Re: Touch screens and wxPython

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Tue Dec 02 2003 - 12:24:03 CST

David,
>
> I might be wrong since I've never used touch screens (from a programmer
> side of things, that is; I've touched an occassional kiosk). But my
> understanding was that the driver for the touch screen simply emulated a
> standard mouse API: a touch at a particular point is passed to the
> application as a click at that coordinate. If that's the case, it
> doesn't really matter what GUI library we use, just as long as it
> supports mouse clicks.
>
We have been in touch with the company called MMITEK (Division of Min Maw
International). Here is the panel we will likely use for the demo.

http://www.mmitek.com/detail.asp?sku=FP0217WX-TS%20%20Series

They will "lend" us one for 30 days, so I don't want to take delivery until
around mid-Dec -- or the day we make the decision to go ahead with the
"early Jan" demo.

Alan D.
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