A digital quote calendar – on steroids!

This digital quote frame is based on a RIBBA picture frame from Ikea. It contains an ESP32 microcontroller which controls an ePaper display.

The display shows randomly or in a fixed order all quotes, sayings, thoughts, mantras etc. that SPRYGGKLOPPA has stored.

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Sometimes QUOTEFRAME might be referenced as SPRYGGKLOPPA. This is the german IKEA-like name for this project I use on my german RAYDIY website.

The texts can be edited via a WLAN connection. To do this, simply switch QUOTEFRAME to configuration mode, log in to the picture frame with your smartphone or laptop and then add, edit or remove quotes.

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The configuration mode is activated via a touch sensor area on the picture frame (for example as shown in the picture). Just touch the sensor and QUOTEFRAME restarts itself in configuration mode.

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  • Texts are edited, added or deleted via a WLAN connection.
  • automatic text formatting and centering of the sayings
  • three different fonts that are randomly selected
  • freely adjustable text cycle: one new saying per month, day, hour etc.
  • battery operation
  • a QR code makes it easy to connect to the photo frame
  • import and export function

Ideas for Use

Over time, a few nice ideas for the use of QUOTEFRAME have emerged:

  • Wedding gift: each guest writes their wishes/greetings in the frame. This way the bride and groom have a greeting from their guests every day (usually done with postcards).
  • Families often write down their sprouts' banger quotes - perfect for grandma & grandpa. 
  • Mindfulness reminders (big on trend right now), affimations, leitmotifs, vocabulary, and more.

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