OMG... They're Shipping!
For real! Like for real for real! You all will be getting tracking emails soon!
And here's the picture of all the Visualights under the Christmas Tree! Which BTW.. is... Read more
Now that I have your attention, the DIY bulbs and LED strips are ready to ship! The are currently being packed and will be going out after Thanksgiving cause shipping... Read more
So many new things!
Ok, Things are crazy, and I mean that in the best of ways! There has been so much progress on Visualight.
The LED strips production is complete! They are just... Read more
Long time no update...
Its been too long since I've updated you all, and I want to start off with an apology. I've been poor about communicating the progress of the project and... Read more
After being out of NYC for almost the entire month of August, I'm back at it!
DIY Visualight: All the enclosures are printed and all the boards and... Read more
Long Overdue Update
Whew, what a crazy couple of months...
The hardware for the DIY bulbs is complete! All the enclosures have been printed and all the LED boards are tested (finally). The... Read more
Its been an exciting week with production of the DIY bulb kicking into full swing! Thanks to the guys at Atlas Scientific all the SMD parts for the DIY... Read more
DIY Bulb Production Ramping up
Production of the DIY Visualight is ramping up! The PCBs are here and more parts are streaming in. The enclosure design is being finalized and the new Makerbot... Read more
Sorry for the incredible radio silence. Things have been kinda crazy around these parts. Production has been delayed and I sincerely apologize. Over the last month I've been involved in... Read more
I'm still working hard here getting things ready for you all. I've made great progress on creating the web system to setup and control your Visualight. And I... Read more
Holiday Update from Visualight
Happy Holidays from Visualight! Check out the new assembly videos and pictures on the blog -- blog.visualight.org, and the latest firmware and hardware designs on github -- https://github.com/lpercifield/visualight.
I've... Read more
Things are progressing well with development and production of Visualight. I am in the process of finalizing the PCB design for the DIY kits to get them shipped before Christmas. Since the... Read more
WE MADE IT!
Visualight has meet its funding goal and I could not have done it with out you! I'm so excited to be able to bring this project to light, pun intended! ... Read more
Demo time: LED Strip
I was reminded yesterday that I had yet to post a demo of the LED strip in action, so here it is!
New Reward: 8-Bit Visualight
To pay tribute to the true 8-bit nature of the project I've launched a limited edition 8-bit Visualight. Created with clear acrylic cubes, this version of the Visualight is... Read more
New Data Feed: NextBus
After seeing the awesome the data from NYC's BusTime system, I went looking for more data about bus systems. Quickly I came to NextBus. This system tracks buses for more than... Read more
After an awesome weekend of working on Visualight with OpenPlans, COSM, #sensemakers and @edborden, there are a whole bunch of new demos!
Check out realtime bus tracking in this video: http://vimeo.com/51409341
See realtime... Read more
See it in action!
Join me, COSM, and the Sensemakers community for a small informal hackathon with Visualight prototypes, this weekend in New York.I'll be talking about Visualight, how it all works, and... Read more
Visualight at GrowNYC: New Green City
I'm happy to announce that I'll be participating in the New Green City event TOMORROW, October 10th, in Union Square NYC. I'll be talking about my DontFlushMe project and will... Read more
New Data Feed: Cosm
I'm excited to announce a partnership with Cosm!This means that any data feed on Cosm can be connected to the Visualight system. With thousands of publicly available data streams... Read more
New Data Feed: Tide Predictions
NOAA tide predictions will now be available in the Visualight system! I've decided to add this data feed as part of the official Visualight system. You will be able to... Read more
Visualight at World Maker Faire SEPT 29-30
JUST IN TIME! A Prototype Visualight bulb will be on display at World Maker Faire this weekend in New York City. Come by and check it out for your self! ... Read more