DIY – HOWTO make LED Fireflies!

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Check out these cool LED fireflies you can make!

The inspiration for this project comes from having never lived in an area where fireflies were common and being deeply fascinated whenever I encounter them in my travels. The flash patterns have been digitized from firefly behavioral research data found online and were modeled in Mathematica so that variations of speed and intensity could be generated. The final output was transformed by a lightness function and written into header files as 8-bit PWM data.


3 Responses to DIY – HOWTO make LED Fireflies!

  1. girrrrrrr2 says:

    i heads that fireflyes arent coming out as much anymore…

  2. Izl says:

    I still see them somtimes, havent cought them in a while

  3. girrrrrrr2 says:

    … oh than they arent coming out in gallesburg il anymore.. (grasndparents live there…)

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