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October 18, 2016 AT 12:30 am

Creepy Electronic Animated Eyes Using Teensy #ElectronicHalloween

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Are you looking into these creepy animated eyes…or are they looking into you?

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These peepers were inspired by a concept by David Boccabella (Marcwolf) on the Stan Winston School of Character Arts forums. David is creating servo-driven animatronic eyes with a small OLED screen to simulate a dilating pupil. I’d chimed in with some suggestions and code to boost the refresh rate. Taking it to the next level here, we can render the entire eye…this makes the overall project simpler, as animatronics can be very fussy work (and the noise detracts from live performance).

Full project here!


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