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      09-07-2008, 04:54 AM   #1
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Cool idea - iDrive and CarPC on the same screen

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I was thinking if its possible to do the following: replace the iDrive screen with a touch screen of identical size, and then use a switch (KVM?) to change between displaying the iDrive signal and displaying the CarPC video signal...wouldn't this be cool ?

The problem is, is the iDrive screen easily reachable with the hand in order to provide the touch-screen functionality ?
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Hi,

I was thinking if its possible to do the following: replace the iDrive screen with a touch screen of identical size, and then use a switch (KVM?) to change between displaying the iDrive signal and displaying the CarPC video signal...wouldn't this be cool ?

The problem is, is the iDrive screen easily reachable with the hand in order to provide the touch-screen functionality ?
yeah the position of the screen is pretty far away. I am certain you can do what you just suggested, you can even find a way to control the pc using the idrive knob. it sounds pretty pricey.
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