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Led by the LEDs

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Published on : 2017-01-10
By : Etienne

Let's just say we want to give feedback using LEDs. Regular on-off single-color LEDs are great, but think about how much more information we can relate if we use multicolored LEDs. After testing stand-alone LEDs, RGB LEDs and finally addressable RGB LEDs, we decided on the latter. Why? 1) Programmable - send LED updates to change all at once like a shift register 2) So many color choices and easy to program them using RGB values. Not only does this give us more opportunities to incorporate colors into puzzles but also we can throw "victory parties", giving visual feedback on...