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LED Matrix Controller Software

Discussion in 'The Development Lab' started by BradsXmasLights, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. BradsXmasLights

    BradsXmasLights WiFi Interactive

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    Here's a quick demo of my new Matrix Controller software that can dynamically transcode a "blank" matrix of E1.31 DMX packets from LSP (or whatever) to in to anything I like instantly!
    LSP + Custom Matrix Controller Software
     
  2. AAH

    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    I'm liking the idea. Can you transcode some LSP packets into some gold nuggets for me :)
    Without some commentary or further info I'm kinda guessing the what the program is doing is re-mapping some packets onto different outputs. Hoping to get some more info.
     
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    BradsXmasLights

    BradsXmasLights WiFi Interactive

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    Basically...
    1. LSP is setup to generate a plain RGB matrix , outputting it via unicast to the IP address of the PC running my software.
    2. My software takes this raw (eg: colour) matrix and alpha blends it against a monochrome transparency template (eg: text); to calculate what the merged matrix should be.
    3. Then new E.31 packets are generated accordingly, unicasting to the output controllers.
    There's also some extra logic for minimum text brightness so text won't go completely black/invisible, gamma correction, etc too. Work in progress still :)
     
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    David_AVD Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    Looking good, very interesting way to handle LSP
     

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