Backer Carey C. used the Onion Omega Dash to build remote sensors and controls for his gate and garage doors. This update will give you all the details of how he did it. It's pretty nifty! Read the full update.
Introducing our latest project, the Onion Tau LiDAR Camera! The Onion Tau Camera is a 3D depth camera. It's like a regular webcam, except that it produces 3D depth data instead of color frames. It's USB-based, plug-and-play, and requires no additional computation to start producing depth data. Now funding! Read the full update.
This Field Report describes how backer MariuszD used the Omega2 Dash and Omega2 Pro to manage an external electrical circuit via a secure user interface. Read the full update.
Let us know what you're doing with Onion Omega gear. Win prizes and accolades! Read the full update for the details. Read the full update.
We're pleased to let everybody know that the Omega2s Dash now supports creating interactive UIs using LVGL and MicroPython! Read the full update.
We wanted to let everybody know about an update we've made to the LVGL quickstart template: you can now cross-compile the lvgl program for the Omega2 Dash with a single command! Read the full update.
With shipping just about to get underway, we've published a guide for the Omega2 Dash! The guide is meant to help you get your Omega2 Dash up and running as quickly as possible. Read the full update.
The Omega2 Dash products have been received at Crowd Supply's warehouse, and are being processed for shipment. We expect that some orders will begin shipping next week. Please check the delivery address in your account and update or change it if needed. Read the full update.
Omega2 Dash production is complete as of today! Our manufacturing team has been documenting the manufacturing process, see the full update for photos. Shipping to individual backers is currently scheduled to start in early May. Read the full update.
We're pleased to report that production of the Omega2 Dash has started! Omega2 Dash units and collections ordered during the campaign on Crowd Supply will be ready to ship on April 30th, 2020. We’ll share photos and updates as production progresses. To make sure the touchscreen on each completed Omega2 Dash can display images and detect touch input correctly, we've made a small testing program to be used as part of our testing and QA process. Read the full update.
First of all, a huge thank you to everyone who has supported the Omega2 Dash. We're now over 250% of the original goal! We can't wait to see the awesome UIs everyone builds with their Dash! The campaign ends TOMORROW on January 31st! After the conclusion of the campaign, the Omega2 Dash will still be available on Crowd Supply. But don't miss the especially great deals on the Collections and x4 that are available now! Read the full update.
With the campaign coming to a close at the end of the week, we've realized we have yet to cover a fundamental use-case: writing text to the display on the Omega2 Dash! But before we dive in, there's still time for more backers to join us over the next couple of days before the campaign closes! If you know anybody who would get a kick out of the Omega2 Dash, send them a link to our campaign page. Read the full update.
ICYMI here’s a video of Alex Glow of Hackster unboxing the Omega2 Dash and going over some of the main points. Read the full update.
This update, we're sharing our lvgl template! It's a pre-configured lvgl C project that supports drawing to the Omega2 Dash display and reading touch input. You can use this template as a time-saving starting point for building your own UI for the Omega2 Dash. Don't forget, the Omega2 Dash campaign ends on January 31st! Read the full update.
Happy new year from the Onion team! Programming your own GUI from scratch is complex and time consuming. To make GUI development with the Omega2 Dash fast and easy, we've worked to make it compatible with the LittleV Graphics Library. LittleVGL (lvgl) gives you all of the building blocks and tools needed to make your own GUI - leaving you free to focus your development time working on the app logic and user experience instead of worrying about graphics. Read the full update.
Hope you're enjoying the holidays! We thought you might enjoy a quick guide on using the Omega2 Dash to display images. Read the full update.
First and foremost, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who has backed! With your support, we hit the funding goal on day 2 of the campaign! Now, a week after the launch, we've hit 150% of the campaign target. Just incredible! We're very excited about the reception the Dash has gotten and we can't wait to see the amazing UIs you all make. Here are a few details we'd light to highlight about the Omega2 Dash hardware. Read the full update.
We're excited to announce the newest member of the Onion family - Omega2 Dash! The Omega2 Dash brings touchscreen capability to the established Omega2 Linux computer platform. It is a stand-alone, Wi-Fi-enabled, all-in-one solution for providing touch-based visual UIs that can be internet-connected, connected to other devices, or both. It can display the commandline, run programs that create a touch-based UI, and display images (png, jpeg). Read the full update.