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From Digi International: 8-Bit is Back, Baby!

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on January 21, 2018

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.

With the recent comeback of classic video games like Tetris and gaming consoles from creators like Nintendo and AtGames, combined with the growing variety of addressable LEDs, all make for exciting creations using streaming video displays. The wireless controller connects the interface running the blocks software and allows for functionality after programming the microcontroller and Digi XBees.

If you are a fan of old-school 8-bit games, similar to this Tetris-like project, you can create a life-sized project of your own using the listed materials, XCTU software instructions, and assembly directions provided here.

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on January 21, 2018

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.

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