Android Kiosk App for OpenSharingToolkit (media sharing)
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opensharingtoolkit-kiosk

Android Kiosk App for OpenSharingToolkit (media sharing).

By Chris Greenhalgh, The University of Nottingham.

Intended to be an Android App that will function as a kiosk interface, i.e. for unattended public use of an Android device. The initial target device is a Google Nexus 7 tablet. Some features may require rooting of the device. The initial target firmware is CyanogenMod 10.1.x (Android 4.2.x).

Status:

  • working as proof of concept for browsing and getting files
  • awkward configuration/update - just copy files and restart app

Functions intended to include:

(done, at last to some extent)

  • Home screen replacement
  • configurable

(not started)

  • attract mode and visible screen saver on time-out (no lock screen)
  • support for multiple top-level choices
  • support for embedded (full screen) web views
  • power monitoring/management to assist local staff
  • option for remote management