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Multimedia presentations with Raspberry Pi

September 29, 2013 - 11:11 pm

I just realized that time has gone so fast and my last technical posting was ages ago.

My german blog readers know that I’m on a sabattical at the moment. I’m working for WEC International UK and support  – among others – the communications department. Today I want to share one of my projects with you.

You probably have heard about Raspberry Pi. A small credit card sized computer developed in UK.
WEC wants to use it for their presentation at exhibitions consisting of a collection previoulsy produced Audio and Video content played in a loop.

It is quite easy to run such presentations on a Raspberry PI. At the moment we use Pi Presents, a set of python scripts created by Ken Thompson which serves all sorts of kiosk computing such as interactive video/image presentation.

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