Coming soon: Using the Pi for Display Panels

I recently set up a Pi to run a slideshow-style presentation for a display panel in a church lobby. I used the Pi because it allowed:

  • Full automation – any schedule we need.
  • Freedom from clunky, proprietary display software. The presentations use LibreOffice Impress (a free alternative to PowerPoint).
  • Remote management – I don’t have to go onsite to configure settings, or to update the presentation.
  • Scalability – if we decide to add more displays, they can be managed collectively.

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