Here are some highlights from our 2012 display, including snipets from the 2 latest videos to be added to those that are projected onto our 4 ft by 7 ft video screen that the display is synchronized to.
We also have some highlights from our latest, and most ambitious addition to the display to date - the pixel tree. Our pixel tree, based on a design by our dear friends and master decorators Walter and Jackie Monkhouse, is composed of over 1360 pixels, each of which can be individually controlled!
A video display device, such as your television, or computer monitor is made up of thousands of pin-point sized pixels, each one of which is similarily controlled and can output over 16 million colors.
Our pixel tree is composed of "pixels on steroids", as each one is much larger than the small dots that make up your video display devices. Other than the size difference they are essentially identical, as we can control each individual pixel, telling it to turn on/off, dim/brighten, and change to any color we can imagine!
Yes, the tree can project video, and pictures just like your television can, in addition to patterns, but since we have a much higher resolution video screen already as part of our display, our plan is to focus on other types of projections on this tree.
Please note - Given that our display covers a one half acre front yard, and one half acre side yard, it has become too time consuming and resource intensive to film the entire display every 2 years, so going forward we will record only the new additions/significant display items. The viewer is invited to look at our previous displays to get a broader view of what our display entails.
Diane and I hope you enjoy this 20 minute overview. Thanks for watching, Greg