Movie Tracker is a clapperboard shaped, Raspberry Pi-powered Release Tracker. It uses the TMDb API to print the poster, title, release date and overview of upcoming movies in a specified time interval(eg. movie releases this week) on thermal paper. There is an LED on the back of the board that lights up when there are new releases. Also, It has two magnets so you can attach the movies you want to watch on the board.
In the first step, I’ll talk about the Idea behind this project. Next, I’ll give you a list of all the parts&tools used to build this project. Then I’ll show you how to set up your Raspberry Pi to run this program. After giving you a step by step assembly guide I’ll end this instructable with a troubleshooting guide and what’s next section.
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