Community forum now live
2016 was not as visible as 2015 with our successful Kickstarter campaign, but much work was accomplished in back-office:
- Passed CE certification
- Licenced mass production to worldwide distributor... Read more
Free AIRBOARD/SIGFOX development kits
It's been a few months since last update :-( Structuring a business, passing certifications and negociating manufacturing/distribution contracts are not as sexy as running a Kickstarter campaign, but... Read more
First post-Kickstarter batch shipping now
As some of you may know, it was a bit of a struggle to track down the last 1% of lost shipments, but we now cleared them all.... Read more
Happy tinkering 2016!
First of all, a big thank you for all of you around the world who supported the project back in January. It was a challenge, on limited resources,... Read more
The AirBoard in Vegas!
Some big announcement today: the AirBoard will be exhibiting at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 6-9.
CES is the largest consumer electronics show on earth, with 3,600... Read more
Documentation is online
Thanks everyone for your valuable feedback! Your remarks have now been integrated into the online documentation. Please visit the updated web site www.theairboard.cc and report any broken links or other... Read more
Get ready for workshops
Shipping now comes to an end very soon. For those of you who received The AirBoard already, don't hesitate to shoot a video and post your unboxing experience... Read more
Launching The AirBoard unboxing challenge
Unexpectedly, snail mail was faster than expected, so early users already received their rewards this morning. The first 500 packs were sent yesterday, 200 more are still being... Read more
Fasten your seatbelt, The AirBoard is shipping!
Shipping has started, just two weeks after manufacturing. 26 different levels of pledge is kind of a challenge!
Thanks to all the "boxing party" participants. It... Read more
Mass production has started
The design and production phase of the AirBoard is coming to an end: the AirBoards are currently being manufactured, the various breakout boards have already being tested individually,... Read more
Mounted, tested, packed
Summer time does not mean vacation for everybody ;-) All breakout boards and accessories are now mounted, tested and packed and are waiting for the main board mass... Read more
Mounting in progress...
Summer is so hot down here and the soldering iron contributes heating up the place too! Our kitchen gets more crowded every day with parcels from all over... Read more
Animated Wall of Fame
WALL OF FAME
Kickstarter really is about building a supportive community. Watching the following sequence is stunning: you can see how your support spanned across 50 countries in the world!... Read more
65,750 parts on their way!
The AirBoard is now on tracks!
Being somewhere between individual makers and a multi-million dollar company is a bit awkward: never do we fall into established categories. For... Read more
Getting ready to manufacture
It's now been a few weeks that our Kickstarter campaign was successfuly funded thanks to you all, reaching over 600% of its initial goal with 1,000 supporters from... Read more
eXtreme Hacking workshops
For the past few weeks you've seen our product and its ever growing ecosystem building upon the Arduino community: Ardublock, OSH Park, RemoteYX, Blynk, littleBits, SODAQ, SIGFOX, all... Read more
THE ONE-HOUR HACK FOR DUMMIES
We love hacking everyday things. From home appliance to outdoor embedded systems, we need tools to turn every day objects into smart devices... Read more
$50K goal unlocked = free 360° USB adapter
$50K GOAL UNLOCKED, YOU AIRBOARDERS ARE AWESOME!
Our 750 supporters from 50+ countriesare awesome! To thank you for your support, for each AIRBOARD we offer you a 360° micro... Read more
Happy geek's day!
CONTROL YOUR APPLIANCE ON THE CHEAP
In this special day, we prepared a little surprise for you:
- A new TX433MHz breakout board available from OSH Park
- Schematics and... Read more
LONG RANGE shields on steroids
Some of you suggested that we look at the GPRSbee to provide a worldwide long range solution that would work on GSM networks. So we worked in the... Read more
$115-million SigFox partner with The AirBoard
Today we are happy to announce that we partnered with SigFox from Toulouse, France, the premier world-wide operator of IoT (Internet-Of-Things) which just raised $115 million. With... Read more
Adventures in Low Power Land
Thank you so much for your kind support from 50 countries in the world reached this week!
It's been two and a half weeks that we launched The... Read more
The AirBoard is teaming up with Blynk
As many of you have asked, we are now happy to announce a team up between the awesome AirBoard and Blynk teams to bring you the fatest prototyping... Read more
Introducing the new TWIN BLUETOOTH and STARTER KIT DELUXE rewards and opening the SKETCHBIT vote now!
What will you make with the new STARTER KIT DELUXE?
As some pointed out, although Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy is definetely the future, not everyone has switched to... Read more
New color unlocked
$30K goal reached today!With that level of scaling, we can split the production and offer you the choice of two awesome PCB colors: the BASIC BLUE and an extra... Read more
Why do Open-source hardware?
500is the number of backers we reached in less than 10 days. Crowdfunding an Open-source project is not just about funding, it's first about the community momentum and how... Read more
After a week of campaign, it is time to share a few insights:
Goal reached in a day, 200% in a bit more than 3 and a number of supporters... Read more
1,000 votes for the sketchBit
Today, we reached an impressive 200% of our goal in just half a week. Thanks again to all supporters for sharing love of this project!
This level of... Read more
Make Brushbots with the STARTER KIT
Want to have fun right away? We designed the STARTER KIT to help you get your hands on wireless applications extremely quickly.
- Start with the light sensor to make a... Read more
Thanks for your support, you are awesome!
Thanks everyone for your support!
The AirBoard was funded in less than a couple of days; you makers are amazing :-)
With your help, we can now make The AirBoard... Read more