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January 16, 2015 AT 5:00 pm

Trucker Hacks His Own Cab #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Trucker uses Raspberry Pi and Python to speed up his work and make communication easier. via BBC

Trucker Andy Proctor is on a one-man mission to bring the haulage industry into the 21st Century.
With a Raspberry Pi – a cheap, credit-card sized computer for hobbyists – he has adapted his lorry to make his job easier.
His cab is now Twitter enabled, and he has put his project online, so others can emulate him.
Video journalist Dougal Shaw spent the day with him, to see how he has put his childhood passion for electronics to good use.

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  1. Great idea , instead of four buttons on your overhead console , could you have used a touch screen , and had more options ? maybe ? Enjoy !

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