[vcf-midatlantic] TVs installed!

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 07:36:29 EDT 2016

Good thought. I've dabbled with Xibo (open spice digital signage)  If I can
get the pi's USB port to appear as a mass storage device to the tv, Xibo
could serve to it.


On Monday, October 24, 2016, Dan Roganti via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 8:28 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > >> I believe the TVs are multimedia TVs. You can just put a USB stick in
> > them with a slideshow or MP4.
> >
> > Errr.... you missed something. :)  USB is the easy / quick way to get
> > started, and thats what I will do right away, but there may be benefits
> to
> > controlling the TVs from a computer. For example we wouldn't have to
> climb
> > up there every time we want to change the content.
> >
> ​re: media content
> this is the perfect opportunity to enlist some IX members who dabble with
> the RPi​.
> ​I'm sure some member there or even here can
>  create a media platform to hold and display your content
> This platform has many practical uses for media.
> There are some media players already available for the RPi, just load your
> content
> Adding GPIO control for sensory activation is only a matter of adding a
> python [or other] program to trigger on the signal
> And it's well with in budget
> Dan

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