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MICO Shield for Arduino

A project in Minnetonka, MN by Igor Ramos

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MICO allows Arduino to interact with people through the use of voice and DTMF tones input via keypad.
Backers: 45
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $3,338 of $150
Dates: Apr 8th -> May 13th (35 days)
Project By: Igor Ramos
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Latest News

Rev 2 boards ordered

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
After doing all the bug fixes to the first MICO board (cutting traces, adding jump wires and adjusting component values), I ran a comprehensive verification test and I'm very satisfied with the results. MICO is working just as I intended. It... (Read More)

First MICO is up and running!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
I just finished the MICO circuit board check out, and after some troubleshooting and a few jump wires...great news! It works!!!  It's always a relief and great satisfaction to see a design from a breadboard working as intended in a printed circuit... (Read More)

Circuit boards arrived!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
The first ever batch of MICO circuit board arrived yesterday. Almost immediately after they arrived I started the board check out where I gradually install key component and verify it works as intended. As you know it's much harder to track down... (Read More)

Twisted Traces is supporting MICO

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Great News! Twisted Traces decided to back me up in this Kickstarter project and will be providing me one batch of MICO prototypes at no charge. Twisted Traces is specialized in PCB manufacture and assembly and are located just outside Chicago in... (Read More)

Exclusive offer for backers only!

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

New MICO feature discovered. It can place calls.

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Some good news about MICO. It can place calls! After someone asked the question I decided to investigate. I found that both my phones have a feature that when you press the headset answer button twice it calls the last dialed number. And as you know,... (Read More)

MICO circuit boards ordered!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
MICO's schematics and circuit board layout is now complete and boards have been ordered! I'll now work on checking I have all parts on hand for the first build. I'll also spend some time cleaning up the sample sketches while the boards are being... (Read More)

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