An announcer to be displayed on screen in between sessions at a conference managed by Pentabarf
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An live-announcer system for Pentabarf

Pentabarf is a web-based conference planning system. This software parses the XML-Schedules of Pentabarf conferences and displays the current and the upcoming events on a webpage that is supposed to be displayed in a fullscreen browser between talks.

So far is is a bit specific to the 26C3 but it is supposed to be usable for all Pentabarf planned events.

All events are imported into a local SQLite3 DB to be independent from the network. If you have ever been at a hacker's conference you know why.

Display System

At 26C3 Debian laptops with GDM-autologin and the Arora Browser in fullscreen started via .Xsession. The only problem is that Arora does not save the fullscreen state (yet)