Create an IoT party parrot sprite animation that alerts you about new tweets that folks send you with the hashtag #partyparrot.

This project uses the Twitter API v2 to query tweets. You can fetch these tweets with the adafruit_matrixportal library and a MatrixPortal M4 plugged directly into your 32x32 RGB LED Matrix. The MatrixPortal M4 has a USB C port for power and data, which keeps the number of wires low. This makes for a nice and compact IoT project for your desk so that you never miss a virtual party.


Parts List

Video of assembled and powered on 32x32 RGB LED Matrix Panel - 5mm pitch. The matrix displays swirling, psychedelic rainbow colors.
Bring a little bit of Times Square into your home with this sweet 32 x 32 square RGB LED matrix panel. These panels are normally used to make video walls, here in New York we see them...
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Video of a person rotating an LED matrix panel with animation resembling falling colored sand.
Folks love our wide selection of RGB matrices and accessories, for making custom colorful LED displays... and our RGB Matrix Shields...
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LED RGB matrix 12" x 12" with "Adafruit Industries LED Matrix" text showing, and LED acrylic slowly covering to make it nicely diffused
A nice whoppin' slab of some lovely black acrylic to add some extra diffusion to your LED Matrix project. This material is 2.6mm (0.1") thick and is made of special cast...
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USB Type A to Type C Cable - approx 1 meter / 3 ft long
As technology changes and adapts, so does Adafruit. This  USB Type A to Type C cable will help you with the transition to USB C, even if you're still...
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USB C to USB C cable. USB 3.1 gen 4 with E-Mark. 1 meter long
As technology changes and adapts, so does Adafruit! Rather than the regular USB A, this cable has USB C to USB C plugs!USB C is the latest...
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This guide was first published on Oct 06, 2020. It was last updated on Dec 09, 2023.

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