Making Austin Weird: Ambient LED Thing

From now until the awesomeness that is Maker Faire Austin, I’ll be highlighting projects that you can find at Travis County Fairgrounds on 10/18-19. Tickets here; see you there!

Nick Petraniec’s appropriately-named ambient LED thing is an artful use of LEDs with fades to create blue-riffic ambiance. Here’s a 2×1 inch prototype:

Check out the 24×19 version at Maker Faire!

Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman makes stuff, some of which works. He invites you to drive a bike for a living (, stop killing your garden (, and live in an off-grid shipping container (

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