What year was the touch screen laptop invented?

Answer Early attempts at touch screen PCs began in the late 1980s, but the concept didn't really catch on until 2002 when Microsoft introduced the "Tablet PC" into the market. The Tablet PC features handw... Read More »

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What Is a Touch Screen Laptop?

A touch screen laptop is a personal computer that can accept input through the more traditional keyboard and mouse combo, as well as through a touch screen interface. Using the touch screen display... Read More »

How to Add a Touch Screen to a Laptop?

Laptop technology has made it easy to add a touch screen with the help of key components. A few brands even give you the ability to start touch screen on demand by adjusting the computer's display ... Read More »

Who invented the touch screen?

The touch screen was invented by Dr. Sam Hurst in 1971. He filed a patent in 1972. He was on leave from work to teach at the University of Kentucky when he created the Elograph, which was short for... Read More »

Who invented the touch screen computer?

Dr. Sam Hurst, an instructor at the University of Kentucky, developed the first sensor to register touch in 1971. He was able to adapt it to a computer monitor in 1974, released by Elographics, one... Read More »