23 Oct '16, 5am

Levi's 'Make Our Mark' Campaign Transforms Vintage Tech into Web-Enabled Devices | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green

Levi's 'Make Our Mark' Campaign Transforms Vintage Tech into Web-Enabled Devices | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green

Each of the antique items were redesigned to communicate with a web interface. Raspberry Pi was chosen to be the brains inside the pieces, and everything was programmed in Python. Wi-fi modules were placed in the devices so they could take advantage of hotspots as they moved across the country via Levi’s Station to Station tour . The devices used AtMega328 chips and custom boards that housed the chips and controlled peripheral LED lights and buttons. RFID bracelets allowed artists to log into their social media accounts and post to Twitter, SoundCloud, and Instagram.

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