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Your Display Needs Optical Bonding — and Here’s Why

January 15, 2018

When it’s sunny outside, are your more inclined to wear your sunglasses or go without them? Of course, it’s best to wear your sunlight reducing spectacles when you venture outside — but sometimes people will opt to go sunglass-less, which could lead to eye damage down the road. When thinking of your custom touchscreen display, optical bonding can be looked at in the same light, just like your vision. If you aren’t sure to opt-in for optical bonding, then here some of the many positive factors to consider:

No Fogging

Remember those summer days where you blast the air conditioner in the car, and the moment you step outside into the heat, your sunglasses fog up? The same scenario can happen with your custom touchscreen display, too. Since many touch screen displays will be exposed to inconsistent temperatures, your screen has the ability to fog up — leaving your digital presentation in the clouds (literally). When you opt-in for optical bonding from Apollo, the bonding will avoid the air gap between the screen and glass — which will leave less room for error and will keep your device fog-free!

Improved Readability

One of the most unpleasant experiences is trying to read in direct sunlight without sunglasses. The sunlight becomes too strong and then suddenly interferes with your eyesight, making it very difficult to read anything presented to you. To simplify this, think of going to your local fast food restaurant on a sunny day and not being able to read the digital screen in the drive-through line; it’s the same concept. When your custom touchscreen device from Apollo is optically bonded, sunny days will no longer diminish the readability of your touchscreen display — and will continue to stand out from the competition!

Keeps Display Clean

To keep a device running for a long period of time, it’s important to keep every square inch of the unit clean. From internal to external features, keeping your custom touchscreen display clean will lessen the chance of dirt/debris penetrating sensitive parts of the unit, in addition to the possible splintering of the glass. When your custom touchscreen display from Apollo is optically bonded, it will keep your unit clean — and will extend its lifespan. This is a huge benefit because it will prevent you from replacing your unit frequently, and will save you money in the long-run; opting-in for optical bonding is the best investment one can make, especially if it’s with Apollo!

As the global leader in optical bonding, Apollo Display Technologies supports you in all project phases – from the construction of the metal housing and procurement of specific parts to in-house development of controller boards and touchscreen integration. In need of a product, part, or have a project in mind? Contact us today at (631) 580-4360 or click here for more information.

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