RGB Panel Jumbotron

Contributors: b_e_n
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If you've ever wanted to simulate live video on an array of RGB LEDs (kinda like the Jumbotron at a sports game), this tutorial is for you. Basically, we're going to take in live video from a webcam, do a little magic in Processing to translate the color values for the RGB panel, then push them out to a Teensy 3.1 Microcontroller (using the Arduino IDE), which we will program to take in the color values from Processing and turn on the proper LEDs to create a pixelated image of whatever the webcam is pointed at. Fun!

Required Materials

There are a few things you will need in order to complete this project, which are conveniently located in the wish list below:

Suggested Reading

In addition to the hardware, you may want to take a look at some background material that's relevant to this project. Here are some good links to get you started: