What does it do
The Chocolate Box News Reader (CBNR) continuously displays news from the CBC RSS feeds.
- 29 news feeds – Top Stories, World, and Canada Regional
- 15 news items per feed
- It takes about 90 minutes to cycle through the full news set
- Each news item has “more” information that can be displayed on request.
- Will run offline with stored news
- Can run on continuous power (current uptime is 8 weeks 4 days)
- Even with only the dumb keypad & 2×16 display, it can connect to a local wifi access point, with password, or web login
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