August 10, 2016

Build Your Own Interactive Coffee Table

Are you sick of your boring old wooden coffee table? With this fantastic interactive coffee table designed by DanNixon, you are never going to be bored with your living room furniture ever again! The table incorporates a LED Matrix for cool lighting effects, an inbuilt bluetooth connected audio system and LCD’s to display useful information such as weather or RSS feeds.

Interactive Coffee Table

This is an excellent project that will teach you about all sorts of awesome things you can do with Arduino. To get started checkout the following link or the video below of the table in action!


If you are looking for a rapid-use LCD for your Arduino or compatible projects why not check out the Freetronics LCD & Keypad shield. The shield contains a bright 16x2 character LCD and five buttons that can be read from only one analog input pin:

LCD Shield

Did I mention that you can play games on your LCD Shield? Check it out!


Inspired to create your own interactive coffee table? Working on a project you would like us to feature in this blog? Let us know in the comments section below or on Facebook and Twitter.

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