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5. Car PC Interface Options > 55. Control Your Car PC with a Keyboard and Mouse

Control Your Car PC with a Keyboard and Mouse

If you’re a passenger, a compact mouse and keyboard are the most familiar way to control the in-car computer.

Before we get into the various ways a driver can safely control an in-car computer, let’s look at how to get the passengers going. Many in-car PCs are designed for rear-seat or passenger entertainment. In this case, there’s no particular reason a keyboard can’t be used to control the PC.

Wired Keyboards

In a moving vehicle, the use of any conventional mouse is difficult, due to vibration and lack of flat surfaces. Thus, a keyboard with an integrated mouse is probably best. Integrated mice on wireless keyboards usually come in the form of a small trackball or joystick. Their wired counterparts are usually bigger and come with an integrated trackpad.


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