Brian Dorey from AB Electronics UK has an interesting two-part series (hopefully more to come!) showing an ongoing project to build a handheld wireless barcode scanner built around the Raspberry Pi Zero. After looking at a few commercial systems that wouldn’t integrate with their online shop they decided to fabricate their own solution – at just a little over 2cm in thickness with what appears to be a nice smoothed grip-back, the homemade solution frankly looks better than most things on the market, and that touchscreen sure will be nice to look at! 😉
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PiTFT – Assembled 480×320 3.5″ TFT+Touchscreen for Raspberry Pi: Is this not the cutest, little display for the Raspberry Pi? It features a 3.5″ display with 480×320 16-bit color pixels and a resistive touch overlay so is slightly larger than our popular original. The plate uses the high speed SPI interface on the Pi and can use the mini display as a console, X window port, displaying images or video etc. Best of all it plugs right in on top! Read more.
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