Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Rgb + Xyz = Fun

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

I came across this nifty concept for an electronic plaything earlier this week and thought I’d share it with you guys.

Interactive Color Cube LED by Steve Gilbertson

Steve Gilbertson’s interactive color cube uses a 3-axis accelerometer to detect movements and relays that information to a grid of brightly colored LEDs to create a portable light show in a box.

Each axis of the accelerometer (X, Y, and Z) directly influences one of the color channels (Red, Green and Blue), so every angle results in a unique color display. All of the electronics, including the array of 54 RGB diodes are packed into a tiny 2″ cube which then “floats” inside of a 4″ white acrylic box, which diffuses the light.

While this is currently a one-of-a-kind gizmo, I’m hoping that Gilbertson finds a way to mass produce battery-powered versions of the cube at some point. I’d definitely want one on my desk.



Boker Micarta .50 Cal Pen

Boker Micarta .50 Cal Pen

Making a Cardboard Transmission

Making a Cardboard Transmission

Godzilla vs. Kong (Trailer)

Godzilla vs. Kong (Trailer)

Advertisement
Electric Lincoln Corsair Rumored to Debut in 2026

Electric Lincoln Corsair Rumored to Debut in 2026

2022 Ford Raptor R Test Mule Spied Making Rumbly V8 Sounds

2022 Ford Raptor R Test Mule Spied Making Rumbly V8 Sounds

Hennessey Mammoth 1000 Squeezes Even More Power from the RAM TRX

Hennessey Mammoth 1000 Squeezes Even More Power from the RAM TRX

Advertisement