Glowing LED Desk Alerts you oF Emails, IMs

Published at: 12/21/2012 Category:
KEA desks are DIY-er favorites. Take this IKEA Gallant desk for instance. The desk comes with a frosted class top, and where there’s frosted glass, cool LED effects are not far behind.  The desk monitors HTTP requests and illuminates LEDs when a new chat or email message arrives.

Glowing LED Desk Alerts you of Emails, IMs

Each light is individually addressable so plenty of illuminated patterns are possible.8 LED modules are connected via a USB controller to the desktop. 

Glowing LED Desk Alerts you of Emails, IMs

 A node.js web server listens for incoming HTTP requests and connects to Growl ( a program which manages social  notifications).  The instructions detail the process of implementing the various hardware and software components of this project.[Link]

Glowing LED Desk Alerts you oF Emails, IMs
 

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