Microprinter – Google calendar, iCal, weather, Dopplr…

Microprinter – Google calendar, iCal, weather, Dopplr…

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Tom Taylor’s Microprinter, a web-connected receipt printer for daily notifications via Waxy… Tom writes-

The microprinter is an experiment in physical activity streams and notification, using a repurposed receipt printer connected to the web.

I use it for things like reminders, notifications, and my day at-a-glance, but anything that can be injected from the web and suits text only, short format messaging, will work.

2 thoughts on “Microprinter – Google calendar, iCal, weather, Dopplr…

  1. Perry Jones says:

    This is slick. These machines are super reliable and thermal paper is cheap and recyclable.

    I don’t know how well it’d work, but I’d like to see an ASCII art generator tied into this to allow crude images too.

    Back when I was an ATM custodian the receipt printer (a thermal printer much like this) would self-test with a smiley face.

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