May 30th, 2008 | Published in Google Code
Have you wanted to build a creative embedded device which uses the Google Data APIs? An environmentally-conscious Google engineer did just that with the Radish.
What is the Radish?
The Radish is a portable solar-powered calendar device that was recently introduced at the Google I/O conference. It is designed to reduce paper consumption and automate calendar display outside Google conference rooms.
Check out this article on the technical aspects of the Radish and how it uses the Google Calendar Data API to sync up with Google Calendar.
Radish - Indoor Solar-powered Calendar Display
Also check out the video interview with Aaron Spangler, the chief engineer of Radish.