Posts Tagged ‘art’

PIXEL interactive LED art mirror

Monday, January 21st, 2013

[embed][/embed] Here's an interesting art piece for your living room. It's a Bluetooth controlled 32x32 LED matrix mounted in a picture frame. It's designed to display pixel art uploaded from your android device. The LED matrix is controlled via an Android device through the IOIOMint board. PIXEL is open source...

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Water LED graffiti

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Here is a what happens when art and electronics mix. This is LED covered wall is activated when a drop of water covers a small contact patch surrounding the specific LED. The basic principle is so simple yet the art created looks great. You can read more about this built...

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7400 Competition artwork wanted

Friday, September 9th, 2011

The 7400 competition is gaining momentum. We could really use some nice banners and graphics to promote it. Any artists out there?

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Arduino hack imitates Pixar’s living lamp, disses IKEA

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

This video shows "The Annoying IKEA LAMP" or SM-1, ArduinoArts' finalist entry for SeeedStudio's Grove Toy Kit contest: Headed by industrial engineer Javier Lander, the project weds two servos (one in the base and one in the lamp), sensors for motion and sound, a three axis accelerometer, LED light and...

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More PCB art from Ril3y

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Ril3y left a comment on the Lincoln PCB with a few other artistic boards. Not really a "circuit" but it was an attempt at how cool I could get a pcb. Next is to bake in a circuit next time. I try to use copper to do quite a bit...

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Sweet Lincoln on a board!

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

This portrait of Abe Lincoln etched onto a PCB is too fun to miss. We've hidden signatures, graffiti, and love notes in the copper of PCBs.  How do you sign your boards?

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