[vcf-midatlantic] Wall exhibit for our hallway

Martin A Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sun Aug 21 08:09:36 EDT 2016


Take a look at the brightsign.biz website.  OMARC will be using their 
LS442 with a single large format display in the 9116 lobby, paired with 
a motion detector and selector buttons for content.

The Brightsign HD1022 will likely do what you want over multiple 

Touchscreens are also an option: 


On 8/21/2016 12:40 AM, Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> How about some conductive paint attached to surface mount LEDs and set up
> to simulate logic gates? Interactive and instructive, if not extremely
> visually appealing. I'd be willing to do a mini proof of concept at home
> and then propose a larger installation if feasible.
> Dean
> On Saturday, August 20, 2016, Brian L. Stuart via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, 8/18/16, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org <javascript:;>> wrote:
>>> I'd like to put some kind of large, nice-looking, interactive exhibit on
>>> the wall in the hallway by our museum. Perhaps something that shows how
>>> data is created, processed, and outputted in an electronic digital
>>> computer, regardless of whether it's a modern system or an old one.
>>> Something where kids can press a button, watch the circuit make a
>>> decision, and follow along as the lights change leading to some result.
>>> Looking for serious/constructive feedback from people who are willing to
>>> actually do work. That should narrow the replies. :)
>> Looks like you narrowed the replies beyond your wildest expectations,
>> Evan.  :)  Although it's a little different than what you described, I've
>> been thinking about something along these lines for the hallway at
>> the university based on the ENIAC simulator.  I'm still contemplating
>> the details, but the hardware would amount to a big screen TV, a
>> Raspberry Pi, and some buttons.
>> It may not be visually stimulating enough, but maybe it'll solicit some
>> other ideas.
>> BLS

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