I am a big fan of xibo:, we use it for the display in our lobby
on a $500 Flat screen, we just hook up a laptop with an HDMI cable and set
xibo to run on startup. we just have it running on an apache vhost. Even
better: they have a python based client that should work on the pi.

Riley Childs
Asst. IT Services Director
Library Guru
Charlotte United Christian Academy
Library Tech Cast (
[log in to unmask]

*Please Think before Hitting Reply All*

*I Do Web Development, Contact Me at

On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:35 AM, David S Vose <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> We will be installing interactive digital signs in our main library
> this fall. One sign will be at our entrance and one will be in the
> lobby. The draft plan is to provide interactivity that will allow
> patrons to browse to floor plans, hours and schedules, directories, a
> campus map, and an "about the libraries" section.
> I would be interested to learn what type of interactive content others
> have found to be most popular and useful to students and what
> interactive content did not turn out to be particularly successful.
> Thanks,
> David Vose | Geography, Data, Government Information, Law
> Binghamton University Libraries, POB 6012, Binghamton, NY 13902-6012
> [log in to unmask] | 607.777.4907 | Downtown Center: 607.777.9275
> ============================
> To unsubscribe:
> Web4Lib Web Site:
> 2014-07-18