Gaffney Labs releases open source digital chaplet “Prayer Bits”

Currently a pre-production release, the features of the digital prayer beads include:

  • Rosary recitation, with additional chaplets coming soon
  • Accessibility for the deaf / blind
  • Release under a FOSS/H license in the hopes of spurring development of Catholic software and hardware projects, and other edifying endeavors. In addition to the project serving as a simple introduction to the Arduino, the techniques can be adapted easily to other variants of prayer on beads such as malas and zikr.

The project is available on GitHub at

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