Published on Brock University (http://www.brocku.ca)
Now here’s an inventive and frugal approach to digital signage.
Tim Ribaric, Digital Services Librarian crafted this Equipment Availability screen from an old monitor, some Python code and a $40 credit card sized computer – the Raspberry Pi®
Laptops, phone chargers and cables are some of the heaviest circulated items in the library and users often want to know when items will be returned. This monitor fits the bill – refreshing every 2.5 seconds.
Here’s to ingenuity, code and maker culture!
For more information about the Raspberry Pi® Foundation visit their site.