[tog] Tog Terminal: Touch Screen Monitor

Sean Nicholls seannicholls at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 18:00:33 IST 2013


For those still interested in this project, last evening I built a stand
for it:

https://seannicholls.squarespace.com/blog/2013/9/26/tog-terminal


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 10:25 PM, Sean Nicholls <seannicholls at gmail.com>wrote:

> I have a spare Pi or two.  I'll bring 'em with me.
>
>
> On 3 Sep 2013, at 22:06, digi hobo <hontar at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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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