August 9, 2013 AT 2:00 am

ambi-tv: computer-less ambilight-clone based on @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

gkaindl writes:

ambi-tv is a software framework to build an Ambilight clone based on an embedded Linux board (like Raspberry Pi), a video capture device and an RGB LED strip.

unlike many other solutions, ambi-tv can work with any video source and does not require an external computer to drive it.

the software is open-source, and the hardware setup is extremely easy to build off of readily available components. it is also possible to extend ambi-tv with your own effects or drivers.

The ambi-tv code is available at github: https://github.com/gkaindl/ambi-tv


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1 Comment

  1. Just occurred to me that I can use the analog comp video output from my amp and do away with the HDMI splitter and composite vid converter. This makes me happy :)

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