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Touch Screen Technology at Museums: Why It’s Important

March 6, 2020

If you’ve recently strolled around a museum, there’s a chance that each exhibit you’ve visited had a plaque or sign, providing more information on what you were looking at. And while this is a great way to keep something a little more permanent, it’s also something that can’t be updated as often as you’d like it to. 

However, there is a solution: A custom touch screen display; here’s why they play an essential role in museums.

Why Touch Screen Technology is Important in a Museum

Easy to Change

When you own a museum, one thing is sure: Exhibits change all the time. And if you have a printed sign for a particular artifact or work of art, then you’ll have to get a new one manufactured for your new display. However, with a custom touch screen display, you’ll be able to swap out the information on the screen within seconds — which eliminates the need for a turnaround time if you were to get a printed sign.

Gets Your Audience Involved

Nowadays, audience members love to get involved when they’re visiting a museum. And adding an interactive component is genuinely a great way to help make that happen! For example, if your museum is a spot that is notorious for school field trips, adding interactive touch screen technology at exhibits will be extremely beneficial for students; it will help them dive into history and absorb a series of valuable information in a fun, interactive way!

Contact Us Today to Learn More About Our Custom Touch Screen Technology!

As the global leader in optical bonding, Fortec US supports you in all project phases – from the construction of the metal housing and procurement of specific parts to in-house development of controller boards and touchscreen integration. In need of a product, part, or have a project in mind? Contact us today at (631) 580-4360 or click here for more information.

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