blink(1)

by luca
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I’ve already posted about a 3d printer funded by Kickstarter.

Today I found, on Kickstarter again, an interesting project by ThingM, named blink(1). The idea behind it is very simple: an RGB led powered and controlled via USB.

blink(1) is detected as an HID device by computers, so it doesn’t need any drivers being compatible with every O.S.; ThingM promised the controlling application will be available on Windows, Linux and Mac.

You can find several ways to use it, a small list is available on Kickstarter’s page and includes:

[checklist]

  • color-based notifications (e.g. blu = new tweet, green = new email…);
  • mobile controlled indicator;
  • night light with programmable patterns…

[/checklist]

I’m one of the backers: wait until October for a review 😉

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Mauro Tuesday July 17th, 2012 - 01:43 PM

Davvero molto interessante 🙂 un progetto semplice, divertente e con molte potenzialità.

Bravo per averlo scovato e complimenti al Team di ideatori.

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lucadentella.it – Blink(1) – Recensione Saturday February 2nd, 2013 - 05:56 PM

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