Chinavasion Pico Projector
So what's the final verdict? Although I think that the device without Linux console access may not be too interesting to Linux geeks and that the interface needs polish, the projector has so much potential once you get access to the shell. I think this would make the start to a great pico projector project for anyone with a few hardware-hacking or framebuffer-programming skills. I just wish that the manufacturers chose a distribution that was a bit easier to work with. For $235, I think this is a pretty good buy considering how hackable it is and considering the price compared to other Linux-powered pico projector kits like the one based on the BeagleBoard.
Kyle Rankin is a Systems Architect in the San Francisco Bay Area and the author of a number of books, including The Official Ubuntu Server Book, Knoppix Hacks and Ubuntu Hacks. He is currently the president of the North Bay Linux Users' Group.
Kyle Rankin is a systems architect; and the author of DevOps Troubleshooting, The Official Ubuntu Server Book, Knoppix Hacks, Knoppix Pocket Reference, Linux Multimedia Hacks, and Ubuntu Hacks.
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