Veil of Ruin

Slice : A media player and more

A project in Sheffield, UK by FiveNinjas

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The user friendly media player with internal storage and a Raspberry Pi heart. Load it with anything, use it anywhere.
Backers: 1509
Average Pledge Per Backer: £151

Funded: £227,480 of £90,000
Dates: Aug 11th -> Sep 25th (45 days)
Project By: FiveNinjas
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Latest News

7 Hours To Go!! £220k Reached And New Case Pictures ;)

September 25th - via:
Hi Everyone...As I make my way back to the UK it's awesome to see all the pledges coming in. We now have only 7 hours left !! We've already hit £220k and it's still climbing... Just enough time to upgrade your pledge to 2TB (add £60 to models with... (Read More)

Slice at Maker Faire New York and £200,000!

September 22nd - via:
Mo was showing off Slice to the crowd at Maker Faire New York over the weekend. The feedback has been absolutely great and he's pretty much lost his voice in the process! ;-) Here's a bit of video filmed at the event. He's handling the V1.0 PCB and... (Read More)

Some Technical Updates And Slice Goes To NYC!

September 17th - via:
Hi Everyone ... I thought I'd post a bit of a bumper update before (3 of) The FiveNinjas join The Raspberry Pi Foundation and Pimoroni at the NYC Maker Faire. We'll be giving live demos of Slice and enticing new pledgers during the crucial final 48... (Read More)

Reactive Lighting Update...

September 10th - via:
Hi everyone... I know a lot of you are eager to know more details about the 'Reactive Lighting' stretch goal we had set for £200k. Well... after much deliberation and experimentation we have decided to put this aside for now.  At the end of the day... (Read More)

£170k Stretch Goal Reached! Slice Gets Reactive Lighting at £200k !!

September 7th - via:
Hi again ;) So we've hit £170,000 and this means that the colour options are now a reality. We will send out a survey at the end of the campaign to ask exactly what colour you would like and what you ordered. It's as simple as that! Thanks to... (Read More)

Slice In Tri-Colour !

September 6th - via:
A very quick update here!  Just to give you a better idea of what the three colours will look like - here is a render of the new prototype in Black/White/Red. Hopefully this will help you decide. Any questions welcome ;) Mo and The Ninjas.  (Read More)

The Votes Are In And The Winners Are...

September 6th - via:
Well... I think most of you voted! We got 1046 votes in total so an impressive turnout ;) You can see more detailed results below. As you can see the clear winners were 'Stark Red' and 'Snow White'. So you will now be able to choose between red,... (Read More)

Colour poll closing soon!

September 5th - via:
HI all.  Just a really quick one to say that the colour poll will soon be closing... so if you haven't voted do it now! To recap, there are ten colours to choose from and you get two votes.  The top two colours will then be made available as a free... (Read More)

Let's get voting!! Choose your 2 favourite colours.

September 4th - via:
Hi everyone...As we hurtle towards £170k we need you all to decide on the two free colour upgrades we'll be offering. You get two votes and the two winners will be made available as a free upgrade option to everyone!  So... hit the link below and... (Read More)

£160k Reached! Case Re-Design Time-lapse bonus video...

September 1st - via:
Hi all. So we have hit £160k and are now on our way to the next stretch goal at £170k! When we get there we'll announce the colour vote results... While we prep the colour survey I thought I'd give you a bit of a bonus update. The video below shows... (Read More)

£150k Stretch Goal Reached - Improved Design Revealed !!

September 1st - via:
HI everyone...  I seem to say this a lot but thanks for your support and for helping us to reach yet another stretch goal - We've now hit £150,000 and that means you get to see the new improved design! The Ninjas team has been hard at work behind... (Read More)

£130k 2TB Stretch goal smashed! Two new goals revealed.

August 24th - via:
So here we are again with another goal smashed. Thanks so much! We are now well past £130,000 and the new 2TB option has now been officially added as a pledge level. Remember if you have already pledged you can add £60 to any 1TB version of Slice... (Read More)

2TB Upgrades Explained - Pledge Now!

August 23rd - via:
Hi everyone, We think the new '2TB Option' stretch goal may have caused some confusion ;) So this is a quick update just to clarify the way it's going to work... If you are a current pledger of any Slice with a 1TB disc (i.e. any Early Bird, Full... (Read More)

2TB Option Stretch Goal Plus Two New Videos...

August 21st - via:
So... yet another stretch goal smashed in only a few days. This means we'll create a great web app to edit the default LED patterns that ship with Slice. This will make it easy for everyone to create, save and share their own custom patterns ;) What... (Read More)

£100k Stretch Goal Smashed in 24 hours - What's Next!?

August 19th - via:
So we smashed through our first £100,000 stretch goal - "Free WIFI" - in just over 24 hours. Amazing support from new pledgers and what seems to be a fledgling community in our comments section ;) Thank you! So now we'll push onward toward goal... (Read More)

We're funded!! Time for some stretch goals ;)

August 17th - via:
Well we made it!! We are funded and we're now pushing well past £90,000. So first up a HUGE thank you for all your support so far. It means a lot to us Ninjas ;) It's been a great ride so far and awesome to know that there is so much support for... (Read More)

75% in less than 4 days! + "Mo Answers Your Questions! - Part 1"

August 14th - via:
First up thanks again for everyones pledges we are over 75% of the way to our goal in less than 4 days! So keep the support, questions and pledges coming ;) In this regular series of updates I'll answer your most frequently asked questions! These are... (Read More)

Smashed 50% in 2 days + Performance demo!

August 11th - via:
We are five happy ninjas! Not only have we had great feedback and some awesome press but we've smashed through 50% of our goal in less than two days! In fact as I write this we are closer to 60% ;) This success is obviously down to all the lovely... (Read More)

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