This guide is designed to get you started using the Expressive Pixels application with the Matrix Portal. Below are some resources for taking your Expressive Pixels project further.

Tips and Tricks

This guide covered the basics of creating, saving and playing an animation using Expressive Pixels. If you want to learn more about the Expressive Pixels app's advanced authoring tools - Microsoft Research hosts a website with video tutorials for Expressive Pixels. Topics covered range from using layers to importing GIFS to use as animations.

Technical Information

The firmware which runs on the Matrix Portal is open source. Check out the ExpressivePixels GitHub repository for this project to view the source code and learn more.

This guide was first published on Dec 11, 2020. It was last updated on Jul 18, 2024.

This page (Going Further) was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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