EspoTek Labrador

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Sep 23, 2016

Labrador Hits 100%, and Here are the Stretch Goals

It’s over 9000!!

I can’t quite believe it has actually happened. Labrador is 100% funded and the pledges are still coming. To make a long story short, an article appeared on Make and the total amount raised went up by 20% in about 24 hours.

Labrador will be produced and hundreds of people around the world will get to experience the joy of engineering with proper tools. So excited!

Thank you so much to Cabe Atwell for writing that piece - and to everyone else who helped spread the word too. And, of course, thanks to everyone who backed Labrador (especially Maks and Scott!) - it’s because of your support that Labrador will exist. Finally, thanks to the hardworking folks at Crowd Supply. They went above and beyond to make sure the campaign was a success - truly.

Okay, so that’s exciting and all, what now?

Stretch goals, of course!

The first stretch goal (unlocked at $18,000) is a port of the software interface to Android. This will use USB OTG, so double-check that your device supports it! Note that due to the power limitations of OTG, the power supply feature cannot be supported on Android. Sorry about that. Stretch goal one will bet met at

The second goal (unlocked at $25,000) is a port to Raspberry Pi! Yes, it already runs Linux, but the challenge here will be getting fast, high resolution output with the Pi’s modest specs. This will require a rewrite of certain portions of the code.

Further stretch goals will be hardware-based and will be announced once the current targets have been reached. More specifics about the implementation of stretch goals 1 and 2, as well as precise dollar amounts, will come in an update on Monday.

Thank you all once again,
~Chris

$23,754 raised

of $9,000 goal

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Oct 20 2016

funded on

263%

funded

897

pledges

Product Choices

$29

Your very own Labrador!

You will receive a Labrador board, fully assembled with headers. All you need is your own microUSB cable and you’re ready to go! No soldering required.


$54

Double Labrador

Two Labrador boards, fully assembled with headers. All you need is your own microUSB cable and you’re ready to go! No soldering required.


$130

Quintuple Labrador

Five Labrador boards, fully assembled with headers. All you need is your own microUSB cable and you’re ready to go! No soldering required.

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Credits

EspoTek

A new, Aussie startup created by a new, Aussie engineering graduate. Our aim is to bring technology to the world that allows everyone to create new things. Labrador is the beginning of this.


Chris Esposito

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