RaspPi Advertising Solution?


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by username2r » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:38 am
Hi

I've been asked by a friend to come up with an advertising solution.He's got a barber shop and he want's a 32" TV that displays adverts (pictures/PDF's) for local businesses and events. I think this should be easily achievable with a Raspberry Pi and a basic script that randomizes pictures in a folder. Ideally it would load them from a USB making it easier for him to manage or maybe load them from a dropbox folder?

Any one think of a better way to do this?
Thanks
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by bredman » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:14 pm
The easiest way is to use a screensaver. There are various screensavers which will display images which are stored in a designated folder.
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by piglet » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:58 pm
This is how I've done it: viewtopic.php?f=63&t=17797
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by username2r » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:42 am
I suppose I could modify it to display PDF's, thanks!
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by sportsnapper » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:23 am
search the forum for digital signage - there's a few solution. Concerto seems good - it's on my todo list....
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by vpetersson » Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:08 am
Screenly can do just that viewtopic.php?f=41&t=12396
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by paultnl » Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:53 am
Putting my marketing hat on, it would be good to add a live news feed with football results etc. Anything that makes people keep looking at the screen will increase the effectiveness of the ads.
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