Probably you’ve heard about LCD Smartie – Software and display Hardware that allows adding secondary small display to indicate various statistics from PC like CPU load, Network activity, memory space etc. You can get download free software and event purchase hardware. But Rupert thought that official hardware lacks functionality and is a bit overpriced. So he started his own display project.
First of all he took OLED display which looks much nicer comparing to standard liquid crystal displays. By using Arduino as interface he can increase baud rate, preprogram custom start-up screens and still have plenty of room for modifications.