Order Tray | Contact Us | Home | SIG Lists

[aprssig] Via teams on Linux car PC kit

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Oct 4 15:26:32 UTC 2005


On Tue, 4 Oct 2005, Rich Garcia wrote:

> I have never toyed with touch screens, do they require special drivers and
> such or a communications link back to the PC ?
> I would think there is some support for that in Linux and windows since this
> would be popular for POS displays and registers.

Come take a look at the PC I sometimes have in my Jeep...  Runs a
touch-screen and Linux/Xastir.  Talks to me while I drive too via
the Festival speech synthesizer.  Every bit of software on the box
is open-source and free.

Yea, you need a touch-screen driver.  I found one that works with
this box.  I've written a touch-screen driver for another type of
touch screen before, using an existing one as a template.  You can
often find a driver these days for any particular touchscreen.

--
Curt, WE7U.   APRS Client Comparisons: http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
"Lotto:    A tax on people who are bad at math." -- unknown
"Windows:  Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates." -- WE7U
"The world DOES revolve around me:  I picked the coordinate system!"




More information about the aprssig mailing list