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OSCAR: The Open Screen Adapter

A project in Southampton, UK by Freddie Temperton
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A super high resolution 9.7" LCD panel with an Arduino compatible adapter that connects to your computer
Backers: 145
Average Pledge Per Backer: £133

Funded: £19,294 of £15,000
Dates: Feb 21st -> Mar 21st (29 days)
Project By: Freddie Temperton
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Latest News

We made it!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Last night we hit our funding target and we are all so grateful to every one of our backers!We are now talking with manufacturers again and hope to get OSCAR off to manufacture as soon as possible.  Once again, thank you. Without all of our... (Read More)

Thanks to Hack a Day and EEVBlog

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
A massive thank you to both Brian Benchoff over at Hack a Day and Dave Jones of EEVBlog fame for both featuring OSCAR in the past week. Both of these features have bought in a new wave of backers and we are very grateful to every one of you!  We... (Read More)

Laser cutters are cool!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Using the laser cutter we have now made some OSCAR logos in acrylic. They look super awesome and we have 10 of them to include with orders from 10 lucky, randomly drawn, backers! With only four and a half days left, we hope we can get our funding to... (Read More)

New PCBs back from manufacture

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We all got very excited the other day when our latest revision of the OSCAR PCB arrived! The PCBs look great and we will hopefully get them up and running in the next few days. Latest OSCAR PCB  (Read More)

Final push for OSCAR

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Crowdfunded Project News: The best of Kickstarter, Indiegogo and the rest

March 12th - via: tuaw.com
Here are some of the fun and fascinating products we're following this week. (Read More)

Multi-Screen PCs Get Portable with OSCAR High-Res Screen Adapter

March 3rd - via: geekinsider.com
Thanks to OSCAR, a cool new piece of technology, the accessibility and utility of multiple screens can now meet freedom of movement. (Read More)

ECS students aiming for Kickstarter success with OSCAR

March 1st - via: ecs.soton.ac.uk
Three ECS students have launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to mass produce their super-high resolution open source screen adapter - OSCAR. (Read More)

New backer level!

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We have had a few requests for the assembled OSCAR PCB on its own so we have added a new backer level! This will be just the PCB without the LCD panel, cables or power supply. As the board is small and light, the international shipping is also... (Read More)

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