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Throw your Povard in the air. Then wave it like you just don’t care! Everyone will be able to read your message loud and clear. The Povard is a large hand held POV device that is built onto a very cool laser cut and etched acrylic bezel. A POV “tricks” your eyes into seeing a full image when only part of the image is visible at one time. This effect is called the “Persistence Of Vision.” This is the way the Povard works. As you move the Povard you will see one slice of each letter at a time. Your brain assembles all the slices together for you to be able to see a complete word or image.

Note: An Arduino is required (and not included) for programming the Povard

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  1. Marc de Vinck says:

    …and don’t forget to stop by the Maker Shed at Maker Faire to meet the creator/maker of these very cool kits!

    1. Collin Cunningham says:

      I recently put one of these together and love it. The 10mm LEDs and handheld bezel are perfection!

      also got a kick out of the assembly video ;)