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Touch International 2012
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Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
Touch International 2012
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Touch International 2012
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  • 1. TouchInternational Overview
  • 2. We Will CoverWho is Touch International? Company Overview Markets We Serve Factories & Capabilities
  • 3. Company Snapshot  Founded 2002 by CEO Michael Woolstrum (’88),Leadership CTO Gary Barrett (’83), Pres. Grieg Spidle (‘94)  Other Veteran Industry Leaders  Paid in Capital - $6MCapital  External Debt (Non-Sub): 6.8% of ‘11 Revenue  Available/Immediate Credit (Bank and Sub) - $4M  DMC/DTI (51%): Asian Manufacturing (‘04)Strategic  3M Resistive: Resistive Equip & Customers (‘07)Acquisitions  DuPont DDE – Calif.: Value-Add & Customers (‘08)  China LCD Company – PCAP Mfg. & Wet Etch (‘10)  DMC/DTI (31.1%): Reduce Ownership (‘08)Strategic  Funded 3M/DuPont/Personal InterestsDivestitures  Returned Leadership to Japan  Reduced TI Risk & Operating Costs © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 4. At a Glance  Original Producer of Projected CapacitiveWho We Are  Complementary Facilities in U.S. and Asia  Largest Touch Manufacturer in North America  Touch Screen ManufacturingWhat We Do  Electronic Display Enhancements  Cover Glass & Enhancement Windows  Military  AerospaceMarkets Served  Medical  Transportation  Retail  Industrial © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 5. Company CommitmentCommitted to meeting customer needs to earn loyalty, by: Combining years of experience to provide the bestExpertise technology solutions available.Partnership Maintaining flexible and lasting business partnerships. Dedication to responding toResponse inquiries and requests with speed, accuracy and consistency. © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 6. Company CommitmentCommitted to meeting customer needs to earn loyalty, by: Continuously analyzingReliable opportunities and projects to ensure the best interest of the customer. Advancing the state of touch screen technology for theInnovation betterment of the industry. Holder of 5 patents and the first to produce projected capacitive technology. © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 7. Factory Capabilities &Continuous Improvement
  • 8. Setting the StageTechnology has shifted from Palm to iPhone Factories Required Renovation New Manufacturing Technology & Capital Equipment Needed (Expanded capabilities… lens, fine-etching, etc.) Designing for High MFG Yields (DFM) © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 9. Factory CapabilitiesFactory Personality & Lay-Out Austin, 40,000 sq2 (Headquarters) High-mix, Fast-Turn Proto/Validation, Batch Shenzhen, 50,000 sq2 In-Line Sub-Assembly Manufacturing Zhongshan, 45,000 sq2 High-volume Final Assembly © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 10. Factory CapabilitiesAdvantage(s) to the Specific FactoriesDuplicity in Factories Provide for Capacity Increments Austin  Secures Sales Opportunities  R&D, Proto, Specialty Designs  Feeds & Fuels Asia Factories Asia  Cost-Reduction Roadmap  Global Spend © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 11. Factory CapabilitiesShenzhen, 50,000 ft2 Class 10,000 Clean Room Vertically Integrated MFG Processes  In-Line Glass Processing (Fine Etch/Print)  Expanded Lens Making (Chem, Cut/Drill/Seam, Boro/Float Glass)  Combine Assembly Operation, Expand Proto/Design Engineering © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 12. Factory CapabilitiesShenzhen, 50,000 ft2 High Reliability Facility Improved Quality Management  Stronger Supply Chain  Seasoned Leadership  ISO 9001 Certified (Dec 2011) © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 13. Factory Capabilities Austin, 40,000 ft2  Renovated Class 10,000 Clean Room  4X Clean Room Space  2nd Production Shift © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 14. Process Renewal Lean Manufacturing  5S Implementation Austin MRP and Production Flow  Process Prototyped in February  Expect 2012 World-Wide Implementation Real-Time Tracking  Yields & Failure Modes © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 15. Touch Technology & Products
  • 16. Products and Services Overview Ruggedization Optical Performance Functionality Touch Screens Controllers, Firmware Value-Added Services Display Enhancements Windows, Cover GlassAnalog Resistive Custom Solutions Projected Capacitive © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 17. Projected Capacitive TechnologyHow it WorksCapacitive technology works when the electrical current from a person’sfinger interrupts the screen’s electrostatic field, resulting in a touch.Features & Characteristics  Construction: Glass, Film or Both  Multi-Touch Capable  Flexible Design Capabilities  Often Has a Cover Glass LayerControllers  Board & Chipset Solutions Available  TI Sensors can be Compatible to Competitors & Partners’ Controllers © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 18. Projected Capacitive TechnologyBenefits to Using Projected CapacitiveTop Four Benefits Disadvantages Long Life  Higher Cost Excellent Optical Properties  Does not Work with all Glove or Stylus Inputs Multi-Touch Capable  Sizes Larger than 22” are Ease of Integration Expensive to BuildAdditional Benefits Highly Reliable and Durable Operates in Environmental Extremes Drift Free Coordinates with No Recalibration Needed © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 19. Projected Capacitive TechnologyApplications  Medical Instruments  Retail Signature Capture  Industrial Instrument Panels  Aerospace Entertainment System © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 20. Projected Capacitive TechnologyTypical MulTI-Touch Projected Capacitive Construction © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 21. Projected Capacitive TechnologyMulTI-Touch Projected Capacitive Controller Series – Now Available!Features: Supports Sizes Up to 15.6” Multi-Touch – Up to 10 Fingers Fast Processing Speed – No Lag Works with up to 9mm Cover Glass Ultra-Thin, Low-Profile Boards Allows for Slim Designs Custom and Baseline Sensor Sizes AvailableBenefits: Lower Cost Than Chip-on-Flex No NRE Fee if Custom Design is not Needed Proven Design will Lead to Faster Design Cycle Allows for Customization Through Sensor Size and Cover Glass Design © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 22. MulTI-Touch Ultra-Thin PCB Controller Line At A Glance A Series AO Series M Series Main Low Cost, Thick Gloves, Low Cost Larger SizesFeatures Thick Cover Glass Size 10.1” Up to 15.6” 10.1” Cover Glass Up to 4mm Up to 3mm Up to 9 mmAccuracy +/- 1.5 +/- 1.5 +/- 1.5Response Time <10ms <10ms <10ms # of Touches Up to 10 Up to 10 Up to 10 Pen No Pen Passive Pen Thin Passive Pen (Thick Tip) (Thin Tip)Controller Height 0.101” 0.114” 0.114”Controller Added Noise Added Noise Added Noise Features Resistance Available Resistance Available Resistance AvailableWarranty 10 Years 10 Years © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc 10 Years
  • 23. MulTI-Touch Projected Capacitive Roadmap Released  Multi-Touch Capable (Up to 10-Fingers)  Windows 7 Compatible  Bare Finger, Gloved Finger or Passive Pen Input Up to 15.6” Size Up to 23” Wide Beginning of Q2 End of Q3  Works with Environmental Water Spray  Available with up to 3mm Thick Glass or Plastic Ultra-Thin Board Cover Lens Beginning of Q2  Fine Etch Boarder Available (50 Micron Spacing)  Chip-on-Flex Tail Available Up to 9mm Cover Lens  Optically Clear (<=10.1” Size Sensors) Beginning of Q2  True Touch Gesture ( No Ghost Points)  12.1” Size Q1 2012 Q2 2012 Q3 2012Please Note: Roadmaps are subject to change at anytime. © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 24. Resistive TechnologyHow it WorksA touch occurs when a finger presses the surface bringing the top twoconductive layers into contact with each other, closing the electrical circuit.Features & Characteristics  4-Wire, 5-Wire, 8-Wire  Construction: Film on GlassControllers  Many Options on Market; I/C & Logic Built into Off-the-Shelf Micros & A/D Converters  TI Sensors can be Compatible to Competitors Controllers © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 25. Resistive TechnologyBenefits Low Cost Solution Low Power Consumption Not Affected by Dirt, Water, Light and Most EMI Noise Works with Finger, Glove and Any Pointing DeviceDisadvantages Plastic “Face” is Not as Durable as Other Technologies Lower Transmittance and Overall Optical Quality Requires Periodic Recalibration © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 26. Resistive TechnologyApplications  Medical Instruments  Industrial Automation  Handheld Military Systems  Signature Capture Devices © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 27. Resistive Technology2 Common Resistive Configurations Film/Glass Film/Film/Glass © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 28. Multi-Touch Resistive TechnologyHow it WorksMARS is made up of tiny 4-wire resistive sensors; however it scans coordinateslike PCAP, making it pressure sensitive without need for recalibration.Features & Characteristics  Construction: Film on Glass  Multi-Touch Capable  Flexible Design CapabilitiesControllers  Board & Chipset Solutions Available © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 29. Multi-Touch Resistive TechnologyBenefits Low Power Consumption Not Affected by Dirt, Water, Light & Most EMI Noise Works with Finger, Glove & Any Pointing Device Drift Free Coordinates with No RecalibrationDisadvantages Plastic “Face” is Not as Durable as Other Technologies Lower Transmittance and Overall Optical Quality © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 30. Multi-Touch Resistive TechnologyApplications  Cockpit Displays  Medical Instruments  Signature Capture Devices  Military Navigation Systems © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 31. Multi-Touch Resistive TechnologyMulti-Touch Analog Resistive (MARS) Configuration © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 32. Multi-Touch Resistive Roadmap Released  Multi-Touch Capable (Up to 10-Fingers)  Windows 7 Compatible (USB Only) Smaller Borders 75-100 Microns  Bare Finger, Gloved Finger or Pen Input Beginning of Q2  True Touch Gesture with Palm Rejection  Demo Software for Windows XP & Vista. (Serial Only) Reduced Finger Separation  Chip-on-Flex Tail Available Beginning of Q2  Up to 17” Size Larger Sizes End of Q3 Q1 2012 Q2 2012 Q3 2012Please Note: Roadmaps are subject to change at anytime. © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 33. Surface Capacitive TechnologyHow it WorksCapacitive technology works when the electrical current from a person’sfinger interrupts the screen’s electrostatic field, resulting in a touch.Features & Characteristics  Construction: Glass-Based (Typically)  Available Curved or Flat  Compatible to 3M & Other Competitor’s Sensors- Esp NOVRAM apsControllers  Board & Chipset Solutions  TI Sensors can be Compatible to Competitors’ Controllers © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 34. Surface Capacitive TechnologyBenefits Ideal for Public Access; High-Use Applications High Impact, Vandal and Scratch Resistant Glass High Display Image Transmission; No Air Gaps Unaffected by Moisture, Rain or TemperatureDisadvantages Limited to Finger Input Requires Periodic Recalibration Susceptible to Electromagnetic Interference © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 35. Surface Capacitive TechnologyApplications  Banking ATMs  Self-Serve Kiosks  Vending Machines  Digital Slot Machines © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 36. Surface Capacitive TechnologyTypical Surface Capacitive Construction © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 37. Display Enhancements
  • 38. Display EnhancementsTouch Screen + Enhancements = Total Display SolutionAdding Display Enhancements Conquers Environmental Challenges Improves Performance Extends Display LifeEnhancements Improve Optical Performance Mechanical Durability EMI/RFI Emissions Thermal Operating Ranges © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 39. Display EnhancementsSpecialized Applications Military Aerospace Industrial © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 40. Display Enhancements © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 41. Display EnhancementsMilitary Application Requirements  Extreme Outdoor Environments  Advanced Sunlight Readability  Optimized Video & Light Images  NVIS (Night Vision Imaging System) Compliant © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 42. Display EnhancementsEnhancements Are Not Just for Touch…We Sell LCD Overlay Windows and Cover Glass Too!All enhancements (including cover glass) can be placed onto glass orpolycarbonate LCD overlays.Why would one need an enhancement overlay?  Suppress EMI on an Airplane LCD  Restrict images on an ATM LCD  Reduce glare on outdoor display  Add custom cover glass for a flush bezel-less finish © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc
  • 43. Summary
  • 44. Putting it All TogetherTouch International is the right fit, at the right time, with theright skills because… We know Touch Technology.Experienced We’ve solved customer & supply chain issues for others. We built our business “the old fashioned way”.Efficient Delivering products & services at responsible rates. TI took the conservative route to market vs. joining Wall Street. We’reSuccess not the largest but we’re the most capable. © Copyright 2012 Touch International, Inc

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