The Cosmonaut is a minimal, wide-grip capacitive stylus for touch screens. Perfect for sketching and doodling on any tablet. Read more
This project was successfully funded on April 20, 2011.
We received the preproduction samples in the mail this weekend, and they are looking pretty snazzy! Check out the glamour shots below.
They look and feel great, but functionally are not quite there yet. The amount of friction is acceptable, but you have to press a little too hard for the stylus to register on the screen. So, we have some knobs to turn to fix this problem, and we are working closely with the manufacturing to evaluate our options. Stay tuned. We are still on track for an Autumn delivery, and will have a better idea of a more specific timetable once we are ready to roll in to full production.
Anyhow, enjoy the pictures below. They may not look that different from the prototypes you've seen in previous updates, but trust us, these guys are the real deal and finally feel like a commercial product! It's been a long road to get here, and we're not quite to the end yet, but there is light at the end of the tunnel (excuse the mixed metaphors).
We want to take this moment to again thank you all so much for your continued patience. This project has been a real learning experience for the both of us, bumps and all, but in the end we will have a product that everyone will be happy with.
Tom & Dan