Tuesday
17
May
2011
00:36
bflyen's picture

Real time information on the wall

The first "public" real time display was outside my office at Opera Software, using two widgets in fullscreen mode to display departures from nearby Birkelunden and Alexander Kiellands plass:

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In the spring of 2007 we started to display real time information in the Opera Software reception area:

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Since the bus stop is 7 minutes away a later version skipped all departures less than X minutes.

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We planned to use Opera Unite to manage the setup remotely since it was some hazel to access the Linux PC that served the monitor,