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2017 Sprint 3 Kickoff – Prep for SyndCon 2017

Development News, Events

The Big Picture The year is flying by. Sprint 2 is done and suddenly it is time to get everything ready for SyndCon 2017. Our last sprint was a roller coaster ride, full of mission critical Product Backlog…

From Fritzing to Circuit Maker – Changing EDA Software

Development News

Holoseat continues to march forward, but we have started having issues with our electronic design (EDA) software, Fritzing.  Fritzing is a great product, however as we increase complexity and add new components sourcing accurate libraries is becoming a…

2017 Sprint 2 Kick Off – Implementing HID on v0.4

Development News

This post is part of a series covering Holoseat’s development. Look for one at the start of each sprint covering where we have been and where we are going. The Big Picture We just wrapped up Sprint 1…

2017 Sprint 1 Kick Off – Finalizing v0.4 Hardware

Development News

This is the first in a series of blog posts covering Holoseat’s development.  Look for one at the start of each sprint covering where we have been and where we are going. The Big Picture Sprint 1 of…

From Arduino to CHIP – Looking Back on 2016 and Kicking Off 2017

Development News

Last year was all about migrating Holoseat from a hobby project to a commercial venture. We started the year by incorporating Model B, LLC and transferring the project to the Model B banner. We then began to formalize…

Exciting Start to 2017 – Holoseat is Certified as Open Source Hardware

Development News

As we shared in our last post, one of the primary goals for the final sprint of 2016 was to submit the current version of Holoseat (v0.3) to the Open Source Hardware Association for certification as open source…

An Overview of Sprint 6 and What Happened to Sprint 5

Development News

So we dropped off the face of the Earth for a bit didn’t we?  Holoseat development isn’t completely frozen, but life has seriously gotten in the way since mid September.  Sprint 4 got us to SyndCon, but Sprint…

Demos, Panels, and Podcasts – Holoseat at SyndCon 2016

Events

We are back from SyndCon 2016 and what a con it was!  All of our preparations and the wonderful support of our fellow guild mates paid off in spades.  We could not have asked for results, which just…

The Science Behind Holoseat (or, Why Holoseat Works)

In the news

I saw what could be called a snarky link over on Reddit the other day – Scientists find, if exercise is intrinsically rewarding – it’s enjoyable or reduces stress – people will respond automatically to their cue and…

Holoseat is Heading Back to SyndCon

Events

2016 marks my third year attending SyndCon, a private gaming convention for members of the oldest online gaming guild – The Syndicate. Bryan Christian, Holoseat co-developer and Model B co-founder, was the person who invited me to join…