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Catalyst Frame Microscope

A project in Daly City, CA by Catalyst Frame LLC
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Turn standard cameras (from smartphones / tablets) into a super-easy to use microscope with adjustable 30x, 50x, or 170x magnification!
Backers: 188
Average Pledge Per Backer: $108

Funded: $20,327 of $15,000
Dates: Jun 10th -> Jul 11th (31 days)
Project By: Catalyst Frame LLC
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Latest News

FUNDING GOAL REACHED, Resolution, and Stretch Goals update

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
WE DID IT!!!! I was a little hesitant to announce it at first because it'll always fluctuate a little, but it's settled it's going to happen!!!! And it's all Thanks to each and every incredible backer who believed in this project and what it's... (Read More)

How science fiction gets closer to reality, Stretch Goals, and Early Bird Special + Powerup!

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! It's been a very exciting week, and I have more good news! In this video, basically I explain how when you combine a microscope, a smartphone, and then some machine learning software. You basically get yourself a smart microscope or as... (Read More)

Filter for microorganisms and Early Bird Special Delivery Date

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Okay, so I uploaded a simple video of some seawater that’s unfiltered and filtered. Feel free to click through it, I didn’t edit it too much, so that way you can get a better sense of the concentration of wildlife that you can expect. It’s... (Read More)

New higher power lens with 340 times magnification and very important filters

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Good news Everyone! I recently tested a 340x magnification lens successfully and now it’s available as an optional upgrade! Basically the microscopes can have either: 1. The more macro-orientated lens set for 30/50/170 times magnification.  Or ... (Read More)

Outlook and updated production plan with included budget!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! So yeah, we hit a little quiet milestone today. We passed the 20% mark, which means statistically we have a 80% chance of reaching our funding goal. But of course, I am hard at work to leave nothing to chance! And also today I read about... (Read More)

The Horizon

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, I have some great news! First off, some backers have been asking for additional information and photos, and I just finished putting most of that up; there will be more once I get a hold of some better camera equipment. And second we're... (Read More)

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