[tog] Tog Terminal: Touch Screen Monitor

digi hobo hontar at gmail.com
Tue Sep 3 22:06:44 IST 2013


Sure, that would be good. Anyone have a spare pi? I have a bifferboard, but
pi is more accessible having hdmi.

Honta


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 9:19 PM, Jacob Thomas <contact at duckvionics.com>wrote:

> 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
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> tog mailing list
>> tog at lists.tog.ie
>> https://lists.tog.ie/mailman/listinfo/tog
>>
>>
>
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