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TyPhone the 3D printed Raspberry Pi Phone

DIY Smartphone using Raspberry Pi A+ Pi, Camera, PiTFT, and Adafruit FONA with custom mobile OS.

Introducing the tyfone: A DIY smartphone anyone can make. The tyfone uses the Raspberry Pi for processing and has a 3.5in touchscreen. An Adafruit Fona is used to give the tyfone the capability to make calls, send sms messages, and get the time using a RTC. It also has a 5mp camera module giving it the power to take HD photos and send them to dropbox over WiFi. Speaking of Wifi, the tyfone has a USB wifi adapter so it can communicate with the internet along with cellular networks. All this technology is enclosed in a 3D printed case.

Awesome work Tyler!


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