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Homemade Wireless Barcode Scanner Built with Pi Zero, Touchscreen Interface | #piday #PiZero

April 28, 2017 nicknormal

Brian Dorey from AB Electronics UK has an interesting two-part series (hopefully more to come!) showing an ongoing project to build a handheld wireless barcode scanner built around the Raspberry Pi Zero. After looking at a few commercial systems that wouldn’t integrate with their online shop they decided to fabricate their own solution – at just a little over 2cm in thickness with what appears to be a nice smoothed grip-back, the homemade solution frankly looks better than most things on the market, and that touchscreen sure will be nice to look at!

Read part 1 here.
Read part 2 here.


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