Session Details

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign: Easy digital signs with WordPress and Raspberry Pi

AIM6 Applications, Integration and Mobile

Location: Pavilion Ballroom East

MONDAY, 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Digital Signs can be a great tool for communicating information to students and visitors to your campus, but who has time to learn and maintain one more system? Learn how Truman State University leveraged its existing WordPress network and low-cost Raspberry Pi computers to deploy easy to update, affordable digital signs. The content can be pre-loaded from any web browser and can also pull automatically from many existing sources on its website and the internet.

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Greg Marshall
Web Services Manager, Truman State University

Greg Marshall has served in a variety of IT roles over 15 years at Truman State University, a public liberal arts university of about 6,000 students in rural Missouri. His current role is Web Services Manager, where he supervises all things related to the public website, intranet, and portal. With a background in desktop support and help desk management, as well as a degree in music, Marshall has earned a reputation at Truman for being able to "explain technical things without making you feel stupid."