[tog] Tog Terminal: Touch Screen Monitor

Jacob Thomas contact at duckvionics.com
Tue Sep 3 21:19:46 IST 2013


I've got a cheap 8" Android tablet, if that'd be of any use. I'll bring it
over the weekend.


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM, digi hobo <hontar at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Hi All,
>
>
> I've made these glasses before and got this working, so would be
> interesting to extend the capability
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LC_KKxAuLQw
>
> That's the good thing with a hardware interface, can keep adding bits :D
>
> Honta
>
> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:12 PM, digi hobo <hontar at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Chris,
>>
>> Sounds great, I look forward to your app :)
>>
>> But in the meantime, I have a lack table and a screen and just needed any
>> excuse to use power tools.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Honta
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM, chris harrington <
>> christopher.harrington1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> (I've never posted to the mailing list, so Hello everyone)
>>>
>>> Anyway, probably not what you had in mind but have you considered the
>>> fact that a lot of people now carry touch screens in their pocket? An
>>> Android/iPhone app could do what you need with the added bonus of the
>>> possibility to deploy it on an app store to provide info to new comers on
>>> their personal devices. (having travel info in tog doesn't really help
>>> people get there, I mean they've already gotten there by then)
>>>
>>> Chinese knock off tablets are surprisingly not terrible and relatively
>>> cheap, could mount one on a wall/in a table, wherever.
>>>
>>> There's a bunch of other stuff that could be stuck in an app
>>> too,calendar of events, those measurements of the beer for the brewers to
>>> keep up to date with, authenticate users in the app and build some sort of
>>> remote unlock for the front gate, whack an IRC client into it.....
>>>
>>> Just thought I throw that out there.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Sean Nicholls <seannicholls at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>
>>>> I've had an idea for a touch screen terminal for Tog for a while.
>>>>
>>>> The basic premise being that new comers and members alike could use it
>>>> to sign up for membership, print forms, find out some Tog history and
>>>> location information (bus/train times) and other interesting features other
>>>> members might suggest (controlling the Pi-Jector?).
>>>>
>>>> So I'm looking for two things: A cheap (preferably free) touch screen
>>>> monitor and any ideas members and non-members might have for how this could
>>>> work.
>>>>
>>>> Personally I'm most immediately interested in getting some basic Tog
>>>> information, public transport information and Pi-Jector remote control
>>>> going.
>>>>
>>>> Any thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Sean
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> tog mailing list
>>>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>>>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> tog mailing list
>>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM, chris harrington <
>> christopher.harrington1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> (I've never posted to the mailing list, so Hello everyone)
>>>
>>> Anyway, probably not what you had in mind but have you considered the
>>> fact that a lot of people now carry touch screens in their pocket? An
>>> Android/iPhone app could do what you need with the added bonus of the
>>> possibility to deploy it on an app store to provide info to new comers on
>>> their personal devices. (having travel info in tog doesn't really help
>>> people get there, I mean they've already gotten there by then)
>>>
>>> Chinese knock off tablets are surprisingly not terrible and relatively
>>> cheap, could mount one on a wall/in a table, wherever.
>>>
>>> There's a bunch of other stuff that could be stuck in an app
>>> too,calendar of events, those measurements of the beer for the brewers to
>>> keep up to date with, authenticate users in the app and build some sort of
>>> remote unlock for the front gate, whack an IRC client into it.....
>>>
>>> Just thought I throw that out there.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Sean Nicholls <seannicholls at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>
>>>> I've had an idea for a touch screen terminal for Tog for a while.
>>>>
>>>> The basic premise being that new comers and members alike could use it
>>>> to sign up for membership, print forms, find out some Tog history and
>>>> location information (bus/train times) and other interesting features other
>>>> members might suggest (controlling the Pi-Jector?).
>>>>
>>>> So I'm looking for two things: A cheap (preferably free) touch screen
>>>> monitor and any ideas members and non-members might have for how this could
>>>> work.
>>>>
>>>> Personally I'm most immediately interested in getting some basic Tog
>>>> information, public transport information and Pi-Jector remote control
>>>> going.
>>>>
>>>> Any thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Sean
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> tog mailing list
>>>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>>>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> tog mailing list
>>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:12 PM, digi hobo <hontar at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Chris,
>>
>> Sounds great, I look forward to your app :)
>>
>> But in the meantime, I have a lack table and a screen and just needed any
>> excuse to use power tools.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Honta
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM, chris harrington <
>> christopher.harrington1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> (I've never posted to the mailing list, so Hello everyone)
>>>
>>> Anyway, probably not what you had in mind but have you considered the
>>> fact that a lot of people now carry touch screens in their pocket? An
>>> Android/iPhone app could do what you need with the added bonus of the
>>> possibility to deploy it on an app store to provide info to new comers on
>>> their personal devices. (having travel info in tog doesn't really help
>>> people get there, I mean they've already gotten there by then)
>>>
>>> Chinese knock off tablets are surprisingly not terrible and relatively
>>> cheap, could mount one on a wall/in a table, wherever.
>>>
>>> There's a bunch of other stuff that could be stuck in an app
>>> too,calendar of events, those measurements of the beer for the brewers to
>>> keep up to date with, authenticate users in the app and build some sort of
>>> remote unlock for the front gate, whack an IRC client into it.....
>>>
>>> Just thought I throw that out there.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Sean Nicholls <seannicholls at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>
>>>> I've had an idea for a touch screen terminal for Tog for a while.
>>>>
>>>> The basic premise being that new comers and members alike could use it
>>>> to sign up for membership, print forms, find out some Tog history and
>>>> location information (bus/train times) and other interesting features other
>>>> members might suggest (controlling the Pi-Jector?).
>>>>
>>>> So I'm looking for two things: A cheap (preferably free) touch screen
>>>> monitor and any ideas members and non-members might have for how this could
>>>> work.
>>>>
>>>> Personally I'm most immediately interested in getting some basic Tog
>>>> information, public transport information and Pi-Jector remote control
>>>> going.
>>>>
>>>> Any thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Sean
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> tog mailing list
>>>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>>>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> tog mailing list
>>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM, chris harrington <
>> christopher.harrington1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> (I've never posted to the mailing list, so Hello everyone)
>>>
>>> Anyway, probably not what you had in mind but have you considered the
>>> fact that a lot of people now carry touch screens in their pocket? An
>>> Android/iPhone app could do what you need with the added bonus of the
>>> possibility to deploy it on an app store to provide info to new comers on
>>> their personal devices. (having travel info in tog doesn't really help
>>> people get there, I mean they've already gotten there by then)
>>>
>>> Chinese knock off tablets are surprisingly not terrible and relatively
>>> cheap, could mount one on a wall/in a table, wherever.
>>>
>>> There's a bunch of other stuff that could be stuck in an app
>>> too,calendar of events, those measurements of the beer for the brewers to
>>> keep up to date with, authenticate users in the app and build some sort of
>>> remote unlock for the front gate, whack an IRC client into it.....
>>>
>>> Just thought I throw that out there.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Sean Nicholls <seannicholls at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>
>>>> I've had an idea for a touch screen terminal for Tog for a while.
>>>>
>>>> The basic premise being that new comers and members alike could use it
>>>> to sign up for membership, print forms, find out some Tog history and
>>>> location information (bus/train times) and other interesting features other
>>>> members might suggest (controlling the Pi-Jector?).
>>>>
>>>> So I'm looking for two things: A cheap (preferably free) touch screen
>>>> monitor and any ideas members and non-members might have for how this could
>>>> work.
>>>>
>>>> Personally I'm most immediately interested in getting some basic Tog
>>>> information, public transport information and Pi-Jector remote control
>>>> going.
>>>>
>>>> Any thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Sean
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> tog mailing list
>>>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>>>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> tog mailing list
>>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>>
>>>
>>
>
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