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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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Typo3 – my recommendation

June 4, 2010 - 3:46 pm

Typo3 Backend

Typo3 Backend

A few weeks ago I finished my first website based on the Typo3 CMS. The page of CJB (Christian Youth-alliance in Bavaria), which I took over webmaster position several years ago needed a complete redesign and in conjunction with this I decided to apply a content management system.

I’ve taken some time zu evaluate some others like Joomla!, CMS Made Simple and Redaxo but eventually got stuck with Typo3. I must admit it’s not that fast to learn but once you got the overall concept (and this is enough) you have a very powerfull system.

The software design of Typo3 is one of the clearest I’ve ever seen. Everything seems monolithic to me and it’s extremely easy to make it doing what you want. (more…)

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