Category Archives: Lighting & Visuals

Bluetooth RGB LED Message Board

Presenting our Bluetooth enabled RGB LED Message Board…

A small text display unit designed for the following applications:

  • Shop windows & displays
  • Conferences and shows
  • Car rear windows
  • Disabled or hard of hearing
  • Novelty Gift
  • Used with a PC / Mobile Phone App to automatically display
    • Time
    • Date
    • Temperature
    • Local Weather
    • Stocks & Shares
    • Incoming Tweets
    • Facebook Updates
    • News Headlines
    • ….

The display is made using high quality RGB LEDs mounted inside a quality custom black acrylic case.

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Easy Raspberry Pi Based Screensaver/Slideshow for Exhibitions/Store Front

At exhibitions you often want to show off your work in the hopes of attracting new potential customers. This also works for the  windows of stores to advertise products on sale within. Most will simply create a large fixed image poster at great expense and use this for long periods of time. Sometimes much longer than the product in question is on promotion.

Using modern technology it is possible to create a dynamic animated display for approximately the same cost as the fixed image poster.

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8x8x8 Infinite RGB LED Cube

The 8x8x8 LED cube project published on the Instructables website  was very detailed and yet looked simple enough for me not just to complete but add substantial enhancements as well.

This is the end result.

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Following is a tutorial on how I built my 8x8x8 LED cube and also how I created the firmware and simulation using Flowcode 6.

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