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A Sense of Motion

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This week our Interactive 8Bit bin contemporary art project has started taking shape. The front panel that holds the perspex pixels has been CNC machined to perfection! We also re-appropriated an Airwick IR motion sensor to detect when rubbish is being placed in the bin. We changed our programming to accept the sensor into digital pin 2 and play a random LED sequence once the sensor has been activated. Another member of the group put together a a max patch that also plays random 8 bit (Chip Tune) sounds when the sensor is activated. It takes in a number of samples created using a plugin called Bitspeek within an Audio editing application. We also managed to get a fantastic speaker for a good price  Airwick IR Motion Sensor Test   Mighty Dwarf Speaker and Max Patch Test   An Example of the max patch   Photos Scridb filter

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