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Petoi Bittle: A Palm-sized Robot Dog for STEM and Fun

A project in Pittsburgh, PA by Petoi

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Bring down the technical and cost barriers of dynamic quadruped robot to a DIY pet
Backers: 2052
Average Pledge Per Backer: $276

Funded: $567,218 of $50,000
Dates: Aug 24th -> Oct 8th (45 days)
Project By: Petoi
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Latest News

Petoi Bittle Palm-sized Robot Dog uses Arduino and Raspberry Pi for STEM education (Crowdfunding)

October 6th - via:
You’ve probably already watched a video featuring Boston Dynamics Spot, a headless robot dog used in various industries including healthcare, public safety, construction, oil & gas, etc.. It could also be yours if you wanted a robotic pet dog at home, as long as you have $75,000 US to spare. Petoi Bittle looks eerily similar, but it’s much smaller as it fits in your palm, and could be yours for $225 on KickStarter as a kit to assemble yourself that you may get as soon as December. (Read More)

The half-million milestone!

October 5th - via:
Dear Backers, It is a quick update that we just got 1827 backers to reach $500K. That's 10x of our original funding goal! I want to say "Thank you" to all followers and backers who helped bring this project to life. There are only three days left... (Read More)

Many updates before the final week

October 1st - via:
Dear Backers, We just finished the 5th week of our fantastic Bittle campaign. There is quite a lot to update after we reached the $200K stretch goal! Fulfilling the orders has always been our top priority. Right after reaching the original goal, we... (Read More)

Video Friday: Bittle Is a Palm-Sized Robot Dog Now on Kickstarter

September 18th - via:
Rongzhong Li, who is responsible for the adorable robotic cat Nybble, has an updated and even more adorable quadruped that's more robust and agile but only costs around US $200 in kit form on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Petoi Bittle DIY robot dog pet hits Kickstarter

September 8th - via:
The development team at Petoi have created a tiny palm sized robot dog named Bittle. Designed for STEM education and fun the robot has been designed to bring down the technical and cost barriers normally associated with dynamic quadruped robots. (Read More)

Review and interview video, stretch goal gift, and more!

September 5th - via:
Dear Backers, Today is the twelfth day of our campaign. And we are thrilled to discover that we reached the stretch goal over the night! Congrats to everyone who helped push this project to the next level! As planned before, we will add a free Grove... (Read More)

Update #0: A fantastic start and the stretch goal!

August 26th - via:
Dear Backers, It has been a fantastic launch! With only a short notice of prelaunch, our initial goal of $50,000 was fulfilled within one day! At the moment of writing this update, we just hit $80,000! It is a historical moment for me, for Petoi, and... (Read More)

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