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The most advanced leds for cyclists with Arduino open source.
The most advanced leds for cyclists with Arduino open source.
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BlinkLight is a premium led belt powered by Li-Po battery, remote controller and Arduino open source. Bike lights are engineered to be 360° visible and increase other traffic user’s attention. For day and night use. Designed to be worn on you or on a bike. From now on you don't need to take off your hands from the handlebar while making a turn. So minimalistic, so simple, so effective and so affordable! 

 

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Research done by the university scientists for the UK traffic police department prove that "visible does not mean recognizable” – it means that wearing any blinking colored lights does not guarantee your safety on the road. It can cause a distraction, and as a result you can be hit by another traffic user.

BlinkLights have been designed to be visible from all directions and well recognized – we used the same colors and modes of operation as in cars and motorcycles. We have combined the most modern led lights with a great visibility – we are proud of it!

 

 

 

You can wear it however you want. You can use it as a belt on your sport wear and it’s very comfy due to lightweight and elastic strips. You can put it on the rain jacket, strip it to your bag and backpack. Easy to mount to every bike. Compatible with a child seat and child bike trailer.

 

 

 

Radio operated remote controller has been designed to fit every bicycle steering bar. Remote is easy to fit. Two buttons are for operating indicators, one is for pedestrian crossing mode.

 

 

Currently, the best led strips on a market which allow to program every single led point separately. Best light quality during the day and at night! It will even light thru your long shirt :) Leds are protected by a silicone tube. BlinkLight is fully waterproof including remote controller.

 

 

You will get three lighting modes already installed as a standard:

- front white light with indicators (animated or classic blinking)
- rear position and stop light with indicators (animated or classic blinking) both have pedestrian crossing mode
- dynamic rainbow mode  

You can switch between those modes while turning BlinkLight on.  

Arduino compatible

We also give you the Arduino open source which is easy to program. Just plug it in to your PC and you can do everything by using C++. Every BlinkLight set will come with manual ,,How To''.

 

Stop light turns on automatically due to accelerometer installed on Arduino board. Our algorithm filter will know exactly when you slow down and when you speed up. Operating is very smooth and without any delays. You can count on it!

 

 

This function is designed to raise your safety when you want to cross the street. Just press the middle button on the remote controller and the pedestrian crossing mode is turned on.

 

 

One remote controller can operate five BlinkLights at a time. When you are cycling with family or friends, the leader can turn on the direction indicators simultaneously for the entire group. 

 

 

 

 

 

You can use two BikeLights on one bike - one on the rear with red light and one on front with white front light. Both sets can be controlled by one remote controller. Each BlinkLight can be set as a front light or break light.

 

 

 

When you run out of power just plug it in to any phone charger. You can also use any power bank and charge it while cycling. Charging time with standard 5v phone charger takes up to 20 minuntes and play time is around 3-4 hours.

 

 

Adult size fits most. We will make every BlinkLight length on individual request. We will send a survey at the end of campaign. Thanks to elastic strips you can adjust it to your needs. Works with bags, backpacks, bike racks, baskets, child seats and trailers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 14 Days No question asked return
  • 1 Year Warranty

 

 

 

 

 

Our team consists of creative young people. We love developing creative ideas, and we thrive on inspiring one another. We love creating something simple but useful.

Come and help us in our adventure and become safer on the roads!

 

 

 

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Risks and challenges

We’re a team of designers, engineers, and operational workers. We understand what goes into making this product. Our factory partners are ready to go and need a minimum financial commitment from us to get started on a larger manufacturing run. We have already produced a small sample run – and some of our lucky friends are already enjoy them. We anticipate being able to fulfill orders within around 8 weeks. If order volumes exceed our expectations, it might take slightly longer to fulfill the orders.

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