Microsoft Expressive Pixels

Expressive Pixels is a Windows 10 authoring platform focused on animated visualizations, now available for free in the Microsoft Store. In addition to the app, it has a common set of maker firmware source code that enables users with an LED display device to communicate using visuals or emoji.

Taken altogether, it can expand non-verbal communication, drive creative applications for developers to use via open source APIs and lower the barrier to entry for aspiring programmers, designers and researchers.

Expressive Pixels also acts as a springboard for amateur makers or more computer savvy programmers, allowing them to build new creations without having to figure out how to consume and program animations and images on small devices, by providing a library that does the animation.

See the videos below, more on the Windows Blog, and the Expressive Pixels site.


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