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

Craig sargonemail at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 21:58:09 CDT 2014


<humor>
Ah, horrors, 50" projection screen cost even less to build.
http://macgyverisms.wonderhowto.com/how-to/make-diy-home-theater-projector-and-50-screen-for-only-5-great-for-march-madness-0144568/
</humor>


On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 9:35 PM, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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