RTk.GPIO Update - Relaunch!
Dear Backers of RTk.GPIO
While Ryanteck LTD. has now shut down and has been down for a while, I am happy to announce the RTk.GPIO will continue to get manufactured... Read more
Ryanteck LTD. Update - Closing Down Sale
Just a quick heads up.
Due to multiple reasons I'm shutting down Ryanteck LTD. You can find the full information at http://mailchi.mp/abffbcdafdc6/ryanteck-ltd-newsletter-so-long-thanks-for-all-the-fish
Thank you again for supporting the creation of this... Read more
Update Number 41 - Now available to buy, software and guide updates.
We're glad to announce that you can now order the RTk.GPIO and have it shipped straight away for if you want any more boards.
Currently we have them... Read more
Update Number 40 - This was a triumph.
I'm making a note here, Huge success.
That's right we've shipped every board getting the final ones out today.
That makes it about 1000 Boards now out in the wild! ... Read more
Update Number 59 - Almost all shipped, what's next?
I've been busy and I'm down to about 100-150 Boards left to ship / 50 People,
We've shipped all pledges that do not contain a Goody Pack. (If you just... Read more
Update Number 38 - Shipping Update
Just a quick heads up.
We've shipped over 150 boards to date and are preparing to ship another 100 on Monday. The ones planned to ship Monday have been notified... Read more
Update Number 37 - Quick update
Just a quick update.
We sent the first 20 people's boards out on Friday and are already getting tweets in of arrival.
Currently there are two guides over on our... Read more
Update Number 36 - Shipping!
Well the day's finally here. I've programmed the first 100 boards and unless there is an issue we find over the weekend they're on schedule to ship Monday!
So what's... Read more
Update Number 35 - Is it ready?!
First off - I know that the rate of updates has increased. But as I've mentioned before I prefer to do updates when I have information rather than keep to... Read more
Update Number 34 - Documentation, Paperwork & More!
Of course we should begin with.
Happy New Year
So it's 2017, (well I'm writing this at 9:15ish, It'll likely be 9:30ish once I finish, 2016). I'm hoping to ship... Read more
Update Number 33 - Testing, Testing & More Progress!
Christmas is just around the corner but fear not. I'm still working on the RTk.GPIO throughout Christmas. So what's been happening?
Firmware is now in Beta
I'm now at a... Read more
Update Number 32 - We're reading & Writing!
I've made lots of progress and got more of the I2C library working and the basis of read is also working.
Now the basis is done the work... Read more
Update Number 31 - A quick update. Please read!
As we're getting closer to shipping we're organizing everything to get ready to go.
We've had a few reports that previous updates aren't coming through. This might... Read more
Update Number 30! I2C Write complete. Now onto I2C Read!
I2C Write is complete! This was one of the hardest parts to complete however testing so far shows that it works reasonably well.
We had to add a small 1.7... Read more
Update Number 29 - We're almost there with the code!
Sorry about the time between updates. However I didn't want to spam people's inboxes with a few sentences
The I2C portion of the software has been quite a... Read more
Update Number 28 - More progress!
Since the last update I've been working as much as I can on RTk.GPIO and so far have done 26 Commits along with starting on some of the documentation.
Feature... Read more
Update Number 27 - Progress is being made.
Just a short update.
I've been doing more development work on the RTk.GPIO with one fixing a few issues.
In the tweet at https://twitter.com/ryanteck/status/778698849892208640 You can see I'm testing a Pimoroni... Read more
Update Number 26!
So it's been about 3 weeks since the last update. What's been happening?
Slow progress has been made on new features and improvements however the code which was written has... Read more
Update Number 25 - Software
So now the hardware is complete the project just requires the software to be finished.
For the software I'm going to be re-writing the MCU code to give... Read more
Update Number 24 - Hardware has arrived. What's next?
The RTk.GPIOs have arrived!
We've just recieved the shipment of the RTk.GPIOs! This means the hardware is all completed.
With this project the software is as important as... Read more
UPDATE NUMBER 23! Production has started!
Production has started!
We've been to the PCB Assembly company we're using today and have tested the first boards off the production line.
Here's some pictures of some parts of... Read more
Update #22 - Production Progress
We've got some exciting news!
The Production PCBs have just arrived!
Here's a picture of them still in the packaging.
The next step is to send these and the components... Read more
Update Number 21 - What's been happening?
Over the last couple of week's we've been rather quiet and not done many updates on the project so here's what's been happening.
We've ordered the PCBs and... Read more
Update Number 20! A bit late but lots of work!
Breaking from our usual Schedule of an update every Tuesday we missed one out this Tuesday to do a Mega Update today.
Component & PCB Sourcing!
We're happy to announce... Read more
Update Number 19: Where are we at?
The last week has been slightly slower for us. I've been busy with other parts of business so where are we at?
We've had all but one component now... Read more
Update number 17! Everything ordered, on track and go!
Everything is go!
We've been mega busy over the last week since the past update.
We've now ordered 14/14 components and already had 6/14 Arrive. We're expecting to... Read more
Mega Update Number 16!
In the last week we've been REALLY busy here at Ryanteck to get the RTk.GPIO into manufacturing.
Here's a little of what's been happening.
As of this email... Read more
Component Sourcing, Surveys and More!
We've been busy at work behind the scenes to continue the development of the RTk.GPIO Board.
Now the board is being made in the UK we are sourcing... Read more
Manufacturing Update, Great News and More!
First, Lets begin with the great news.
The RTk.GPIO Will now be made in the UK
Due to the success of the kickstarter and some work on our side we've... Read more
We're funded, Full Steam Ahead!
A big thank you to everyone who has backed this project. Now the work begins to get the RTk.GPIO made and sent to you.
We'll be sending the... Read more
Less than 3 Days Left To Go!
Less than 3 Days left!
We're down to our final 72 hours of fundraising the RTk.GPIO board! Don't forget if you want to add extras we have Micro USB cables... Read more
License Updates, Forum and Github Repos!
Just a small update.
License update for the Python code. It's changed to MIT. Thanks again to David Whale for doing this.
We've setup a website for... Read more
We're there! Thank you very much.
We're happy to say that the goal has been reached! This means as long as everything else goes fine we're funded!
Work will begin after the 7th of... Read more
11 Days To go, Updates on progress & BOGO
We have just 11 Days to go and we're just £350 to the goal! Here's a quick update.
I2C Support -
While we originally said that we were going to... Read more
Update Number 8, Pro Hat, Double Packs, Gantt chart, And More!
We're down to 15 days left with only £1068 left to raise!
We recently got our Pro Hat reward from fellow Kickstarterer Alex Eames of Raspi.tv, It breaks... Read more
Update Number 7, 2 Weeks in!
Welcome to update number 7! We're now two weeks in and have even more updates and work that's gone on.
We're going to be sending a test board (Faulty... Read more
Update number 6! 7 Days in, More reasons to use it with a Pi!
We're now 7 days (Partially 8 days in) into the project and have raised now 65% of our goal!
More progress on extra features!
I've done some work on getting... Read more
Update Number 5! - Code, Fixes, Features and more!
We're now 5 kickstarter days into the project and have raised a whopping £4,951 which equals 60% of the goal!
We've actually been quite busy behind the scenes... Read more
Update Number 4, Extras!
We've had a few more messages about extra's and we've been able to organise and sort out pricing.
We've had a couple ask if they can get extra... Read more
Update Number 3! Video, Goody pack and more!
We're now just over 48 hours into the campaign and have raised just under 48% Not bad at all.
Thank you to all of the backer's we've had so far! ... Read more
Update #2, Live Stream!
Just a quick announcement that we plan to stream a tutorial on how to get going with the RTk.GPIO board at 2PM UK Time.
However if you're not able to... Read more
24 Hours! Thank you! And more!
Well we're already 24 Hours into our campaign and have raised an amazing £3,485! (Or about 42% of the target).
We're sending this to say thank you for backing us!... Read more