?LCD monitors used in industrial applications need to be purchased only after careful research and consideration of the required features. It involves quite a major investment in order to buy an industrial LCD monitor. It is therefore almost imperative to make a list of requirements. It's also important to get an idea about the major manufacturers in the field that have a significant role to play in the market. Another important factor, which one has to decide, is whether to go for an LCD with a flat display or a Touch Screen LCD. However, at this juncture the advantages of a touch screen LCD monitor do tip the scales a bit in its favor. Advantages of touch screen industrial LCD monitors: Touch screen technology has been playing a great role since the early 1970s. It has also become extremely popular in all these years. It is indeed a key asset in the field of industrial computing as it offers quite a number of advantages over its conventional counterparts. The fact that touch screen monitors act as an input device as well as an output device, makes it even more viable. One does not have to ask for a separate mouse, monitor or a keyboard while using a Graphical User Interface. It is so because the Touch Screen monitor does the work of all three. In industrial applications, touch screen LCD monitors are more durable and they are also often resistant to dirt, oil, grease, etc., which prevail in these environments. While selecting a touch screen LCD monitor, it is really important to remember in which application it would be used, where it would be placed and of what size the monitor needs to be. The big players in the market: The big guns in the market are Sony, Samsung, Dell, and a few others. Samsung has a range of industrial monitors of SyncMaster series which are based on the technology known as TFT active-matrix display technology. The monitors are available in diagonal sizes of 15 inches to 46 inches. The buyers can choose from as many as 124 different models which come in great viewing details, vibrant colors and clear picture details. Dell has more than 12 different models of LCD monitor that range from diagonal sizes of 15 inches to 24 inches. Like Samsung, these models are also based on TFT active matrix display. Their resolutions range from 1280x1024 to 1600x1200. Sony has more than 70 different types of LCD monitors; with more than 15 varieties with different diagonal sizes. Apart from anything else, these LCD monitors are soft on eyes and do not cause eyestrain. I-techcompany is one stop shop to buy quality industrial monitors and industrial LCD display computers that meet factory floor specifications for heat, shock vibration. Call us at 888-483-2418 for more details.