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HuskyLens – An AI Camera: Click, Learn, and Play!

A project in Shanghai, China by DFRobot

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HuskyLens is an easy-to-use AI vision sensor which can learn a new object, face, and color just by clicking.
Backers: 1376
Average Pledge Per Backer: $87 CAD

Funded: $120,003 CAD of $30,000 CAD
Dates: Jul 24th -> Sep 7th (45 days)
Project By: DFRobot
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Latest News

DFRobot Announces Updated Incentives on Kickstarter for its AI-powered Camera Capable of Learning through Clicks

September 3rd - via:
DFRobot recently announced new incentives for contributors on its Kickstarter page for its AI-powered camera HuskyLens, which makes computer vision cheap and accessible to the DIY electronics community.  (Read More)

AI-powered camera compatible with Raspberry Pi improves ability through every click

August 20th - via:
Robotics and open source hardware provider DFRobot announced the company surpassing its crowdfunding goal by 300% of HuskyLens, an easy-to-use, powerful artificial intelligence vision sensor compatible with microcontrollers including Arduino, Raspberry Pi, LattePanda, and micro:bit. (Read More)

First stretch goal reached! Before we even announced it!🤦‍♀️ And here are new goals unlocked:

August 6th - via:
Dear all backers, Wow, you are so amazing!  We were about to announce the first stretch goal of 60K CAD when it turned out you’ve already made it! Only in a few days! We feel so happy indeed :)))) So here come our new goals, tell us what you... (Read More)

No worries! We will make HUSKYLENS as much open source as we can

July 31st - via:
Due to the differences in language and culture, we found that our previous update has caused misunderstanding and confusion to some of our backers. Don’t worry! The crowdfunding campaign of HUSKYLENS is going really well. And we will make HUSKYLENS... (Read More)

Open Source is rooted deeply in our Soul. However, HUSKYLENS can not be fully open-sourced.

July 31st - via:
We love open source, thanks to its freedom, its sharing and its collaboration.  However it is a pity to say that HUSKYLENS is not fully open-sourced due to face recognition algorithm. As its base algorithm is under NDA between DFRobot and Kendryte... (Read More)

HUSKYLENS fully Funded!✌️

July 29th - via:
Yeah! We have made it! We want to give you a big thanks, to all of you! You are so gorgeous! In recent days, we have received a great amount of feedback from you guys. It's really exciting. We sincerely hope we can define HUKSYLENS together with all... (Read More)

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