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GeneralTouch Achieves Microsoft Windows 8 LOGO Certification



GeneralTouch Achieves Microsoft Windows 8 LOGO Certification

CHENGDU, China, Feb. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GeneralTouch Technology CO.,
LTD., announces the attainment of Microsoft Windows 8 LOGO certification for
its innovative and proprietary touch technology - Projected Infrared Touch
(PIT). In a span of six months, from the introduction of the first PIT
prototype, PIT has become one of the chosen few touch technologies that is
Windows 8 Touch LOGO certified.

As the newest operating system of Microsoft, Windows 8 was specially created
to incorporate multi-touch as a standard feature in the next generation of PC
systems. To be inducted to Windows 8, a touch technology has to pass
Microsoft's strict test parameters. Hence, GeneralTouch is profoundly
gratified that its PIT technology is now Windows 8 LOGO certified and with it,
comes the attestation of PIT's outstanding performance and its 100%
compatibility with Windows 8.

This is a big win not only for GeneralTouch as the certification inevitably
paves the way for leading major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and
original design manufacturers (ODMs) to unreservedly develop PIT products that
run on Windows 8 where touch is intrinsic. Both the monitor, All-in-One PC
ODM/OEMs and consumers will greatly profit from the benefits of PIT
technology, with its excellent multi-touch performance, elegant aesthetics,
near zero bezel, high level of customization, superb cost-effectiveness &
reliability; thus, breaking the monopoly of Projected Capacitive (PCAP) touch
technology in consumer electronics applications.

Having earned the Windows 8 LOGO certification, GeneralTouch will double its
efforts in speeding up PIT products engineering, mass production schedule and
marketing campaign, to usher PIT touch products into the mass market in the
near future, as previously envisaged. In particular, GeneralTouch will spare
no effort in supporting leading PC ODM/OEMs to roll out Windows 8 Desktop
touch displays and PCs, interfaced with PIT, soonest possible. 

The prompt development and initiation of PIT into the world of touch
technology reflects the resolute research and indomitable design capabilities
of GeneralTouch. In maintaining its stance as the world leading touch
solutions provider, GeneralTouch will keep on innovating advanced touch
technologies and products for the global touch industry. The current PIT touch
product comes in size ranging from 15" to 32" and is suitable for Desktop
Monitors, All-in-one (AIO) PCs with touch.

About GeneralTouch Technology Co., Ltd.

Established in 2000, GeneralTouch(GT) has become a leading touch solution
provider in the global market, manufacturing a wide range of touch screen and
touch monitor products. GT capitalizes on advanced technologies while keeping
abreast with the leading trend in the touch market. We offer an extensive
array of touch solutions and help customers to determine the most appropriate
choice for their specific needs. Through our consistent and high quality
performance, we have proven to be reliable and trustworthy partners to provide
touch solutions. Consequently, our products have been widely used in
industries like finance, gaming, retail, POS, kiosk, industrial, digital
signage, healthcare, education, etc. Please visit our website
(www.generaltouch.com) for more information.

The GeneralTouch Technology Co., Ltd. Logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=16429

CONTACT: Kimson Tan
         Marketing Manager
         GeneralTouch Technology Co., LTD.
         kimsontan@generaltouch.com

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