Re: Multi-Touch Screen Monitors

Subject: Re: Multi-Touch Screen Monitors
From: Jan L. (
Date: Wed Oct 26 2005 - 15:36:47 EDT

I'm using a 12-inch powerbook + Lemur which goes nicely together into
a laptop bag (I'm using the Airbag that came bundled with a Live 5
upgrade). I'ts good to have two screens. The laptop screen for Max/
MSP and the Lemur screen as the instrument interface.

/Jan L.

26 okt 2005 kl. 21.02 skrev Morgan Sutherland:

> Using a pen instead of your finger on a touch screen would eliminate
> fine pixel issues.
> Using a touch screen attached to a laptop I think would be no problem
> assuming you could rest your elbow on the table. I'm sitting right now
> with my laptop on my lap and touching the screen would be no problem.
> My question is, do you think computer interfacing would be drastically
> improved through a touch screen? I just feel like it would be way
> faster and a much more "hands on experience". In a way, give your
> computer that feeling you get from working with hardware synthesizers
> that everybody loves.
> Dragging and dropping would be very very fast for instance, making
> working with modular programs very quick.

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