[tog] Tog Terminal: Touch Screen Monitor

digi hobo hontar at gmail.com
Sat Sep 28 00:01:48 IST 2013


Nice work Sean, the welding force is strong in this one.


On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 12:50 AM, Noel Bourke <cros13 at cros13.net> wrote:

> 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
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>> tog mailing list
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 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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>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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