26 Apr '16, 8pm

8-bit Video Wall Made From 160 Gaming Keyboards

8-bit Video Wall Made From 160 Gaming Keyboards

Well this is something we haven’t seen before. A video wall An 8-bit style video wall made from 160 RGB illuminated gaming keyboards . On display at the PAX East gaming expo, the keys on 160 Logitech keyboards make up the “pixels” of a video wall showing a short film inspired from side-scroller video games. It’s the work of the production company iam8bit . Details on the system are scant, but we can learn a little from close observation of the video. Logitech’s RGB illuminated keyboard allow every key to be set to a custom color. The keyboards making up the wall seem to have the key markings removed or the keys replaced with blanks to enhance visibility. We’ve seen details behind mosaic-style Raspberry Pi based video walls before, as well as individual RGB LED based video walls , but there is no word on what is used behind the scenes to drive this display or how it was mad...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2016/04/26/8-bit-video-wall-made-from...

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