Tag - OSHW

PY19 Sprint 2 Stand Up 2

Stand Ups

TL;DR It has been a while since we posted, but we are back now (and back in sprint mode).  This sprint is primarily focused on moving from our Alpha design to our Beta design and some new marketing…

Did you know Holoseat is Open Source Hardware?

About Holoseat

Not only that, but it is Certified OSHW (UID US000058).  What does this mean? For starters, you can get all of the instructions necessary to build your own Holoseat from scratch online at dev.holoseat.com.  You can also follow…

First Patch Issued for v1 Alpha

Development News

It’s official, we already have the first patch from our Alpha test.  Thanks to tester Arabella for helping us find the issue and to tester Bril for verifying the patch.  As you can see by clicking the link…

Happy Birthday Holoseat!


Five years ago today I published the first commits of Holoseat’s design online, paving the way for Bryan to build his own copy and starting us out on this wild ride.  Now here we are today at the…

Just Posted Assembly Instructions for the v1 Alpha Tone Ring

Development News

Check out all of the components and work that go into just 1/2 of a Holoseat tone ring! Tone Ring Half Assembly Instructions Product: HS-03: 18 Pole Tone Ring Half

Ten New Tone Rings for Our Alpha Testers!


I just wrapped up assembly of the tone rings for our eight Alpha testers and two SyndCon raffle prizes.  Feels good to be wrapping up production and getting ready for the launch of our Alpha testing!

PY18 Sprint 4 Stand Up 8

Stand Ups

TL;DR We are sooooo close.  As expected, we will still have a couple of tasks left to do post sprint, but we have now confirmed all manufacturing will be complete by SyndCon.  As will our prep for panels…

PY18 Sprint 4 Stand Up 7

Stand Ups

TL;DR One week to go in the sprint and it will all come down to how quickly our team of volunteers, contractors, plus Bryan, and I can wrap up manufacturing of the Alpha test units.  While we would…

18 Pairs of Magnetic Poles


You are looking at our first two-piece tone ring, composed of 36 neodymium magnets arranged in 18 pole pairs.  Normally you can’t see the magnets as they are protected by a cover.  I will begin testing this new tone…

v1 Tone Ring Demo


We have spent the last 6 months trying to figure out how to deliver a two piece tone ring so users don’t need any special equipment to install it.  Thanks to this suggestion from Jeremy Wright, we finally…