Feb 20 2018 - Using the REST API for automating video wall configuration

Using the REST API unleashes the true power of info-beamer hosted. This blog post describes how it can be used to automatically create configurations for synced video walls.

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Jan 04 2018 - The 34C3 info beamer setup

I've been running an installation at the yearly chaos communication congress again. Here's how it worked.

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Jan 09 2017 - The 33C3 info beamer setup

At the recent 33C3 conference in Hamburg I was running the information screens in all halls as well as on all venue TV screens again. Similar to the last 3 years I have been using info-beamer hosted for that. Here is a small summary and links to the source code.

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Nov 02 2014 - External data sources: A bitcoin ticker

Often you have external dynamic information that you want to show in an info-beamer visualization. Since info-beamer itself doesn't provide an API to (for example) use HTTP you might wonder how to do this. info-beamer makes this very easy. It's also language agnostic. So you can use the language of your choice to fetch information and then make it available to info-beamer. Here's a pretty basic bitcoin ticker that shows how to do this.

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