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by ctrlw
Sat May 25, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Printing to Selphy 1300
Replies: 5
Views: 1876

Re: Printing to Selphy 1300

Hi Paul, I couldn't try myself (still waiting for my print media), but maybe these links are helpful: * https://github.com/reuterbal/photobooth/blob/master/INSTALL.md Gets Gutenprint 5.2.13 by adding a newer repository which contains drivers for SELPHY CP 1200 (similar to CP 1300). * https://www.vos...
by ctrlw
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Assistive technology and accessibility
Topic: Video magnifier for low vision
Replies: 1
Views: 1538

Video magnifier for low vision

Need a Christmas present for someone with reduced vision, or want to build a Raspberry Pi video magnifier over the holidays? I’ve just done that with a Pi camera, and shared the description on my blog: http://www.fhack.org/2018/12/19/raspberry-pi-video-magnifier-2018/ Such a low vision reader can he...
by ctrlw
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Assistive technology and accessibility
Topic: Sight for the Blind for <100$
Replies: 720
Views: 219042

Re: Sight for the Blind for <100$

Discussing technology solutions for low vision was often frustrating due to the high cost of, in my opinion, primitive CC TV-type devices being >$1000-$2500 US. For elderly patients with fixed incomes this is a non-starter. Researching online has led me here and I have now a few pi3 with camera mod...
by ctrlw
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Other projects
Replies: 5
Views: 3722


Hello, Did you end up making one of these? I would like to make a magnifier like this for my Dad for Christmas and I happen to have an extra pi zero and a monitor. Seems like this should work very nicely. Hi hshorst, I've just published a description how I built a video magnifier on Raspberry Pi: h...

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