'kazimier' in the Arduino forum has released the information required to make some great electronic decorative bird boxes. Containing a variety of speakers, LEDs and stepper motors - a decorative bird box for a pop-up garden was made possible. Furthermore they can be controlled via Ethernet and the ArdOSC library. Here's a great demonstration of the boxes in action:
An imaginative and interesting application of an Arduino board. For more information head over to the Arduino forum to get started with your own. And we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.
To recreate your own version of the bird boxes, you'll need an Arduino-compatible board with Ethernet, such as our Freetronics EtherTen or EtherMega boards - complete with onboard Ethernet, microSD card and optional POE support: