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Bedazzled #Badgelife: How you can build a @Particle powered badge fit for the fanciest occasions

BEDAZZLED #BADGELIFE: OR HOW YOU CAN BUILD A PARTICLE-POWERED BADGE FIT FOR THE FANCIEST OCCASIONS

Justin Sinichko writes:

This year for the Kentucky Derby horse race, NBC asked my team at Viget to refresh a project we debuted during the 2016 race: a Particle-powered brooch to encourage viewers at home to participate in the race-day festivities. Whenever a viewer tweets the hashtag #WatchMeNeighNeigh, the animatronic horse and LEDs on our bedazzled brooch leap to a gallop.
 
In this iteration, we also decided to put the brain inside the brooch itself. The result was a simple 2-layer board affording just enough space for the Particle P1, an I2C bus, an accelerometer, servo control, and 28 addressable RGB LEDs

Badge Life is hot right now! See the entire build process here. And see the accompanying video below.


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