"Beat a Dead Horse" Automaton project launched
Hello backers, In the spirit of desktop gadgets, I have launched another project on kickstarter today. This one is called "Beat a Dead Horse" and is a finger powered moving... Read more
We just launched a new robotics project - TipToe, Walking Robot with iPhone/iPad App Control
Hello Fritz Backers,
We just wanted to let you know that we now have a new addition to the robot product family. Please welcome TipToe. TipToe is a 6 legged... Read more
Recent issues seen with kits
We have shipped out all but 3 of the kickstarter Fritz units, and have had feedback from backers that we want to share with everyone. These issues can... Read more
Basic Fritz Kit Assembly Instruction Update
Basic Fritzes went out recently. We have created some written instructions to help with that. The Basic Kit written instructions refer to the Advanced Assembly video, with directions of what... Read more
Shipping is 96% complete, eStore is open
We have continued to work hard through this week and yesterday we nearly completed shipping of all Kickstarter units. There are 10 units still be shipped out of... Read more
Fritz Report, August
Hello all. We have been busy with several things to report. Before anything else, I want to point out that there are instructions for assembly of Fritz located at:
http://www.xyzbot.com/help.php... Read more
New digs! XYZbot Gets New Home
Hello all. Some news for us. XYZbot recently moved our world headquarters to a new space. We rented a nice spacious industrial type area for operations. We did this for... Read more
Punta Cana was great, but hot, now back to work
Hello all. I (Kerwin) was out of the country this past week for vacation in the Dominican Republic. I'm going through messages and comments now, and I realize that our... Read more
Shipping units still, Fritz Smells
Hello from Fritz Factory. We are still shipping units. Another 33 units going out today bringing us to about 60 units shipped thus far.
I have received some emails noting... Read more
First Fritz Units Have Shipped
We packed up 35 Fritzes this weekend and shipped them out. The assembly line is running. Actually, we have been manufacturing parts for well over a month. We have manufactured... Read more
Fritz Status - Green
Another quick update for Fritz backers so that you know how things are coming along.
Laser was out for one week, back up now- The power supply for the... Read more
Howdy Fritz Backers, a quick status for you:
Schedule:We still think we can start shipping at end of June. We have received some of the parts, but not everything.... Read more
Progress Report, Fun at the Big Arch
Hello backers. Just a quick update for you to know what is going on.
We have been running the laser on MDF parts since last update and have a good... Read more
Fritz Control App Video Posted, Air Filters and the Big Arch
Quick update for the week for Fritz backers.
A few things happened this week to move Fritz along. We received a beefy air purifier for the laser cutter, ordered some... Read more
Fritz, One week later
A week after the kickstarter for Fritz has ended. Just a quick update for you.
We have received payment from Amazon Payments for the project, and are starting to acquire... Read more
Fritz Lives! Thank you all for your support of Fritz, the Robot Head
Fritz Lives! A huge thank you to all of our backers for helping XYZbot to launch its first product. We didn't make that last stretch goal. Eww, so close. But... Read more
...and he's in the stretch (goal-$42K), Last day (24 hours left)
We have 24 hours to go on the Fritz campaign. Was that really 30 days? It didn't feel like it. Thank you to all of our backers.
We'd like to... Read more
Fritz says thanks. From the beach.
Fritz would like to say thank you to all of our backers for helping to reach the stretch goal of $35. Our white acrylic Fritz was looking very pale, so... Read more
4 Days Remaining, New features added, No charge
Fritz has 4 days left in the campaign. We are very close to the stretch goal to add webcam an sensors. Please help us in this last weekend to spread... Read more
1 week to go: Leslie and the 3 Bears
Hello and thanks once again to Fritz backers. We have less than one week to go on the campaign. Please help us to reach that stretch goal of $35K by... Read more
Stretch Goal Added - Sensor input and "Behaviors"
We hit our $25K goal. Let's stretch and add some features.
If we reach $35K funding we will add "behaviors" for Fritz, taking input from things like a webcam or... Read more
Fritz at Robotics Exhibit
Fritz hit the goal in under two weeks. Fantastic! We showed off Fritz at a Robotics Exhibition on Saturday, April 13 at an Air and Space museum in Denver (Wings... Read more
T Shirt reward added for Fritz
We are "sooooo" close to the goal. We added a T shirt reward that reassures those worried about robotic rebellions.
For those that would like to back the project but... Read more
Fritz is close to goal. And snazzy!
Hello, all. Thanks for your support of Fritz.
We are one week into the kickstarter project and are close to our minimum funding goal thanks to you. We don't want... Read more
A huge thank you to all of our backers. We're well over half way to funding goal.
We're working to introduce some new rewards this weekend. Or at least I... Read more
Day 2 and 40% there!
Hello Fritz Heads! (Excuse the pun)
The project has been going for a bit over 48 hours and we are a bit over 40% backing. Thank you to all of... Read more