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Becoming Alina with a couple of interactive Gauntlets

Zoe RomanoNovember 3rd, 2014

hallow-lilypad

We’ve been amazed by the great projects coming up the week before Halloween on Twitter and Gplus community¬†and still being submitted to our blog.

Leah Libresco published an Instructables about a pair of interactive gauntlets made with Arduino Lilypad:

This Halloween, I decided to be Alina Starkov from the Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. In the books, she’s the one and only Sun Summoner, doing magic with light and heat.

Since those powers were beyond me, I put together a set of Arduino-controlled gauntlets instead, that would light up on gesture commands and slip under my sleeves. [This set up, with a few tweaks, would probably serve you well for Iron Man, too]

Instead of using a single position value from the accelerometer to turn the LEDs on and off, I picked two different triggers, so that it would be easy to *choose* whether I wanted my hands illuminated when they were straight out in front of me (a necessity, since I plan to host a party in these!)

lilypd-acceler

Full construction and code are available at this link, below you can see the project in action!

2 Responses to “Becoming Alina with a couple of interactive Gauntlets”

  1. finn_janssens Says:

    oh that is cool! is that the arduino lillypad?

  2. phuonganh Says:

    woa ! interesting

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