*** Ideas needed for developing interactive displays....

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Wed Sep 8 18:02:18 2004

On Sep 8 2004, 15:13, Tom Jennings wrote:
> How about, 'type you name here' and it spits out paper tape with it
> punched as text? (I have C code for this). Paper tape is cheap even
> today, as you'd only need a foot or two per visitor.

I was going to add that but ran out of tinme, when I...

> (And if the tape had their name also coded as machine-readable, you
> could use it as a 'ticket' for other displays or activities...)

... wrote a short piece of PDP-8 assembler to do that on the ASR33 for
my nieces. Several of the visitors who have seen my PDPs have asked
for a bit of tape with something punched on it.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Wed Sep 08 2004 - 18:02:18 BST

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