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Posts tagged with “inc”

Inc.: Hardware Startup littleBits Embraces the Internet of Things July 23, 2014

Inc. wrote about the newest addition to the littleBits library, the cloudBit, and how designers are using littleBits to prototype their inventions. “…within the past year, Bdeir says the company has seen countless professional designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs create prototypes with the adaptable product. . . One company called Ringly even used littleBits to build the prototype for its product, an Internet-connected ring that lets users know when they have an important call or email.”

Inc.: Toys for the Next Generation of Innovators June 1, 2014

The June issue of Inc. Magazine features littleBits in a list of “Toys for the Next Generation of Innovators.” “Bdeir says the kits help kids understand how an elevator door or night-light works–and they’re making their own creations, such as racecars and robots. ‘It’s much more than a toy,’ Bdeir says. ‘It’s an invention tool.'”

Inc.: Ayah Bdeir on Hardware Design May 22, 2014

Inc. featured Ayah Bdeir’s talk at SOLID in a piece about the Internet of Things and the future of hardware design.
“Bdeir advised those in the audience to avoid predetermining just one use for their products. . . Through her company, Bdeir has been working on this problem in her own way since 2008. LittleBits creates hardware components that users can combine to form circuits. The idea is to enable users to take virtually any problem that can be solved with a circuit and solve it, regardless of whether or not they have an engineering background.”