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A small robot arm that draws with a pen on paper anything you draw on screen. Sketch, share and subscribe to wonderful drawings!
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    1. Line-us Creator on November 6

      @Rudi We are too - we'll be posting an update with some photos in the next few days

    2. Line-us Creator on November 6

      @Pasquale A few people have been in touch regarding delivery addresses. The way it works with Kickstarter is that we'll be sending out a 'survey' asking for the delivery addresses - we haven't done that yet but will be soon. At that point you can confirm the correct address so no need to worry for now.

    3. Line-us Creator on November 6

      @Tom Once we have some of the production machines we'll post something.

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      Rudi Niemeijer on November 5

      I’m looking forward to the photo’s of the production and what tables full of line-us parts look like. Any early snapshots available yet? ;-)

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      Pasquale Totaro on October 31

      Hello, is it possible to change the delivery address?

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      Tom Karbowski on October 31

      Any videos of the product working yet, more updated than the original videos

    7. Line-us Creator on October 14

      @Tom Hi Tom. There's a lot more detail in the last update, but we've had to push back shipping to early/mid December - unfortuantely we've had a moulding issue and needed to do another PCB revision which has delayed production.

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      Tom Karbowski on October 12

      Are we on track for delivery this month, still want to see this app

    9. Line-us Creator on October 4

      @Bill - That's fantastic - thanks very much Bill. I'll drop you an email with some pictures today.

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      Bill on October 3

      Rob and Durrell, I may be able to provide some insight on the plastic cracking you're seeing on the plastic arms, I've worked on hundreds of plastic parts. Glad to share my thoughts.

    11. Line-us Creator on September 7

      @Tom We're just working through the details now to pin down a manufacturing date - there are some component delivery dates we're waiting on but as soon as we know the dates we'll post an update.

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      Tom Karbowski on September 5

      Are we on track for normal delivery?

    13. Line-us Creator on September 5

      @NL Good to hear you're enjoying the updates. The next update will be part 2 of our Shenzhen visit - hopefully out today or tomorrow. The app will be a bit later - the reason is that we'll want to show some screenshots and the graphics will be the last thing we do on the app. Hopefully we'll have lots to keep you interested in the meantime though.

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      NL de Lange on September 4

      Hi Line-us,

      just a question on (hopefully) the next update topic: does it cover the app?
      Taking into account that your previous updates were excellent, Im really looking forward to see more on this :-))
      Greetings!

    15. i hate buying gas
      Superbacker
      on August 24

      Thanks. I'm sure you knew I meant the servo motor covers. Although, printing a servo motor could be fun.

    16. Line-us Creator on August 22

      @gas Hi - I'll drop you a DM

    17. i hate buying gas
      Superbacker
      on August 22

      Any news on when we might be able to get the 3d files for the servo motors?

    18. Line-us Creator on August 19

      @Jim - Really sorry not to have posted the update earlier in the week. It's on my to-do list for today though. We're heading back to Shenzhen for pre-production this evening so might be a short one, but I'll get something out. There's loads of interesting stuff to talk about so will probably do a series of shorter but more frequent updates to keep you all up to date.

    19. Jim D on August 19

      Can we get an update on the visit to Shenhuzen?

    20. Line-us Creator on August 7

      @Philip Thanks! Really kind of you to give us such lovely feedback. I'm planning to get the next update out early next week - will be all about our visit to Shenzhen so lots to tell.

    21. Philip Brechler on August 7

      Hi,

      I just wanted to say that for me you are the go to example for backer communications and updates. You don't treat your updates as another marketing channel but keep us in the loop. You are very responding to comments and you were great when I had a specific questions. So thanks for that!

      Philip

    22. i hate buying gas
      Superbacker
      on July 9

      According to jerry seinfeld something similar happens when you are in the pool.....

    23. John Besnard on July 8

      The early test plastic shrinks?

    24. Line-us Creator on June 18

      @Tom Hi Tom. We're doing a lot of work on the software at the moment, and making good progress. The look and feel of the app will be one of the last things we do though as it will be driven by the functionality of the app. Right now we're just using the visuals that you've seen in the campaign so nothing new to see unfortunately! At the moment we're working on sharing - we really hope that people will share their sketches so we're trying to make it flexible without being complicated.

    25. Line-us Creator on June 18

      @Gernot Will let you know as soon as the design is finalized - likely to be after the second tooling test run just to make sure everything is set in stone.

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      Tom Karbowski on June 15

      Could we get a update video showing the app a little bit, both in a tablet and phone ? Even if it's not 100% finished. You can show up the basics

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      Gernot J. Abel
      Superbacker
      on June 14

      Let us know when we can chip in and you can share dimensions etc to get us started
      @gas @Gernot Would be great to have the community help on making a 3d printable case. There would be some changes necessary to the design, for example the retaining clips are too thin, but nothing insurmountable. Using a flexi material for the hinge is an option although it might be simpler to make the lid clip on..?

    28. Line-us Creator on June 11

      @Jie Hi, All backers should automatically get an email from Kickstarter when there is an update, if they are not getting through maybe check your Junk-mail folder and add no-reply@kickstarter.com to your safe senders list.

    29. Jie Li on June 6

      Dear Line-Us team,

      I would like to check in to see if you guys would send out email notifications about the update / email invitation to events relating to the product/technology. In a word, I just want to know what is the best way to stay in connecting with you guys and the product.

      Thanks,

    30. i hate buying gas
      Superbacker
      on May 18, 2017

      Hi line-us folks. I dm'd you yesterday. No rush, you have much more important things to do.

    31. Line-us Creator on May 17, 2017

      @Christian Thanks very much or the kind comments. We'll keep on sharing the story of the engineering and manufacturing process!

    32. Line-us Creator on May 17, 2017

      @gas @Gernot Would be great to have the community help on making a 3d printable case. There would be some changes necessary to the design, for example the retaining clips are too thin, but nothing insurmountable. Using a flexi material for the hinge is an option although it might be simpler to make the lid clip on..?

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      Christian Liechti on May 16, 2017

      Hi
      I like the way the creators are communicating pro-actively and share regular updates, this gives me confidence that it is in capable and motivated hands to meet deadlines. All the best for your further work and I can't wait to play around with the finished product...

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      Gernot J. Abel
      Superbacker
      on May 14, 2017

      @i hate buying gas sounds you have some good ideas - looking fwd to team up when line us diy is out

    35. i hate buying gas
      Superbacker
      on May 5, 2017

      I understand the printing issue with the case.. Pehaps printing top and bottom in ABS and then using a flexible filament for the hinge and gluing together. I've used that method a couple of times with success (I.e hinged pokeball).

    36. Line-us Creator on May 5, 2017

      @gas Definitely the covers - we've tested them and they print very well. The box is a bit more difficult as it has the living hinge, which can't be 3d printed as is. It also requires lots of support as well so a different design might work better for 3d printing.

    37. i hate buying gas
      Superbacker
      on May 5, 2017

      Nice update and I like the gory details....
      I also got a 'naked' line-us. Will you provide 3D files (stl or obj) for the covers? And possibly the case???
      Thanks.

    38. Line-us Creator on April 26, 2017

      @Mark Was great to meet you, and to be able to show you Line-us in action!

    39. Mark Campbell
      Superbacker
      on April 26, 2017

      I was fortunate enough to see Line-us in operation last night's as part of the IoTLondon Meetup at the IET Building in London. Very impressed!

    40. Line-us Creator on April 26, 2017

      @Tom We're planning to do an update next week - our manufacturer is in London on Friday and is bringing a model with the engineering detail in with him. We're really looking forward to seeing it and thought we'd send the update once we have some photos of it to show.

    41. Line-us Creator on April 26, 2017

      @Tom We're planning to do an update next week - our manufacturer is in London on Friday and is bringing a model with the engineering detail in with him. We're really looking forward to seeing it and thought we'd send the update once we have some photos of it to show.

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      Tom Karbowski on April 25, 2017

      Updates? Possibly on a case

    43. Line-us Creator on March 13, 2017

      @Tom We've tried to be realistic in our schedule - not too optimistic, but not building in lots of contingency. I think October's realistic but we're working flat out to get Line-us to you and we'll ship as soon as we can!

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      Tom Karbowski on March 11, 2017

      Is there a chance for a earlier delevery than October

    45. Line-us Creator on March 10, 2017

      @Tom We have a rough design for a plastic box, and that will go off to our manufacturer for feasibility/costing in the next day or do. We're sending a complete Line-us design to them as well, with details such as clips to hold the covers on, detailing to prevent sinkage in the mould etc. so they will come back to us with comments on more than just the box. I'd expect to have some news in a couple of weeks.

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      Tom Karbowski on March 9, 2017

      Updates on the better storage case if any

    47. Line-us Creator on March 5, 2017

      @RudiNiemeijer @ZaghloulSaad Thanks guys - really appreciate your support.

    48. Zaghloul Saad
      Superbacker
      on March 4, 2017

      Congratulations.. funded

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