I wanted to create a system to help me find specific records in my collection and an interesting visualization of information about the records in my collection. There’s a webserver running on a raspberry pi that hosts a database of my record collection. You can search the database via a webpage in a browser on your computer or phone. When you select the desired record, the entire corresponding cubby/box lights up followed by the individual LED closest to your selected record’s physical location. Using a raspberry pi, fadecandy and neopixels from adafruit.
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