Wearables and 29c3

I’ve been quietly working on a product idea inspired by conversations with fellow TOG member chebe about her blue LED Matrix Top. I had noticed the different levels of illumination in a row when more then one LED is illuminated. I suggested that using a high-side transistor or special driver chip might resolve the problem […]

Laser Tag m0dul

This project was inspired by an off-the-cuff comment during Maker Faire UK in March 2011. Over the weekend I was hanging out with members from a number of UK hackerspaces. One day a small group went off to play a game of Laser Tag. The paraphrased comment that suck in my mind after that was […]

LED Badges

Just after getting back from 27c3 in early January Jeffrey and myself got talking about a project for TOG’s Paddy’s Day hackaton. Our general idea was to create a little badge with LEDs in the shape of a shamrock. We were hoping for something small, light and bright with lots of LEDs. I said that […]