BlinkyTape and DMX - a HUGE Opportunity
I want to put this concept out to the community now, as I think there's a huge market waiting for the BlinkyTape if someone (probably not me) can do the coding to allow for easy control via DMX. The prosumer holiday lighting market is pretty substantial. One of the most popular systems is Light-o-Rama, which includes sophisticated sequencing software and lighting controllers for creating amazing displays. One of the products LOR sells is a pixel-level RGB light string that can be controlled via their sequencing software at the individual pixel level, making for some wonderful effects. These strings cost about $250 a pop. However, the LOR software will also put out DMX. There are a number of enthusiasts hacking together their own versions of the light strings with over-the-counter parts, but they are still very much in the DIY stages of development (usually soldering involved). I can imagine that if Blinkinlabs could make it possible to just download and install a sketch onto the BlinkyTape that would get it up and running on DMX immediately, the prosumer holiday lighting enthusiasts would go nuts for it.