Thingsboard is an open-source IoT platform for collecting data from devices and displaying it in a simple web browser. This can easily be deployed on a home network using an old Raspberry Pi.
After successfully connecting WiFi to my RPi, I had something which was headless and portable (except of course, for power). The next step to turn it into a minimally interactive information panel was to add the display. The timing is a bit uncanny because Raspberry Pi just released a 7 inch touchscreen, but I’m going … More Adding a display panel to the RPi
I set up WiFi on my Pi with the module I recently bought, so that I can move it away from my router.
This post is mostly just a repository for all the resources required for setting up GUI development on a Raspberry Pi.
My plan to make a minimally interactive bedside display will require a few components to construct the system.