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BlinkM Project Gallery

WII NUNCHUCK CONTROL

Ben Bleything uses the Wii nunchuck’s rotating joystick to control the color of a BlinkM.

He uses DarwiinOSC connected and Processing to control an Arduino talking to a BlinkM. Bleything provides a full description and source code on his site.

HEARTBEAT LIGHT

Lady Ada (Limor Fried) made a simple heartbeat light badge, appropriate for Valentine’s Day or as a quick prototype of a medical or safety device.

Fried provides an extensive description on her site.

TEMPERATURE SENSOR

Lady Ada (Limor Fried) uses a BlinkM as a simple temperature indictor.

Fried provides an extensive description on her site.

POLITICAL POSTER

James Home backlit parts of a Shepard Fairey (of Obey Giant fame) Barak Obama poster to draw attention to it on a crowded urban sidewalk.

BoingBoing covered it and linked to Dan Ancona’s pictures.

KOMBOLOI: A DIGITAL WORRY BEAD

Julian Bleecker connected two BlinkMs to a small board with a capacitance sensor in a beautiful translucent package to create a dynamic digital worry bead.

Bleeker describes it in detail on his site.

A WEATHER PREDICTOR

Scott Reston created an ambient weather predictor much like the Ambient Orb’s weather mode using two BlinkMs, an Arduino, and PHP code that grabs today’s weather from Yahoo.

On his site Reston provides a the PHP weather fetching codeand more detail on the project.

LED MOOD LAMP

Nathan Johnston used an old IKEA lamp to create a basic ambient information platform

Johnston has a fuller description and video on his site.

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