Others range from a “ring-shaped cover for portable electronic device” to a “touch screen liquid crystal display.”
The latest $400 model has a reading light and a touch screen that allows you to annotate while reading.
“We think this will eventually be in every touch screen,” CEO and founder Craig Ciesla told The Daily Beast.
But RIM will soon begin selling its first touch screen smartphone, the BlackBerry Storm, in a bid to rain on Apple's parade.
a display or monitor on which the user selects options with the touch of a finger, stylus, or digital pen
An input device that allows user to interact with computer by touching the display screen.
Often this uses beams of infrared light that are projected across the screen surface. Interrupting the beams generates an electronic signal identifying the location of the screen. Software interprets the signal and performs the required operation.