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Technology of the day - Smart LED



This is a smart LED that lets designers express their ideas in multicolor light without any knowledge of electronics. Its onboard firmware sets the ultrabright, wide-angle RGB LED to virtually any color and can make it blink in almost any sequence. It is programmable with simple color sequencing software or a programming interface. Once programmed, it can be treated like a standard LED in every other way.

Here's a video of someone that used it in a project:

3 comments:

Omar said...

A few seconds in to the video the author points to a transparent film. What does that film do?

Omar said...

A few seconds in to the video the author points to a transparent film. What does that film do?

Zach Kaplan said...

Hey Omar, I'm not sure but I think he is trying to use it as a diffuser. He doesn't show it in the video but I assume he is going to cut it up and use it to diffuse the light inside his lamp.