Use Tech To Have The Spookiest House On The Block This Halloween
The scary season is in full swing and you should expect some trick or treat soon. Take some time to build up your confidence before making dessert.
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If you want to get into the spirit of October and decorate your home, you can do it with a little technology. You can have an amazing display without breaking the bank. Here's how a little technology can take your Halloween decoration to the next level.
Digitize your Halloween
Every day I see all sorts of reports from the digital world, from new gadgets to innovative ways technology is making life more convenient and fun. Which brings me to Halloween.
Over the years, Halloween decorations have included foam headstones, plastic skeletons, artificial webs, and giant inflatable boats. But this year, you can mix things up with eye-catching digital effects that will make your home look like a haunted house.
Bringing the spirit of nature into your home is easy. Installation takes less than an hour:
Pretty cool, right? To create these Halloween effects you will need:
- Design material.
- Camera tripod.
- DVD player.
- Portable Bluetooth speaker.
- Bluetooth transmitter (optional).
To begin, open the curtains on both sides and raise the curtains. Now we need material to cover the window. You can use a transparent material, such as light-colored curtains or transparent nets.
Here are some RYB Home curtains that should fit, or you can pick up what you need at your local fabric store. Be sure to stretch the material as straight as possible, otherwise the projected image will be distorted.
The projector has many uses
You don't need an expensive home theater projector to make it work. This Crenova mini projector can be used to watch movies in the garden when you are not showing scary things on Halloween. You can also connect your phone with an HDMI cable.
Another reliable option is the Vilinice projector, which can connect to your devices via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
Whichever projector you choose, it's best to find a projector with HD 1080p resolution or better for a sharper image.
Give legs to the projector
If there is no specific screen size setting, make sure you have enough room to move the projector closer or farther to get the right size. Place it on a table or attach it to a regular camera tripod like this AmazonBasics model. It stretches from 25 to 60 centimeters and weighs only three pounds.
For video, you can order a digital DVD with AtmosFX and connect a DVD player to the projector.
An affordable option is this Sony Blu-Ray player. Upgrade Blu-Ray discs to 4K, DVDs to HD quality and connect Bluetooth.
Don't Forget Scary Sounds
After setting up the screen, projector and digital decorations, it's time to hear the creepy sounds. If your window is not open, no one outside can hear the mesmerizing soundtrack of the video.
Add a waterproof Bluetooth speaker to add some air. This Anker Soundcore speaker packs a lot of sound into a small package and has 24 hours of battery life.
If your projector doesn't have Bluetooth, you can add a small transmitter to wirelessly connect to your speaker.
Finally, if you don't want to leave your projector on all night, here's another tip. Plug in a smart plug like this Amazon smart plug and set the turn off time at night with the Alexa app.
Now you are ready to become the scariest house on the block.
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