NODE (2nd gen) for iOS and Android
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
Thank you for your support of the first NODE. We have always dreamed of a NODE that is both iOS and Android compatible and today it came... Read more
All rewards have shipped...well almost.
We are very excited to announce that the final shipment of OXA-CO sensor modules have been shipped to backers. This means that we have just one more hurdle to... Read more
After the previous update about not continuing development of the radiation module, there have been a lot disappointed backers contacting us. We never realized that the radiation module is so... Read more
CO and Radiation modules
Good news and bad.
We have 15 CO gas sensors ready and will be acquiring more components. We will also start to offer gases like NO, NO2, SO2, H2S, and... Read more
We have just launched a new kickstarter campaign to help us produce our new sensor module called Chroma. It is an accurate color sensor that can scan surface color and... Read more
We are wrapping up Kickstarter rewards this week. All NODEs both BT4.0 and BT2.1 will be shipped out by end of the week.
The gas sensor and radiation sensor modules... Read more
We just got the new radio chips for BT 2.1 version of NODE. We will start shipping those this week.
We have also released our Android library and an example... Read more
Second shipment and iOS 6
We have just sent out our second shipment of Nodes to backers.
Also, iOS 6 created a problem with our app in the app store. We have already submitted an... Read more
Shipping the first 20 NODEs
After some hard work, we finally have our manufacturing process producing units.
We are pleased and excited to announce that the first 20 units of NODE sensors will be shipping... Read more
The NODE app is now in the App store
The NODE app (our first) is now in the app store after Apple reviewed our hardware.
Unfortunately, we have to push back the ship date by a few... Read more
NODE getting made (Video)
We are making NODE in our lab!
If there are not major quality control issues, we should be shipping in ~1-2 weeks.
Check out our new entry level pick and... Read more
API and example App source code
We have finally released our API. We have also released a fully functioning example Xcode project of the API to help developers kickstart their Node development.
For the API and... Read more
We are taking orders at variabletech.com
NODE is now available!
Friends and gadgeteers,
We are immensely pleased to announce that NODE, along with the first 3 modules - Luma, Clima, and Therma - is now available... Read more
Two weeks ago we went to NYC for the CE Week and won the CEA Technovations award.
We made an thermo augmented reality app that display temperature information of on... Read more
Alpha test begins
We have began our internal alpha test of Node platform. There will only be one more round of hardware tweaks before design freeze.
The API and the iOS library is... Read more
manufacturing and micro-controller change
A long awaited update on our progress.
I just came back from China figuring out suppliers for various parts. Our plastic mold is finished so I brought back... Read more
Project progress summary
- We are on target to deliver Node in early July.
- Plastic injection mold is being fabricated
- Ordered Li-Poly batteries
- Revised circuit design to incorporate 4 MB of memory and louder... Read more
A SUCCESSFUL END!
It has been an amazing 33 days to kickstart the beginning of NODE. I would like to thank everyone for the support. I will keep everyone posted on the progress... Read more
Review your pledge
With less than 48hrs left on our 33 day campaign, I would like to thank everyone for their support. I would also like to remind everyone to check... Read more
NODE is 100% funded!
A big THANK YOU to all the backers! Thank you for helping to make NODE a reality.
I will be working hard in the coming months to deliver all the... Read more
Path to production
With NODE at 99% funded, I have began the path to production.
NODE is 95% designed including mechanical enclosures. Here are the rest of the steps before you get your... Read more
New pledge options for Radiation sensor module and Carbon Monoxide module.
The radiation sensor module is a PIN diode radiation sensor with adjustable sensitivity levels. It is only meant for low levels of radiation.
The Carbon Monoxide module is an industrial... Read more
NODE is iPad 3 compatible!
Now you can sense, play, and gesture your NODE with the new iPad 3.
This is because the new iPad 3 uses the new Bluetooth 4.0.
NEW Infrared Thermometer Module Pledge Option
I am pleased to say that we are ahead of schedule and can now show you the infrared thermometer module. I created a new set of pledge options... Read more
using NODE and iPhone as your cycling computer
I just created an App to use NODE and iPhone as your wireless cycling computer.
Instead of hooking up sensors and wires all over your bike, you can... Read more
New videos added to project
I added two new videos.
One video shows me taking NODE apart to expose the inside, the other shows programming NODE with Arduino IDE.
NODE Introduction Keynote
I gave this pitch for NODE at the "will this float" business pitch competition on Feb. 23.
I won $500 in cash and a stand up paddle board from the... Read more