As a way to set the mood in his family room, when he
remodeled Joe Peck put multi-color LEDs behind the crown molding. The major
circuit uses a microcontroller and LED drivers located in a closet, and a small
circuit board at each room corner to connect to red-green-blue LEDs. Perhaps
Joe's lights will get you in the mood for something "interesting,"
like submitting your own Gadget Freak circuit!
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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