BRCKs Shipped, a Holiday Offer, Nile Expedition video, and v2 Options
All BRCKs shipped!
We’re so thankful to all of you for your support in helping get the BRCK off the ground. The journey has been long, and we’re happy to... Read more
A BRCK Shipping Update (July)
As we promised, BRCKs started to ship on July 17th. I know that you have been anxious and excited about getting your BRCK, trust me when I say... Read more
"Shipping BRCKs", if you say that title out loud, and quickly enough, you’ll know how we feel just about now… :)
First shipments: July 17th
That date above is the... Read more
Problems, Perseverance, and Patience - A BRCK update
[Some shots from the factory, building BRCK, this week.]
I know that we weren’t naïve in the early days of BRCK thinking that it would be easy... Read more
A Quick BRCK Update
As always, a lot is going on at the BRCK HQ, but the only thing that really matters to us is when are we shipping these devices out... Read more
Status Update, The Importance of Designing in Africa
Hi BRCK Backers,
We hope you all had as wonderful of a holiday break as we did.
Shipping Update We are excited to say that things are getting close to... Read more
BRCK in the News
Hey guys, it's been a while!
BRCK's been lucky enough to get some exciting press attention in the last month.
Erik gave a great talk at PopTech that we... Read more
BRCK Testing and Adventure.
Last week we took a hand full of pre-production BRCKs on a road trip deep into Kenya's far reaches to live stream a full solar eclipse at the shores of... Read more
T-Shirts have Arrived, New Logo, New Blog!
Hey Everyone, firstly we have a new blog: blog.brck.com where you can watch our journey through manufacturing as well as keep up with all things BRCK. Lots of "New" this week... Read more
Bags & T-Shirts Wrapping Up, BRCK is Heading to Manufacturing.
It's been a while since we've updated everyone. It's taken longer than we would have liked to get the T-Shirts and Bags out to you guys than we... Read more
New Case and photos of gear!
Engineering is grinding away feverishly towards manufacturing in the coming months, but in the meantime we've got some exciting news. Below is the pre-final version of the BRCK... Read more
BRCK Shop Up and Running
Due to popular demand, we have launched our pre-order page at shop.brck.com. Here you can pre-order BRCKs. We will still be filling all Kickstarter orders first, but for... Read more
The Beginning of Many Thanks
Thank you, thank you, thank you.
With two hours to go, we have 1056 supporters showing their support with $167,291. We are humbled, we are honored, we are moved. Honestly,... Read more
Calling all serious BRCK adventurers!
As we head into the final few hours of our Kickstarter campaign we're blown away by the number of people who have taken advantage of the great Savannah Edition package... Read more
A Surprise Reward for our $300+ backers!
It’s the final day of the BRCK Kickstarter, and we’ve been working on a cool surprise reward for the last couple weeks, trying to get it organized in time.
48 hours to go!
Wow, this has been a wild ride.
With just 48 hours to go, we have 948 backers and $148,945 contributed. Huge! Your support has made all the difference, we... Read more
The #NoNet Campaign
Hi there supporters,
After the power outages through Nairobi this week, the cable internet provider in San Francisco went down, and the umpteenth time someone said “wish I had a... Read more
In the most important ways the BRCK is an open device: we'll release schematics and give users code-level access with a documented API and SDK so that developers and makers... Read more
Talking Hardware in the Dark
Today we hosted a Google Hangout livestream with the BRCK technical team. We dove into the hackability, openness, and technical details of BRCK; talked a little about BRCK... Read more
WE DID IT!
WE DID IT!
Contributors, friends, community thank you for all your support and getting us across our goal. This is huge and it was all of your retweets, blog posts,... Read more
True Software Convergence for your Hardware Projects
It's one thing to talk about the Internet of things, but doesn't mean much if it's not accessible. We also believe that... Read more
Deep Dive into the BRCK as an on-ramp for the Internet of Things
Hey there BRCK supporters and friends,
We have mostly been talking about the BRCK as your backup generator for the Internet. But as we have also mentioned, there is a... Read more
As you all know, the photo links have been broken in all our updates. The kickstarter update system is a bit funny. Here are the photos, they should... Read more
Race to the Finish!
We are starting a "race to the finish" today, and would love your help! We have less the $20,000 to go to hit our mark, let's make this... Read more
BRCK at Work
The Ushahidi team spends a lot of time on conference calls. It’s what you do what you have a team spread across seven time zones. Every Monday the... Read more
What a Week One!
May 14th, 2013
Hi BRCK supporters! Wow, it has been an incredible first week, we are truly thankful for all of you that have supported us and helped to spread... Read more