Docs, Tutorials and Support
During the weekend I was finally able to receive most of the material from the designer and I took some time to put together a first beta version... Read more
Q&A + Merry Christmas
with the postmen ringing at bells more or less anywhere around the world, I would take some time to make clear few points, and the format of Questions... Read more
Documentation and production plus Orlando Mini Maker Fair
Thanks to Airfrance that was so kind to let me fly for free, last week I've spent few hours in Italy, where I had the opportunity of meeting... Read more
Digispark shield's adapter approved
I didn't want to be annoying, with two updates in two days, but I've just got the confirmation from Erik (Digispark) that the final prototype of the adapter... Read more
Our Head Engineer Harold Timmis, beside spending the days with the optimization of your products, he also spend the spare time writing books and as volunteer teacher for... Read more
Forums are now available
as the products are getting more and more in hands of backers, ideas are pushing to get shared and the solutions available here are pretty much limited, it's... Read more
Unboxing, first look and tutorial
Sorry if it took so long for this update but I was waiting our head engineer Harold to provide me the videos that I'm listing below, and I... Read more
Open Sourcing the design
I'm back to you with the (more or less) weekly update.
The fulfillment of the rewards is going on. At this time we can say that all... Read more
Stress test for the connectors
An happy Memorial Day for who is celebrating and enjoying the long weekend.
Kits are dropping in the mailboxes and we are waiting for some of the first... Read more
(late) Weekly update
To be weekly the update should run every week and this is coming late, I know. I was very busy organizing the shipments and all the related things.... Read more
Trying to find my way to the exit of the office, this evening, I've took a couple of pics with my cellphone, so I can show you how... Read more
Almost there plus let's bake a Pi
I know that you all were waiting for an update, and many of you wrote messages to me or posts on the comments' area to ask for news.... Read more
The Good, the Ugly and the EX
Here we are with another update. Hope to find you doing well, we are tired but results are coming, day by day.
It's a big pleasure... Read more
I need your help
first of all I would like to confirm that the holidays in China are over and the activities are restarting. The factories will be operating at full pace... Read more
Ours Valentine: new office + Engadget
Update #50... wow!... it feels incredible and what magic Valentine's day we had.
Hope you spent good time with your beloved. Mine where about half the world far... Read more
Tinkering with Electric Imp
As you know I am a big fun of Electric Imp and hundreds of you have made the good choice of request this incredible powerful device. But I have to... Read more
Moving ahead with the production
I've just came back from the factory, where thousands of finished boards have passed the QC and are going trough the final step of labeling and single packing.... Read more
Final design for the smARtCOREs
Hey everybody! Here we are with some updates about what's going on with the Open System.
Final design for the smARtCOREs approved
During the weekend we have completed a set... Read more
smARtMAKER Open System
Wow! This is the update #40 :-o
We liked the nickname smARtDUINO since we first had the idea, and we still like it. But we have chosen to stop using... Read more
Happy smARt Year!
I know you are starving for my updates and the last one I've posted it was two weeks ago. We didn't rest, we kept working all the time, including yesterday... Read more
MIX UP & Electric Imp
A couple of weeks ago we introduced the MIX UP, a solution for the conflicts of channels with multiple shields for Arduino. We are now shipping this product and we... Read more
Dangerous Prototypes Video and more
I know that you were used to get more frequent updates from us... these are weeks that we are spending on the start up of the production and on the... Read more
Two weeks later
Plugs, sizes and addresses
It is necessary to publish some additional notes, related to the surveys that we sent today.
About the plugs for the power supply
For the Australian market, it is my... Read more
Wow! We had an intense day over here! Today we confirmed the order for the power supply. It took time because we care about your safety and we wanted to... Read more
The last, I hope, about Arduino(TM)(TradeMark)
I'm not sleeping enough hours... the world must adopt a single time zone or people stop to talk about us online, these are the two solutions left.
I don't know... Read more
Nothing can stop us...
As you all know we had to waste some time discussing about the "gender of the angels", as we use to say in Italy when talking about irrelevant stuff.
Don't... Read more
smARtAPP... to be, or not to be?
Yes, we had few hours of rest. Not many, perhaps. It feels so strange to don't check every few minutes the situation, I'm missing the adrenaline of the campaign.
Unfortunately... Read more
The meaning of Kickstarter
What is a Kickstarter project?
I want to tell you a story: it was a Sunday evening, on the third day after launching the project here on Kickstarter. I had... Read more
THIS IS DANGEROUS
While the countdown is running, we had the pleasure of a visit to our office in Shenzhen from the team of Dangerous Prototypes.
They are the first, beside our staff,... Read more
23 hours left. We can see the stretch goal getting closer.
In the past 3 weeks we spent much of our time talking to other companies or project's owners looking... Read more
THINGS YOU'D LIKE TO KNOW
We have 40 hours left and 40.000$ to rise, if we want to have enough funds to develop the smARtAPP. This is possible, we know it and we count on... Read more
YOUR TURN NOW
You may have noticed how the countdown for smARtDUINO has switched from days to hours. We have less than 3 days to go, yet we still believe we can... Read more
10 MORE WAYS TO BRING YOUR IDEAS TO LIFE
This is a very long update and I apologize for that, but we really have many things to talk about.
smARtDUINO and the smARtBUS Open I/O have been designed to... Read more
TAKE CONTROL OF THE WORLD
You were probably thinking that, with only 4 days to go, we should be done with announcements and partnerships... still need to know us a little more uh?
I'm going... Read more
The largest Kickstarter cooperation ever!
Have you ever seen 2 Kickstarter projects cooperate and integrate each other to offer new solutions and more power to their backers? Beside what we are doing here, the answer... Read more
GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 4 are all here! And very Tiny...
We are still shaking about the big deal with Digispark, the very first integration of two Kickstarter projects, that we announced less than 48 hours ago... do you think we... Read more
Stretch goal #1 reached!!!
It's true! Few minutes ago Sarah Marie Capps backed us the amount that made possible to reach the stretch goal of 50.000US$!
We are extremely happy for this, also because... Read more
More about Digispark
I was so happy to announce the very important cooperation with Erik and Digistump (makers of the Digispark) that I've messed up a little with the update yesterday.
I want... Read more
Digispark meet smARtDUINO!
I've spent the past two weeks writing about big announcements on the way. Today we have the first of many and, please, hold your chair because is a thrilling one!... Read more
Your very personal kit
Right now we reached the landmark of 400 backers, and we are really close to reach the first of the stretch goals... this is great and give us a lot... Read more
Part time position
We are getting the habit to use the updates not just to inform about the project.
Oh, by the way, how are we going? Great! I think. We are very... Read more
Since I'm a backer, and then a project's owner, I didn't really see updates used to introduce others' projects. But this morning I've saw this amazing project that I'm sure... Read more
The Day After
Right now, in the minutes I'm posting this update, we are half way: 14 days past, 14 days to go.
I had two of the most amazing weeks in 40... Read more
How to create your very own kit
The personal page should be available for everyone now and new backers will receive it within 12 hours from the time they give the initial pledge.
I've received few requests... Read more
Personal page for backers
You don't need to worry. Not just because we reached the funding goal, we are not sending updates anymore. We were working in the background and waiting to have ready... Read more
Stretch goals are here
We said so many times already that we prepared amazing stretch goals... the time to talk about is finally arrived.
When we started to discuss, internally, about the stretch goals,... Read more
YOU DID IT YELLOW!!!
Thank you, Chris Lin!
Thank you, John Robertson!
Thank you, Kodi!
Thank you, Bob Puckett!
Thank you, Shane O'Dea!
Thank you, Michael Williams!
Thank you, Gary S Gumowitz!
Thank you,... Read more
Who Want What
Today the update come later than usual... there is a good reason: I was working on something that will make many people happy, especially because will come for free :-)... Read more
Open Source Hardware
Day four is gone and after 96 hours of Kickstarter campaign we are at 2/3 of the funding collected. This is really incredible.
I don't know if I will suggest... Read more
You can support smARtDUINO on Kickstarter or on your favorite forum, on Facebook, Twitter, G+ and so on, wearing our badge:
How to use here on Kickstarter: right clickwith... Read more
Want your vote + new great feature
Here we are, for the end of the day's update.
The third day of campaign is over just now and we are very excited. After 70 hours from the launch... Read more
Project's page updated
I should say rebuilt from scratch, actually.
I write this quick update to inform you that the project's page it's totally new.
Why this should be interesting? Because now are... Read more
The second day of Kickstarting just gone and we are here again for an update.
I want first of all thanks all the new friends that are supporting the project,... Read more
So far so good... we want your opinion!
It's everything so exciting, last night I was unable to stop looking at the screen, I had to give up when my wife said "you close that lid or you... Read more