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OpenBCI Kickstarter update has a huge FamiLAB mention :)
« on: January 13, 2014, 11:54:52 AM »
Project Update #6: We did it! Also, check out the Spider Claw 3000!
Posted by Joel Murphy & Conor Russomanno

Happy Monday to all you Brainiacs out there!
We are extremely excited to have passed our Kickstarter goal of 100K. Thank you so much to all who helped us get there. You turned an idea into a reality!

If we keep up this pace we might be able to reach the stretch goal of 150K. If the stretch goal is achieved, a 3-axis accelerometerwill be added to every OpenBCI Board at no additional cost to backers. The addition of an accelerometer would be valuable for better noise-canceling techniques, athletic applications of OpenBCI involving dynamic movements, games, and much more!

In other big news, we printed out the first physical prototype of the Spider Claw
3000, our first 3D-printable headset design for the OpenBCI hardware. Apparently it and the OpenBCI Board are cool enough to be written about in WIRED!!! We are making rapid iterations on the design to optimize comfort, functionality, cost, and customizability. Stay posted for announcements about how to claim/print your own Spider Claw 3000 once we have a stable prototype. A special thanks goes out to our neighbors and friends, Atlas Scientific, for letting us use their MakerBot Replicator 2x for prototyping!
The 1st physical prototype of the Spider Claw 3000
The 1st physical prototype of the Spider Claw 3000

Lastly, we are very excited to announce our first official research partnership with FamiLAB of Orlando, Florida. "FamiLAB is Central Florida?s provider of space, tools, and community for creative technical learning and projects... FamiLAB welcomes makers, artists, thinkers, hackers, crafters, and everyone else ? come wield your imagination in any (legal and ethical) way you see fit. Think of FamiLAB as a club for geeks!"

We hope this partnership will prompt additional hacker spaces, research groups, and academic departments to join FamiLAB and the rest of the OpenBCI community as an Official Research Partner. We have some really amazing plans for the future of open-source BCI, and we implore you to join the revolution! If you're on the fence or you know of a group that might be a good fit, please reach out to us with questions and/or ideas (contact@openbci.com).
9 days left. Keep spreading the word!
The OpenBCI Team

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Re: OpenBCI Kickstarter update has a huge FamiLAB mention :)
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2014, 12:01:30 PM »
Nice work guys!

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Re: OpenBCI Kickstarter update has a huge FamiLAB mention :)
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2014, 02:41:09 PM »
Too much Awesomness!!!