JavaStation Client Software Guide

Configuring a Touch Screen

A touch screen can be connected to the JavaStation serial port for user input when the JavaStation computer is implemented as a kiosk.

Since the touch screen functions as a mouse, a facility outside the JavaOS software is needed to generate mouse events. A handler applet or application must be written, using the CommPort API and the MouseInput class, to move the cursor and generate button press events. To view the CommPort API and the MouseInput class, go to

To Set Up a Touch Screen
  1. Use the javaos.printservice.local.params.serial-port property to set serial port transmission parameters.

    For instructions on setting this property to enable the serial port, see "To Set Up a Local Serial Printer ".