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which software will do the job??

by breakout187 / January 9, 2015 12:33 PM PST

Hi, I am looking for some advice from some knowledgeable people!

I am starting a new business which will require me to have a screen in a room which will display a picture of some sort and a countdown clock also on the screen counting down - throughout my clients time in the room they need to be given clues which should also be displayed on the screen from time to time.

Each one of these things on their own wouldn't be a problem but I don't want the customers to be able to see my mouse moving around and the switch over between the clock and picture to the next clue and then back again.


Is there anything anyone can think of which would allow me to display this on another screen with out interruption???

Thank you in advance.

Gilan

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Re: softeware
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 9, 2015 11:05 PM PST

That's an easy answer: the program your write (or have written by a programmer).
Yep, IT in a business involves expenses.

Kees

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Why not a web page server.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 10, 2015 3:32 AM PST

And some HTML code, Meta refresh and such?

Seems the first version may be something that a person could hack out in less than a day. That is, unless you don't allow this display to be on some small PC or even a Raspberry Pi.
Bob

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Office & productivity software forum: which software will do
by 12spageopriya / February 3, 2015 3:24 PM PST

I have say that I believe private offices is one of those things that fits some worlds (app development, back office development, database access development) and doesn't fit others (game development).

I tried it. I started a company, we found a place with 21 individual offices (use to be an executive suites place). Communication that is eccential for making great games was almost non existant. There may have been ways to help that happen but at a non-private office company it happens natrually.

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