Make a large display from a bunch of small ones

Computers & Mobile

Rick Borovoy of MIT Media Lab’s Civic Media Project developed the Junkyard Jumbotron, which makes it easy to turn a bunch of small computer displays into one big one. Setting it up is as simple as opening a web browser on each device, loading their website, and taking a photo of the arrangement. After that, their software figures out which screen is where, and starts streaming data to each device’s screen directly over the web. [via boingboing]

12 thoughts on “Make a large display from a bunch of small ones

  1. Randy Addison says:

    This looks great. But this is just a great trick for the phones. It actually doesn’t have a significant purpose in my opinion. lol But thanks for sharing this one.

  2. Steven Monteau says:

    DIY is funnier ! http://www.flickr.com/photos/stiveune/4523860016/in/set-72157622736557241/

    but sick project nonetheless ;)

  3. David Stead says:

    oh man, as soon as i get six more iphones i can have a cool 12″ lcd display. righteous.

  4. Anonymous says:

    In this video: MIT guys doing shit because they can.

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