Red And White LED Dresses

Fixed up some broken images 2018-10-01. I’ve been experimenting with electronic fashion since about 2012. In that time I’ve never produced a finished garment that someone might want to wear. I’ve just created example pieces showing the techniques and/or capabilities of the technology. This year I wanted to do something different and have something real […]

Aurora Lamp

Over the first weekend in March I took part in the first Science Hack Day Dublin an open data hacking event hosted in Dublin City University. The challenge was for participants to come up with open data related project ideas, to form groups, work on those projects and present the results all within 36 hours. […]

LED Matrix Display

Last Sunday I gave a workshop in TOG as part of it’s Engineers Week 2011 activities. We spent the day assembling a 8×8 Red/Green LED Matrix Display circuit which I designed in strip board. The circuit forms an interface between a micro controller and a 8 by 8 Dual Colour Common Anode LED Module. This […]

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 […]

Engineers Week 2011

Next week I’m helping to run a number of events in TOG for Engineers Week. I’ll be helping Jeffrey with his free Arduino 101 – Learn to Blink on Tuesday, the Soldering Workshop on Saturday and I’ll be giving a new LED Dot Matrix Display Workshop on Sunday (I hope to do a write up […]