[TriEmbed] Doc appliance

pete@soper.us pete at soper.us
Wed Aug 19 09:51:44 CDT 2015


Cheap, 1280x800, 10 inch display, reasonably recent Android version, and facilitated via Newegg (I like that org). It supports a micro-sd and has good wireless support (802.11 and v4 Bluetooth), plus it has an hdmi port so i can connect it to a larger monitor for group viewing, sharing at a TriEmbed meeting, etc. It also has an OTG-capable USB Port.
This is just aimed at being a caching viewer with no local smarts. The web browser will eventually tie into the test equipment interfaces I'm scheming, but for now I just want a unified doc viewer that can see into my LAN storage and cache the frequently used stuff. The one bit of "programming" will be to semi-automagically create the HTML for convenient navigation. Search will happen on the house storage server: an Odroid C1 running Ubuntu with a 2tb disk drive (5 months since last reboot: I'm very, very satisfied with this little board). 


Pete

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From: "Mauricio Tavares" <raubvogel at gmail.com>
To: "pete at soper.us" <pete at soper.us>
Cc: "TriEmbed Discussion" <TriEmbed at triembed.org>
Subject: [TriEmbed] Doc appliance
Date: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 10:10 AM

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:02 AM, pete at soper.us <triembed at triembed.org> wrote:
> Oops. Didn't mean to send that link to the list. I'm shopping for a tablet
> to be a kind of all-in-one doc interface for my shop, with the fractional
> gazillion PDF files for user manuals, datasheets, etc. Anyway, sorry for the
> noise.
> Pete
>
To late! Now we can make that a proper thread here. ;)

So, what made you choose it instead of other similar tablets or even a
(used) chromebook? Size? Reviews? Memory?

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> Date: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 9:58 AM
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> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA6YG2B26401
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