Who invented the touch screen?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: Who invented the touch screen

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 »

Who invented the touch screen phone?

The first touch screen phone was created by Apple inventor, Hartmut Esslinger, in 1983. He used the technology from the original touch screen that was invented in 1971 by Dr. Samuel Hurst.Source:Ph... Read More »

Who invented the touch screen technology HP-150?

The HP 150 touch screen technology was not invented by any one person. It was developed through Hewlett-Packard's (HP) research and development studies in 1983, but the technology had actually been... Read More »

What year was the touch screen laptop invented?

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 »