Chromebit Working with Touch Screens

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Has anyone tested the chromebit and checked whether it works with Touch screens? Also has anyone tested it to see whether it works with Samsung Touch Overlay
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Jose Muga

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Looking into the product page for the Asus Chromebit CS10 it supports touch but would be interested to hear from someone's field report.
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I can confirm touch screen works with my planar 22" screen. need USB cable connection which I provided through a USB hub.
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We have a PQLabs touchscreen overlay that we've used for other projects. (We have a 40-inch Android "tablet" that goes to trade shows). I hooked our Dell Chromebox up one day and it worked. Specifically, ours touch overlay is the M3, but no drivers or anything were required. We've had it a while, so it's kind of dated, but here's the link (http://tabler.tv/store/touchscreen/multi-touch-monitor-40-for-samsung-un40f5000-display) I would expect any of their touch screens to be fine. :)

We've been considering an Acer T232HL touchscreen monitor also (http://www.amazon.com/Acer-T232HL-Abmjjz-Touchscreen-Widescreen/dp/B00I2P6TEG/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie...). I think it would make a pretty sweet portable display. Curious for other's input also!
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bert shure

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Friends:

Any updates on Chromebits and touch screens? 

I'm looking at a deployment with them.

Thanks!

Bert
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Bert,

We haven't done any testing with them, and I want to make sure that you are aware of our current stance on the Chrome App Player:

We have put further development of the Rise Vision Chrome Application Player on hold due to issues we have had with providing a reliable service with Chrome Applications. We are continuing to make the Chrome App Player available to those that prefer to use it with Chrome OS, but please be advised that this is not our recommended solution as of this writing. We are continuing to monitor the Chrome Application platform and should the circumstances change we will reconsider restarting the project. We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences that this has caused.

I hope that helps!
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Hi Rob:

I understand your position and why it makes sense. 

I am hoping someone out in the community will provide some insights and guidance.

I'm on a zero budget project for a non-profit and old TV's and monitors with Chromebits make a very interesting solution.

I decided to stop explaining my other problem to friends and code it myself.  I am 99% finished with my project to generate an HTML slide show on a RaspberryPi with the slides coming from a directory of images on Google Drive.

Everyone at the non-profit uses Google Drive and knows how to add and remove JPEGs.  My script looks at the directory, resizes the pictures and generates an HTML file that has a tag to refresh periodically.  The Chromebits run the HTML code and we're happy.

I'm hoping that the display requirements at the non-profit advance along with the maturity of the Chromebook platform so that we'll doing more work together in the near future.

Cheers,

Bert
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Thanks for letting us know Bert, I'm very glad to hear you came up with a solution that works for you for the time being.