The Whispering Forest

Mini Pupper: Open-Source,ROS Robot Dog Kit

A project in Hong Kong, Hong Kong by MangDang

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Mini Pupper will make robotics easier for schools, homeschool families, enthusiasts and beyond.
Backers: 915
Average Pledge Per Backer: HK$4267

Funded: HK$3,904,382 of HK$77,853
Dates: Sep 29th -> Oct 29th (30 days)
Project By: MangDang
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Latest News

Your Mini Pupper: One More Thing!

October 28th - via:
Mini Pupper was already endorsed by Kickstarter, ROS, OpenCV, Raspberry Pi, Hackady, IEEE Spectrum, Engadget etc. Many thanks for all the guys who gave us so much help!  We want to put a ding in the universe. If you want to work together with us,... (Read More)

⏱ 24 HOURS Left! & Bonus Stretch Goal Unlock! 🎁

October 28th - via:
Dear Backers, Thanks for your enthusiastic support along this journey. Now we have reached 4500% before the end of the campaign! We hereby unlock the 5000% stretch goal as a bonus! How can I get the raspberry Pi Upgrade for free? Each backer who... (Read More)

Your Mini Pupper becomes better and better!

October 26th - via:
Many friends are wondering what kind of servo can make Mini Pupper run so well. We used almost one year to customize Mini Pupper servo. --Input Voltage: 3.5V-7.4V --Stall Torque (at locked): / --Electronic protection... (Read More)

Your Mini Pupper is ready for Mass Production!

October 25th - via:
We are glad to say your Mini Pupper is ready for mass production. We already ordered the Long-period materials, and also booked the factory. We will manufacture enough PCB from early Nov. and then do SMT and assemble after get Kickstarter payment.... (Read More)

4000% UNLOCK! 5000% Stretch Goal is coming!

October 19th - via:
Dear backers, We made it! We are now about 4200% funded! So each backer will upgrade the battery for free(if your pledge doesn't include a batter you can add it in the add-on section). Thanks a lot for all your support! What's more? We have another... (Read More)

Use OAK-D-Lite to teach Your Mini Pupper to Recognize You

October 16th - via:
Do you want your Mini Pupper to recognize you? At first, you need Face Recognition feature, OAK-D-Lite camera module is a really good choice. With Mini Pupper and OAK-D-Lite the permutations of cool things you can build are endless.  OAK-D-Lite is... (Read More)

Mini Pupper will supply DDP service for global shipping

October 15th - via:
After discussing with several logistics agents, please confirm our global shipping methods and relative cost, please select which option is best for you. If you have any questions, please feel free to let us know, thanks! Shipping Method and Cost: A:... (Read More)

Do you know your Mini Pupper can pee?

October 13th - via:
Mini Pupper: What's my purpose? Pees? Just now, we found Mini Pupper can pee.  We are still discussing whether it's necessary to prepare a detailed guide so that you can easily enjoy this function? But your know, this is not very gentleman. Do you... (Read More)

4000% Stretch Goal✈️

October 11th - via:
Dear backers, Thanks so much for your back! Here is an exciting news about Mini Pupper, When hit the 4000% goal we will upgrade all the backers' batteries for free! The new custom battery has the below advantages: 1. Will be much more volume,... (Read More)

Mini-Pupper On Kickstarter

October 8th - via:
The latest robot dog making its debut on Kickstarter is Mini-Pupper, an open source quadruped robot powered by a Raspberry Pi 4B. Mini Pupper met its funding goal in the first 5 minutes and was 1000% funded within a day. (Read More)

Pi-based doggie bot hops and trots its way to Kickstarter success

October 5th - via:
A Hong Kong based startup called MangDang Technology has made a big splash on Kickstarter with a quadruped robotic dog kit for the Raspberry Pi that has earned $285K with 23 days to go. Designed primarily for robotics education and inspired by the Stanford Pupper project, the Mini Pupper leverages Ubuntu and ROS to offer SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping), obstacle avoidance, self-navigation, camera detection, and object tracking. (Read More)

Explore More Fun With Mini Pupper ✈️

October 4th - via:
Dear Backers, Thanks so much for your support! Here are some news about our campaigns that we want to share with you! Switch Science Event Mini Pupper made a wonderful show on Maker Faire Tokyo together with TAKASU San from Switch Science on 3rd Oct.... (Read More)

Over 1000% Funded!❤️

September 29th - via:
Dear Backers, Amazing! It only takes 5 minutes to get 100% funded! We are now over 1000% funded and the number is still growing! Thanks a lot for your support! Free Servo As a 1st day backer, you can get one more free servo, how to get on the list?... (Read More)

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