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L3D Cube: The 3D LED Cube from the Future

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Looking Glass

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music + internet + 3D LEDS = L3D Cube. Create and share in 3D. Join the future!
Backers: 689
Average Pledge Per Backer: $367

Funded: $252,678 of $38,000
Dates: Nov 24th -> Jan 5th (43 days)
Project By: Looking Glass
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Latest News

Final Strrretch goal: CUBE ARCADE

January 1st - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 The future is here!!! It's 2015!!! Wooo!!! We'd like to ring in this special New Year with one last Stretch Goal...and this one's a doozy. In the last 4 days of this... (Read More)

CubeTube, Volumetric Apps on Seven Continents, & LED helmets

December 27th - via:
Cubers of the World!  The first L3D Cubes are out in the wild (for the Christmas Special Backers) and for the first time EVER, volumetric apps are flying around the internet and between Cubes!  Christmas Cubes!!! On that note, we've some good news.... (Read More)

Stretch Goals, Christmas, & Cubes in Tokyo

December 14th - via:
Hello backers!  Good news... STRETCH GOAL #1 IS UNLOCKED! YES! Thanks to all of you, we blew past $138K with three weeks to go!!!  WOOOO!!!  That means that everyone's cubes, including the Christmas Special Cube backers, will all have an... (Read More)

It's Not Quite Holograms, But Getting There: the L3D Cube

December 10th - via:
A new product from a Brooklyn company that specializes in physical 3D visualizations is the Pong of holograms (Read More)

Bucky Fuller's Dreams, Christmas, & Sparks

December 9th - via:
We all have heroes, right?  Well, one of my invention heroes is Buckminster Fuller.  "Call me Trim Tab", the inventor of geodesic domes, Buckminster Fuller of C60 (Buckminsterfullerene) - you know, Bucky.  Turns out, he predicted this project.... (Read More)

Stretch goals, brain-controlled cubes, & the inevitable meme

December 1st - via:
Wonderful Backers Would-be and Are! I hope you're sitting down, because you are about to see something that may blow the socks right off your feet.  And yes, I know you're wearing shoes. STRETCH GOAL #1: ACCELEROMETERS If this crazy train... (Read More)

L3D Cube Takes the Work out of Building an LED Cube

November 30th - via:
Building an LED cube usually means a heck of a lot of delicate soldering work. Bending jigs, assembly jigs, and lots of patience are the name of the game. The problem multiplies if you want to build with RGB LEDs. [Shawn and Alex] are hoping to change all that with their L3D cube. Yes, L3D is a Kickstarter campaign, but it has enough good things about it that we’re comfortable featuring it here on Hackaday. What [Shawn and Alex] have done is substitute WS2812b surface mount LEDs for the 5mm or 3mm through hole LEDs commonly used in cubes. The downside is that the cube is no longer visible on all sides. The upside is that it becomes a snap to assemble. (Read More)


November 27th - via:
Backers!  Thanks to you, we blew past our goal in a day and a half, and we're showing no signs of stopping!    You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  audio by James Morrison and the Big Phat Band and Mike... (Read More)

This Cool 3D Display Turns Your Music into a Psychedelic Light Show (and Could Be Yours by Christmas)

November 25th - via:
The L3D Cube Kickstarter project lets you build a 3D display in your living room, then program it to change colors and patterns in response to your music. And that's just for starters. (Read More)

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