Home of a Creative Engineer

I love to build and create a lot of different technical things. In these articles I share how I did it.

The Railway System from a Software Architect’s Perpective

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Bluetooth CD Player with Raspberry Pi 3

Recently I won a Raspberry Pi 3 as a first price in our Hackathon at BMW.

I was really impressed with all the new interfaces that the Raspberry now supports out of the box, including Wifi and Bluetooth. So I started thinking what I could do with this nice little computer.

After a few weeks I got an idea for a useful little gadget I could build with it. Some time ago our HiFi system stopped working. We replaced it with a bluetooth speaker, with the music coming from the smartphone or the computer instead. However, once in a while we still like to play a CD. And this has become more tedious with this setup, as you always have to have a PC
running to play a  CD.

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