[SATLUG] Re: Woz "Meeting this month?" with out the "i"

Craig sargonemail at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 21:35:13 CDT 2014


duh, under $5 projector backup :
http://content.photojojo.com/diy/turn-your-phone-into-a-photo-projector-for-1/


On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 9:18 PM, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://openedjam.org/ at the end of this month got me thinking about the following SATLUG situation:
>
>
> > AV equipment would definitely be nice - are we still stuck in the area
> > outside rackspace (i.e. not in the room with whiteboards?) - I'd love to
> > give a presentation covering a bit more in depth the types of things we
> > were discussing at the last meeting (android, building for arm, things of
> > that nature) but without a whiteboard, I pretty much just wave my arms
> > around while talking and look for a whiteboard to write on that doesn't
> > exist.
>
>
> <humor slant>
> I guess the combination of things like
> a) chromcast &
> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hillmanworks.drawcast
> b) easycast :
> http://www.cnx-software.com/2014/03/19/ezcast-chromecast/?utm_source=feedly&utm_reader=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ezcast-chromecast
> c) google cast
> d) Mozilla's take on chromcast :
> https://twitter.com/codepo8/status/479750747748175872
> are a bit bleeding edge for the cafeteria big screen. ;)
>
> Would SATLUG really have to worry about AV equipment if the group
> provided something like https://developers.google.com/cardboard/
> (the cardboard setup/cutouts that is, not the phone)?
>
> Diy glass are still a bit pricey and doing something like
> a project such as the following would require guerillabeam to release the
> build files.
> a)Take https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/open-source-guerillabeam#home
> b)Replace "slide" with lcd screen controlled by beagle bone
> c)Add on web cam
> d)Add on processing script for detecting user interaction with "screen".
> e)Add head attachment.
>
> Something like InAir for the big screen TV control would be a better fit
> for  the "arm waving". ;)
> http://letsmakerobots.com/node/35147?page=1 can be reconfigured to
> let one "write" in the air perhaps with
> https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/umotio-arduino-compatible-3d-gesture-controller
> .
> Using motion rings would allow one to "write" correctly. (e.g.
> https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1761670738/ring-shortcut-everything
>  http://arcusmotion.com/ )
>
> Virtual whiteboard pen concept might be better, although,
> not necessarily the "glass" teathered version (
>
> http://www.techcinema.com/2014/04/google-draw-multifunctional-stylus-pen-unofficial.html
> )
>
> a) "doodle"
> -- whiteboard ir pen :
> http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Sensitive-Tip-IR-Pen/ with
> processing in order to allow for
> digital 2d drawing?
>
> b) "select a draw"
> http://turtleacademy.com/ and
>
> c) robo arm
> -- whiteboard ir pen & http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:298820
>
> Would there be enough bandwidth to bring a pre-configured wifi server
> setup to handle the above within the cafeteria? ( http://wrtnode.com/ )
>
> </humor slant>
>
>
>


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