The Chocolate Box News Reader

Story Features: 29 news feeds - Top Stories, World, and Canada Regional 15 news items per feed It takes about 90 minutes to cycle through the full news set Each news item has "more" information that can be displayed on request. Will run offline with stored news Can run on continuous power (current uptime is 8 weeks 4 days) Even with only the dumb keypad & 2x16 display, it can connect to a local wifi acc ...

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Raspberry Pi LCD: How to Setup a 16×2 LCD Display

In this tutorial I go through the steps on how to setup a Raspberry Pi LCD 16×2 display.  This is a cool way to display some information from the Pi without needing any expensive or complicated display setup. A 16×2 display unlike a touch screen or a normal LCD screen is best used to display short messages or information. You will find it extremely handy when you only need to display some essential data but ...

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16×2 LCD Interfacing with Raspberry Pi using Python

Raspberry Pi is an ARM architecture processor based board designed for electronic engineers and hobbyists. The PI is one of most trusted project development platforms out there now. With higher processor speed and 1 GB RAM, the PI can be used for many high profile projects like Image processing and IoT. For doing any of high profile projects, one need to understand the basic functions of PI. We will be cove ...

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RF Remote Controlled LEDs Using Raspberry Pi

In this session we are going to develop a RF Remote Control using Raspberry Pi, which can be used to control the Devices wirelessly. We can Switch On and Off the devices using this RF remote control. We have previously developed many projects using RF Module like RF Controlled Robot, Hand Gesture Controlled Robot etc., check them to understand the working of RF Module. [caption id="attachment_10445" align=" ...

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Visitor Monitoring System with Raspberry Pi and Pi Camera

Raspberry Pi is an ARM cortex based popular development board designed for Electronic Engineers and Hobbyists. With the processing speed and memory, Raspberry Pi can be used for performing different functions at a time, like a normal PC, and hence it is called Mini Computer in your palm. We have created a series of Raspberry Pi tutorials, to start with Raspberry Pi from scratch and then create high level Io ...

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Netbook Laptop Build for $ 160 – Raspberry Pi Powered.

Hey Everyone! I'm 13, and I was inspired by online projects and cool computer builds to see if I could build a laptop. This may not be the greatest tutorial ever, but this laptop has 512 mb of ram, a 1ghz processor, with wifi, around 4 gb of space. but it's only 160! Step 1: Overview of Parts Ok, so here we go these are the general list of parts needed, I'll list what I used and the general object too. I fo ...

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HACCSY – Hackerspace Access Control and Check in System

HACCSY abreviation stands for Hackerspace Access Control and Check in System and that’s pretty much what it does. HACCSY app is meant to run on a RaspberryPi that’s connected to internet and the front door electric strike lock. It does the job of a simple Check in System and Door Access Control System (2 in 1), it queries a REST service by handing it the scanned in RFID card reader and it will return ‘true’ ...

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How a headless Raspberry Pi can tell you its IP address

By now, most Instructables users are at least familiar with the Raspberry Pi. It's a full 32-bit computer in the dimensions of a man's wallet. You may even own one and love that it can control lots of electronic objects while still streaming media or running scripts. Instead of learning C, you can write Python or Perlscripts and focus on the higher thinking. Two newer releases change the scale of what someo ...

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DIY Portable Mini Monitor

In this project I will show you how I used a 1280x800 LCD Kit to build a battery powered portable mini monitor which is useful for your DSLR camera, your Raspberry Pi or to extend the viewing field of your computer. Let's get started! Step 1: Watch the videos! The 2 parts of this video should give you all the fundamental information you need to build this right. But I will give you some extra pictures and a ...

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PROJECT 2 – Driving a Liquid Crystal Display

Introduction You can use the Pi to drive a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) to display all sorts of information: it could be date, time, system status, disk utilisation, MAC and IP address, etc. The most common LCD is one based on the Hitachi HD44780 chip. This is an LCD controller and driver LSI device with embedded fonts and the ability to create custom characters. The LCD module and driver chip are supplied ...

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