On Jan 22, 2014, at 11:16 AM, Sam Kome <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> How about skip the pricey touchscreen and do a Johnny Lee: http://johnnylee.net/projects/wii/
> I.e. use a Wii or Kinect controller to enable gesture functions on a regular screen. It's on the to-do list I can never get to.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Andrew Gordon
> Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 9:46 AM
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> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Digital Collections Browser Kiosk Software Options
> Hi All,
> We are looking into options for setting up a physical kiosk (touchscreen monitor and computer) in our lobby to allow visitors to our building to browse digital versions of some items from our collection. I see that Turning The Pages (e.g. http://archive.nlm.nih.gov/proj/ttp/) provides a nice solution for this but I just wanted to see if anyone else had worked with something similar and might know of any other options (open source?) so that we can do a little comparing and contrasting. For some reason I am thinking there was a discussion a little while back about 3D digital collections browsing but can't seem to locate it and don't know it if was like the above scenario.
> I think since it's a kiosk style implementation and we are looking for apples-to-apples comparisons, we are interested in the physical, touch-screen turning of the page interaction rather than a browser pointed at a more pragmatic digital collections browser, at least at this point in the exploration.
> Thanks in advance for anyone that might have potential suggestions,
> Andrew Gordon, MSI
> Systems Librarian
> Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health New York Academy of Medicine
> 1216 Fifth Avenue
> New York, NY, 10029