Post Kickstarter Update #77
Tomorrow the engineering team has a meeting in the afternoon to discuss our progress. The significance of that for you is that meeting should be the final wrap... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #74
Here are a few recent pictures for you guys:
It is important to us to stay in regular contact with our backers and so we send... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #71
Here are two pics of the last revision of the Beta Scarab packaging:
We have incorporated testing results and advice into each revision. In these photos of... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #70
As we work toward the long awaited date when we can actually ship out our Beta model Scarabs to those of you who pre-ordered them, here is a... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #68
There are many tasks to accomplish before we can send out our Beta units. We have shown you pictures and videos of various hardware, software, and testing pieces.... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #66
We are working hard to get to the point where we are ready to ship Beta units. A lot is going on and we apologize that last night’s... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #64
As we continue to individually test all the Beta units and make incremental updates to the firmware and App to improve various processes and features, we are also... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #62
We have several workstreams going on right now but the one with the best pictures is the testing we are doing on the Beta units. We talk about... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #61
The Beta main boards arrived and their testing has begun. Have a look at these pictures!
We are excited to have these on hand, but as... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #59
That is the run of our Beta daughter boards, so if you backed our Beta Scarab one of those will be making its way to you! The main... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #57
Our test run of beta circuit boards were successfully printed and delivered to us, and almost all of our components have arrived. So over the past week our... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #56
Things are going well on the hardware, firmware, and App fronts, and we are about to place the order for five sets of main and daughter printed circuit... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #54
We are currently in the process of making some modifications to our firmware that we believe will be positive for the way Scarab’s sensors do their sampling. While... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #52
Our new partner’s engineers currently have two workstreams underway. The first is the testing of the hardware and app, and that is going well. However, in order to... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #45
We are working through a last issue at the end of this phase. Thank you all so much for your questions and for your messages of support. We... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #37
As the PCBAs checked out well we are getting into the detailed capabilities testing of each sensor. It also means that now is the proper time to turn... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #35
Our new batch of printed circuit board assemblies arrived last week and we are quite pleased with them. So far they are testing well and physically feel better... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #31
We are still testing and verifying results from the sensors and modules on our latest printed circuit board assemblies. They are performing well so far. As discussed, we... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #30
We have received our boards back from the assembly house with the GPS modules “flowed on” this time to ensure an effective bond. Yes, this means we have... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #27
We’ve been continuing to test the new printed circuit board assemblies and all their various sub systems and sensors. Everything is continuing to perform well!
Here is a... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #24
We have ordered what we believe to be our last prototype circuit board assembly. While all of the sensors are reporting values well and in a stable manner... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #22
Last week we got the first of our new prototype Scarab PCBA’s back from the assembly house and have been busy testing it. It has been performing well... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #16
Thanks for your patience folks. We are making great progress but tuning and calibrating each sensor involves hardware, firmware, and software work, and so is quite time consuming. But... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #14
All of the Scarab’s sensors, detection circuits, and modules are up and running and we are back to testing and retesting. One of the reasons for retesting is... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #12
Since the last update, we completed some early field testing. This was a great step for Scarab as we got to see data gathered outside the various controlled... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #11
We just finished a good week of testing! The board and all the sensors work—as in they give back electrical values. However, there is a great deal of... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #10
The team has fixed the bugs that cropped up in the first phase of testing. These included things like adjusting the sensitivities of three of the sensor circuits... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #9
After going through the initial rounds of testing we have paused to correct a few bugs that were exposed by the tests. This is a bit frustrating but... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #8
We have been having fun (for engineering values of fun!) testing the capabilities of Scarab’s sensors in the lab for the past couple of weeks. Among other things,... Read more
Post Kickstarter Update #4
I hope you great folks had a nice Easter weekend, if that’s something you’re into. Obviously we geeks love easter eggs! [Still swooning over Google Map’s Pac-Man awesomeness.... Read more
We are excited to be in the final days of this campaign and to have attracted the interest of such awesome backers!
Our goal is to build a product, and... Read more
Hi everyone! Thanks for all the interest and great questions.
-On downloading your data. We think you are going to be excited about the granularity of data from our various... Read more
To answer a question and to say thank you to many early backers, The $275 and higher reward levels will be filled by the premium "Magic" Scarab form factor unless... Read more
Many thanks to all of our early backers for helping us get over the first hurdle!!
It’s not over yet though. According to smart guys like Metcalfe and Reed the... Read more
We have promises to keep, and miles to go before we sleep. . .
Hi! Thanks for all your support and help getting us this far with 1/3 of the campaign’s time left on the clock!
Please continue to send your great questions and... Read more
It takes a village
It’s our 2 Week Kickstarter Anniversary today. Thanks for being a part of this project and helping to get us roughly 2/3 of the way to our target!
If it... Read more
First of all, thanks to all the backers of this project! We are over halfway to our goal! Please continue to send great questions and feedback.
So, why are we... Read more
Scarab gets featured!
BackerClub is featuring our campaign in the Club this week! BackerClub.co is an exclusive club for people who love Kickstarter and back a ton of projects. We're excited about what... Read more
It is our 1 Week Kickstarter Anniversary today!
We are roughly 50% of the way to our target and have been blown away by the support from our backers—Thank you guys!
We are trying to build a new... Read more