Peter at supergirl.se
Tue Dec 13 02:48:23 EST 2005
I would love to see the notes!
PS. Cool box!
GREG & AMY LINDLEY wrote:
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> Going through my email and noticed your note. I have setup mythtv
> using a touchscreen (a modified PSOne LCD with a touchscreen on the
> front). Pretty easy to do and it all seems to function with mythtv.
> I can give you pointers to the docs if you want. Here is a pic of it:
> It was featured in the November issue of CPU magazine
> (www.computerpoweruser.com <http://www.computerpoweruser.com/>) -
> don't know if you get this in your country. The touchscreen functions
> like a mouse so I am not aware of changes required to mythtv to
> support this.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Peter Osterberg <mailto:Peter at supergirl.se>
> *To:* R. Geoffrey Newbury <mailto:newbury at mandamus.org> ;
> Discussion about mythtv <mailto:mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> *Sent:* Thursday, December 08, 2005 11:50 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [mythtv-users] Touchscreen
> R. Geoffrey Newbury wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Nov 2005 16:52:30 +0100, Peter Osterberg wrote:
> >> Jeff Simpson wrote:
> >>> I have serious thoought of buying one of those expensive
> boxes with a
> >>> built in touchscreen. This is mainly because I find it
> annoying to
> >>> have
> >>> to light up my projector when I only want to start a music
> track. I
> >>> think it would be really cool if all the standard Myth display
> >>> could be
> >>> presented on the touchscreen and the menu could be
> navigated with just
> >>> my fingertips.
> >>> If you are thinking of having multiple screens anyway, why not
> just go
> >>> the console
> >>> with keyboard and mouse route? Use the projector for actually
> >>> displaying video + etc,
> >>> and use the monitor for the menu systems. It would probably cost
> >>> significantly less than
> >>> a touchscreen system, and you can still operate it with a
> remote or
> >>> arrow keys very easily.
> >> To navigate using the keyboard is of course my second option
> but it
> >> isn't quite as cool as navigating with a touch screen.
> >> I didn't know that it was possible to tweak the Myth GUI to
> oprerate on
> >> two separate screen as you describe. Are there any HOWTO
> available that
> >> describes how to set that up?
> >> I can see how I can manage to get xine or mplayer to display on
> >> device using command line options but how do I do this with the
> >> that Myth uses for displaying TV or recorded shows?
> > Another route would be to use a programmable remote, such as the
> > Pronto, Marantz RC9500 or Sony RM-VL710 series. All of these are
> > programmable with macros. The Phillips and some of the Sony
> RM-AV series
> > have touchscreens. And one of those would be much cheaper than a
> > computer box with touchscreen.
> > Lots of cell-phones are java enable these days too, and have
> > You could program your cell phone as a remote...
> > I have a Sony-Ericsson T610 and there are at least 2 remote
> programs for
> > it...
> True but that is a one way solution. I want to see music lists etc, I
> want two way communication in the SAME device.
> I can come up with lots of solutions. This one would be really
> cool and
> that is why I want it.
> All other HTPC projects I've seen support this. I think it is sad
> Myth lacks mouse support since Myth i superiour when it comes to
> everything else.
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