[tog] Tog Terminal: Touch Screen Monitor

Sean Nicholls seannicholls at gmail.com
Sun Sep 29 00:38:57 IST 2013


I don’t think you’d say that if you saw the state of some of the welds :-)

On 28 Sep 2013, at 00:01, digi hobo <hontar at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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>> 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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>> 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
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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
>> 
>> 
>> _______________________________________________
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