One Year On: Thank You, Cube Photoshop Link, Cube in Stock Again
Our vision has always been to make the world a more colorful place.
Just over a year ago, we released our little colorful Cube into the dark uncertainty... Read more
Shipping and What's Next?
A much anticipated announcement - we've started shipping! FedEx have begun dispatching Cubes in batches - the first of which left our factory on Monday. A quick reminder... Read more
Update #26: Cubes being born + delivery estimates!
Sometimes, its the little things in life which make you smile.
Our production process requires each assembled Cube to be put through a range of tests. If its color reading... Read more
Thoughts on ideas
“While ideas ultimately can be so powerful, they begin as fragile, barely formed thoughts, so easily missed, so easily compromised, so easily just squished” - Jony Ive, 2011.
Our two... Read more
Update #24: First Production Samples, FCC/CE Passed, App submitted for review, Calibration Cap and Surveys
Latest delivery estimate: October (+ 4 weeks)
This is Cube's biggest update yet:
- FCC/CE Certification Passed
- iOS App submitted to Apple
- Introducing the Calibration Cap
- First Production Samples
- Schedules ... Read more
SwatchMate Cube - Update #23: Android App, Introducing Manichord, Plastic Tooling Commences & FCC/CE Certification
Latest delivery estimate: September (No changes)
Calling all Backers of Color: Time for another update!
Android App - Introducing Manichord
You may have noticed so far that we’ve only ever shown... Read more
SwatchMate Cube - Update #22: Final prototypes, production milestones, a new vid, and … Drop Tests
Latest delivery estimate: Aug/Sep (No changes)
A heap of progress in the last few weeks – let’s dive right in!
Final design review
Product development is a long, gruelling process... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #21: Manufacturing Begins, Final Cube Companion App Icon
Latest delivery estimate: Aug/Sep (No changes)
Heya everyone - it's time for a SwatchMate Cube update!
Paul’s Trip to Malaysia
In the last update we mentioned that Paul was heading... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #20: Apps, Design, Manufacturing, Awards and… Timelines
When its been over a month since the last update, you can be sure of two things:
- there’s been lots of progress, and
- this is going to be... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #19: New website launch
3, 2, 1... Launch!
In the planning for months and in design for weeks - introducing the new SWATCHMATE.COM:
Living color, breathing inspiration, seizing the moment - these are the... Read more
SwatchMate Cube - Update #18: Introducing Design + Industry
Heya everyone - it's been a crazy few weeks since our last update, which means a lot of goodies to get you updated on! Let's get to it:... Read more
SwatchMate Color Capturing Cube - Kickstarter update #17
Heya everyone, it seems there is some confusion in regards to surveys so we wanted to get everyone up to speed:
- Only Poster backers - i.e. backers who... Read more
A new generation
We've been working on producing some new prototypes. In these latest ones, we've added battery charging functionality (via micro USB) and refined the internal circuitry. But the main... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Kickstarter (mini) Update #15
Hey everyone, just a quick update today:
We sent out all the poster rewards to poster backers yesterday (except for 3 sleepy backers who're still to fill out their survey). This means that Australian... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Kickstarter Update #14
Heya everyone, it's been a while since our last update so let's get right into it!
We're very happy to announce two things:
- The poster's are getting sent... Read more
SwatchMate welcomes Itty Bitty.
As a further advancement, we're delighted to announce that Itty Bitty Apps has come on board as app development partner!
We're super lucky to have these guys (@ittybittyapps), who we've... Read more
On with development...
Hey everyone. Happy New Year from the team here at SwatchMate. Post our funding success, we've been (1) overjoyed, (2) under pressure, and as a result (3) more determined than... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Kickstarter Update #11: $100,317!
Together, we've raised a whopping $100,317 to support our little project that’s become a breakout success - the Cube came home with a bang!
Just a few days ago,... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #10: 1000+ BACKERS!
THIS IS INCREDIBLE!
We never thought we'd grow the SwatchMate family to 1010 backers!
We know you've all helped us get here by sharing and getting the word out -... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #9: $90K STRETCH GOAL HIT!
WE'VE REACHED STRETCH GOAL #3!
Amazed, it's the only way to describe how we feel...
In just 24 hours, we climbed from $80K to over $90K to unlock Stretch Goal... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #8: New Stretch Goals!
$80K STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!
We've blown past our 2nd stretch goal with 50 hours to go - that means every Cube will now report ambient temperature right in the Cube... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #7: One week to go!
The Cube is in the home stretch - we've got 7 days to go!
To celebrate, we've made the Thermometer stretch goal unlock at $80K. We think having a little... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #6: Carry Case
$70K Funding Goal - Carry Case: UNLOCKED!
We're super excited to announce that the Cube smashed through the $70K stretch goal - that means every Cube will come with a... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #5: Android Support
Heya everyone, Rocky here!
It's time for a tech update showing our progress in getting the Cube to support Android's just-released Bluetooth Low Energy library.
Here it is:
Video... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Update #4: STRETCH GOALS!
You asked for it. We listened.
We've come up with a set of stretch goals we think you'll love :)
Check 'em out!
Remember: to unlock these awesome upgrades... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Kickstarter Update #3: WE DID IT!
WE DID IT!
Together we've smashed our $55,000 goal in just over 10 days - we can't believe it!
This means - you guessed it - the SwatchMate Cube is... Read more
SwatchMate Cube Kickstarter Update #1
As we write just now, we’re just over 1 day since launch and yet, incredibly, we have:
- 294 backers
- Sold out of Early Bird Cubes
- $26,757 pledged, and ... Read more