29 Aug '14, 8pm

Only about 10% of notebooks will use touch displays, says a Taiwan display vendor.

Only about 10% of notebooks will use touch displays, says a Taiwan display vendor.

5. Touch screen notebooks will hit the wall Despite initial high hopes in the industry for touch-screen migration to a majority of notebook computers, forget it. JP Pang, associate vice president of the mobile product management and technology development center at Innolux, said that touch screens account for about 10% of all current notebook computers. He predicted no significant boost in this number. "Touch screen only works better as a user interface, when a user is looking at a screen in a top-down manner, like a smartphone or tablet." For a regular notebook, he said, "It defies the laws of physics." The above notebook computer is featuring Innolux' 14-inch "Touch on Display." Next Page: Three-in-one devices for emerging markets

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