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Spooky motion-sensitive Halloween eyes – What You Built! #electronichalloween

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Brian Enigma shared a few of his Halloween projects from last year, including these effective Spooky motion-sensitive Halloween eyes that evolved from Phil Burgess’s Roboface Matrix backpack libraries/projects (on Github here). From his post up on his project site Netninja.com:

…For hal­loween this year, some friends did a sort of “mini haunted house” in their garage. …There were two main projects I worked on. One pro­vided ever-shifting ambi­ent light­ing that could instantly switch to the flash of light­ing and the boom of thun­der at the press of a hid­den foot switch. That will be detailed in a future blog post. This post is about the trio of elec­tronic eyes that seem harm­less at first, but that get evil and angry when you get too close.

For the eye project, I ended up with three pairs of eyes. We stashed these in the bushes lead­ing up to the speakeasy. Friendly crea­tures peek­ing out of the bushes. Or are they friendly? These pic­tures don’t do them jus­tice, since the light of the LEDs blows out the camera’s CCD sen­sor in the dark­ness of night….

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1 Comment

  1. Terry Burns-Dyson

    This is the inspiration I needed to get over the hump. I’m using a Halloween project as my re-entry into the electronics world, and the eyes are exactly what I’m aiming for. This looks so cool, I can’t stop now!

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