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GeneralTouch Achieves Microsoft Windows 8 LOGO Certification

CHENGDU, China, Feb. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GeneralTouch Technology CO., LTD., announces the attainment of Microsoft Windows 8 LOGO certification for its innovative and proprietary touch technology - Projected Infrared Touch (PIT). In a span of six months, from the introduction of the first PIT prototype, PIT has become one of the chosen few touch technologies that is Windows 8 Touch LOGO certified.

As the newest operating system of Microsoft, Windows 8 was specially created to incorporate multi-touch as a standard feature in the next generation of PC systems. To be inducted to Windows 8, a touch technology has to pass Microsoft's strict test parameters. Hence, GeneralTouch is profoundly gratified that its PIT technology is now Windows 8 LOGO certified and with it, comes the attestation of PIT's outstanding performance and its 100% compatibility with Windows 8.

This is a big win not only for GeneralTouch as the certification inevitably paves the way for leading major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) to unreservedly develop PIT products that run on Windows 8 where touch is intrinsic. Both the monitor, All-in-One PC ODM/OEMs and consumers will greatly profit from the benefits of PIT technology, with its excellent multi-touch performance, elegant aesthetics, near zero bezel, high level of customization, superb cost-effectiveness & reliability; thus, breaking the monopoly of Projected Capacitive (PCAP) touch technology in consumer electronics applications.

Having earned the Windows 8 LOGO certification, GeneralTouch will double its efforts in speeding up PIT products engineering, mass production schedule and marketing campaign, to usher PIT touch products into the mass market in the near future, as previously envisaged. In particular, GeneralTouch will spare no effort in supporting leading PC ODM/OEMs to roll out Windows 8 Desktop touch displays and PCs, interfaced with PIT, soonest possible.

The prompt development and initiation of PIT into the world of touch technology reflects the resolute research and indomitable design capabilities of GeneralTouch. In maintaining its stance as the world leading touch solutions provider, GeneralTouch will keep on innovating advanced touch technologies and products for the global touch industry. The current PIT touch product comes in size ranging from 15" to 32" and is suitable for Desktop Monitors, All-in-one (AIO) PCs with touch.

About GeneralTouch Technology Co., Ltd.

Established in 2000, GeneralTouch(GT) has become a leading touch solution provider in the global market, manufacturing a wide range of touch screen and touch monitor products. GT capitalizes on advanced technologies while keeping abreast with the leading trend in the touch market. We offer an extensive array of touch solutions and help customers to determine the most appropriate choice for their specific needs. Through our consistent and high quality performance, we have proven to be reliable and trustworthy partners to provide touch solutions. Consequently, our products have been widely used in industries like finance, gaming, retail, POS, kiosk, industrial, digital signage, healthcare, education, etc. Please visit our website (www.generaltouch.com) for more information.

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CONTACT: Kimson Tan Marketing Manager GeneralTouch Technology Co., LTD. kimsontan@generaltouch.com

Source:GeneralTouch Technology Co., Ltd