I have been working (hard) on a TouchShield Slide OpenMoco controller last year. This hasn't been easy considering the state of the firmware of the device. We had to fix a lot to make it all work. I recently heard that LiquidWare will not make new devices when they run out of stock. This and the fact that the device is too slow to run a real user interface have forced me to decide to stop working on the project. I want to create something that is a bit more future proof.
I have used a 4D systems PMOLED screen lately for another project. I ported the user interface framework that I developed for the TouchShield to the 4D screen with success.
My new idea is to create a custom controller based on an ATMEGA1280 and a 4D systems PMOLED screen: http://www.4dsystems.com.au/prod.php?id=91
This makes coding much easier and I am confident that I can port my current TouchShield code within a few days. The ATMEGA holds 4 uarts which makes communicating withe the screen and time lapse engine much easier. I want to add two rotary encoders to the interface too. That way the controller can be placed in a waterproof enclosing.
Is anyone interested in this project? What I really mean: does anyone want to contribute/work together on this?