Tagged: raspberry pi

Pibow Case Creator Pimoroni Seeks £315,000 Through Crowdcube Campaign For European Expansion

Pimoroni, the creator of Raspberry Pi accessories and other maker products, is currently seeking £315,000 through equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to continue European expansion. The company, which was founded by Jonathan Williamson and Paul Beech, stated: “We launched the business off the back of our flagship… Read More

Raspberry Pi-Powered Pi-Top Hits Indiegogo; Raises $66,000 in Three Days

Earlier this week, UK-based Pi-Top decided to turn to global crowdfunding giant Indiegogo to raise $80,000 for its new self-titled raspberry pi laptop. According to the campaign, the Pi-Top provides a platform to expand your knowledge in hardware creation. Its kit takes you through each… Read More

Founder of Frontier David Braben Has Been Appointed OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honors list.

Celebrating the work he has done for both of the UK’s video game and computer industries,  founder of developer Frontier David Braben has been appointed OBE in the Queen’s Birth Honors List. OBE stands for honor officer for the Order of the British Empire. It… Read More

Brief: Kano Kickstarter Ends, Raises Over $1.5 Million

Kano’s Kickstarter campaign has ended. The small, DIY Raspberry Pi-powered computer raised $1,522,160 from 13,387 backers. The raise was good enough to push the campaign to third on Kickstarter’s all-time list for design products. Kano leaped the Elevation Dock for that spot. It wasn’t quite… Read More

FINAL HOURS: Kano Eyes Top 3 Spot On Kickstarter’s All-Time Design List

We recently reported on the Kano project on Kickstarter. Just a couple of weeks ago the campaign was celebrating a huge milestone after crossing $1 million in funding. Quartz recently tipped the world to the fact that even the famed Steve Wozniak has chipped into the… Read More

On Kickstarter: Kano Crosses $1 Million In Funding For DIY Raspberry Pi PC

Kano is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter to bring a new PC kit to market. The kit is touted as a “computer and coding kit for all ages, all over the world,” and the campaign to fund it has already crossed $1 million in funding with… Read More

arkOS Crowdfunding An Open-Source, Raspberry Pi-Powered Google Fighter

What did you do when Google killed Google Reader, much to the chagrin of many of the service’s fans? Jacob Cook declared war. Well, not literally. What he did do was begin to work on arkOS, a Linux-based operating system that aims to replace all-knowing… Read More

On Kickstarter: HDMIPi Portable, Affordable Screen For The Raspberry Pi

Small HDMI screens are expensive. Native HD ones are astronomical. We want to drive the price down “Raspberry Pi” style. When Alex Eames of RasPi.tv wanted to solve a pain point for Raspberry Pi owners, he decided to turn to Kickstarter to seek funding for… Read More

The RAPIRO Is A Kickstarted Robot With A Raspberry Pi Brain

RAPIRO stands for RAspberri PI RObot, and is a low-cost robot that runs on open-source Arduino software. It’s already fully funded on Kickstarter, so manufacturing will be a go once the campaign ends. According to the campaign page, the robot makes use of 12 on-board… Read More

BrickPi Is A Raspberry Pi Brain For Your LEGO Cyborgs

BrickPi has a hugely successsful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The goal? To crowdfund Raspberry Pi-based brains that work with off-the-shelf LEGO® Mindstorms hardware to create your very own robots. The Raspberry Pi is a small, cheap ($25) computer that has a footprint roughly similar to… Read More

Fully Funded Indiegogo Campaign Offers Protection From New Drone Overlords

Drones have taken center stage in the fight for privacy in the United States as more police forces and government agencies announce plans to employ drones in a variety of ways. DroneShield is a product crowdfunding on Indiegogo that allows preorders of their proprietary drone… Read More

How I turned an idea into a project with £1200 of funding

Last March, I received my Raspberry Pi in the post after waiting months and spending all day trying to pre-order one when the site went down due to the huge popularity of the little device. And when I finally got hold of this swanky new piece of… Read More

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