[maemo-users] Signature pad app for maemo tablets?

From: Peter Bart petertheplumber at att.net
Date: Sat Feb 13 15:35:48 EET 2010
On Fri, 2010-02-12 at 18:39 -0800, Lake Stevens Dental wrote:
> A not so complicated maemo app to think about...
> It would be nice if there were a secure app (like the Topaz signature
> pad <http://www.topazsystems.com/products/index.htm>) for using any of
> the maemo tablets (770, 8xx, 900, etc) as a 'signature' device that
> could (preferably interactively) connect a displayed document to client
> signatures.  The interaction could be via wifi or bluetooth or stored
> doc-id&sig to be securely transmitted later via any available means.
> While the utility of the older tablets diminishes, all these devices
> that I'm aware of could support an app that could connect a displayed
> (sizable) document with a tablet collected signature for that document.
> In other words, display document X in the tablet, give someone a stylus
> to directly sign the fully read document and have that either
> transmitted or stored in a secure format for business/legal use.   One
> could even add a layer of security with a picture of the signee taken by
> the device?
> Possible uses could be enormous, such as legal documents, medical
> consent forms, business agreement transactions, and perhaps even
> collecting petition signatures.

	I use Xournal for that. It can annotate .pdf documents. I fill out an
ever growing list of forms like that and sign them.
Best Regards,

Peter The Plumber

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