OTTO is SHIPPING!!!
YES. YOU READ THAT CORRECTLY.
Through long nights and impossible odds, Mr. Sharps and the Helios team have prevailed! Shipping en masse did indeed begin August 31st!!! \m/(>.<)\m/
Thanks... Read more
OTTO on the Assembly Line
PARTS ARE IN FROM CHINA! OTTO ASSEMBLY IN PROGRESS!
With 88 discrete parts, 2 hours assembly time per OTTO, and a looming shipping deadline, Mr.... Read more
Great News OTTO Backers!
Manufacturing on your OTTO parts is currently in process, in earnest, in China!
Thomas visited our new manufacturing partner and confirmed that OTTO's CNC milled aluminum... Read more
OTTO production update + Assembling OTTO Video
Amazing OTTO backers,
A quick update to say ‘hi’, and share some updates on where OTTO production is at!
First, a quick peek at OTTO final assembly, courtesy of our... Read more
OTTO's big day out at Maker Faire Bay Area, and a software update!
OTTO goes to Maker Faire!
We can't say thanks enough to all of you who came by our Maker Faire booth this last weekend~ It was great to... Read more
Second OTTO batch next week, and a new Next Thing Co Project!
Backers, a quick update to tell you about some very exciting news from Next Thing Co. R&D bench. Today, we introduce our next product: a $9 linux computer called C.H.I.P.,... Read more
First OTTOs shipped! Weekly batches going out!
Like we’d mentioned in our last update, our first shipment of OTTOs went out to our earliest backers this past weekend. First deliveries already made it to their destinations,... Read more
First OTTOs Shipping This Weekend!
After many months of continuous work, we’re excited to announce that the first batch of OTTOs is shipping this weekend! \(• ◡ •)/
We’ll be sending them out... Read more
Such Update. So Software!
With dozens of OTTOs assembled and tested, we’re in the last stretches of finalizing the first release of the software that gives OTTO its magic.
One of the... Read more
Introducing - Otto's UI
We’ve been moving as fast as possible here at Next Thing Co to get OTTO into your hands! With our hardware coming together, we wanted to take a moment to... Read more
It’s been an exciting month for us! We’re in the final stages of assembly and testing before we ship out the first batch of OTTOs. To help document... Read more
OTTO Production Updates + How you can build modes with ODK!
A quick and slightly overdue update, with some very exciting things: After producing the first mini-batch we uncovered a few issues that had to be resolved before we could... Read more
OTTO Round The Clock!
您好 Kickstarter Backers!
This update is coming to you from both sides of the planet. We've been working on OTTO 24 hours a day with the three of us splitting time... Read more
Pantone 2202, we love you.
Just a quick update with some very exciting shots of our plastics manufacturer's renderings for injection mold tooling, and our first prototype OTTO sitting on a sample of the custom-colored... Read more
OTTO in progress! Photos! Shipping updates!
Howdy OTTO Backers,
Holy Cow! It seems like only a week has passed, but it's been 57 days since our last update. The good news is we've been made tons... Read more
Boards! Websites! Oh My!
Hi OTTO Backers & Friends!
Lots of news from the three of us here at Next Thing Co!
Over the last two months, with the help of our friends Jin... Read more
OTTO update + a question for YOU!
A quick update from the Next Thing Co team:
Since we last talked, we’ve been hard at work refining the circuit boards for OTTO and the OTTO Developer... Read more
YOU MADE IT HAPPEN!
We successfully finished OTTO's Kickstarter campaign today, and it bears repeating that:
We couldn't have done it without YOU!!
Literally! The three of us have been committed full-time to designing... Read more
OTTO STRETCH GOALS + NEW $60 & $99 REWARD LEVELS
We’re heading into the home stretch on our campaign for OTTO, and it’s time for...
+ STRETCH GOALS!
HELP OTTO HIT $75,000 on Kickstarter, we’ll build in ... Read more
Special Thanks to YOU!
Hi Kickstarter Backers!
The three of us have been mulling over the perfect way to say an appropriately HUGE THANKS to YOU for helping OTTO get funded.
We finally got... Read more
OTTO IS 100% FUNDED!!
OTTO IS GETTING MADE!!WOOHOO! The three of us at Next Thing Co are running around high-fiveing like crazy. We can't thank all of you enough for your support, and... Read more
NEW COLORS & OTTO is 98% FUNDED!
We can't believe we're already 98% funded. Your support has been incredible. Keep all the messages and comments coming, we love to hear how you're going to use... Read more
Maker Faire recap and NEW MODES!
We continue to be amazed by the support and enthusiasm you’ve all shown for OTTO! After a marathon weekend at Maker Faire Bay Area, we are proud... Read more
Thanks Kickstarter! Make GIFs with OTTO @ Maker Faire THIS WEEKEND!
We're already blown away by your support. We've just crossed 100 backers and 30% funded!
The whole OTTO team will be at Maker Faire in San Mateo this weekend.... Read more