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MPCT™ mutual capacitive technology offers most of the durability advantages
of PCT™ projected capacitive technology, but with added multi touch capability.

About the technology

Zytronic’s patented MPCT™ touch technology is capable of detecting 40 or more touch events at once. And there’s no compromise on accuracy, even at ultra large sizes up to 85″. MPCT™ multi-touch sensors are capable of millisecond-fast response speeds and excellent touch-point resolution.

The Benefits

High-impact resistance

High-impact resistance

The MPCT™ multi-touch sensors are typically constructed from a laminated toughened glass substrate of up to 10mm thick, meaning they are durable enough to withstand most impacts and extreme environments. The sensors are unaffected by rain or liquid spillages and as they only react to finger, conductive stylus or gloved hand, “false” (accidental) touches are minimised.

Customisation options

Customisation options

Designed and manufactured at our in-house glass processing facilities, our dedicated and experienced engineers create bespoke products tailored to the exact requirements of our clients and their customers.

MPCT™ touch sensors are available in a near limitless choice of sizes, in glass of various thicknesses and types – for example, anti-reflective, mirrored and anti-microbial surfaces are available. Customers can also specify whether their touch screen is flat or curved and request special edge profiles, cut outs, holes and slots, as well as screen-printed logos and borders in a variety of colours.

Zytronic MPCT™ sensor technology is also available in a flexible, rollable film format, allowing for integration on to substrate for permanent and semi-permanent applications.

Sensitivity

Sensitivity

MPCT™ multi-touch technology will detect fingers, conductive stylus and even gloved hands, through glass thicknesses of 10mm or more. Yet, it ignores raindrops, leaves, dirt, ice, etc., making the touch sensors ideal for self-service and public use, in any environment.

Reliability

Reliability

With its unrivalled durability, MPCT™ provides 24/7 functionality in the most difficult of environment, minimising system downtime, reducing maintenance and maximising return on system investment. It is proven, dependable vandal-resistant and is practically immune to most types of physical, mechanical and chemical abuse.

How it works

A two layer matrix of microscopic conductive cells is laminated to the rear of the MPCT™ touch sensor and a small charge is applied to one layer, which in turn passes to the other. When a finger or conductive stylus approaches the surface of the MPCT™ sensor, a change in the charge is induced and detected in the nodes immediately beneath adjacent cells. The position of this change is then calculated by the touch controller, and its X-Y coordinate is output to the host Operating System.

Unlike conventional capacitive, acoustic and optical touch sensors the active component of MPCT™ is embedded behind the front substrate, ensuring protection, long life, and stability.

Where it's used

leisure
leisure

leisure

Our highly durable and customisable touch sensors are used in a variety
of entertainment applications, from video jukeboxes to the latest slot machines.
They provide reliable performance and enable engaging designs.

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surfaces
surfaces

surfaces

Our award-winning multi touch, MPCT Projected Capacitive touch sensors
are available in any size or shape up to 85 inches, perfect for multi-user touch tables
in retail, leisure and commercial applications.

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signage
signage

signage

Our large format Projected Capacitive touchscreens are increasingly used
in Digital Signage, helping advertisers to engage directly with individual customers
outdoors and indoors, and reliable in all conditions.

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industrial
industrial

industrial

Our rugged, reliable PCT Projected Capacitive Technology touch sensors are used
in a variety of workplace applications, from medical diagnostic equipment to oil field
machinery controls, providing low maintenance, year-round performance in all environments.

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retail
retail

retail

Our tough, customisable Projected Capacitive touchscreens enable self-service
equipment to be deployed at the point-of-sale irrespective of the location and to
provide 24/7 customer access in the harshest environments and climates.

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banking
banking

banking

Our vandal resistant Projected Capacitive touch sensors have been trusted by
global ATM and financial kiosk manufacturers for over a decade, to provide reliable
self-service performance, both indoors and outdoors.

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Case studies

“We export more than 90% of our products to customers around the world through  expanding network of representative and resellers backed up by established Zytronic sales teams in the UK, USA, Taiwan and Japan.”

Mark Cambridge, CEO

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