Overview - TOUCHWINDOW MAC/WIN (17" MONITOR)
TouchWindow screen, program software, user's guide, Velcro, rubber bumpers, monitor adapter rails, Stylus pointing device, and 7.5 volt DC transformerAge Appropriate Level:
All agesSystem Requirements:
17" monitor, CD ROM drive, and USB port
Students can now interact with the computer simply by touching the screen. The TouchWindow™ is a unique, multipurpose input device designed to perform as a touchscreen, graphics tablet, or keyboard substitute. The TouchWindow™ includes program software, a user's guide, Velcro™ strips, rubber bumpers to help screen mold onto monitor, monitor adapter rails, a pointing device, and a 7.5 volt DC transformer. Now available in two sizes: TouchWindow™ for nine to 15-inch monitors and TouchWindow™ for 17-inch monitors.
This interactive device allows individuals to touch a picture, word, or object on the screen to interact. Research indicates students complete lessons faster and more accurately using this accessory. It's easy-to-install and can replace the mouse. The TouchWindow™ can be used with most software that requires a mouse. Computer learning is made easy!
The reader-friendly and thorough User's Guide covers basic installation procedures, troubleshooting guidelines, useful tips when using the touchscreen, and also serves as a technical reference.
The touchscreen has a reasonably hard, scratch-resistant coating on its front and back surfaces to provide the user with long-term usage. Users can use non-abrasive, non-metallic objects on the screen: a finger, fingernail, soft stylus, rounded back end of a plastic pen, or a wooden stylus. Avoid using hard, abrasive objects such as pencil points, pencil erasers, metal, glass, or ceramic objects.
Since the TouchWindow™ can be used with graphics applications, individuals might need to experiment with several touchscreen positions (on monitor or on flat surface) for optimal drawing and tracing.
Students can operate the touchscreen in several modes that allow varying usage options.
Designed for educational setting in which users tend to leave their fingers on the screen; students cannot drag an object or cursor in this mode (ALT 4).
Key Mode (MS-DOS only).
Allows user to touch screen and then let go without generating a mouse click. To generate mouse click, press the Space bar while holding down the ALT key (ALT 5).
Allows user to position cursor with fingertips, but not to highlight or make a selection (ALT 6)
Right Mouse Button.
Windows Users: When application requires right mouse button click, use key that has been selected for the Right Mouse Button in the TouchWindow™ control panel. MS-DOS Users: When application requires right mouse button click, hold down SHIFT key as you touch the screen.