Just launched the new and improved Knut on Kickstarter. It's called Knut Water. Knut now has 3 sensors built in: temperature, humidity and water detection. Knut Water is... Read more
Knut Interface - Android
If you're looking for the Android App or any other OS Knut Interface. You can download it here right from our website.
Almost done shipping
Thought I would let you know that we've shipped out a ton of boxes the a past couple of weeks. Infact it's probably close to 90%. I am working on... Read more
Thought I would let you know that all of the Knuts are finished and we will have all of the sensors from the contract manufacturer on Monday. That means... Read more
It's been a busy month. This is what we've been up to:
Submitted the iOS application to the app store:
Got in the sensor boards:
We put a bunch together.... Read more
I thought it would be nice to tell you guys that today I picked up 250 Knuts from our contract manufacturer. We should be receiving the remainder sometime next week.... Read more
The light at the end of the tunnel
All of the gears are finally turning. We got in all the circuit boards a few days ago and I just dropped them off at the contract manufacturer... Read more
We've finally reached production.
We ran into a few more snags on the way. One of the more serious issues was we found out that cutting the cases... Read more
First run of production Knuts
We got in the production devices today. We obviously need to have a discussion with the manufacturer. Here are a few pictures of some of the problems we found:... Read more
Jay and I stopped by Sunburst EMS in West Bridgewater MA today to drop off a sheet of Knut's and associated parts. Unfortunately, they would not allow us to take... Read more
We stopped by the board house today and picked this up:
These are the final Knut PCBs. Tomorrow we are visiting the contract manufacturer to deliver all the parts so... Read more
As promised, here are the FCC and CE testing pictures:
Knut in a test chamber about to be hit with 3 volts per centimeter in air. The test chamber is... Read more
So Knut got a facelift. Sort of. We updated the connector to be sturdier and easier to use, Our beta testing revealed that the old connector did not provide sufficient... Read more
We got many great gift this morning. We are very lucky to have received all of the Wi-Fi modules. These modules are very new to the market. We attempted to... Read more
Packaging, T-shirts, Bugs
Lately we have been knee deep in bugs and we have been rapidly squashing them. Once you squash one, you see 10 more. Luckily, a great deal of these... Read more
So over the weekend we put together some Knuts together to test the assembly process and to finally get the Betas made.
The pick and place machine placing a processor.... Read more
Amperic Get Together & Progress
A reminder for everyone in the Boston area:
We are having a meet up for all backers on July 26th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, which is a week... Read more
We Did It!
The Kickstarter is over and we raised over 200% of our goal! It has been amazing to see how many people are excited about Knut. Thank you so much for... Read more
Wi-Fi and Android
We have been getting this request a lot have so were doing it. Some backers have disabled 802.11b on their networks meaning Knut in its current state cannot connect without some of... Read more
Deep Freeze with Knut
First off, we exceeded our 25k goal so thank you backers! We are so happy to have this milestone behind us. This project would be impossible without you!
Last weekend we stopped... Read more
Brewing Beer with Knut
Over the weekend, Jay and I stopped by Trillium Brewing Company to discover how Knut could be used to help the process of brewing beer. Trillium is a new brewery... Read more
We have been hard at work making beta units, so if you like to help out and love to get your hands on the newest tech, we are... Read more
Never let your plants die in silence again
We have received a lot of requests for a moisture sensor. So we decided to build one and show you how we did it. We are trying to source these sensors already... Read more
Wow! We are absolutely floored by your support Kickstarters! We can hardly contain ourselves!
We had a bunch of people ask on how to select sensor choices. We are working... Read more