, custom designs and sizes available, built in PC options from their Panel PC options including 4:3 and widescreen formats.

The touch range also features fanless designs with low power LED backlights. CDS's Mechanical designs can include panel mount, VESA/wall mount, rack mount, OEM/desktop/table top, console and open frame designs.

Sizes from 6.5" up to 84", with the range constantly growing. There are also high bright and optical bonding options for sunlight readable applications.

Touch technologies are available with dual or multi touch options available depending on your budget and project requirement. Glass to Glass sleek finish ("iPad like") touch monitors also available for a finished solution.

PCAP is one of the most popular touch technologies on the market now. It's the same touch screen which is used on the iPhone and iPad and is renowned for its high accuracy, and smooth finish. All CDS' PCAP monitors are multi touch as standard. As the user touches the cover glass and not the sensor itself, they are also very durable.

We would also like to introduce you to CDS's excellent wide range of small format Industrial LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) TFTs in standard and stretched (bar type) formats. Their wide range of TFT LCDs with multiple options including touch integrated PCAP (Projected Capacitive Touch) screens offer excellent options for many variations globally for numerous companies and new industrial applications.

The small LCDs and small TFT Displays can be standard off the shelf or bespoke design in various shapes including Letterbox TFTs, square displays and round TFTs. Industrial Displays and automotive TFT displays are advanced solutions and can include sunlight readable TFTs, transflective LCDs, rugged displays, as well as industrial LCDs with touchscreens. The display solutions come in different formats including 16:10, 4:3 and 16:9 format LCDs including touch panel displays.

CDS offers the widest range of TFT LCD modules in Europe so they can find the best display to meet your needs.

Some of the advantages of CDS Industrial TFT Displays is as follows:

  • High quality and reliable High Resolution TFTs (LCD TFT)
  • Integrated resistive and PCAP (Projected Capacitive Touchscreens) options
  • Short lead-time and quick sample delivery
  • Wide viewing angles and high resolutions
  • High brightness options (High-bright TFTs)
  • Extended temperature right up to automotive and military specifications
  • Custom design facility and bespoke design
  • Sizes from 1" inch up to 21.5" inch
  • Anti-reflection film and optically bonded TFTs available upon request
  • Parallel and Serial interfaces available upon request

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