[vcf-midatlantic] TV update -- possibly fixes
billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 18:50:24 EDT 2016
On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 6:49 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 5:53 PM, Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> Yes, the computer would see a shared directory on the pi. Pi would link
>> over Wi-Fi.
>> On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> > The microcontrollers would be fully autonomous and would have their
>> >> content updated from a single computer on a periodic basis.
>> > How would the computer connect to them? Would it see them as network
>> > devices?
> basically you'd literally stick or tie in the back, with a short HDMI
> cable plugged in from the CHIP to the HDMI port of the TV. The computer
> desktop or whatever you want (full-screen view of a movie, slide show, web
> page, etc.) will display on the TV set. You can control it from your desk,
> and network two or as many as you want and control all from any other
> networked computer in your subnet OR just give a subdomain so you can
> control remotely, say you want to change what appears on the tv from home.
> anything you can do with linux you can do with one of these, the TV
> becomes the computer display.
were' talking about a computer that could possibly weigh less than the HDMI
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