This is really neat, so many DIY AMBIlight clones for people who already have a TV. Would be neat to take the PC out of the picture. Are there any NTSC/PAL decoding solutions out there (that dont require an FPGA)? You could do some super-basic color analysis that way… [via]
The software analyses the image on your monitor and transfers its data by USB to the Ligthpack board. This board lights the surface behind a monitor, TV or laptop by means of RGB LEDs of the corresponded colors. The effect reminds the illumination of Phillips Ambilight TVs most of all.
light-pack – USB content-driving ambient lighting system – [Link]