ambi-tv is a software framework to build an Ambilight clone based on an embedded Linux board (like Raspberry Pi), a video capture device and an RGB LED strip.
unlike many other solutions, ambi-tv can work with any video source and does not require an external computer to drive it.
the software is open-source, and the hardware setup is extremely easy to build off of readily available components. it is also possible to extend ambi-tv with your own effects or drivers.
The ambi-tv code is available at github: https://github.com/gkaindl/ambi-tv
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