From time to time I am asked about adding sound to a prop or costume. Thankfully, Adafruit has made this supper easy for all of us with a line of Audio FX boards that can be triggered without writing a single line of code.
Here are a few kits that I have picked out for anyone looking to add such a device to their outfit or prop. Continue reading How to add Sound Effects to a Costume
We had a few photos taken at Gasworks park to show off some of the new wearable LED projects I have been working on. This is basically what we will be wearing out for Halloween on Friday.
Continue reading Richard and Emily’s Halloween
This is a variant of the Adafruit Chameleon Scarf that I recently made. I made the color fade and randomly twinkle rather than stay on all the time. I also added a button to restart the color sample sequence as well. To include some motion feedback, I used a Fast Vibration Sensor Switch to increase the number of pixels that go bright when it is triggered.
I made a pendant for my girlfriend as a Halloween present. The animation was changed to an eye that blinks and looks around. I really wanted it not to just loop the same animation so I set out to create a few animations for the pendant to cycle through at random including a few longer blackout periods. I am still rather new to the coding side of this and didn’t understand some of the code, but here is the version I have working as of now. Continue reading LED Matrix Pendant