TV Time table Board

This project received 5 bids from talented freelancers with an average bid price of $852 USD.

Get free quotes for a project like this
Employer working
Skills Required
Project Budget
$30 - $250 USD
Total Bids
Project Description

The project is aimed to develop a piece of software that will behave as a dynamic time table to be shown on a flat TV screen.
The time table will show a series of events and some images.
The supported resolutions must be from 720p to 1080p with both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios.
The hardware that has to be supported is TV stick with Andorid 4.0 and up (Mk802II is reference) or RaspberryPi.
The software has to be configured via a a config file or a web interface.
The software shall be able to resize picture and text according to the resolutions.
Path of config file and images must be editable.
The screen is divided in 7 areas according the the image and the size of those areas is in the config file in percent.

Area 1 start from top left corner and has is lower right end at the 40% of the orizondal resolution and 20% of vertical resolution
Area 2 start at 40% of the orizonatl resolution and ends at 60% orizontal and 20% vertical and so on.
There is no need to handle the overlap of the areas.

The resize can be done with the graphical interface and "handles" , in that case the resize step has to be 1% and the size in percen must be shown.
The text and images will be sized automatically to fit in the proper areas.

Area 1
Track Name

Area 2
Time date and weather forecast (fixed location, no geolocalization), weather forecast can be donwloaded on line (Accuweather ok).

Area 3
Championship or team logo, must be resized according to the space avilable
In the config file the path to the image has to be set

Area 4
Shows the next event and a count down to it in HH:MM format

Area 5
Cirquit map
In the config file the path to the image has to be set

Area 6
List of events, the maximum numbers of events shown in the list is to be set in config, once on event is in the past this is removed from the list.
Once all the events of the day are finished then the list goes to the next day.
Event can have or not a duration, in case event has a duration it have to be romoved only when time duration is gone.
The font size to be choosen is to maximise space avilable.

# dd,mm,yyyy,hh,mm,Event Name,MMMM
20,03,2013,11,00,Free Practice One,60
23,03,2013,11,00,Race 24h,1440

Area 7
A set of sponsors pictures that will be shown, the resize process will maximize the image height, then if the sum of the images lenght will exceed the avilable space the images will be scrolled orizzontaly.
In the config file the path to the images has to be set

Looking to make some money?

  • Set your budget and the timeframe
  • Outline your proposal
  • Get paid for your work

Hire Freelancers who also bid on this project

    • Forbes
    • The New York Times
    • Time
    • Wall Street Journal
    • Times Online