I’ve been asked to do a permanent installation using openFrameworks (finally!!!). This has lead me to some interesting questions about functionality in which I would like your advice.
For starters, this installation can be either OSX or Windows and has to be there at least 3 months, working from 8:00 to 16:00 and I cannot be there all the time. Here I go with the questions:
Most important question How have you guys dealt with opening and closing times? (c++ code? scripting on what application?)
Have you guys had to turn the projector on and off somehow?
Have you guys had to turn the projector on and off using serial ports?
Did you happen to install a remote desktop client in order to control them?
How have you guys controlled an application when the computer is actually 20 feet over you? (bluetooth? OSC with wifi?)
About updating code and features, how have you dealt with that?
Other than that I welcome any advice you guys might have and any relevant personal anecdotes. I have little experience with this type of installation and making a compilation of advices would definetely help any newcomers in this forum. I’ve also not seen a thread like the one I’m proposing here so if you know one just point me to it.
Lastly, I know I’ve been away for some time but I hope you guys are all well and thank you very much!