Applications for MiMo Monitors

Mimo has thousands of useful applications: keep your main display clutter free, park your Instant Messaging windows, keep your application palettes on it (news feeds, skype, outlook etc), use it as a digital picture frame, as a dedicated stock ticker display, put your gaming maps on it. Mimo is great for use with a small laptop or netbook because of its light weight and single USBconnection, it can travel with your laptop, no power brick needed!


Please see a few featured applications below;

  • touch control for video conferencing systems
  • monitor eBay or other online auctions
  • point of sale aid
  • small kiosk touch displays
  • industrial control systems
Director James Cameron of Avatar fame explores the depths of the ocean while monitoring and controlling multiple systems with his 7″ Mimo Touch 2 USB touch screen.
Rent a car from Hertz recently? Then you’ve seen our Mimo Magic Touch monitor at work on the countertop, displaying options for available car models and upgrades, and other customer options.
Online gamers have adopted both our 7″ and 10″ USB touch monitors to display live CPU and GPU performance charts.
Opticwash’s mall kiosks for automated eyewear cleaning is a prime example of how our Magic Touch USB monitor is a turnkey solution for kiosk displays/controls.
The Mimo 720-S USB Touch Monitor at work at the Point-Of-Sale in the official 2013 U.S. Open Merchandise Shop, Merion Golf Club.
Verifone has installed thousands of our Magic Monster 10.1″ resistive USB touch monitors into taxicabs for billing, rider entertainment, interaction.
Nothing runs like a Deere; and Mimo Monitors is happy to lend a helping hoof. Our 10.1″ Mimo Magic Monster USB monitor is installed in their simulator for large equipment operator training.

General Productivity

  • Outlook/Mail, Calendar or Address Book applications up all the time
  • View Widgets for To-do’s, Weather, Stock Tickers, Dictionary, Thesaurus, etc.
  • Track System Performance, Monitor Network Traffic, CPU cycles
  • Skype, webcam etc.


  • Have your media player up to control entertainment
  • Quick access to important toolboxes for online gaming
  • Use it as a secondary display for computers hooked up to TVs
  • Run a 2nd or 3rd display without the need for a new graphics card


  • AIM/Google/MSN Chat while using other full screen applications
  • Watch for Friends on Facebook and MySpace
  • Keep your Twitter Client up all the time but off your main work screen, get tweets 24/7


  • Park your Adobe Creative Suite application toolbars or controls
  • Powerpoint: keep your formatting palettes, colors, etc. on a separate screen

Business (Retail, Healthcare, Finance)

  • Integrate into point-of-purchase or point-of-registration process
  • Cost-effective method to have multiple consumers/customers register, enter information, and authenticate
  • Use one computer for multiple users (with virtualization software – not included)


  • Monitor online auctions


  • Integrate into a telepresence robot to provide two-way video
  • Incorporate into a mobile robot for onboard debugging and programming
  • Display sensor values and more during testing

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Advantages of Mimo Monitors;

  • easy to use; simply plug in one USB cable
  • no need for extra hardware components
  • user friendly, low maintenance, low power consumption
  • lower costs as no add ons
  • feels very much like a traditional monitor whist providing “plug ‘n’ play” display simplicity
  • Expand-ability – add up to 6 more screens under standard windows
  • no additional graphics cards needed
  • simply install a driver onto your computer and you are ready to go
  • fully integrated monitors with sleek modern design with stand
  • raspberry Pi compatibility as well as Linux, Mac and Windows
  • Android support
  • no power supply needed like traditional touch displays
  • no interference unlike some VGA cables
  • very secure solution where security of information is critical
  • significant power savings
  • use 1 computer for multiple users
  • move programs / apps onto the extra display to free up your main screen
  • no need for technical or I.T person

(Note: many of the previously described uses may require third-party software not included with the Mimo)

For more information download this “Application Example Document”

Don’t take our word for it see some Reviews of our USB Touch monitors below:

To read more about why you should choose USB touch monitors please check out our Why Use Our USB Touch Monitors page and for a closer look at the range click here.