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Fujitsu Expands Line of Standard, Wide-Aspect Ratio Touch Panels

Fujitsu Components America Inc.

Sunnyvale, CA, May 15, 2008

Touch Panel applications
Responding to the market growth of wide-aspect ratio LCDs, Fujitsu Components America, Inc. today announced an expanded line-up of standard, wide-aspect ratio, 4-wire resistive touch panels. The devices fit available wide-aspect ratio LCDs to eliminate custom development costs for OEMs and shorten their product time-to-market.

Touch panels in Fujitsu’s expanded line have 16:9 and 16:10 aspect ratios and come in the following diagonal-inch sizes: 6.5, 7.0, 8.0, 8.9, 9.0, 10.2, 12.1, 13.3, and 15.3. Options for Palm Rejection and Light Force touch activation are also available.

According to Bruce DeVisser, Fujitsu Components’ touch panel product marketing manager, demand for wide-aspect ratio, touch-enabled displays is increasing in many consumer, industrial, and medical applications due to the increasing high-resolution graphics and video content, which has a landscape orientation in a 16:9 aspect ratio. In addition, using a touch panel instead of a keyboard allows more product area to be devoted to a wider/larger display, notes DeVisser.

The RoHS-compliant, wide-aspect ratio touch panels are available immediately. Single-piece suggested resale prices range from $21.43 for a 6.5-inch to $73.82 for a 12.1-inch.

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Company Information

Fujitsu Components America, Inc. markets and distributes electronic and system components and sub-systems throughout North and South America. Products include relays, connectors, input and pointing devices, touch panels, thermal printers, and wireless modules. The company is headquartered at 250 E. Caribbean Drive, Sunnyvale, California, 94089. For product information, contact FCAI via telephone at 1-800-380-0059 or by email at components@us.fujitsu.com.
For more information, please see: us.fujitsu.com/components

Press Contact - Fujitsu Components America, Inc.

Mary Jo Carlone

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Date: May 15, 2008
City: Sunnyvale, CA
Company: Fujitsu Components America, Inc.