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I'm building a TV display that will sit in a waiting room. It is essentially a web browser that runs through a series of web pages. We have some original content, but I'm looking to keep things interesting and fresh by adding some current news content, maybe the weather, etc.

Is there a website or web service that offers full-screen, large-text news headlines, weather forecasts, and other content that could be added to a TV display like this?

  • Might help if described more about your development environment? Like: Java Servlets with Portlets. – Basil Bourque Jun 7 '16 at 7:24
  • Would a dashboard like freeboard.io or even Node-RED suit you? They are aimed for Internet of Things applications, but should fit well in a TV display. You need to do some (simple) coding thought to implement your features, but Node-RED has many weather/rss plugins. – DimP Mar 12 '17 at 22:10
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I would look at using a Raspberry Pi and Screenly OSE.

You have control over it via "the cloud", you can post the content, content can include web pages, still images, and movies.

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RSS Feed Readers

The following RSS Feed Readers take a series of RSS Feeds, and format them on a web page that looks great on a TV display.

Weather

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