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I have a great idea but don't know how to execute.. Help

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Ambiguous86, 4 Nov 2010.

  1. Ambiguous86


    Joined: 3 Nov 2010

    Posts: 29

    Location: Southampton

    Hello ladies and gents I'm obviously a Newbie so please be gentle!!

    I have an idea to create a home jukebox with a touch screen.

    It's going to be a long winter and I'd thought I'd give myself a project.

    I'm think essentially it's just a well spec'd desktop with a decent graphics card and a large Hdd?

    And as
  2. Akempster


    Joined: 16 Dec 2009

    Posts: 330

    Location: Birmingham

    you looking to create the software ourself? you could probably do it all with micro-controllers and make a better system
  3. 1Day

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 14 Sep 2010

    Posts: 1,510

    Location: Sussex, Horsham

    Touch screen and XBMC works a treat. :)
  4. Hagar


    Joined: 1 Mar 2010

    Posts: 11,028

    Location: 5 degrees starboard

    I would do this with a NAS and a custom web page front end (html, xhtml, php). I have limited skills with php programming however there is probably some script which would deal with the touch screen issues involved.