December 21, 2011 AT 10:44 am

Christmas Tree Stock Ticker

Here’s an Internet enabled Christmas tree ornament that grabs updated stock quotes using a Propeller Platform USB.  Gadget Gangster writes…

The Tannenbaum Ticker is a Christmas tree ornament that changes color based on how your stocks are doing.

US and international stocks, commodities, and bonds can be tracked, including market-wide and industry indexes Trade data is polled every 30 seconds during the trading day. The ticker goes from dark red ( > 4% drop from open), to green (within 0.2% of open), to blue ( > 4% increase from open).

Assembly guide and source code

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