[tog] Tog Terminal: Touch Screen Monitor

Noel Bourke cros13 at cros13.net
Fri Sep 27 00:50:23 IST 2013


Nice Job!


On 26 September 2013 18:00, Sean Nicholls <seannicholls at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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