MAGIC PIXEL – Bluetooth full color LED display

MAGIC PIXEL – Bluetooth full color LED display

 

Update 2: First VIDEO WALL experiences with Magic Pixel.

Magic Pixel is a universal and handy Bluetooth LED display, which we’ve been developing with focus on ease of use and effectivity. It can be used for displaying advertisement, information or just for fun. Magic Pixel is an ideal solution where effective and dynamic visualization of information is required.

With its thin profile and matte black front panel Magic Pixel looks unsuspicious, but its high luminosity display with live colours will attract every single pair of eyes passing by.

Magic Pixel is available in two sizes. The smaller one has a resolution of 64×32 pixels, and it measures 25.2″ by 12.6″ (28″ across). The bigger model has a resolution of 64×48 pixels, and it measures 25.2″ by 18.9″ (31.5″ across). Both models feature a thin profile, and are only 1.2″ thick.

Mobile apps for Magic Pixel will be available for both iOS and Android, and will be available for free from App Store and Google Play correspondingly.

Supported functions:

  • Live video streaming from PC or Mac over USB 2.0
  • Scrolling text editable over Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • Playback of animations in GIF format from a micro SD card

You can use the animation or the video stream from the computer as a backdrop for the two lines of independent scrolling text. The animation has to be in GIF format with a resolution, which matches the resolution of the panel (64×32 or 64×48 pixels). The video is streamed over USB 2.0 using our free app for both Windows and OS X.

The screen flicker is caused by the camera refresh rate being out of sync with the Magic Pixel’s refresh rate, and therefore is not visible to the naked eye.

You can stream your desktop or a video from your PC or Mac using the supplied free application.

The software is compatible with Windows XP or newer, and OS X 10.6 and newer, and requires Java Runtime Environment to be installed.

The screen flicker is caused by the camera refresh rate being out of sync with the Magic Pixel’s refresh rate, and therefore is not visible to the naked eye.

You can edit any of the two lines of scrolling text using the mobile app for Magic Pixel very easily. You can adjust the horizontal position, scrolling type, speed and direction, text size, colour and font. There are 12 colours and 9 fonts to choose from and it’s possible to flip the text by 180 degrees as well.

In order to start using Magic Pixel with your phone, you don’t need to do anything else, just to pair it using Bluetooth, open our app and connect to the display. When pairing, a PIN code is required (default is 1234), which can be changed by the user.

The screen flicker is caused by the camera refresh rate being out of sync with the Magic Pixel’s refresh rate, and therefore is not visible to the naked eye.

Magic Pixel will play animated GIF files saved on a micro SD card. The supported resolutions are 64×32 and 64×48 pixels. Below you can see a few examples.

On the video below you can see how does Magic Pixel play GIF files with 64×32 pixels resolution from the micro SD card.

And this is how the bigger Magic Pixel plays the animated GIFs, this time with a resolution of 64×48 pixels.

The screen flicker is caused by the camera refresh rate being out of sync with the Magic Pixel’s refresh rate, and therefore is not visible to the naked eye.

The high luminance SMD RGB LEDs guarantee excellent visibility and readability even on direct sunlight. The brightness is adjustable by the user up to >2000cd/m2.

Magic Pixel supports 16.7 million colours for the best possible image quality.

Magic Pixel Control Card v.1.0

*WiFi 802.11g module ESP8266 (OPTIONAL) will be supported in the future.

MAGIC PIXEL Control Card v.1.1

We have developed a powerful hardware for Magic Pixel. The ARM Cortex-M4 CPU running at 120 MHz has absolutely no problems to run the 64×48 pixel display at a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The Magic Pixel Control Card contains a module supporting Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, USB 2.0 for computer connection, a micro SD card slot, buttons for some of the functions and a 16 pin connector for the LED panels. The Control Card requires a 5V DC power supply, the maximum current draw is 8 amps.

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