Fw: Demonstrating the technology DETAIL

From: Ed Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Thu Apr 07 2005 - 14:47:58 CDT

The laptop mentioned below is a Dell Inspiron 1150.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Edmund R. Kennedy" <ekennedyx@yahoo.com>
To: "Open Voting Consortium discussion list" 
<ovc-discuss@listman.sonic.net>; "Jim Bohorquez" <jimb@mesapower.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 9:25 AM
Subject: [OVC-discuss] Demonstrating the technology
> Hello:
>
> Last night I had my first OVC meetup.  While it
> certainly get off to a low key start, Jim Bohorquez of
> Mesa Power Systems and an election reform activist in
> his own right was there and he made a very powerful
> observation.  "We need to have something that people
> can touch," I recall him saying.  Jim developed the
> idea that we need to have a laptop or desktop unit set
> up that we can take to meetings and say, "See, here's
> how it works!"  I think this is a great idea.
>
> So, here's a deal I'm willing to make and need some
> help on.
>
> 1.  My son doesn't use his late model Dell laptop very
> much.  I'd be happy to convert it to a demonstrator,
> providing that when I take the CD version of the EVM
> out and reboot the computer, it comes back under
> Windows XP, SP2.
> 2.  It's not touch screen -- yet.  Does anyone know
> anything about either getting a screen overlay to make
> the device touch screen capable or can they recommend
> a source for a light, inexpensive touch screen
> monitor?  FYI:  This is a bottom of the line Dell but
> it does have two USB ports and a plug for an external
> monitor.  Yes, I'll provide the $ to get it.
> 3.  I'll be the alpha, beta or gamma tester for this
> setup and provide copious feedback for those
> interested.
> 4.  This would be a great way to start human factor
> testing.  (Hint, hint, Arthur)
> 5.  If you are in the San Diego County area, you can
> borrow it for a day or two to demonstrate the
> technology.
>
> Thanks, Ed Kennedy
>
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