June 5, 2013 AT 5:41 pm
Pac Man-Inspired Pixel Suspenders #WearableWednesday
Blinken-braces! Add color-changing LEDs to a pair of suspenders and hold your pants up in style. 30 NeoPixels are sewn to these suspenders, powered by a FLORA main board running a dazzling Pac Man-inspired animation. The battery pack goes in your pocket!
Read the full tutorial to make your own pixel suspenders. Watch the video on YouTube (please subscribe!) and Vimeo.
Project made with wearables assistant Risa Rose! Thanks to Shelly Lynch-Sparks and Johngineer for modeling.
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