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However just using a conventional type Monitor as a Touch Screen in a Desktop for business is going to fail the Occupational Health & Safety Test every time.
The point being Conventional Monitors can not currently be placed in such a position and that is why they will fail Occupational Health & Safety.
I'm not implying that at some time in the future that things will not be different but now it's a different story.
As for not liking Keyboards on Monitors I'm very much the same but and it's a Big But if you are talking up Touch Screen UI's then you have to accept that they are designed and work at their best on Touch Screens and besides the current obvious things like dirty Screens that need constant cleaning so that they are readable and them currently being at the wrong orientation they will eventually come and be the sole and considered Best Input method till Unique Speech Recognition or something better comes along to replace the keyboard.
As a Control Device a Touch Screen may not actually require a QWERTY style keyboard and just be a series of Tiles to press to do something. Just like Metro as it was called was you pressed that Tile to open that App and this other tile to open that App. To go all Star Trek on you you could press that Tile to Arm the Phasers and this Tile to fire them.
However in reality it's more likely to be on something that produces a series of predefined objects from a 3D printer or the like when we first see things like that as the Input Devices for things.
I also am not a great Fan of Virtual Keyboards but they are endless better than the small keyboards that used to be available on the Older Generation Smart Phones which are what prevented me from ever being interested in them. Something like the Apple iPhone or the Nasty Samsung Galaxy which Apple finds so reprehensible are a different kettle of fish and if I really needed Internet while being Mobile I would get one. Currently I only need a phone to allow clients to ring me when I'm out and occasionally make a phone call when something goes wrong. Maybe latter I could justify a Smart Phone but currently I'm flat out running up a $30.00 Phone Bill over a 6 month period so I really don't have any use for one.
Besides while I do carry at least 1 NB with me when I'm out at clients, as they all have an Internet Connection if absolutely necessary I can connect one of my NB's through their ISP and get what is required but even that doesn't happen often. Mostly only when they ask for a Solid Price on some hardware and that to be perfectly honest isn't that often.
I do however have very Fat Fingers and without using a Stylus I find it impossible to use the older generation Smart Phones.
OK I've now officially forgotten what it was I was replying to as it's getting difficult to go back up a level and not being able to read the post. So I hope this makes some sort of sense, I'm sure that I've missed something though.
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