A live feed of recalled product info displayed on a recalled boot by @akleindolph #PyPortal #CircuitPython #Adafruit

An interesting tweet by Andrew Kleindolph leads to an interesting project:

Named “Consumers Should Immediately…“, it displays a live data feed from The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) to randomly display thousands of products recalled for reasons such as fire, electrocution, entrapment, choking and a variety of other unintended dangers.

Every two minutes the embedded screen lists the name of the product, the identified danger, the product manufacturer, and the original recall date. The electronics are enclosed in an actual recalled children’s unicorn boot, along with an embedded rechargeable battery, allowing for an uninterrupted stream of recalled products in any location.

The project used the Adafruit’s Pyportal and CircuitPython.

See the full details of the project on ExtraSleepy.com.

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