See you, Kickstarters!
Good day, everyone. Been a while!
Do you all have fun with Qmote these days? Did you notice that Qblinks has gradually released quite a few new features since we shipped... Read more
Upgrade Qmote over-the-air!
As we promised, we will constantly be improving the functionality of Qmote and releasing updated versions of firmware, which can be easily upgraded over-the-air. And here it comes... Read more
Qblinks + Zapier = AUTOMATION
In the last update, we’ve mentioned the release of some new features, one of which is Zapier!
Zapier is a webapp automation service. It’s quite similar to... Read more
So glad to announce this: We have fulfilled all rewards on Kickstarter!
We hope that you have fun with Qmote as well as all the newly-released features, such as... Read more
Sample code released!
This update is for developers.
We have made Qmote open and app developer-friendly. The Qmote communication protocol is open, so you can easily program your own app to work with... Read more
Happy new year! Shipping continues...
Happy holidays! We hope you all have a very great time with family and dear friends. And here are some updates for you.
Second batch shipping starts
Our... Read more
First batch shipping resumed
We just resume shipping two days ago! More and more backers will get updates on USPS Tracking® from now on!
We apologize that the tracking was stuck on... Read more
Qmote reward shipping starts!
Some may have received an email with a USPS tracking number. Just to clarify that yes the email was sent from our system. And if you got the... Read more
Qmote maker's module supports ANCS now
Just a quick update with a big breakthrough we made. The latest firmware we developed for Qmote maker's module includes ANCS support.
Those who have received Qmote maker's modules... Read more
FCC certificate got and almost ready to ship!
We are very glad to inform you that Qmote has got FCC certificate! Now it's officially legal for us to forward a big number of Qmotes from the... Read more
Production is going well
As we mentioned, we are now in the middle of mass production. And we'd like to share the process with a quick update.
SMT quality assurance
We talked... Read more
Our works recently
As we promised, here comes the very very detailed update about what's happening here. And we hope this will answer most of the questions brought up lately.
Let's... Read more
A pre-update update...
We know it has been quite a while since last update and many of our backers are worried about this project. Here we sincerely apologize for not updating... Read more
Share your photos of Qmote with us!
We know some have received Qmote as beta packages, and we would like to invite you to share some photos with us! Introduce your beautiful city and how... Read more
What we have been working on these days...
Hi dear backers,
First of all, about beta packages...It took our warehouse some time to choose the proper shipping bags and boxes for Qmote; they placed the order and waited a... Read more
First production run
We think you guys might be interested in the assembly line!
Step by step and Qmote is there!
And we were also working on Qmote maker's modules.
Our... Read more
Samples of Qmote's package design
We have received the samples of Qmote's package design last week and will confirm the colors on the paper boxes soon. The colors shown in the picture above are... Read more
Celebrate the launch of Qblinks Qmote channel on IFTTT!
While busy with the hardware manufacture, we've also had some breakthrough on software side. Here comes the Qmote IFTTT channel! To know more about how Qmote works... Read more
Fine-tuning Qmote colors
Hi dear backers,
As you can imagine, we are busy finalizing everything, and confirming the colors of Qmote is one of the main progress these days.
Unlike the mockups and samples... Read more
Qmote Beta Program - WE WANT YOU!
Get your free Qmote and help us improve!
We are very close to release both apps and IFTTT channel, and it will be very nice if some of you're willing... Read more
A trip to the lab
As we talked about before, we are running compliance tests these days. To meet different regulations for different markets requires several tests and adjustments. Therefore, we made a... Read more
We are beginning Qmote pre-orders today on Qblinks official website.
Many people have sent us private messages and emails to inquire how to buy Qmote seeing that... Read more
From PCB to PCBA
Remember the first batch of PCBs (Printed Circuit Board) we shared last time? We have "surface mounted" them and now they have become PCBAs, with the A standing for... Read more
PCB Production Starts!
The first batch of finalized PCBs (Printed Circuit Board) just arrived last week, and are ready for production!
The factory will place most of the components of your... Read more
All the details... New antenna, accessory, and some demo videos
Hi dear backers,
We understand that you've been requesting for details about the new antenna design and how Qmote looks after the mechanical adjustments. The final samples just arrived and... Read more
Sorry it took longer than we thought to confirm the schedule. After redesigning the antenna, we have to reschedule with the whole supply chain and the manufacturer, so it... Read more
Qmote + FabrUX = ∞
We are very excited to tell you that Qblinks will partner with People Power for "FabrUX," its “Internet of Everything” platform.
We are sure you have already... Read more
Change of antenna design and schedule
Many of you have been asking when Qmote will be shipped to you guys, and we want to be open with you about our change of plan. We were... Read more
ESD test for Qmote
As we previously said, we are running some tests before submitting Qmote to compliance testing, which is mandatory when we export Qmote to different countries.
In the video,... Read more
Qmote new function! "City Hacker" puts the city to work for you.
We are so excited to share this great news of Qmote with you. Thanks to our cutting-edge technology, we are releasing a new function -- "City Hacker... Read more
Backer survey sent out!
We have sent out backer survey to your *email address*! The email is titled "Qmote - IMPORTANT! Shipping info required", which includes an URL link to... Read more
How to change the battery of Qmote?
You may have known that Qmote uses a CR1620 battery, and that it's totally user-replaceable, but have you wondered how? Here we made a simple video to show... Read more
THANK YOU 5999 backers! We did it!
Qmote campaign just ended yesterday and we got over 1000% funded by 5999 backers! It's an amazing experience and THANK YOU so much for making Qmote a reality!
We... Read more
Maker's project: Control your sprinkler with Qmote
Time to introduce some cool maker's projects! We hope you find as much fun as we do in this smart sprinkler.
Using Arduino and an electronically-controlled water... Read more
For backers only - Get additional Qmote at a low price!
Hi dear backers,
Some of you have been asking us how to acquire additional Qmote or maker's module besides the reward. For example, 10 Qmotes, 3 Qmotes with 1 module,... Read more
Qmote is currently on Kickstarter ONLY
We would like to clarify that Qmote is now on Kickstarter ONLY. We didn’t, and won’t bring Qmote onto other crowdfunding platforms. If you find Qmote raising... Read more
Introducing the new color - Space Teal!
A couple of days ago, we asked our partnered manufacturer to produce a material sample for the new color that won the vote. Now we just got the... Read more
For you the developers
A lot of you have been asking about the SDK of Qmote. Actually, we had promised to make Qmote open and we did put the Qmote GATT API... Read more
Inside of the button...the switch
We think it's about time to share some details INSIDE of Qmote other than its shape, color, and functions... And let's start with the switch! The switch is... Read more
Stretch goal REACHED!
We are so excited to tell you that the $120K stretch goal has been reached! And as we promised, NEW COLOR is now available!
The most voted... Read more
Water resistance test report
So glad to tell you guys that we just got the IP test report for Qmote!
You might have already known that Qmote is water-resistant, and we did... Read more
THANK YOU! Funding goal reached in 27 hours!
Greetings to you from Qblinks!
We are overwhelmingly excited to announce that Qmote is almost 150% funded now! Thank you for supporting Qmote and we will keep working hard on it.... Read more