A weekend's work will let you install the Cycle Chaser - a dynamic bike light that project patterns of light

The Cycle Chaser is a ‘weekend project’ devised by Matt Richardson that takes a Raspberry Pi dynamic bike light and turns it into something even cooler. With this project, which uses a small battery-powered projector, your bike can project animations on the ground behind it that speed up and slow down depending on how fast you pedal.

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Like all Raspberry Pi projects, the process is yours to own, from soldering the battery-operated pico projector to the open-source software used to sequence the patterns of light. The software is written using openFrameworks, an open-source C++ toolkit, and it can be directly sequenced to the pins from the code using WiringPi, a Raspberry Pi GPIO library.

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