HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
VoltVisionFrenchy
User Rank
Iron
Re: Soft Eject
VoltVisionFrenchy   10/5/2011 4:52:08 PM
NO RATINGS
Original Poster,

Great article/tip about using PWM with a lowcost micro to do LED fade-ins and fade-outs!!

 

SoCalPE,

I see that you put lighting into furniture.  I am actively looking for artists to collaborate with for putting interactive and RGBW LEDs into artwork (yes furniture counts as artwork!!).  Check out this quick little video and let me know if you are interested in trying one of our beta prototype kits.  Thanks! -VoltVisionFrenchy

http://www.youtube.com/user/VoltVision#p/u/3/owuj8p7dMIY

wgrill
User Rank
Iron
Re: Hello to Mr. Grill
wgrill   9/21/2011 3:04:38 PM
NO RATINGS
Bob Groh... you still about?

Don't recall the last time I exchanged words with you.... pretty sure it just old age.

I would love to hear from you, so email an address at:

 contact@riverheadsystems.com

WG

BobGroh
User Rank
Platinum
Hello to Mr. Grill
BobGroh   9/16/2011 9:26:44 PM
NO RATINGS
Well, I see you are still exhibiting your regular 'shocking' physical appearance! Not so sure I buy into the 'refined' part of your presentation but interesting none the less.

William K.
User Rank
Platinum
Dimming of model lighting
William K.   9/16/2011 6:41:47 PM
NO RATINGS
I recall a programmable, time variable, dimmer circuit that was in an old SCR applications book from the late 1960's. It did not require a programmed IC, and even more interesting, probably it could still be built today with equivalent parts readily available. Will that processor be available next year?

SoCalPE
User Rank
Gold
Soft Eject
SoCalPE   9/16/2011 2:36:06 PM
NO RATINGS
I'm a mechanical engineer (and I design/build furniture with built-in lighting) so I like to see these tips on electrical controls.  This reminds me of soft eject mechanisms for cassette players (maybe I'm dating myself...  :)

Beth Stackpole
User Rank
Blogger
Re: What a photo
Beth Stackpole   9/16/2011 8:42:56 AM
Looks like a poster for a bad horror movie. Definitely good staging!

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
What a photo
Rob Spiegel   9/15/2011 10:43:54 AM
NO RATINGS
This is an interesting gadget, but the real stunner here is the photo. I hope the Gadget Freak came out of it OK.



Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Texas Instruments has produced an e-book intended to get you up to snuff on the Industrial Internet of Things.
A South African startup is combining recycled plastic with solar power to give underprivileged school children a stylish schoolbag that also supplies them with light to study by.
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.
Technology and global expansion are playing key roles in making manufacturing an attractive field for women to join, more than ever before, said the president of a woman-owned family of companies.
A few years ago, reshoring roared onto the scene as the next great movement in manufacturing, but the data so far reflect otherwise.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
8/13/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/24/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/11/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Aug 31 - Sep4, Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Writing Portable and Robust Firmware in C
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service