A perfect Twitter application is the one that uses 9 volt power for BS2 (Basic Stamp Microcontroller), connected serially to a server, and also “tweets” when your clothes are done, thus DIY Tweeting Washing Machine is born.
I am sure you can recall countless times waiting helplessly at a laundry room, now there’s a better solution, make yourself one of these tweeting washing machines.
You will need the following and a little hacking will be involved:
BetaBrite – BetaBrite sells these giant LED modules which can easily be hooked up to a Basic Stamp to display messages. Of course, these might actually have ethernet connectivity too, in which case you can “tweet” the status to Twitter.
Here’s a screenshot of what kinds of tweets you can expect after washing your clothes: (@pimpy3wash)
Can you imagine now how helpful this gadget would be for you?