Cellular for Everything: Meet the Spark Electron
Dearest Spark Friends,
Today is a very exciting day! We’re proud to announce the newest addition to the Spark family — the Electron, our cellular development kit that we hope... Read more
Maker Faire, Pebble, CleverPet, Spark.subscribe(), and a new project site. Phew!
Hi Everyone! Lots to share, as usual! Events, Spark-powered products, and new features. Let's dig in!
Visit us at Maker Faire!
It's a big weekend for the maker community -... Read more
Next Generation Spark Product
We are pleased to share with you an epic new chapter in the Spark journey...
Inspiration and background
Earlier this week, my ritual skimming of news was going... Read more
So much new! New features, a getting started video, and more.
Hello! We miss you guys. Have you been hanging out in the community and following our blog? If you have, all of the below will be old news by... Read more
First phase complete. Second phase commencing.
Hello everyone! We hope you enjoyed your holidays and are settling into 2014.
Now that delivery is (mostly) wrapped up, we're turning our attention to the next phase... Read more
All rewards have shipped!
Happy holidays, Spark backers!
Just in time for the holidays and the new year, we have an update filled with fun info and plans for the future.
All Kickstarter rewards... Read more
How it feels to deliver a product
Hello Spark friends,
Many of you have received your rewards by now; we hope you're enjoying them! And don't worry, those of you who haven't; they're on their way and... Read more
Shipping status: 61% shipped
At this point, all of our rewards have been manufactured, and 3,393 packages have gone out, which means that 61% of Kickstarter backers have... Read more
Shipping starts today!
Hello dear backers,
We're shipping today!
Today is a big day for the Spark team. We're breathing a sigh of relief as the first shipments of Spark Cores are beginning... Read more
Thousands of Cores!
Hello, Spark friends!
Today's a big day, and we've got lots to share! Open source firmware, documentation, and IDE, oh my!
Unfortunately, we haven't started shipping Cores out of the... Read more
Two new products powered by Spark!
Hello, Spark friends!
First of all - yes, we are still on track to begin shipping next week! The whole team is working hard overseeing final assembly, finalizing apps and... Read more
Watch Spark Cores being made!
Hello, Spark friends!
Our manufacturing partner in China is currently manufacturing Cores in the thousands! Check out this awesome video from Will, who's on the ground at the factory:
Hi Spark friends,
We're going to keep this update short but sweet so we can get right back to work :-)
First, the big news...
Manufacturing has begun
Today, final... Read more
We're getting so close!
Hi Spark family,
We're getting so close to delivery. All of the components have been ordered, and most are in hand. We got 20 Spark Core samples off the line... Read more
The home stretch!
Hi everybody! Hope you are all enjoying the last remaining days of summer. Or winter, for our southern hemisphere backers.
The long and the short of it is... we're busy.... Read more
Announcing the first Spark-powered product: The Choosatron!
Hey guys! Most of our updates have focused on a lot of technical details, like board designs and manufacturing updates. But the Spark Core is really just a tool for... Read more
Manufacturing update, including new timelines
Hello, dear backers! July has drawn to a close and we are inching closer to delivery. Let's dig in.
MANUFACTURING UPDATE FROM CHINA
You may remember Will from our Kickstarter... Read more
The Core just got better! Plus, survey info
Hope your July is going well so far. We’ve got a long update for you, so I’m going to jump right in:
NEW AND IMPROVED CORE!
The Core... Read more
Community, status page, t-shirts and beta testers
Is it just me or does it seem like just yesterday that our Kickstarter campaign closed? That said, there’s been a ton going on here since June 1... Read more
Thank You, Target Shipping Dates, and What's Next
In two hours, the Kickstarter campaign for the Spark Core will officially over, and we couldn't be happier with how it went! Thank you thank you thank you – not... Read more
New reward: the Spark RC Car! Plus, Android comes sooner!
I can’t believe there are only 4 days left in our campaign. We’ve got a bunch of exciting news that we can't wait to share with you over... Read more
Beta-Testers, Maker Faire + Goodbye HAXLR8R
Whoa. Just whoa. Maker Faire was ridiculous… in a very good way.
We had so much fun talking with people about Spark — whether they were existing backers or totally... Read more
Hardware Designs + Maker Faire
Hello again! Thank you all for supporting us through another awesome week of the Core campaign. We’ve received great questions and suggestions from many of you, and have loved hearing... Read more
Collaborations and stretch goals
Hi Spark friends! We've been on Kickstarter for a week now, and what an amazing week it's been! We're excited to share two awesome updates with you today: collaborations with... Read more
Hello Spark friends!
I can't believe the incredible support we've received over the last 48 hours. In two days, we've blown past our goal, and right now we have more... Read more