Tuesday Seminar Series: Arthacking at Burning Man TONIGHT!

When: Tuesday,  January 13, 2009  @ 8:30 pm
Where: HacDC Auditorium (1525 Newton St NW, 20010)
Cost: FREE

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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