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Now this is just a prototype for a large scale version. Covering a life sized car with LED pixels would be an epic effort I would love to undertake, but it would require some hefty funding. Not to mention someone donating a car to me… The car above used WS2812b pixels. I had a bunch of them lying around from another prototype that I had dismantled. No sense in binning these pixels if they can be reused.
The Gertrude Street Projection Festival is happening again!!! This year, I have decided to enter. Not with a car covered in LEDs, however. But with the new WOW Suit! Id love to put it on a mannequin and have it displayed inside a shop window. I have some ideas for new animation sequences that would cater well for a shop front
We had a blast at the Gertrude Street Projection Festival Robot party last night. Thanks a bunch to everyone who came and all the people who made an effort with costumes. The Wow Suit did very well, no glitches, worked for 4 hours solid and the batteries did not die! Was very hot and sweaty however…
Here are 2 pics from the GSPF Photogs, great thanks to Nicky Pastore (more coming soon I’m Told):
Some photos and a video from my very first wearing:
After some trouble with the power system, I worked out the issue(by shitty hand made solder-less connections). I have also dimmed the global power of the suit in order to not freak people out, too much :) All up I will be able to run the suit using 6 x 10Ah Modules. Here is a video of me wearing the suit, all be it at home, and the suit working properly. No glitches!
FYI, one of the artists connected to the GSPF made a great video of the opening night and I’M IN IT, so is Al, Yossi and Nierty…Watch the whole cool video or skip to 2m:16s for me, Al, Yossi and Nierty.