Monkey Light Pro will make your bike is most noticeable on the road




Monkey Light Pro will make your bike is most noticeable on the road


There are quite a lot of interesting ways to decorate your bike. But the company with the funny name MonkeyLectric offers the best option, which is exactly make you visible on the road: a set of Monkey Light Pro – a device consisting of a plurality of LED-lights and grounded on the wheel bicycle and literally creating one color displays.

Admittedly, this is not the first such system, which has already been presented, and the company has produced in the past MonkeyLectric other models, but it’s just the coolest thing of all of them. Over the past two years the company has created custom-made prototypes by hand such devices for kakih-nibud events and projects. During this time, developers have the experience and decided that they are ready to move to a mass market.

Monkey Light Pro consists of four printed circuit boards, which are wired LED-bulb with 256 different colors. When all four parts are installed between the spokes on a bicycle wheel, they make it to the display, which displays color animation during movement. Static or animated image of a cyclist can download it, the system via Bluetooth. And then, at a set rate of 10 to 65 km / h, to enjoy (along with others) with all sorts of color pictures. For more precise operation of the system is also used biaxial accelerometer and four magnetic sensor are read and the rotation speed of the wheels, allowing the image remain stable and not simply rotate with the wheels when the bicycle is gaining speed, slowing and even goes back.


Monkey Light Pro suitable for installation on any bicycle wheel diameter of 66 cm and more, and also comprises a set of protective system stainless steel, which allows the device to remain on the wheels, and not move away from it in the hands of a thief. Monkey Light Pro consists of a durable urethane, which protects it from water, vibration and is designed for everyday use. Built-in lithium-ion battery that is charged via USB, missing from 3 to 8 hours of full brightness and up to 48 hours at low brightness – it all depends on how complex the animation you want to use.


And thanks to a special program, the user can create their own “playlists” of images, or borrowed from other creators or their own – the necessary software and API are freely available to any developer who has decided to create their own animated masterpiece.


Unfortunately, there is currently no application that allows to control the system via a smartphone . But it so far. At the moment, developers Monkey Light Pro looking for funding at the site Kickstarter, to finally finish in the subsequent design of the device and run it in production.

Anyone who decides to share with his MonkeyLectric 695 dollars (or more + shipping), will be one of the first lucky ones who will get ready system Monkey Light Pro in December of this year, when the official start of delivery. Price certainly bite, but you do want to stand out on the road?
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