This project was created as part of a Hack-a-thon at Ergosign after being given a challenge.
The challenge was to find a way to better connect the people in the 5 Ergosign offices in Germnay and Switzerland.
It was decided to create a panel to be hung on the wall of each kitchen in each location (total 7 kitchens).
The panel would be interactive, and show updates on each location, with weather, latest tweets, most listened to music (via last.fm) and other such data.
You can see a video about the process and the results here:
Currently we use a Windows 10 client, with touch panel as the terminal in each kitchen. Chrome is running as the browser for each terminal.
The server requires just a machine that can run node.
Setting up a Server
To setup an ergosphere server, requires building a seperate node package with ergosphere-core as a dependency.
An example project will be added to better document this.
For the moment, this project can be used.
Please pay attention to the file
config/ergosphere-configuration.json for the required configuration.
To start the server for development use:
To start the server in production (note SSL must be configured):
node app.js startServer