Touch screen or Touch Screen is a display that can detect the presence and location of a touch within the display area. The term generally refers to touch or contact to the display of the device by a finger or hand. Touch screens can also detect other passive objects, such as a pencil; However, if the perceived object is active, as with a stylus, touch screen time generally does not apply. The touchscreen has two main attributes: first, allows one interact with what is displayed directly on the screen, showing that more than indirectly with a mouse or touchpad; Secondly, allows one to do so without requiring any intermediate device, again, like a pencil that needs to be held in the hand. Touch screens or touch screen can be connected to computers, terminals or networks. A sensitive monitor to touch applied to a point of sale terminal optimizes the management of data capture and makes other elements Peripherals are dispensable, causing spaces to be used better. Also the touch screen technology offers solutions to the points of sale that help that processes are carried out quickly and efficiently.

A terminal equipped with tactile monitors tends to be an agile sale point, since user tends to get used to its handling and become quickly familiar with the tool. Similarly, compatible with existing applications with touchscreens. In addition, its appearance is more friendly, in their contacts, as well as its resolution since they tend not to accumulate heat, which makes it an attractive tool in use. Terminals with touch monitor tend to be used in the business of sale of food, beverages, bookstores, libraries and self-service in printing pictures as it is easier to use by a non-expert user and optimizes both spaces and the purchase transaction for sale. Another place where it is easy to find terminals Touch Screen is in cashiers Automatic, museums and amusement parks.