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NYC Resistor Infoscreen

NYCR info screen

We've added a new information screen at NYC Resistor on the new wall that we built next to the new laser cutter. It has a Raspberry Pi connected to the local ethernet and boots into a full-screen kiosk based on these instructions. To do this we modified the /etc/rc.local to invoke Chromium in "application" mode, which has no GUI chrome or user-interface elements:

 chromium --app="$URL"
NYCR info screen

Right now it shows us current tweets about @nycresistor, although the plan is to add video feeds for a front-door camera, Laser-vision and other stats about the space.