The new, tiny Espruino board!
In case you missed it the first time around, there's a new KickStarter for a much smaller, cheaper Espruino board (the Espruino Pico), and it's now in itsfinal... Read more
Update 30 - over a year, and a new Espruino board!
It's now over a year (almost 13 months) since the Espruino Kickstarter finished, and thanks to all your support I've been able to spend that year working full-time on Espruino,... Read more
Hi everyone! It's been a long time since the last update – 5 months. Hopefully you've all got your boards by now, but if not please let me know.
A... Read more
Just to let you know how things are going... Last week we packed all the Starter kits, and we worked over the weekend to get the Ultimate kits together. I... Read more
One more quick update on how things are going...
Seeed are just finishing shipping off all the single boards and Low Power Wireless kits from China, so if you pledged... Read more
Happy New Year!
I hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year! There's good news in store!
1500 of the 4000 Espruino Boards arrived with me in England on Christmas Eve, in... Read more
The bad news first: As you've probably guessed by now, It is certain that you're not going to get your Espruino boards in time for Christmas.
However: All the boards... Read more
Missing Postal Addresses
As I said in the last update, there are still 30 people who haven't given me their postal addresses. I don't want to put their names online, and there are... Read more
Just a quick update to let you know how everything is going:
Production has been underway at Seeed (using their pick and place machines), and the Espruino boards are almost... Read more
In the past few days Seeed have been hard at work getting ready for production, and everything looks good. They estimate that they're still on track to get the boards... Read more
Test fixture and final designs now ready for production
Just to let you know what's been going on in the last two weeks... There's one bit of bad news which I'll get out of the way first, and then I'll... Read more
Progress so far
It's been around 2 weeks since the last update, so I thought I'd let you all know how we're getting on. Marianne and I moved to a new house last week,... Read more
Since last time...
It's been a while since the last update, but we're still hard at work...
There have been a huge amount of questions since the source code has been released, and... Read more
Source Code Released
Thanks again for all your support so far - we're still blown away by the funding level we reached. I just wanted to let you know that - as we... Read more
The KickStarter's now finished and thanks to some last-minute pledge increases and new backers, we hit £100,000 just a few minutes before the KickStarter finished!
Special thanks goes to Smart Mobile... Read more
Hardware rev 1.2 arrives...
We hit our £85,000 stretch goal early on today, and it looks a lot like we'll be past £90,000 in funding by the time the campaign finishes in just 17... Read more
Last 24 hours
We're now tantalizingly close to our £85,000 stretch goal - just around £500 to go.
We only have 24 hours though. If you have a moment, please post up on... Read more
One Final Stretch Goal!
Thanks to all your pledges, we've just blown past our first three stretch goals, and we thought it was time for one last Stretch goal before the end of the... Read more
Third Stretch Goal Reached
Thanks to the immense amount of new and increased pledges from you all over the last few days, we've now hit our third stretch goal at £70,000! Thank you! We... Read more
We've just added two new rewards which include a CC3000 WiFi module - so you can create internet-connected devices with Espruino. There's:
WiFi Wireless Kit: 4x Espruino boards as well... Read more
We've just posted a new video up. It shows how easy it is to use modules in Espruino.
Two modules are loaded from the SD card, one for the DS18B20... Read more
First Stretch Goal Reached
Thanks everyone! We're now 250% funded, which means that we reached our CC3000 WiFi stretch goal. Now, when you get your Espruino board you'll be able to plug a CC3000 WiFi... Read more
Espruino and RGB LED Matrices
Ryan from RGB-123kindly sent me one of his LED matrices to try out (I'd already pledged for one on his KickStarter). These are large PCBs with a grid of... Read more
We've had a few questions about what Espruino will be like to use, and we thought we'd try and cover it in a bit more detail - in video form.... Read more
We've been busy...
I'm afraid we've been a bit busy to post much in the last few days:
We've been working hard on the Espruino source code - lowering power consumption, but also... Read more
We just got our latest prototype back from Seeed. It looks a lot better, and this time we actually remembered to add something for scale - a British 2 pence... Read more
You've probably noticed, but we reached our funding target this morning - in just over 4 days. The amount of support from everyone has blown us away!
As... Read more
3D printed cases, and power consumption
State of Funding
This campaign is doing fantastically well - we're now on the fourth day and we'll hit 2/3 funded in the next few minutes! It now seems almost... Read more
New Example Project (and new Reward!)
Andy asked if he could make a bluetooth phone-controlled Robot, so we thought we'd give it a go. We even managed to make it voice-controlled, without having to write any... Read more
New Example Project - Digital Dice
We've just made a new example project, showing how to make a Digital Dice, from start to finish. It's on our website, and Instructables:
It's perfect for... Read more
First few hours
Thanks so much for all your support so far - we've been blown away by how many people have backed us, and all your amazing comments, e-mails and... Read more