The unblinking stare of an adafruit eye

The unblinking stare of an adafruit eye

Thanks to 1 Mark Komus for flagging this, simply noticed n twitter – it’s the adafruit MONSTER M4SK eyes, repurposed in an appropriately round method. (We’re speaking the DIY Digital Eyes Masks, to be exact, which prices $44.95 when in inventory).

They usually characteristic 240×240 pixel IPS TFT shows – I learn – pushed by a 120 MHZ Cortex M4 processor, however Mark has labored his personal system. Particularly, utilizing an adafruit Feather M4 and a spherical 1.28-in LCD display screen with GC9A01 Controller.

The attention actually does look nearly 3D however it’s a flat show with appropriately reasonable pictures continually displayed. These eyes may look precisely the way you wished! I wouldn’t look into them too carefully, although.

He cites this work on Github for individuals who wan’t to look into some GC9A01A show driver code.

Spectacular. A bit creepy, however spectacular!

And to complete off, within the twitter feedback, somebody posted this nice GIF. We’re undoubtedly within the Halloween Zone.


In the event you’re in search of much more eye management, try the work of San Jose artist, Chris Eckert.

He labored up a prototype for a dynamic, pan-handling sculpture dubbed “Gimme” (pictured proper).

It’s an Arduino-based system that makes use of sensors to trace an individual’s motion, and as soon as they’re positioned the sculpture is meant to solicit cash!

See additionally: Steampunk iPod Nano and Nintendo Gameboy


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