Ready, Set, Hack!

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Wyolum has made it possible for anyone to edit their badge the day of the Summit.  Justin has already written a program called “wifit” that converts any photo to the badge format. Sooooo what does this mean? You can start hacking your badge today..!

Copy an image from the web, add text, then save to your SD card on the badge!  WyoLum is including an uSD adapter (find it in your Summit schwag backpack once you arrive) so that everyone will be able to edit and play with the badges on location.  In addition, there will be at least one laptop set up at the Wyolum demo booth for you to upload a photo from the Summit via their photo booth.

Wifit is a program to create images for E-Paper Displays (available at Adafruit).  It is written in Python using the amazing Python Image Library.

Right now is only available as a source zip file (or on GitHub)  The py2exe build has one quirk right now that prevents you from writing text, or should we call it a feature?  Hopefully they will get that worked out soon. requires python2.7, PIL, and numpy.

Documentation and Download:

Want to come? It’s not too late to purchase tickets which will ensure you an ebadge (but you’ll need to load it). You can even support Open Culture and become a Sponsor. We hope to see you in Cambridge in September. It’s going to be an event filled with a community of awesome!

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