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Visualplanet expands with touchglass touch sensors through market-strategic partnership with Romag

Visualplanet and Romag have created touchglass™

Visualplanet™ has formed a strategic partnership with Romag to create touchglass™, a glass laminated variant of touchfoil™.

Market-leading, large-format touch sensor expert Visualplanet™ has formed a strategic partnership with Romag to create touchglass™, a glass laminated variant of touchfoil™. Building on touchfoil’s success, touchglass bolsters Visualplanet’s offering to worldwide integrators requiring durable and customised glass touch sensors for public-facing touchscreen solutions.
The market-disrupting partnership is an industry game-changer. Using state of the art glass shaping, curving and ceramic printing machinery, Romag will supply glass that incorporates customised borders and motifs. This enables Visualplanet to offer bespoke touchglass designs that are ideal for kiosks, self-service ticketing, vending and wayfinding, as well as multiuser tables and curved cabinets for the gaming industry.
Dan Spencer, Product Manager at Visualplanet commented: “Visualplanet invented touchfoil and founded the large format, 15-75 inch, flexible film Pro-Cap touch market – a market that continues to grow significantly at 6-8% CAGR. Customers have been asking for an ‘on-glass’ version of touchfoil and we are now able to respond with touchglass, allowing us to directly compete against the incumbent suppliers of glass laminated touch sensors.”
He continued: “With over 70 years of unrivalled, customised glass manufacturing and processing experience, Romag share our passion for innovation. Together, we can tailor-make touchglass in volume, as a single, dual or multitouch sensor to meet integrators’ vast scope of needs, and an anticipated 99% of design briefs.”
Ryan Green, CEO of Romag concluded: “Romag has a proven track record of innovation and we are delighted to have partnered with Visualplanet who share this enthusiasm. Using our advanced manufacturing processes and visualplanet’s touchfoil™ technology, we are the only supplier that can produce completely bespoke solutions to service this growing market.”
Visualplanet’s touchglass and world-leading Pro-Cap touch sensor touchfoil are both available to order now.
Romag’s mantra is to be ‘visionaries in glass’ and they look to make an impact in the security, transport, solar PV and architectural glazing markets. For over 70 years the company has been manufacturing specialist products in the UK and has built an extensive client base across the world.
Their success has been built upon providing solutions to customers’ complex requirements and building confidence that their products will perform, endure and exceed expectations. With a wide range of production capabilities and an experienced, skilled workforce, Romag thrive on innovation and technology in both specialist glass and integrated solar markets.

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