An open-source platform for the battery-free Internet of Things

Aug 22, 2023

Project update 7 of 7

Shipping Is Underway

by Kai G

If you have been following our recent updates, you are aware that we have encountered a series of challenges in our manufacturing process. It has been a significant learning curve for our small company, transitioning from producing a few prototypes of a single design for a sole customer to distributing hundreds of units across six different designs on an international scale. Several of our manufacturing partners who had provided initial quotes were unable to deliver, leading to longer manufacturing times than anticipated. Additionally, we faced the well-known challenges of navigating the German government bureaucracy in order to successfully clear our hardware through customs.

Despite these challenges, we are thrilled to announce that shipping is now in progress and the majority of our backers should have already received their orders. We thank you for your ongoing support of the campaign and for your patience as we worked through the process of delivering the hardware.

During the waiting period, we were not idle; instead, we focused on enhancing software support and documentation:

We’ve also started a Discord server for you to stay in touch with us and other Riotee users. Head over to and be the first to post your application idea!

Sign up to receive future updates for Riotee.

Subscribe to the Crowd Supply newsletter, highlighting the latest creators and projects