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

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Fri Feb 5 09:31:09 GMT 2010

On Fri, 5 Feb 2010, Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> 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.
Computer running off inverter, brightness on maximum
The brightness of the sun makes anything except paper unreadable without 
squinting for fine use. Being able to see to navigate is different to being 
able to edit in those conditions.

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