Tutorial: Make an LED Scrolling Sign and Update it via Text Message SMS

SMS RGB Message Portal

Full tutorial: https://learn.adafruit.com/scroll-an-sms-text-message-on-your-rgb-matrix/overview

Adafruit’s RGB Matrix Panels put flashy, custom signage within reach of everyone. Create your own custom LED sign and add text, images, or video. The plug-and-play Matrix Portal S3 board also adds web connectivity for live data feeds or internet-of-things capabilities. You can also add sensors for interactivity.

We’ve made it easier than ever to add content to your RGB Matrix Panel using the text messaging app on your phone. Set up a smart phone with our Adafruit IO+ service, and send text messages that magically scroll across your matrix in bright colors. Update your sign from anywhere, or give the control to your employees or family members, since there’s no coding or computer needed to update your sign.


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