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The TiltyIMU: A Family of User-Friendly Robotics Controllers

A project in Rochester, NY by Alex Beattie

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The TiltyIMU is a family of versatile open-source robotic controllers and software to allow anyone to build a self-balancing project.
Backers: 203
Average Pledge Per Backer: $103

Funded: $20,909 of $5,000
Dates: Jun 26th -> Jul 26th (30 days)
Project By: Alex Beattie
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Latest News

Surprise! New stretch goals for the final day!

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
With just over a little more than 24 hours to go, and almost $20,000 raised, I wanted to see if I could find something to go for that last little push. So I'm adding two more stretch goals: $20,000:┬áThe promised 64kB of flash memory gets upgraded to... (Read More)

It's the final countdown!

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We are officially almost down to two days of this Kickstarter campaign, with one stretch goal left to reach. But I'm pleased to say you've all already exceeded my expectations for this project. You've all offered an outstanding amount of support and... (Read More)

One week to go!

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
With just over three weeks down, we're now down to the final 7 days of this Kickstarter campaign. So let's try to push the support just a little bit more; any way you can get the word out about the TiltyIMU, through Facebook, Twitter, Google+,... (Read More)

TiltyWay prototype is assembled and I've gained an intern!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
So it's been a little longer than I usually like to go between updates, but I think this is a good one... The big news this week is I've taken on an intern: Tyler Pawlaczyk. He's a high school senior with experience programming robots for the FIRST... (Read More)

Just a progress update

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Over the past few days I've been keeping busy primarily writing software libraries, and fixing some existing librarie's incompatibilities with the Teensy 3.0 microcontroller. But I'm pleased to say that I now have fully functional libraries for all... (Read More)

Stretch goal 1 reached!

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm pleased to say that, thanks to everyone's generous contributions, I've already reached my first stretch goal! Now every Tilty control board will have 1 kB (that's kilobyte too, not kilobits) of external EEPROM added on. That's enough to store 256... (Read More)

Big Update Today!

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
The new prototypes are in, and the first official Tilty Quad is (mostly) assembled! All it's missing is some headers, but they will hopefully be here soon. You can see a comparison between the old and new prototypes below, old on the left and new on... (Read More)

Thank you!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
I am astounded at the amount of support that has been shown for this project. Thanks to all of your support I was able to reach my funding goal in under 4 days, and made the front page of Kickstarter for technology. And thank you all for your awesome... (Read More)


June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody! I can't believe how quickly this project is being funded! Together you've already pushed the project beyond 40% funded. I am blown away by the amount of support the project has achieved in less than 48 hours. At this rate I'm hoping... (Read More)

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