Quick Update - Dev Environment and Validation Status
Thanks for the gentle prods to get an update out. We like doing end-of-the-month updates to recap progress but we’ll do our best to do more, smaller updates... Read more
Early Hardware and Real World Testing
Back in 2015, our original Kickstarter included an early-bird Mark I Developer Kit as a perk. We wanted to give our true early adopters the chance to get their hands... Read more
Mark II Update - April 2019 - Phase III Prototype
Backers and Community Members:
We’ve had lots of parts moving over the last few weeks. We’ve got three videos to summarize the work that has occurred in April.
Phase III... Read more
Developer Backers - Try out the Mycroft GUI
With a voice interface, there is no longer a need for screens – right?
Wrong! Natural language voice interfaces aregreat for issuing commands without having to navigate menus and... Read more
Mark II Update: Phase 2 Build Video
There have been many requests to show the making of the new Rockchip based prototypes. So we put together a quick montage showing some assembly of the Proof of Concept... Read more
Answering the Refund Question
I am here to answer the questions about refunds...
A long time ago I had a mentor tell me, "Read your critics words twice, and your fans once, and... Read more
Mark II Update: Revised Architecture and Prototype Phases
We had to go back to the drawing board with Mark II and change several core aspects of the design, including the SoC and Microphone technology. This is always a... Read more
Mark II Architecture Change - A Note from the CEO
Mycroft Community and Backers,
We set out in January 2018 to provide a smart speaker for the Mycroft ecosystem with a graphic display and substantial improvements to the audio. After... Read more
February Mark II Update
In our January Mark II Update, we highlighted the five areas that were in progress. All five have been making changes and improvements, but it’s been a slow journey for... Read more
Mark II Hardware Update
We’re late. Our team was pushing pretty hard to get the Mark II out in December and, clearly, that didn’t happen.
The good news is that the hardware is largely... Read more
Mark II Update: Delivery Timeline and Progress
Hello Everyone, This is an overdue update on Mark II. It is my attempt to bring you up to speed on current progress and show off some good news. ... Read more
Mark II Update: CM Selection, Design Updates, GUI Progress
Reddit AMA with Mycroft CEO Joshua Montgomery
Join Mycroft CEO on reddit for an AMA. Now is the time to ask anything you have wanted to know about Mycroft or Joshua.
If you aren't able to... Read more
The Mycroft Personal Server - Starting the Conversation
From our CTO, Steve Penrod:
In my July post where I introduced the Mycroft Roadmaps, I laid out plans for a Mycroft Personal Server. I’ve had conversations with many... Read more
Mark II Update: Assembly Prototypes and Audio Test
We are making great progress on the final production-ready hardware design for the Mark II. For the last several weeks our partners at Aaware have been bringing up the Mark... Read more
Mycroft is Going Global
Mycroft is going global. Our CEO, Joshua Montgomery, is beginning a series of talks around international language support and community building. The first meetings will be held in Reykjavik, Amsterdam,... Read more
Mark II Update: Making Some Noise
Let’s make some noise! Here is a little behind the scenes look at how we designed our loudspeaker enclosure for the Mark II. We talked about trying different shapes and... Read more
Mark II Update
Mycroft has been hard at work bringing the Mark II from prototype to production. We’ve got awesome people on staff but don’t always have all the skills we... Read more
Invest with Mycroft
Your chance to invest
Our goal here at Mycroft has remained a constant. We are building a voice assistant that runs anywhere and interacts exactly like a person. When... Read more
What should be on our Raspberry Pi and Picroft Roadmap?
Picroft – Mycroft on a Raspberry Pi – is the most popular way for people to get familiar with Mycroft software and to start experimenting with Skills and our other... Read more
Mark I Shipping
We appreciate the patience of our backers as the Mark I orders ship out. It was our goal to get them all out by the end of April but that... Read more
Shipping update for Stickers, Challenge Coins, and Mark I's
If you’re a Super Backer or Challenge Coin Backer and you have completed your survey from CrowdOx, your perks are on the way! If you backed one of those perks... Read more
Help Us Craft the 18.08b Release Roadmap
We NEED your input, and would like to invite you to help us decide on the direction of our next major release. What do you want to see with the... Read more
Join the Conversation about Mycroft Roadmap
If you use the Mycroft software, either with our hardware or your own, you might have noticed several recent updates. 18.02b was a major milestone for the project, and we’re... Read more
To 18.02b and Beyond!
We're in Beta! If you're an original Kickstarter backer and have a Mark I sitting on a shelf waiting for beta, your wait is over.
Check out this blog post... Read more
Hey Mycroft, How Can I Get a Free Mark II?
How would you like a free Mark II? Free is a good price--unless you’re getting a tattoo, or knee surgery... but nonetheless.
Today we’re announcing a referral program for... Read more
And the fun starts.....
Last Saturday we wrapped up Kickstarter with a bang. Thank you to everyone that supported, shared, and spread the message to the world.
At the end of the 30-day... Read more
Last 24 Hours
The Mark II Kickstarter campaign ends SATURDAY MORNING at 9:45 am CST.
That means this is the FINAL day Mark II will be offered at such a low price.... Read more
Spotify and Sonos UNLOCKED
You did it!
The Spotify and Sonos stretch goal is officially unlocked. We sped past 250k over the weekend and we’re excited to hear the *noise* around this stretch... Read more
This is why we love our community......
Our community is working hard on skills that span across a lot of different areas, but this one really stood out to me as an example that is not only... Read more
Let's unlock another STRETCH GOAL!
Stream a lot of music? Us too.
That’s why at $250k we’re adding another Media Skill. This stretch goal unlocks the feature for Mycroft users to connect Spotify and ... Read more
You Have Unlocked the First Stretch Goal and a New Reward
Check out the new reward, Mark II with a CAMERA.
Making the smart home smarter, and giving you eyes where you need them. The internal camera will have 1080p... Read more
Stretch Goals, New Rewards, Oh MY!
Keeping updated with our Kickstarter?
- We were 100% funded in 6.5 hours.
- We’re at 160k and counting.
- 1000 backers.
- 22 days to go
What’s cooler than those stats? The... Read more
Congrats to the community! We love you guys!
We just wanted to say thanks for your support, and give you a little update on what's happening with the Mark II campaign.
865 backers, 278% funded, and the... Read more
WOW THANK YOU!
Thank YOU! Thank YOU! Thank YOU! Thank YOU!
We’re 100% funded in the first 7 hours, that was a wild ride! But we aren’t done yet! If you’re a backer,... Read more