New Spike app update now available (iOS 1.7, Android 1.3)
Hi Spike fans,
The latest Spike app update is now available for download. Included in this latest release is the ability to share your photos and measurements with another device... Read more
New Spike app update now available
The latest Spike app update is now available for download - iOS 1.6.1 and Android 1.2.1. This latest release brings a host of new features including target location, KMZ export,... Read more
Spike is now available for purchase on ikeGPS website
For those Kickstarter backers asking to purchase additional Spike units, we wanted to let you know that Spike units are now available for purchase via our online shop at shop.ikegps.com. ... Read more
Updates to iOS and Android apps
Hey Spike fans…
Updates to the iOS and Android apps are now available. Upgrade includes support for iPads and iPod Touch. In addition, Spike now supports Android Tablets running v4.4.... Read more
"Spike in the real world" - deadline extended
In Update #43, we asked you to send us stories and examples of how you are using Spike in your personal or professional life. Best 3 stories will win a... Read more
App updates, API input, and Spike in the real world
Hey Spike fans! We have a few updates for you:
The most recent version released on the App Store is Spike v1.4.1 (31), which supports iPhone 6. If... Read more
New Spike iPhone App – Version 1.4.0
We wanted to let you know that we just released version 1.4.0 of the Spike App for iPhone. Here’s a list of the updates in version 1.4.0:
New... Read more
Spike Tutorial: Laser Alignment
We are back with a new Spike tutorial video for you. In this video Leon demonstrates how to successfully align the laser of your Spike with the camera... Read more
Spike Shipping Update
If you've seen Spike Update #29, you know what these pictures are all about. If you haven’t seen Spike update #29, log into Kickstarter and check it out.
Spike shipments... Read more
Spike Tutorial: Setting Up Spike
Another Spike tutorial video for you. Leon demonstrates how to successfully set up your Spike for the first time. He walks you through unpacking your Spike, attaching Spike... Read more
Spike Tutorial: Photo Measure Tips
Another quick Spike video. In this tutorial, Leon provides some tips on Spike photo measure:
- Creating the alignment rectangle
- Measuring area
- Selecting your laser target
Enjoy! – the... Read more
Spike Demo - Measuring the area to paint
Here is another Spike demo for you. Leon, ike's Founder & CTO, showing you how to measure a building to calculate area. A great real world example for... Read more
Testing Spike on a Calibrated Target
Hey Spike fans,
We recorded Leon, ike's Founder & CTO, doing some accuracy testing with the QA team today. Check out this quick video of Spike in action. Leon... Read more
Spike shipping update...
Hey Spike fans,
When the ikeGPS team began this Kickstarter journey, our goal was to ship production Spike units to our Backers in April 2014. Today is April 24 in... Read more
Shipping Confirmation Email
You should have received an email asking to confirm your Spike shipping address. For those that have already sent back a reply to that email, THANK YOU. If... Read more
A bunch of Spike updates...
Hey Spike fans, here are several updates for y’all.
Schedule: Our schedule is looking good for shipping in April. We are currently conducting pre-production testing on the hardware, firmware,... Read more
How Spike Attaches to your phone - part2
Heres a little video showing the detail of Spike attaching on to the phone. It uses two strips of very sticky tape, and the gap in between them helps on... Read more
Spike Attachment System Re-design
It has been shown time and time again that keeping things simple is often the best way forward and this has been proven to be the case when it comes to... Read more
Tooling Samples On Their Way!!
Spike Just Got Smaller!
We couldn't resist sharing our exciting news with you, which we hope will add an extra spring in your step for Christmas… Spike is now even smaller!!!
I’m not quite sure how they managed it but... Read more
Taking Spike to the World!
In the blink of an eye it's December and instead of basking in all this glorious summer weather down here, it's been heads down, tail feathers up since we hit our... Read more
That was a roller coaster, nail biting, riveting, exhilarating, outstanding month of kickstarter action! Thank you all for an incredible experience - the extent of collaborative feedback, forgiveness, guidance, support... Read more
70 hours to go! Here comes Point Cloud scanning!!
We're in the home stretch, everyone! And although we're not quite at the $200k stretch mark - at which point we commit to point cloud scanning functionality - the guys... Read more
Forget the Golden ticket - here's a closer look at the Quick Release mech
Sorry for the golden ticket schmozzle guys. After inadvertently sailing close to lottery rules we meant the follow up lightheartedly, but we’re no less serious about building you a great... Read more
Help save the Golden Ticket (& Rich's career....)
OK - so the Golden Ticket update was a monumental screw up. Rich needs your help to rescue the situation.
What we'll do is this: between now and the campaign surpassing... Read more
ok....Golden ticket .....oops.....
turns out the GOLDEN TICKET THING may have over stepped the mark a smidgen. It seems that there's a chance that we can't offer it. This is a major calamity.....turns... Read more
GOLDEN TICKET TIME!
OK everyone. It's time to introduce a little lottery to the campaign, so we're unveiling the first GOLDEN TICKET stretch goal.
At $225k one lucky Spike backer will receive, in... Read more
3D modeling on your phone?? Yessir!
Well you've asked for it, and been promised it...and here it is: the latest software update from Jeremy. Now you can model on the fly and create 3D photo... Read more
Remote area measurement functionality update
Well, Jeremy and the team have been busy making the app do funky things with polygons and the like, and they wanted to show&tell. Check out this little... Read more
Well done, everyone! Thanks to your unrelenting support we've pushed through our first stretch goal and we're going to offer that EXTRA LASER RANGE!! Super Simon, our electronics guru, is... Read more
Calling all 3D printing fans!
Ever wanted to 3D print a scale model of The Empire State building, The Golden Gate Bridge, or even your house? With Spike you can...from a single remotely captured image!... Read more
Let's hear it for the Valuers (Appraisers)!
A fun little update for a quiet Saturday.
One of the things that's had us fizzing throughout the campaign, to date, is the extent to which backers want to help us... Read more
It's time to stretch!
Well many of you have been asking the question, and it's time to reveal the answer. We've asked quite a few of you what the ideal stretch functionality should look... Read more
We're across the line!!
Wowsa - two weeks into the campaign and thanks to all of you wonderful people we've made it to our hurdle!! What does that mean? It means that... Read more
Spike + SketchUp = 3D modeling utopia!
Thanks for all the queries and feedback about Spike’s 3D modeling capability. It’s become very clear to us just how much Spike's 3D modeling capability captures the imagination!
We’ve had... Read more
WOOT WOOT! 50k!!
Wow - we've just hit $50k, in 5.5 days!! Outstanding.
Thank you to everyone that has backed us so far, and for all the supportive tweets & shares. We've still... Read more
VIDEO: Spike, in brief
Some of you have suggested that an abbreviated video, hitting a few of the high points, and shareable through youtube would be mighty. So here it is! Many... Read more
NEW! 'Not-Quite-So-Early-Bird' Reward!
We've been a little blown away by the early demand for Spike, and it's clear that popular demand requires a new early adopter SPIKE PRO reward. So since we've set... Read more
$20,000 in 24 hours! That's $20,000 raised from grassroot, early adopter supporters in just ONE DAY, here on Kickstarter.
Wow - you guys rock! Thank you so much for your support! (and please keep it up by giving your eco system a bit of a nudge!). We’re just fizzing... Read more