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by merlino3737
Sat Mar 17, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: One Computer per Senior
Replies: 4
Views: 1894

Re: One Computer per Senior

<t>I'm thinking along similar lines as a possible way to provide skipe to Alzheimer caregivers in out of the way places.  The result would have to be essentially give away cheap and work like an appliance that could be plugged in to the hdmi port of the tv, webcam/mic or (tv speaker) input  and eith...
by merlino3737
Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: The Alzheimer Radio
Replies: 10
Views: 3443

Re: The Alzheimer Radio

<t>Good luck with your project.  I'm interested in the feasibility of using the pi as a skype device for Alzheimer's care givers and patients to connect to resource providers and others in similar circumstances.  Settlements are far flung where I live and experts are thin on the ground.<br/> <br/> S...
by merlino3737
Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Using Iphone to control R Pi, via same NetWork
Replies: 36
Views: 17516

Re: Using Iphone to control R Pi, via same NetWork

There is a vnc app for idevices, but it is 9.99.  There are free and non-free vlc apps as well but I haven't tried them on linux, although they work tolerably well for winxp.
by merlino3737
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Could this thing run (potentially) FreeDOS or a DOS emulator?
Replies: 12
Views: 4574

Re: Could this thing run (potentially) FreeDOS or a DOS emulator?

<r>Here is a thread on dos emulation for games on the Nokia n800 which is weaker than the RP and similar to ARM.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://talk.maemo.org/showthre.....hp?t=15893">http://talk.maemo.org/showthre.....hp?t=15893</URL><br/> <br/> I ran Word-perfect on mine and it was similar in speed t...
by merlino3737
Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: USB communication with a PC
Replies: 40
Views: 11249

Re: USB communication with a PC

I'm no expert but you could use 2 usb dial up modems and a null modem cable if you could get the modem drivers to work.

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