Official software for blink(1) USB RGB LED by ThingM
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"blink(1) is a super status light: it packs three dimensions of information (color, brightness and pattern) into a single tiny package that fits into any USB port on nearly every device. It makes it incredibly easy to connect any data source in the cloud or on your computer to a full-color RGB LED so you can know what's happening without checking any windows, going to any websites or typing any commands."

Ready-to-run Applications to play with

  • Blink1Control -- -- Mac & Windows GUI for IFTTT and other blink(1) triggering [not ready yet]

  • BlinkATweet -- Watch real-time Twitter stream for keywords, flash blink(1) when found. Download: (Mac OSX) / (Windows)

  • Blink1ColorOrgan -- Sound-reactive program, music-to-color, instant disco! Download: (Mac OSX) / (Windows)

  • Blink1ColorPicker -- Play with blink(1) select colors. Download: (Mac OSX), (Windows)

  • Blink1Test0 -- a very simple random-color app. Download: (Mac OSX) / (Windows)

  • blink1-tool -- command-line program for use in your own scripts. Download for: (Mac OSX) / (Windows) / (Linux64) / (RaspberryPi)

What is in this repo

The following directories exist:

  • builds -- Compiled versions of popular blink(1) apps
  • docs -- documentation about APIs and such
  • commandline -- C library and command-line tools
  • java -- Java / Processing library
  • processing -- Processing applications (
  • libraries -- libraries common to all systems (including HTML app code)
  • mac -- Mac OS X details and GUI control application
  • windows -- Windows details and GUI control application
  • linux -- Linux details
  • hardware -- all hardware-related info (firmware & schematic & enclosure)

Some docs that might be useful

Also see the wiki pages

More Info about blink(1)