IR controlled concert LED wristband

Since the Xyloband was used on Coldplay concerts in 2012, the use of interactive audience illumination gadgets has become common in the entertainment industry.

Update.  I tried a set of new AAA cells in the unit, hoping for a self test sequence, but it stayed unlit.  It needs to see the correct IR codes to operate.

This unit is a Pixmob band that can be given a specific identification code and is controlled by high power infrared floodlights in the lighting rig that transmit control data when triggered by the lighting desk.

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