It’s been a little while since our last update and we’d like to give everyone a quick update to let you know that everything is still on track both for the Luminode and now for our Raspberry Pi based learning integration system.
We are expecting to receive our first test production run of 50 Luminodes by the end of next week and we hope to hear word on UL approval shortly thereafter. Once we have UL signoff and have verified the quality on the 50 Luminode test run we will initiate our first full production run! Assuming all goes well we will be shipping Kickstarter rewards and other pre-orders by the end of January!
Not only are we shipping the Luminode we are also pursuing FCC approval for the RazBee radio board! This turns the Raspberry Pi into a Luminode gateway and learning based system integration device! It is also an open platform that can be reprogrammed with ZigBee or other protocols.
If all goes well we hope to offer to Kickstarter backers whose pledges include the USB dongle the option of receiving a full RazBee kit including Raspberry Pi in place of the dongle for no extra cost to you! Stay tuned for more details!
Thanks from all of us at Think Automatic and the Luminode project!