Computer-controlled Ambient Orb

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Ambient orbs can be used to display all sorts of information, such as new email or voicemail, the weather forecast, and a number of other items. This one is based on an ATmega8 and can be controlled via serial communication. Includes a simple python script for controlling the color of the orb. via Embedded Projects

MAKE Presents: The LED

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

MAKE presents: The LED from make magazine on Vimeo. Interesting mini-documentary on the history and workings of the LED. MAKE Presents: The LED