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  • The LEDybug, physically,
    • is a portable electronic sign,
    • has a bright, lightning fast LED array about 2.4" x 5.6", and
    • displays Text and Graphics.
  • Impact on viewers:
    • The LEDybug commands attention.
      • The bright, flashy display catches and holds the eye, almost involuntarily.
    • Text is readable at 3-50 feet.
    • The message goes with a person, where no message has gone before.
  • Examples of Use:
    • Attract attention of people within sight.
    • Display information.
      • Show soccer game score.
        • (and advertise sponsors, sports stores, …)
    • Direct herds of people in airports or sports event.
      • These lines are now short: Windows 27-29
    • Lead tour groups.
      • Mayfield High Trojans - We head to Gate 33 in 14 minutes
    • Call to community action.
      • Join our neighborhood food buying coop
    • Invite interaction.
      • Ask me about…
    • Narrow your search, filter audience, find specific target
      • Need CFO for this novel product
    • Speakers aid
      • Focus you audience's attention. Like PowerPoint in your hand.
      • See where you are in your talk, a poor-man's teleprompter.
      • Ask for Laughter, Applause, Wild Cheering
    • Ask for directions when you don't speak the language
      • Please point toward the Greyhound Station.
        • Por Favor dirijame a la terminal de autobuses.
      • Is this the bus to Vera Cruz?
        • ¿Este es el autobus que va para Veracruz?
    • Advertise.
      • Eat at ABC Deli - 123 Main Street
      • Got Attention? Get a LEDybug!
    • On you desk at work.
      • Genius at work - Do not disturb.
      • I'll be available at 10:15.
    • Flash Cards for individual or group study, or for classroom.
      • lansar (Spanish/English)
        • to throw, threw, thrown
      • Q. 8 * 7 + 9 = (Arithmetic)
        • A. 65
    • Games.
      • Pong now available.
      • Tetris and many others possible.
    • Clocks.
      • Palo Alto: Sat 5:18 PM - Tokyo: Sun 9:18 AM - Shanghai: Sun 8:18 - Mumbai: Sun 5:48 AM
  • Learn more…
    • Getting Started is a one-page description of basic concepts and operations.
    • Documentation is full, detailed documentation of the LEDybug and its accessories, development system (LEDybird), interfaces, programming language and everything.
    • See the complete Site Map. Search this site is at the top of all pages.
  • News
    • 2/10/2011
      • We have a fine prototype wood case for the LEDybug. It's a beauty. The front and back snap together accurately, there are two dove-tail battery doors, and there is even engraving on the front. Soon we will have a set of four for our existing PCBs.
      • This web site will soon be replaced by a new Drupal web site now under construction, reorganized and updated to reflect software upgrades.
    • 9/6/2010: Finished new software features:
      • Fence: To restrict navigation to outline of presentation, to prevent getting lost in front of hundreds of people.
      • Bread Crumbs: To show higher levels of message, to help speaker and audience keep thoughts organized.
      • New Character Entry: More intuitive, more consistent. Adaptable to foreign languages.
    • 7/22/2010: Started final push on features for the introduction of the LEDybug device.
    • 7/6/2010: Added a lot of marketing/commission stuff to Internet. See sidebar for links.
    • 6/29/2010: Edited and improved recently Getting Started.
    • 5/28/2010: Revision 0.4.0 LEDybug PCB is complete and correct.
    • 5/18/2010: Ads by Google are showing up on this page on my Opera browser. Wikidot has the right to do that on this free account, but it is not very well placed or very pretty. There are none on Chrome or Firefox.
    • 2/24/2010: Revision 0.3.0 LEDybug hardware is stable.
      • Version 0.4.0 PCB due soon to eliminate rare flicker problem.
    • 2/24/2010: Version 1.0 LEDybug software has
      • Indicators for sibling messages above and below current message.
      • Pong game is now in Flash. Any user can play game, view and modify the code.

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