May 29, 2014

Build an SMS-based wireless notice board with Arduino

Some situations may require a very simple method of leaving a message for someone - in days gone by we'd put a note on the fridge, however now that mobile phone use is almost ubiquitous - a new option is possible which has been demonstrated by enthusiast Saddam Khan.

His solution was to interface an Arduino, GSM module and an LCD display to create a simple device that can display the content of a text message sent to the account used by the GSM module. A quick demonstration is shown in the following video:

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Looking for a rapid-use LCD for your Arduino projects like the message board above? Save time and move forward with the Freetronics LCD & Keypad shield which contains a bright 16x2 character LCD and five buttons that can be read from only one analog input pin:

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