Knut: Stay Connected

A project in Boston, MA by Amperic

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A WiFi enabled device with interchangeable sensors and a mobile app that keeps you alert, informed and aware.
Backers: 408
Average Pledge Per Backer: $136

Funded: $55,421 of $25,000
Dates: May 21st -> Jul 5th (45 days)
Project By: Amperic
home automation +Suggest

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Latest News

Knut Interface - Android

January 3rd - via:
Hello,If you're looking for the Android App or any other OS Knut Interface.  You can download it here right from our website.  (Read More)

Almost done shipping

October 17th - via:
Thought I would let you know that we've shipped out a ton of boxes the a past couple of weeks.  Infact it's probably close to 90%.  I am working on getting the rest of them out today and tomorrow. In other words..  If you don't have your Knut yet,... (Read More)


October 4th - via:
Hey Backers,Thought I would let you know that all of the Knuts are finished and we will have all of the sensors from the contract manufacturer on Monday. That means that starting Monday we will be shipping Knut in quantity. I will be posting the... (Read More)

Almost there

September 2nd - via:
It's been a busy month. This is what we've been up to: Submitted the iOS application to the app store: Got in the sensor boards: We put a bunch together. This is what humidity and vibration look like: Moisture sensor: Water presence sensor with... (Read More)

Just In

August 8th - via:
I thought it would be nice to tell you guys that today I picked up 250 Knuts from our contract manufacturer. We should be receiving the remainder sometime next week. Over the weekend we will be testing these and putting them into cases. More to... (Read More)

The light at the end of the tunnel

July 23rd - via:
Hi Backers,  All of the gears are finally turning. We got in all the circuit boards a few days ago and I just dropped them off at the contract manufacturer a few hours ago. It will take 14 days to have them manufactured. The sensors are lagging the... (Read More)

Production Knuts

June 19th - via:
Hi Backers, We've finally reached production. We ran into a few more snags on the way. One of the more serious issues was we found out that cutting the cases on the laser cutter releases cyanide gas... And that why we were getting headaches whenever... (Read More)

First run of production Knuts

April 23rd - via:
Hi Backers,We got in the production devices today. We obviously need to have a discussion with the manufacturer. Here are a few pictures of some of the problems we found: The led is installed at the wrong height. At this height, the led will be... (Read More)


April 5th - via:
Jay and I stopped by Sunburst EMS in West Bridgewater MA today to drop off a sheet of Knut's and associated parts. Unfortunately, they would not allow us to take any pictures so this is all we have, a picture of all the parts on a carpet. Sunburst... (Read More)

Knut Final

April 4th - via:
We stopped by the board house today and picked this up: These are the final Knut PCBs. Tomorrow we are visiting the contract manufacturer to deliver all the parts so they can start assembling the final Knuts. I will let you know in detail on how it... (Read More)

A Kickstarter Year in Review: Boston’s Best, Coolest & Weirdest Kickstarter Campaigns of 2012

December 19th - via:
Since its inception on April 28, 2009, Kickstarter–the powerhouse funding platform for creative projects of all stripes–has, by its own account, seen over $350 million pledged by more than 2.5 million people, funding a total of more than 30,000 creative projects. In 2012 by my tally, 378 Boston-area Kickstarter projects have reached their target funding goals. Quite likely more still have joined the ranks since my count. That’s the beauty of Kickstarter–boundless opportunity, openly decided upon by your peers. (Read More)

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