• Research

  • 22.Feb.12
  • Farevalue Final Prototype
  • This past summer we were really busy prototyping a smart, enhanced store value card capable of powering up an e-paper display, for a socially-focused urban planning company called Urbanscale. This is the final working prototype we engineered and fabricated together with our engineer wizard collaborator Todd Bailey and was meant as a feels-like, looks-like, works-like […]

  • Tracking

  • 05.Nov.10
  • GROUND Lab Lion Tshirts!
  • Our GROUND Lab T-shirts in 100% organic cotton are now ready for anyone who wants one! They can be made in lots of different colors and sizes. The T-shirts have the GROUND Lab logo on the back and the lion and penguin logo on the side. We hope you like them as much as we […]

  • Field Work

  • 29.Jan.11
  • GROUND Lab in Tanzania
  • In January of 2011 GROUND Lab traveled to Tanzania to visit the island of Zanzibar and to assess network coverage on the island and mostly on mainland where the lions migrate to, after they leave Kenya. While in Zanzibar we ran tests to collect GPS data from that area using different cell carriers in Tanzania. […]

  • Past Projects

  • 04.Nov.09
  • Device X v 0.3
  • We have been really busy and excited at the Lab because we are now finishing the first full version of the prototype for the mobile health device for health clinics in Uganda in partnership with UNICEF. New prototype. New prototype on, example of a menu screen with ATM style buttons. This version, finally includes all […]

  • Papers & Talks

  • 07.Jan.11
  • GROUND Lab on OpenSource.com Part 3
  • OpenSource.com, a wonderful online resource for everything open source related, asked us to share our thoughts about how the open source approach influences and affects our business model. In the third part of this analysis Justin shares his thoughts on how open source can be successfully applied to many fields such as wildlife conservation and […]

  • Media & Press

  • 20.Feb.11
  • GROUND Lab on the Arduino Blog
  • Thanks a whole lot to our friends at Arduino for posting about GROUND Lab’s recent trip to Kenya and Tanzania to test their latest development in the open source lion tracking collar project. One of the tests involved using an Arduino Mega board to test out the GPRS connectivity and speed of local cell-phone networks. […]

Lion Tracking Collars Progress!

From the entire GROUND Lab Team, our most sincere ‘THANK YOU’ to all of our Backers and to everyone who has showed interest in our open source lion tracking project, we are very humbled by all of your support and effort in helping us spread the word and reaching our goal! We have been really […]

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From the entire GROUND Lab Team, our most sincere ‘THANK YOU’ to all of our Backers and to everyone who has showed interest in our open source lion tracking project, we are very humbled by all of your support and effort in helping us spread the word and reaching our goal!

We have been really busy over the past few weeks and wanted to share some snapshots of our progress!

Again thanks a lot for all your messages, comments, emails and support!

We couldn’t have done this without YOU.

Eternally grateful and yours truly,

GROUND Lab Team

p.s. Tokens coming soon!

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Da tutti noi del GROUND Lab, il piĆ¹ sentito ‘GRAZIE MILLE’ a tutti i nostri Backers e a tutti coloro che hanno dimostrato interesse nel nostro progetto, siamo estremamente riconoscenti a tutti per il vostro supporto e per i vostri sforzi compiuti nel divulgare la voce e nell’ aiutarci a raggiungere il nostro obiettivo!

Ultimamente ci siamo tenuti molto impegnati e volevamo condividere alcuni frammenti del nostro progresso con voi!

Ancora grazie mille per i messaggi, i commenti, email e per il vostro supporto!

Non saremmo riusciti a fare tutto questo senza di VOI.

Vi saremmo per sempre grati,

GROUND Lab Team

p.s. I regali arriveranno presto!

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PROGRESS/PROGRESSO

We have been sawing the collars and experimenting with different natural materials.
Stiamo sperimentando con diversi materiali naturali e diverse tecniche per cucire i collari.

We have been preparing custom boards for our elecronics.
Abbiamo preparato le basi per i nostri circuiti elettronici.

We have been surface mounting really tiny electronic components!
Stiamo sperimentando con diverse tecniche di assemblaggio e componenti piccolissimi!

We have been testing our circuits!
Stiamo testando i circuiti e preparando i codici di programmazione!

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