[CentOS] [OT] Small touch screens that works with CentOS

Jay Leafey jay.leafey at mindless.com
Fri Mar 19 16:26:50 UTC 2010


On Fri, March 19, 2010 06:44, Pascal Robert wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We want to display on a small LCD screen next to our meeting rooms and
> optionally let people book the room from the panel. We looked at different
> providers and those solutions either works with Exchange or Lotus Notes...
>
> Since I already have code to fetch events from any CalDAV/WebDSV servers,
> I'm looking at building the system myself. So I'm wondering if any of you
> can recommend small LCD screen that works well with Linux (the app would
> be a full screen Web app, browser have to be Gecko or WebKit based), and
> even better if the screen can have « touch buttons » (so that people don't
> have to use a physical keyboard to book the room), that's even better. I
> guess my other option would be a iPad.
>
> --
> Pascal Robert

I saw something on ThinkGeek that might suit your needs:

http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/usb-gadgets/bfa3/

They have simple and touch screen models.  The monitor itself should be
usable in Linux (I've seen similar monitors used in Linux) but I don't
know about the touch screen.
-- 
Jay Leafey
Memphis, TN


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