What Are Interactive Touch Films Used For?

Interactive touch films are exactly what you might expect – a thin film that allows for interactivity via touch: essentially turning a surface into a touchscreen

What Are Interactive Touch Films Used For?

Interactive touch films are exactly what you might expect – a thin film that allows for interactivity via touch: essentially turning a surface into a touchscreen. That’s very awesome, right?

A thin PET film can become electrically conductive when ITO (Indium Tin Oxide) is introduced to it. Depositing a thin layer of ITO onto the film makes it conductive whilst remaining transparent – perfect for producing interactive displays that require touch functionality.

These thin films can then be applied to glass or plastic screens, resulting in that screen becoming touch enabled. In fact, the film could even be applied to a retail store window to deliver a customer experience like no other.

That’s one example of an interactive touch film in use, but where else might these films be used?

Interactive Touch Films Applications

The possibilities are simply endless. Interactive touch films are used in a variety of applications and environments including gaming and vending machines, public transport stations (for informational purposes) and ticket kiosks within those same areas.

A digital whiteboard might also utilise an ITO touch film, as well as more industrial applications, such as factory usage. Simply put, any area that might benefit from touch enabled screens could use an interactive touch film to achieve this.

One great thing about interactive touch films is they can be multi-use, meaning more than one person can use at the same time. This can lend to a better user experience and can be used to display offers or services relevant to the user or users.

Interactive Touch Films Supplier

At Diamond Coatings we produce a range of specialist coatings, including anti reflective and ITO coatings. Our coatings are deposited onto substrates including glass, plastics and thin films. Based at our custom-built plant in the Midlands, we are well placed to supply interactive touch films to the whole of the UK and beyond.

How Can we Help?

As well as supplying ITO coated films in roll and sheet options ready to purchase within our website, we welcome the opportunity to supply bespoke orders based on very specific requirements.

If you require ITO interactive touch films, please get in touch with us. A member of our technical team would be happy to discuss your specific requirements.

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Diamond Coatings operate a state-of-the-art magnetron sputtering plant, equipped with clean rooms, from modern factory premises located in the heart of England, the Midlands. We provide a variety of products, namely Indium Tin Oxide (ITO), Anti-reflection (AR) coatings on plastic or glass, monolithic RFI shielding filters on plastic or glass, Touchscreens, capacitive or resistive, glass supply, mesh windows.
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