When: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 @ 8:30 pm
Where: HacDC Auditorium (1525 Newton St NW, 20010)
Dave Monachello will demo and describe the design and implementation of his 2008 Burningman art festival project – ‘I have a dream’ – an animated electroluminescent wire portrait with synchronized sound of Dr. Martin Luther King jr.
Project topics to be covered:
- Project inspiration and design
- What’s el-wire and how do you use it?
- Parallax propeller processor overview
- Programming the propeller
- Creating customized PCBs
- Interfacing devices with an I2C bus
- Using SD cards
- Synchronized sound track creation
- Future enhancements
There should be time for an extended Q & A. Check out the project blog at http://sidnancy.posterous.com