Look, it’s a Peggy-o-Lantern

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Look, it’s a Peggy-o-Lantern
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PeggyDraw is an app that lets you draw images on your computer that you want to display in lights on your EMS Labs Peggy 2. Windell is busy working on a revamp of the program. It’s almost here. In the meantime, Mark Delp created a little program called bmp2peg (added to the Peggy project at Google Code). It converts BMP image files into Arduino Sketches. Above is a drawing of a pumpkin, created in bmp2peg, and sent to a Peggy 2 outfitted with orange LEDs.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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