RadioGlobe: Navigate the Internet Radio World With This Raspberry Pi Project @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
Maker Jude Pullen combined a globe, some 3D printed parts, and a Raspberry Pi to make RadioGlobe. By spinning the globe, the user can tune into one of over 2000 international internet stations. Here’s more from the Pullen at Instructables:
This Instructables will show you how to build a ‘RadioGlobe’, which has over 2000 stations (and counting), from all over the world. Part of the magic is the the tension between familiarity and the unfamiliarity: It’s both shocking how many radio stations play Western pop music, but then with a turn of the jog wheel, you find an alternatives (in the same location) – and you navigate from Boosh FM‘s Drum & Bass, to listening to a native dialect of New Zealand. It’s frankly, mind-blowing, even though the technology has been around for years.
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