Specifications

Hardware

  • Commercial LED shop light

  • Arduino Micro, serial communication input from computer

  • Adafruit DotStar 144 RGB LED array

  • eMotion Wireless Sensors

    • 9DOF 3axis each Accel, Gyro, Magnetometer

    • Long force-sensitive resistor

    • Long linear potentiometer

    • Sharp IR distance sensor

Software Overview

  • MaxMSP

    • Computer vision translates color and position of lights to controller data

    • Sends serial commands to Optron

  • eMotion Soft

    • Converts Optron sensor data into OSC messages to be used in MaxMSP

  • Arduino IDE firmware

    • Onboard subroutines convert serial commands from computer into control signals for RGB LED array