Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-27 Thread Wade Brainerd
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:57 PM, da...@lang.hm wrote: On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, Wade Brainerd wrote: Here's to staying focused, agreed, but I don't see how you can do a keyboard and not have some multi-touch stuff (shift keys to start with) I am in the group that has serious doubts about the

multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread Carlos Nazareno
Hi guys. As a lot of you probably know, Intel just announced the Tablet Classmate PC which has totally ripped off the XO's form factor functionality, upped the hardware specs added touchscreen capability (something I sorely miss when I switch from my nintendo DS touchscreen stylus to the XO

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread Nirav Patel
1) Are there any existing hooks/systems for Linux for multi-touch? That's the only proper way you can get a virtual keyboard to work for a double-touchscreen clamshell device (the feasibility of which is not sold to me because of the power consumption of running a 2nd screen vs a keyboard,

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread Nate Ridderman
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 7:22 PM, Nirav Patel o...@spongezone.net wrote: 1) Are there any existing hooks/systems for Linux for multi-touch? That's the only proper way you can get a virtual keyboard to work for a double-touchscreen clamshell device (the feasibility of which is not sold to me

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread david
On Tue, 27 Jan 2009, Carlos Nazareno wrote: 1) Are there any existing hooks/systems for Linux for multi-touch? That's the only proper way you can get a virtual keyboard to work for a double-touchscreen clamshell device (the feasibility of which is not sold to me because of the power

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread Wade Brainerd
My (unasked for) opinion is that multitouch should not be a focus of OLPC's development efforts. The real benefit will just come from being able to touch the screen in the first place. Writing a decent multitouch interface requires massive UI design and coding efforts that we frankly cannot

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread david
On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, Wade Brainerd wrote: My (unasked for) opinion is that multitouch should not be a focus of OLPC's development efforts. The real benefit will just come from being able to touch the screen in the first place. Writing a decent multitouch interface requires massive UI design