New Guide: EYE SHOOTOUT — Contrasting Open Source and Big Retail Electronics #Halloween #WerewolfWednesday

NEW GUIDE in the Adafruit Learning System: EYE SHOOTOUT — Contrasting Open Source and Big Retail Electronics

There’s a recurring theme of graphical blinking eyes in Adafruit projects…practically a Halloween tradition each year, revisiting and evolving an earlier eyes project into something more realistic or more easily customized. We were tickled then to finally see this style of eyes appearing in big-box-store Halloween items in 2020!

It was obvious that someone involved in the design was at least aware of our work…the graphics were easily recognized. Do the similarities end there, or have they also adopted parts of our code? That’s generally okay in many cases, being open source. But let’s dig in, just to see how something like this gets streamlined for mass manufacturing…

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