The tech research firm believes 78 million PCs will ship with touch by 2016, up from 4.6 million in 2012.
Mobile PC shipments are expected to hit 762 million by 2017, thanks to demand for tablets and touch-screen notebooks, according to NPD DisplaySearch.
Go ahead, put your paws on the screen. You might actually like it.
This refurbished Core i5-powered system features some high-end specs, and originally sold for $849.99.
With a 2,880x1,620-pixel screen, the MSI GT60 3K Edition has possibly one of the sharpest displays in its class.
Touch-screen laptops are going to take over the market, Acer's president said in an interview with Taipei-based Digitimes. But he noted that Apple is so far a no-show on this front.
Acer's flagship Aspire R7 comes with a swivel screen and is priced at $999.
We check out the laptops, convertibles, and hybrid PCs that combine Windows 8 with touch displays.
commentary Microsoft is evangelizing touch and Windows 8 at its Build conference. Don't be surprised if your next laptop comes with a touch screen.
With Microsoft expected to give PC makers a discount on Windows 8 licensing fees, price cuts for touch-screen laptops will follow, Asia-based sources tell Digitimes.