Re: Touch screens and wxPython

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

> 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.

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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