Toast Printer Prints Tasty Images and Weather Forecasts @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

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T.O.A.S.T. is an advanced toaster equipped with a heat gun and PIC 32 microcontroller able to toast any image, text, or even the weather onto a piece of bread. Our project demo can be viewed here.

The device operates using two servos to control a two-axis gantry with a 3D printed heat gun mount. A Raspberry Pi is used to gather image or weather data from the internet to be sent over to the PIC32 microcontroller. TOAST has three modes of operation: Image, Sketch, and Weather. The project was initially pursued for fun, but we believe its novelty could push this device into profit.

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