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MeArm Pi - Build your own Raspberry Pi powered robot arm!

A project in Nottingham, UK by Mime Industries

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The MeArm Pi is the world's first robot arm kit for the Raspberry Pi. Build it and take control of the world around you!
Backers: 852
Average Pledge Per Backer: £66

Funded: £56,376 of £10,000
Dates: Feb 7th -> Mar 8th (30 days)
Project By: Mime Industries
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Latest News

What a weekend!

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We've spent most of the day today recovering from the fantastic weekend we had in Cambridge celebrating the Raspberry Pi 5th birthday. One of the things that struck us was what a tight-knit yet welcoming community this is. As you'd expect, the talk... (Read More)

Breaking 500% and the Pi Party

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday was a good day on a couple of fronts; We had a great day at the Pi Party and met lots of people including many of you lovely backers. Showing Eben Upton the MeArm Pi was a highlight:  and yes, that is a blue unicorn on his forehead :-) We... (Read More)

Happy Birthday Raspberry Pi

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
This weekend is the big 5th birthday celebration for Raspberry Pi and we're looking forward to celebrating with them in Cambridge all weekend. Who'd have imagined 5 years ago what an incredible community would spring up around this little single... (Read More)

Using the Pi Zero W with the MeArm Pi

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Following up on our earlier post about the Zero W we thought it was worth another update since we now finally have our hands on one of these awesome new devices. I'm still blown away by just how small a full computer can be these days.  As you'd... (Read More)

The next big (little) thing from Raspberry Pi...

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks again for all of your support! We're currently sitting at around 460% funded and growing steadily. We've had some great coverage from the likes of The Verge and we've got some more planned for this week. As always, your tweets help... (Read More)

Making the MeArm Pi easy to use...

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We wanted to flesh out our plans for how we're going to make it super quick to get started using the MeArm Pi without having to install and configure a load of software packages. Our goal for the product is that even non tech-savvy users should just... (Read More)

400% and still going!

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We've just hit a couple of big milestones; we're half way through the campaign and we've also just hit 400% of our funding target. Thank you to everyone who has backed already - don't forget to share the campaign with anyone else you think might be... (Read More)

Another fantastic week! Check us out in the local news!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
As Friday draws to a close (in the office, in GMT at least!). We stand at 355% funded. We are absolutely blown away, and so thankful for all your support!This week we've had time to speak to a couple of local news outlets here in Nottingham, England.... (Read More)

Wonder if you can help?

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Minecraft and the MeArm Pi

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We love Minecraft here at Mime, particularly how engaging it can be for getting kids programming so we thought we'd do a quick demo showing controlling the MeArm Pi from within Minecraft. Here's the demo: You can check out the script that was used in... (Read More)

Using the Pi Camera with the MeArm Pi

February 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Firstly, thanks again to everyone who's backed the MeArm Pi so far - we're blown away by the level of support we've seen. It's been a crazy couple of days, and we're just getting started! We've had a few questions along the way about being able to... (Read More)

We Made it!

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
First of all, thank you to everyone who has backed us with the MeArm Pi - we're blown away by how quickly we made the target. Celebrations tonight! It's been a bit of a whirlwind today, topped off by Kickstarter adding us to the projects they love... (Read More)

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