Real-Time Auto Stats with a Raspberry Pi Car Dashboard #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Tom’s Hardware put together this great writeup about Paul Slocum’s project:
If you’re an avid auto-lover, you know how important it is to know what’s going on under the hood. That’s exactly what this project created by maker Paul Slocum is for. It uses a Raspberry Pi to output real-time stat information on a custom display but with a little retro flare in the UI design that fits the look and feel of his 1997 Honda.
Read more from Tom’s Hardware and see more on Reddit and GitHub
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