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Re: GSOC Generic LED/LCD API
Am 01.05.13 15:49, schrieb dinesh thangavel:
> 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.
Find me on IRC anytime to discuss this. My name, btw, is _Marc_ Balmer,
not Michael Balmer ;)
> Dinesh Rathinasamy Thangavel
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 3:37 PM, dinesh thangavel
> <rtdinesh.89%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
>> 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
>> 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. 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.
>>  http://wiki.netbsd.org/ports/evbarm/raspberry_pi/
>> Dinesh Rathinasamy Thangavel.
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