This reminds me of the first LED pulse circuit I ever made.



Electric Imp project.

I am working on using the Electric Imp I got from Adafruit to make a WiFi enabled Emoticon avatar. Basically it will receive code from a website and display the icon for that code on a small 8×8 LED matrix accompanied by a notification sound. This will also provide feedback through a button on the avatar to acknowledge the emoticon, and a motion detector to tell when someone is near the avatar.

So far I have gotten the Imp to receive data from a webpage and turn LEDs on or off from three independent I/O pins. The LEDs are red, green, and blue so they make different colors depending on which ones are on. Continue reading