3D printed smart alarm clock based around a Raspberry Pi Zero

Here’s a nice 3D printable project for you. fgebhart has used a Raspberry Pi Zero, some prototyping board, an alphanumeric display, an amplifier and a 3D-printed enclosure to build a smart alarm clock.

It has the following features:

  • text to speech synthesizer
  • three ways of wake-up sound:
    • play local mp3 files
    • play internet radio station and
    • play latest news as podcast (independent to the alarm time)
  • set alarm via smartphone or any other computer
  • runs Apache2 server
  • automatic display brightness adjustment
  • audio amplifier volume control
  • 3D-printed case
  • built-in tactile switch
  • alphanumeric display shows text
  • 3W speaker definitely wakes you up!

You can find the files for the 3D printing here, the code here and an Instructable on how it all fits together here. An assembly and demo video is below:

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