Just back from a visit to our factory in Suzhou. We’re definitely in the final stages here (see below for pics of our packaging assembly line) and are... Read more
Quick update - our manufacturer is populating the printed circuit boards this week. All of the plastic parts are manufactured and will be painted by the end of... Read more
Since our last update we have been busy testing units from our first build. We’ve found some minor issues, which were easily debugged. Beyond testing and debugging, the... Read more
Happy 2016 to everyone. We've made a lot of progress since our last update and as you can see from the photos and video below we are moving... Read more
As reported last update, we’ve begun the manufacturing process. Currently we are in the process of mass producing each part and fabricating the electronics. The next step... Read more
Happy Halloween to everyone! We are happy to announce that we have begun manufacturing.
Kittyo will deliver unrivaled features and functionality to cats and their cat parents.
You... Read more
Hi Kickstarter -
The finish line is getting closer and we are just waiting for the UL testing house to finish FCC/CE testing before kicking off the manufacturing... Read more
In last month's update we defined the 3 next steps we were undertaking, with a goal to start manufacturing in September:
1) Releasing and testing the final code... Read more
Hi Kickstarter -
We hope everyone is having a great summer. Our team is working hard and we’re happy to report that we see the light at the end of... Read more
A Quick Progress Report
Quick update - we are happy to report that we have figured out the porting issue that we explained in our last update and are moving on. Currently... Read more
Design and Delivery Update
We want to tell you how far we’ve come and what we’re still working to address.
Since our last update, we’ve received two rounds of tooling samples (T1... Read more
Things Are Cooking!
We hope your 2015 is off to a flying start. Here at Kittyo, we have lots of progress to report.
We are just about complete with the T0... Read more
Getting All The Pieces In Place
Hi Kickstarter –
The holiday season is getting underway and many people may be thinking about ‘winding down,’ spending time with family and friends, and curling up with their cats... Read more
New Estimated Delivery Date
Dear Kittyo backers,
Our new estimated shipping date is first quarter 2015.
We know many of you will be disappointed to hear this, but we hope you’ll agree it’s better... Read more
Kittyo: A Design For Manufacturing (DFM) Update
Hi Kickstarter - The Kittyo team has had a busy summer and here's some more information on our progress and how we are proceeding in bringing our product to the... Read more
Announcing Our Manufacturing Partner
We’re happy to announce that we have achieved the first crucial milestone: we have selected Tranwo Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. as our manufacturing partner. (http://tranwo.com/)
This was an important decision.... Read more
Moving forward on our path to market.
Hello again Kickstarter!
We’ve been working flat out since our campaign on Kickstarter ended, so we’ve got a lot to report.
SOURCING KEY COMPONENTS
One of the first challenges we... Read more
You guys are awesome!
In the past 24 hours Kittyo has:
Surged past $250,000 in pledges. Been featured by Whoopi Goldberg on The View. Received more great coverage on leading websites such as Laughing... Read more
You've helped make Kittyo big news... even Whoopi Goldberg loves it!
We continue to be blown away by everyone's response to Kittyo.
ABC News said: “Where ‘wow!’ meets ‘meow’ is not Kittyo’s slogan—but it probably should be."
The Discovery Channel featured... Read more
Confused about our reward levels? Here is the explanation.
Recently, a few people were confused about our reward level pricing and discounts and we wanted to fully explain ourselves and eliminate any confusion.
Before our campaign, we explained (as... Read more
Best. Caturday. Ever.
First, THANK YOU again for supporting Kittyo. We've had an incredible week since we launched on Kickstarter just 5 days ago. With 1,600+ backers and more than $175,000 pledged already,... Read more
Thank You Everyone!!
We're so grateful for all the support we've received. Not only did we blow past our 30k goal in the first hour but we're about to triple our goal in... Read more