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Offline livefromButler

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Re: IntelliSTAR "All the Time" Emulator
« Reply #15 on: September 10, 2014, 04:08:48 PM »
Check out Wunderground's Weather API
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Re: IntelliSTAR "All the Time" Emulator
« Reply #16 on: September 12, 2014, 09:22:05 AM »
Alright, I'm back after a bit of a break.  I've continued working, and got all of the graphics remade and compiled into a video.  I did this in PowerPoint and created several PowerPoint "layers", then used Sony Vegas to overlay them and compile them. 

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/qIt34KPl5II" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/qIt34KPl5II</a>
TWC Intellistar 2 HD Emulation - Local on the 8s - Butler PA 6/21/14

You can see the final product, plus my "Weatherscan Prototype" at the end, which is essentially a modified version of the lower and sidebars, or, to use Marconan's words, "Box graphics".

All of the graphics I developed can be exported to high quality images.

So, now the question is, how do we create a computer program that can produce the same outcome, and run automatically to retrieve weather data from the Internet.  I've looked briefly at wunderground.com's "Weather API".  Do any coders want to weigh in and try to help us out?  I know a little code, but not enough to start something like this.

UPDATE: Whoops, I forgot the temperature arc on the Summary, and I forgot narrations.

This is amazing! Do you want me to send you some of the LOT8 music so you could sync it better with it?
« Last Edit: September 12, 2014, 09:41:44 AM by SamRichardson92 »

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Re: IntelliSTAR "All the Time" Emulator
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2014, 01:47:39 AM »
I have a MAX system I can pull content from and create from. Let me know if I can help.

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Re: IntelliSTAR "All the Time" Emulator
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2016, 09:26:49 AM »
i would like to download this