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ThingM is a device studio. We design and manufacture ubiquitous computing / Internet of Things products that combine user experience design expertise with a deep knowledge of cutting-edge technologies. We create useful tools for designers and innovative products for everyone else.

Our specialty is making everyday things from the near future.

ThingM principals Mike Kuniavsky and Tod E. Kurt are leading experts in the fields of hardware and software user experience, web technology development and consumer robotics. They have been collaborating on projects since 1994, when they created, one of the earliest e-commerce web sites, which launched two months before

Our expertise with agile and flexible development strategies, bold technology choices and innovative user-centered design serves as a framework for all ThingM projects.

We prefer to explore ideas first without the constraints of technological limitations, before we create technologies to address those limitations. Our Technology SketchesTM document that process, the kinds of ideas we have, and how we develop them.
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Using BlinkM with LabVIEW
Programming the Blink(1) with C# & .NET
Tod interviewed on
The Punchthrough Bean Octoblu Button, with blink(1)
Stack of RasPis and blink(1)s for network monitoring
Using Snarl Windows notification system w/ blink(1)
RT @todbot: Folks at @Hackaday made a wonderful graphic for blink(1) in their store Thx guys!
2 months ago
RT @todbot: Haskell bindings for blink(1) USB notification light, thanks to gregnwosu!
2 months ago
RT @Nerds_H: blink(1) mk2 für 28,85€ (Programmierbare Status LED) #deal
2 months ago
blink1-tool for OpenWrt and Arduino Yun
3 months ago
“@todbot: Don't forget, 20% blink(1) USB RGB notification lights for all of December!”
3 months ago
RT @todbot: Don't forget, 20% blink(1) USB RGB notification lights for all of December!
3 months ago
RT @todbot: Last minute present ideas: blink(1) USB notifier light in @MakerShed & free shipping on >$50…
3 months ago
ThingM Project Feature: BlinkM in Firefly Cloud
3 months ago
RT @todbot: Hey look, @thingm blink(1) is in the Linux USB ID repository ! Now "lsusb" will be friendlier (thx Step…
3 months ago
Blink1Control v1.94 released
3 months ago
20% off in December for a blinkmas with blink(1)
3 months ago
RT @todbot: Yay! RT @hackaday: #CyberMonday: 25% off blink(1) mk2 USB super status light. Use code HAD-CYBER-BLINK
3 months ago
BlinkM support in Cylon.JS robot framework
3 months ago
RT @FourQ: I've been after a @thingm Blink(1)Mk2 for so long. Just found one on amazon. #happy


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