[GRLUG] Ideas

Ben Rousch brousch at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 15:04:32 EST 2009

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Casey DuBois <casey at grlug.org> wrote:

> Hey GRLUG,
> I've been asked for the following:
> We are looking for a small box that has an analog video out port and a
> port for plugging in flash memory, either SD, or CF memory card.
> The memory card would hold either jpeg images which the box would play
> as a slide show with sound, or it would play video files (mpeg-1 or
> mpeg-2).
> Either of these options needs to loop and play continuously without
> any on-screen interruption or user interaction.
> This is for a retail display which will be in the field for approximately
> 2yrs
> My original thought would be a bunch of used computers loaded with
> linux, the question is how easy would it be to have it set to run the
> SD/CF card on a continuous loop showing slideshow/mpeg without any
> user interaction?

I use one of these at home to play video files:

I'm not sure about continuous looping playback, but I will give it a try.

> Casey DuBois
> 616-808-6942
> casey at grlug.org
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 Ben Rousch
 brousch at gmail.com
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