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March 15, 2013 AT 4:05 am

Using a Raspberry Pi as an Information Radiator #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Using a Raspberry Pi as an Information Radiator from Pivotal Labs. Created using some Adafruit gear, including our 7″ HDMI display!

We have found the Raspberry Pi to be a cost-effective replacement for the Mac minis that we use in our office to drive TVs that are information radiators.  We use these radiators to display the build status of our ci (continuous integration) projects.  At ~$60 (Raspberry Pi, USB WiFi, enclosure), it’s 90% cheaper than using a $600 Mac mini….

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