Taking a departure from the usual look-don’t-touch world of PC monitors, Philips has rolled out a new, semi-rugged commerical monitor designed specifically for heavy touchscreen use. The Philips 222B9T is a 21.5-inch monitor with a 10-point capacitive touch system that’s designed for use in commercial markets such as retail, point of sale, point of information, shops, restaurants, and education, incorporating several changes to ruggedize and otherwise reinforce the monitor and help it survive the harsh environment of human hands. Under the hood, The 222B9T relies on a 21.5-inch TN panel featuring a 1920×1080 resolution, 250 nits brightness, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, a 60 Hz refresh rate, and 170°/160° viewing angles. The display features a 3H anti-glare coating as well as a W-LED backlighting. To make things look prettier, Philips has added a set of its technologies that adjust image quality, including such things as SmartContrast, EasyRead, Flicker-Free, and so on. 1.77" But the real story on the 222B9T isn’t its admittedly low-end panel, bur rather everything else Phillips has added to it. Key to being a touch screen monitor, of course, is Phillips’...