The Apple iMac is a monitor with an integrated Mac. Here on FlatpanelsHD weâ€™re not particularly interested in the Mac/PC hardware but multi-touch display panels are of great interest. According to Chinese Commercial Times, Apple has a 22-inch iMac coming with a multi-touch LCD panel. <br /><br /><h3>Multi-touch monitor from Apple</h3>Apple has developed some interesting monitor solutions recently with the <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1231406844 target=_blank><b>24-inch LED Cinema Display</b></a> and the iMac with the 2560x1440 pixel 27-inch LCD panel.<br /><br />According to Chinese Commercial Times Apple now has a 22-inch iMac coming. The panel on the new iMac will feature the multi-touch technology, just like on the iPhone. This means that you can control your new Apple monitor with your fingertips for an easy and intuitive interface. <br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/apple22touch-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/apple22touch-1.jpg" alt="Apple 22â€ť touch iMac" title="Click to enlarge" /></a><br><i>Apple 22â€ť touch iMac</i></p><br />The same source also says the it is the Taiwanese manufacturer Sintek Photronic that will provide Apple with the multi-touch panel. <br /><br />Itâ€™s not yet known if the 22-inch iMac is real and we have no indications as to the panel type. We expect a TN or e-IPS panel.<br /><br />Sintek Photronic is currently manufacturing multi-touch panels based on the capacitive technology. The capacitive multi-touch technology is the one used in iPhone and is considered the best technology for touch sensitive panels.