Touchscreen LCD and OS X

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    baby duck monge

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    Does anyone out there know of any small (less than 10") touchscreen LCD monitors that work with OS X?

    I have a way to get a cube for relatively cheap and was hoping to run it through the monitor for simplicity's sake (it would be used as a media center/file server, so i would not need a keyboard or mouse very often).

    Any information would be infinitely excellent. Thanks in advance.
     
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    baby duck monge

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    Anyone?

    What if the size restriction was removed? Does anyone know of any touchscreen LCD monitors or any size that work with OS X?

    How about CRT monitors?

    How about really crazy remote control type objects that could be used to select movies to play and control the basic functions of a music player?

    Anything?
     
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    MoparShaha

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    I know you can use a touchscreen with OS X. There's a company that can put a touch-screen interface onto any monitor. I saw them at Macworld SF this year. They had iMacs, eMacs, Cinema Displays, and ordinary CRT's using touchscreen. They put some coating on the screen that makes it touchscreen. Very cool stuff. Sorry I don't remember the company though. But it can be done, and I've seen it work in person if thats any help. Try a search on google.
     
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    There was a company in the Netherlands that was rebuilding Imacs for retail stores as a cashregister, mostly for barbershops. The screen was adjusted with some kind of glass plate which they fitted in front of it to get a touchscreen. Don't know the name of the company however, and this was only done with the old crt Imacs. They hadn't have a solutions yet for the flatscreen Imacs because the glass was to heavy for the arm.
     
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    redAPPLE

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    there was a guy who connected a mac mini to a 10" touchscreen.
     
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    Back from the dead. :)

    Any cheaper alternatives to do so now?
     
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    A company I work with has a 12" touch screen (maybe larger) that was connected to Mac Mini to run a still-born "Photo Booth" they had me design interior for.

    I could ask them which one they used if you can't find any other info.
     
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    Acer has got a 23" full HD touchscreen display on the market.
    Costs about 250€ in Europe, so I guess around $300.
     
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    MstrPBK

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    what geration of Mac Mini's are you tlaking about ...

    I have a:
    • [*]Model Name: Mac mini
      [*]Model Identifier: Macmini2,1

    Would this work with a touch screen; 'cuz my moniter is beginnning to behave like I need a new one.

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    I have a:

    * Model Name: Mac mini
    * Model Identifier: Macmini2,1

    Would this work with a touch screen; 'cuz my moniter is beginnning to behave like I need a new one.
     
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    tamvly

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    iPad?
     
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    ActionableMango

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    iPad + "Air Display" app should do the trick.

    This 8 year old thread isn't even about Mac Pros.
     

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