V2 Release News and PiBot Pioneers Update
Hi Tiddly Backers
I've been enjoying catching up with some Olympics. Its been inspiring to see the dedication and focus that so many Olympians show. It strikes me how great... Read more
Summer Update 2
We had a busy time running workshops at big science festival last month. Over a hundred and twenty Tiddlybots were built and everyone seemed to have a great... Read more
Its been a long time since last update. Over Christmas and new year we delivered a TiddlyBot to every backer that wanted one and its been a great relief to... Read more
The TiddlyBot journey continues this month with new lessons learnt and progress on all fronts. I’ve been sharing my time between completing the PiBot, developing the new V2 TiddlyBot, as... Read more
New TiddlyBot Coming and Product Support
Happy New Year!
I’m happy to say we shipped all remaining TiddlyBot kits over Christmas to everyone who’s wanted one. We've had great feedback from backers enjoying building and programming with Tiddles over... Read more
Final Shipping before Christmas
We shipped a big batch yesterday for international orders, and things are looking good for shipping to everyone who’s wanting a TiddlyBot by Christmas. We’ve emailed every backer... Read more
Who wants a TiddlyBot this Christmas? and Tiddlybot V2
This update will cover the completion of Tiddlybot pledges, ask who wants a Tiddles for Christmas, and share what’s next for Project Tiddlybot. For Pioneer backers we’ll send a... Read more
One big step closer and Raspberry Pi news!
Another week - another big step closer to completion! Ahmed has continued his great work in assembling the kits and we now have another 93 ready. The instructions... Read more
Batch Shipped and Update on Completion
We shipped our last batch last week on schedule. Thanks for Ahmed who put in some extra time to get the job done. We've now started the completion... Read more
October Update 2
Big news this week is that we have recruited the first new team member. I’d like to welcome Ahmed to my company who is an extremely capable recent... Read more
Another 100 coming and TiddlyBots final challenge
Autumns here and the robots are still coming. I’d love to wrap things up as soon as possible and I am working hard to make this happen. I’ve... Read more
Tiddles Getting Ready to Fly The Nest
It’s been awhile since last update and theres been a lot going on. I'm super keen to complete the project and it definitely now feels like we’re entering... Read more
PiBot Pioneer Update 3
Hi PiBot Pioneers
Today the Power units for the PiBots were assembled in China and their lithium ion batteries were also ordered. Next Tuesday they will be shipped to us... Read more
New Software and Shipping progress
Another week completes with lots of progress on many fronts. We shipped another 80 kits and it’s been good having comments from backers who’ve received them. People are... Read more
PiBot Pioneer Update 2
Hi PiBot Pioneers
As I suspected in my last update the PiJuice power system has taken time to complete and this looks like the critical part that will determine getting... Read more
Shipping Progress, Build Guide and More
We've got about 200 kits now in process and we're planning to complete as many as possible tomorrow for shipment that should be possible early next week. We'll... Read more
Pi-oneer PiBot Update
Dear PiBot Pioneers
A couple of weeks ago we received a new member of the team Alexandre who has joined us to complete the development of the PiBot. As well... Read more
Next Shipping and Software Preview
Our first batch has been packed and labelled and they're now in our friend Aaron Shaw of PiSupply's warehouse ready to ship on Monday. We're looking forward to... Read more
Here's an update on progress. I've found some professional help building an automated test rig and this should be finished on Tuesday. This will allow us to test... Read more
Good news this week! We finally got our start-up loan approved and we plan to finally start shipping at the end of next week! We'll start with the... Read more
March of the TiddlyBot
Kickstarter has launched a new feature called spotlightand I'm going to update our campaign page to use this next week. It's designed to show more clearly what's... Read more
TiddlyBot at the Museum and Manufacturing News
So our workshop at the science museum went really well. Over the day we had over 70 brownies in all building the tiddlybots then getting them moving. Our... Read more
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! The TiddlyBot Electronics was ordered before christmas and the the components, PCB,s etc are now being sourced before assembly towards the end of the month.... Read more
Power Design Working
We’ve built up and tested a new power board for the TiddlyBot this week. Thankfully everything is working fine so far and is looking good for the production... Read more
TiddlyBot A+ and Progress for Manufacture
We've had a very busy couple of weeks that started out with news of a new Raspberry Pi the Model A+. Whilst we knew it was coming I... Read more
More regular Updates coming!
It's been amazing get many messages of encouragement and support. The technical problems have been getting me seriously down and getting so many messages of encouragement and support have really... Read more
Its with sincere regret that I need to tell you of the continued problems we've been having with Tiddlybots electronics and the delays to delivery that this will now cause. We'll... Read more
TiddlyBot Trial 1 in school
TiddlyBot was launched into a school last Tuesday and was met with lots of enthusiasm from the girls and boys aged 10-11. They worked in teams and got... Read more
TiddlyBot alive and kicking!
Apologies for the silence until now. Me and the team have been hard at work preparing for manufacture as well as making improvements to the TiddlyBot. We have... Read more
Stretch Goal complete:) Last day of Tiddles on Kickstarter
The free Beginners Guide to Robotics is on its way with stretch goal one accomplished! If anyones interested to stay up to date beyond the campaign we'll be sharing developments... Read more
New Content, Rewards, and Stretch Goal Teaser!
We broke another milestone - the 400 backer mark! We are very chuffed:) Our first stretch goal - An illustrated beginners guide to robotics is within reach - just $3k... Read more
You made it - TiddlyBot is alive!
TiddlyBot has been given a future! Thanks so much to everyone who has backed us and made this happen! We're really excited now to take Tiddles to the next level... Read more
New Raspberry Pi Released, Features in the Press and more!
We've had a great week and feeling very hopeful for getting funded (Now at 82%!)
The Mayor of Bristol said he 'loves it' and Chris Anderson ex-editor of Wired and... Read more
New Robot Building Workshop Experiences offered!
We've teamed up with some great tech teachers in San Francisco and we can now offer Raspberry Pi Building robot experiences in both Northern California as well as many major... Read more
1st week gone and 33% funded!
Thanks everyone so much for backing our project so far :) I launched the project whilst travelling through California seeing some amazing people and robots. A highlight was seeing someone... Read more