SparkFun RED-V RedBoard - SiFive RISC-V FE310 SoC
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Friday Product Post: RED-V Standing By

Welcome to a very exciting Friday! The big news is that we’ve developed two unique RISC-V boards – an Arduino R3 RED-V footprint or our Feather-compatible Thing Plus footprint – and they’re now available! Affectionately dubbed “RED-V,” these two boards lower the barrier to entry for RISC-V without the need for a co-processor. Now, let’s take a closer look at RED-V and the rest of our new product offerings for the week! Lock RISC files in attack position! added to your cart! SparkFun RED-V RedBoard – SiFive RISC-V FE310 SoC…

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Bob Clagett made an LED Christmas tree video game for his entire town to play
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Bob Clagett made an LED Christmas tree video game for his entire town to play

Bob Clagett likes making holiday decorations. This year, however, he wanted to create something that didn’t just look nice, but was also interactive. What he came up with is a giant Christmas tree that is actually a video game! His tree-shaped matrix uses seven rows of RGB LEDs attached to the top of the structure to drop simulated snowflakes, represented by white lights. The player moves a dot on the bottom right and left to dodge these falling flakes via a pair of large arcade-style buttons. When the controlling Arduino…

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