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Wind!

Looks like we might get to test out the prototype after all! Looking forward to serving as a guinea pig before I start letting people demo it.

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Initial costumer impressons

This week I finished the 4th and by far best prototype to date. I was hoping to take it to the beach, let people demo it and film people’s responses/try to sell it. Unfortuneately is was a beautiful sunny weekend … Continue reading

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I’ve been MIA on the blog this week but certainly not for lack of things to write! A quick update on what I’ve been up to. 1) Wind Sensors – The three locations for a wind sensor that would get … Continue reading

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4th prototype in the works

Our 4th (and hopefully final) prototype is quickly coming together. The big difference between this one and the last one is how the patterns were printed. Instead of printing out the patterns on printer paper and then taping them together … Continue reading

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Prototype Test Clip

I am up to my elbows in fabric sewing together the 4th iteration of our prototype but wanted to share a clip from last week of the 3rd prototype’s inaugural flight. The camera work leaves something to be desired but … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Cost and Supply Chain

It’s been a busy week already sending emails and leaving voicemails at every kite company and manufacturer we can think of – maybe not a surprise but turns out most kite surfers don’t work the regular 9-5. Our goal this … Continue reading

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First Test of The Ghost III

The wind was cooperative today so I was able to give the ghost a test flight. Overall it performed well, which is quite exciting. However, I will want to do some modifications on the design for the upcoming Ghost IV. … Continue reading

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Making a prototype

In addition to our customer conversations, much of our time is spent actually building mythical prototypes we tell our customers about. In this post I am going to give a brief overview of that process. Last night I finished our … Continue reading

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