[OSM-talk] In-vehicle tracking and editing software for tablet computers?

Iván Sánchez Ortega ivan at sanchezortega.es
Fri Feb 5 09:19:59 GMT 2010


El 05/02/2010 10:14, Liz escribió:
> I cannot edit live on JOSM in the car.
> It isn't a technical problem.
> The problem, which will be at least as bad in WA, is the large number of
> lumens from that star of the daytime.

You can either:
- Turn brightness to max, and plug your computer to the car's DC (so the 
battery lasts more than 30 minutes)
- Go the Teleatlas/NavTeq way. Power inverter, 19' server rack in the 
trunk, and so many screens that it's a spaceship more than a car.
- Buy a laptop with a glossy screen. No, really. Glossy screens are 
quite readable if they are hit with full sunlight, and have their 
backlights off. You may have to tinker with the ACPI lid button in order 
to achieve that, though.


Cheers,
-- 
Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivan at sanchezortega.es>




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