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  Based on my discussion in IRC with Michael Balmer, I can develop a
driver for I2C based LCD device during GSoC period. This driver will
provide a tty like interface. I will extend this to a LCD framework
after GSoC period as it seems to be a bigger task.

Dinesh Rathinasamy Thangavel

On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 3:37 PM, dinesh thangavel 
<> wrote:
> Hello,
>          My name is Dinesh. I am interested to work on "LED/LCD
> Generic API" for GSOC'13. I am an Electronics undergraduate from
> College Of Engineering, Guindy. I worked as a Research intern at
> Integrated Systems Laboratory where I had exposure to real time DSP
> applications. I have been accepted to Master's program in Computer
> Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison for Fall'13. For past 2
> years I have been working as software Engineer at Cluster Wireless ,
> where I worked on developing network applications in ARM architecture.
>          I am excited to work on developing a generic framework to
> interface LED/LCD. For the GSOC Period i planed to do the following
> tasks
> 1. Add a generic framework for LED/LCD device drivers.
> 2. Develop a sample Device driver.
> 3. Develop a test application to test the device and driver functionality
> I have a Raspberry Pi board with me as a hardware. I have found the
> NetBSD port for Raspberry PI here[1]. The current port has support of
> I2C and I found out some LCD's with I2C support. I am comfortable with
> working on Raspberry Pi and I2C LCDs. I would like to know about if
> there's any specific preference for hardware ?  Also in the project
> page there was a mention about OpenBSD API, it would be helpful if I
> get some pointers on that.
> I am open to ideas ans suggestions.
> [1]
> Regards,
> Dinesh Rathinasamy Thangavel.

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