Video: How mail gets processed, from the parcel’s point of view

Dutch designer Ruben van der Vleuten was curious what happens to a parcel as it travels through the mail system- so he decided to find out:

AtoB1What happens when you send something by mail? What happens in between you sending it off and someone else receiving it? What people and processes are involved and how many steps does it take?

Those all were questions I was dealing with and wanted to find out. So instead of sitting back I started a simple project to actually see it myself. I put a small camera in a box, build a timer circuit using Arduino and shipped it.

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