LaMetric Time DIY Project/Multifunctional LED Screen

I saw the LaMetric Time and thought that it’s a great product, but way overpriced. So i decided to built sth. similar on my own.

Main Functions I want:
-show live youtube subscribers
-show time/date
-show text
-change functions on the device itself
-smartphone controlable via IFTTT

I would use LED Matrices.

Can you do this with the photon? Or do I need a Arduino/Pi? I also would be thankful for any approaches or ideas, I am total new to all of this. THANK YOU

This is certainly doable with Particle devices. Have a look at this neat LED matrix project for some ideas: RGB Pixel Clock Kit (Maker Faire 2016)

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Can’t wait to see what you come up with. You might end up finding that the LaMetric isn’t as overpriced as you originally thought! :smile: