We are in the final stages of preparing a Christmas soldering project. Here is a video of the prototype board.
This prototype is running on one of our own Freescale controller boards but the soldering kit will be designed to plug into an Arduino or Raspberry Pi. (If you don’t have one of these we can supply a pre-programmed controller.)
When you wave your hand over the photo sensor on the top of the board the light level drops. When the program senses this drop in light level it starts the music IC and runs a little light show.
The project can be soldered in under an hour and the program will take a few minutes. Something to impress your friends with at Christmas.
We are planning to run this as our second crowd-funding campaign starting in the next few days. Check back here for the details.