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January 5, 2012

Rudolph – Email Reading Reindeer

at 3:39 pm. Filed under Cool Gadgets, DIY Hacks


Adafruit reported a cool gadget so called “Rudolph“, an email Reading Reindeer that lets you know when you’ve got a new email and tells you who sent it! Basically it uses Propeller Platform USB to log into the email server, trigger animations, and generate the speech. The Internet connection is handled separately by E-Net module.

All the software codes required to build this project can be downloaded from Gadgetgangster.  Not only this, there is a good references available that will give you an idea of building and customizing this project.  

Here’s a demo video that will give you some basic idea about this build: