This is a late 1940s DeWald table radio that I’ve given a new life using a Raspberry Pi Zero, a Blinkt! LED strip and a pair of PC Speakers. It reads out notifications from a range of internet-connected services using the Pyvona text-to-speech (TTS) engine and IF This Then That (IFTTT) integration. The LEDs are amazingly bright, and light the radio’s dial a different colour depending on keywords in the notification text.
Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Undercover in an iPhone Factory (video)
Wearables — Go with silicone
Electronics — Shift away from basic arithmetic
Biohacking — Recording and Biohacking a 100 Mile Run
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.