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Title: Raspberry Pi driven digital signage
Authors: Knight, Jon
Cooper, Jason
Keywords: Raspberry Pi
Digital signage
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: CILIP
Citation: KNIGHT, J. and COOPER, J., 2018. Raspberry Pi driven digital signage. Multimedia Information & Technology, 44(1), pp 20-23.
Abstract: Loughborough University makes extensive use of digital signage to display rapidly changing information to its staff, students and visitors. Within the library, digital signage displays show PC availability, study and meeting room bookings, IT support information and details of forthcoming events. To drive the displays small, inexpensive and low powered Raspberry Pi computers are used. The low cost and ease of use of the Raspberry Pi based solution has allowed the Library to have far more displays in use than would otherwise be possible, which provides for an enhanced user experience in the building. This paper describes how Raspberry Pi's can be used to drive displays, shows some of the cost savings that can be made and looks at some potential future applications of cheap, digital signage.
Description: This paper appears here with the permission of the publisher. This paper was accepted for publication in the journal Multimedia Information & Technology and the definitive published version is available at http://mmitjournal.org.uk/.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/32550
Publisher Link: http://bit.ly/2KJsGsT
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