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Smartibot: The world's first A.I. enabled cardboard robot

A project in Hackney, UK by Ross Atkin

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Build an A.I. robot out of anything! From potatoes to clay, you can build your own robot and re-use the parts!
Backers: 1194
Average Pledge Per Backer: £58

Funded: £69,453 of £10,000
Dates: Jun 26th -> Jul 31st (36 days)
Project By: Ross Atkin
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Latest News

24 Hours Left!

July 30th - via:
Hello Everyone, This is a quick update to mark the last 24 hours of the campaign. I never expected that we would get to over 1,000 backers but now we have I'm excited about what we can do with this last day! After the campaign is over Smartbots will... (Read More)

Coco's robot foxes + 4 days left!

July 26th - via:
Hello Everyone. Apologies it’s been a little while since the last update. I’m really happy with how the campaign is going. We’ve just past 550% funded which is fantastic and Smartibot has been turning up in exciting places like the BBC Click... (Read More)

A bit about 3D printing and meet Smartiboat!

July 12th - via:
Hello Everyone, I thought it would be nice in this update to talk about how we used 3D printing to make some of the demos in the video and also to show you a new Smartibot we 3D printed - Smartiboat! I think Smartibot and 3D printing are pretty good... (Read More)

Crafting Robots

July 5th - via:
Hello Everyone, We’re been really delighted by the reaction to WimbleBot which has been pinging around the internet this week. Maybe we got slightly over-excited when we began pivoting the business to ‘ball-collection-as-a-service’ and started... (Read More)

Meet WimbleBot

July 2nd - via:
Hello Everyone, So over the weekend we hit 200% of our goal which we are really delighted about. As always, thank you so much and welcome all of you new backers! One of the most important pieces of Crafty Robot DNA that we wanted to express in... (Read More)

Watch Botato Wars + Get a an exclusive poster

June 29th - via:
Hello Everyone, OK, we’ve finally got over our excitement about hitting our funding goal and that meaning we will definitely be making Smartibots when the campaign finishes. We’re delighted with how it’s been going since then - many thanks and... (Read More)

9 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

June 29th - via:
From a cardboard robot with AI, to an analog camper for the Instagram generation, these new Kickstarter projects are amazing! (Read More)

We made it!!!

June 27th - via:
Great Scott! We’ve made it already :D Thank you so much everyone who has backed so far. We never thought we’d make our funding target in just 27 hours! This means that we are definitely going to manufacture Smartibots and they will definitely... (Read More)

Going live!

June 27th - via:
Hello Everyone, Meet Smartibot! It’s been brilliant to finally be able to tell you about it. We have had a huge amount of fun over the last year developing what we believe is the smartest, easiest to use and most fun robotics platform and it has... (Read More)

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