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Keytouch launches IEC 60945 certified Standard Marine Products

Keytouch is proud to announce the launch of its Keytouch Maritime Keyboard series of products, IEC 60945 certified at DNV Norway.

Keytouch AS, one of Scandinavia’s leading manufacturers of customized control and display solutions now offers a series of IEC 60945 certified standard maritime keyboard panels. The series includes QWERTY keyboard, trackball unit, joystick unit and multifunctional keypad. All are capable of operating as stand alone units or can utilized with the other panels in the series. The Keytouch keyboard series has been developed to meet the specific needs and demands of the maritime market. They can easily be adapted to meet individual customer color, logo and design requirements

Keytouch is an acknowledged leader in its core competencies of combining membrane technology with electronic and mechanical solutions to provide customized turnkey products. Since its inception in 1988 Keytouch has enjoyed significant growth and success and has built up an international clientele of major industry leaders within the maritime and defense sectors. The company is also represented in the industrial and medical sectors.

In 2008 Keytouch moved into a new state-of-the-art headquarters and manufacturing facility. Keytouch is well positioned to expand its production capability with the addition of new machinery and production equipment in combination with greater manufacturing capacity.

IEC 60945 certified products

“This is the first time Keytouch has developed a series of proprietary products and we have received great response and already several purchase orders. As of 2011, all control panels used in critical operational areas on board is required to be certified accordingly. We believe these products will be very attractive for the industry” says Henrik Bjerkaas, Sales Consultant Proprietary Products at Keytouch.

All of the products in the keyboard series have attained IEC 60945 certification at DNV. This means that the panels fulfill any requirements needed for equipment used on ships. The products have been thoroughly tested in environments equivalent to those at sea. The keyboard series was put on display at Nor-Shipping this summer and were received with great interest.