BlinkStick is a USB-controlled smart pixel. It is an easy and fun way to build a notification light for your computer featuring a growing list of API implementations for programming languages and operating systems making it very easy to control.
It's fully open source and designed to be both educational and practical.
New, improved and more compact BlinkStick is here! It's now 20% smaller than the previous version.
New BlinkStick comes with a pre-soldered brighter LED. Full RGB colors with better color mixing!
Now it's even easier to build BlinkStick with minimized design and 9 components!
Don't feel like soldering yourself? BlinkStick comes in a pre-soldered version too!
Easy to build with just 9 components. Comprehensive instructions with pictures online.
Works with all popular operating systems and does not require any additional drivers.
Control your BlinkStick remotely. No need to install any apps on your mobile devices.
Let others take control of your BlinkStick! Anybody can set the color of your device.
Hardware and software is open source. Feel free to tinker with it and make it work for you!
Visually display CPU usage, check email, show status of your computer and much more!