It can even pick out details including the position of your chin or eyebrows, in turn changing the colours of the RGB LEDs
(PRWEB UK) 24 May 2013
It has been reported in the Arduino blog that Vittorio Cuculo created the invention through the use of an RGB Ikea lamp and an Arduino Duemilanove micro controller. Through mapping facial expressions to a number of markers via a webcam and matching these to colours, the display on the lamp then changes. It can even pick out details including the position of your chin or eyebrows, in turn changing the colours of the RGB LEDs. In essence, the lamp allows you to portray your mood to the entire room.
The team at Simple Lighting are best known for their high quality range of domestic and commercial LEDs, including LED strip lighting and tape lighting. The specialists also offer a selection of more creative and individual lights and lamps. As such the latest news caught their attention and a representative shares their thoughts on the subject.
“This new lamp certainly caught our interest, it just goes to show how clever LEDs have become. Experts have also speculated on the use this concept could have helping those who have trouble picking up on facial expressions, such as people with autism. It wouldn’t be the first time LED use has ventured into the health and medical industry.”
Established in 2009, Simple Lighting Company aims to provide high quality lighting at some of the most competitive prices on the web. The company has grown considerably in recent years and supplies over 4000 products, specialising in LED lighting, LED tape lights, LED strip lights as well as indoor and outdoor lighting. Simple Lighting Company considers customer service its priority, regularly adding new products to the website.