All Kickstarter SmartScopes have been shipped!
We have some great news for you. Due to a fortunate speedup in the schedule of our manufacturer, last week we received all SmartScopes! We were happy to spend the... Read more
Up, up and away!
It's a big day in the land of the SmartScope. This morning we moved a truckload of boxes - one thousand SmartScopes!- to be shipped off to the US,... Read more
Android app release!
After plenty of testing and development, we finally reached the point where we feel ready to present you our app for Android!
There are a bunch of differences between a... Read more
Even though this week's update is rather brief as the achievements have been mainly under the hood, we would like to give you a short overview.
As... Read more
We just returned from our trip to Romania,but before recovering we thought it would be a good idea to provide you with a short update on how production is... Read more
Ramping up production
The first 100 SmartScopes have been sent out quite some time ago, and we’re excited to see the first comments appear in our forum! We appreciate your early feedback,... Read more
Initial software release
With Early Bird packages flying all over the world, we’re glad to present you the new LabNation software to control the SmartScope!
As mentioned during our Kickstarter campaign, we believe... Read more
The Early Birds have left the building!
Not yet actually, since there would be no-one to pick them up on Sunday. We packaged this first batch ourselves, consuming the largest part of the past two days. We... Read more
Early birds flying out soon!
As mentioned in our previous update, this week we joined our manufacturer for testing this batch of 100 SmartScopes. After our slip-up during the past batch we were a bit... Read more
Ups and downs
After almost 5 consecutive months of hard work without any major problem or issues, we have experienced our first real setback. Our batch of 100 SmartScopes was assembled between Monday... Read more
All set up and ready to go!
The past 3 weeks have been all about production. We started off by screening the 20 protos for defects, before moving on to fully characterizing them and the fine-tuning of... Read more
Bigger batch a comin'
One week ago the first batch of 20 SmartScopes arrived. Because of the short time until the deadline for the next batch, our focus has been completely on testing them... Read more
Released to Manufacturing!
Exactly two weeks ago, we nailed down the final production filesfor the SmartScope. The resulting package contains much more than the PCB data. Next to these Gerber files, it... Read more
Larger RAM, minor schedule slip
While laying down the footprints of the Spartan6+DRAM design, we were fully aware that larger DRAM blocks don’t necessarily require a larger package size. More specifically, the... Read more
Certification measurements: outcome
The previous week was dedicated to preparing the certification measurementwe booked on Monday: various FPGA bitstreams, each with different subsystems enabled or disabled, needed to be ready to pinpoint... Read more
Ready for certification
We’re there: functional verification has been completed, bugs have been squashed and the power budget broken down. The analog input stage has been validated up to 50MHz and the power ... Read more
Spartan 6 and SDRAM: a done deal
It’s been a great day in Antwerp, the sun was out and our efforts throughout the last weeks have proven to be successful. The picture below shows the new PCB... Read more
Work in progress!
Once again you have shown how eager you are to receive the SmartScope, as almost 100% of you completed the Survey! Thank you for that.
We... Read more
The story continues at www.lab-nation.com
it's been more than one week since the funding period of this exciting Kickstarter project came to an end, but as we said: this is only the beginning!!... Read more
Thank you, thank you, thank you! What more can we say?!
It has been a crazy adventure, with 1459 backers you made us reach 645%of our initial goal!... Read more
24h remaining to become one of our Kickstarters!
You have amazed us.
The past 28 days have been a crazy adventure. We started off having no idea whether the SmartScope would be attracting a lot of backers or... Read more
2 days on the counter!
At this moment, we have over 1.100 backers, and your number is growing at an incredible pace with still 48h to go!
Although it's a bit early to look... Read more
A note regarding shipment to Europe
First of all we would like to thank all our European backers! We understand the concerns European backers might have when pledging for a Kickstarter project.... Read more
Our community is now 1000 backers strong
We could have launched an update regarding the $200.000 mark we passed a couple of hours ago. Or have dedicated it to the sigrok compatibility stretch goal we reached... Read more
New stretch goals!
We are thrilled by your enthusiasmfor the DRAM update, and most of you already upgraded their reward to include the DRAM, others still have 5 days... Read more
New demo movie!
We received a lot of request regarding the current status of the SmartScope. So we spent some time last Friday to shoot the following movie, showing off the SmartScope’s... Read more
New rewards unlocked : upgrade your SmartScope to 16Mbit DRAM!
Based on your great suggestions and comments, we just decided to take the plunge: you now have the choice to upgrade your SmartScope with a Spartan 6 FPGA & 16Mbit... Read more
Thanks Ed for making us hit exactly $100.000 in 14 days!
What a ride!!
Today we reached an impressive milestone: $100k, a number we could only dream of when we launched this project. Thank you allto make this dream... Read more
Stretch Goal 1 unlocked!
Wow, we've unveiled the stretch goals only 2 days ago and you guys already unlocked the first one! Once again this was achieved incredibly fast, all thanks to your support!... Read more
First stretch goals revealed!
After reaching 100% of the goal in one week, the Kickstarter keeps on going strong. Especially the past 4 days have been crazy, as 15% was added every 24 hours! ... Read more
100% in exactly one week!!!
Thanks to you, the SmartScope has reached 100% of its funding goal in exactly 1 week after its launch! This obviously is an amazing achievement, and we would... Read more
Glan is in Europe!
We have missed the opportunity to launch a couple of updates: as you've seen we've surpassed the 50% and 75% marks in less than one week -- this is simply... Read more
A warm welcome to our first 50 backers!
We are thrilled to have finally been able to click that Launch button! We can assure you -- the past months have been a crazy ride to prepare for this... Read more