Oct 29, 2009

Social Networking for Display Engineering Professionals

With all sorts of social networking opportunities out there, it's great to see a site that is dedicated to display engineering professionals. Planar has created a LinkedIn page where display engineering types can connect and share ideas, throw out questions and post jobs or look for one in a variety of industries, applications and display technologies.In today's world of ever-changing technology, connections and communications are tools that help keep the display industry moving forward. What social networking sites keep you connected?

social networking , custom , application , technology , engineering , engineering professionals , display engineer , displays

Oct 20, 2009

Windows 7, Gestures, Embedded Touch screens, and You

Windows 7 hits the streets for real on Thursday. This will be a huge release for consumers and business IT users. I’ve been using the RC version for a few months now and really like it for my home PC. I’m sure I will like even more for my work PC’s when that time comes. But what about those embedded applications, kiosks, and displays that currently use Windows XP-Pro? We’ve heard or seen demo’s of Windows 7’s new features for multi-touch and gestures? Can we start using those features right away? Can we experiment with them?I’ve had a chance to do some experimenting with Windows 7 and touchscreens. To utilize Windows 7 gestures and multi-touch More…

kiosk , custom , embedded , Windows 7 , touch technology , displays , gestures