There is a project in this forum I like very much and I love also vintage displays. So I asked myself why not combine this to things. Here we are:
Vintage Public Transportation Display
Using a Vintage 8-Digit, 14-Segment LED Display (TSA1605A) from Three-five Systems the Spark Core shows when the next Tram leaves my workplace in direction to my home.
The Spark Core doing http requests to the WEB API from the public transportation Company to get accurate timetable information.
See more: http://diyhighend.wordpress.com/
Thanks to coffee and Paul Huinink-Jongen
Dead bug: http://huinink.info/dead-bug/
Bus stop Light: http://community.spark.io/t/bus-stop-light-code-review/1176