It’s always an exciting day when we can tell the world about a project we’ve been working on.
So with much excitement, say hello to Project Ara.
At ATAP we’ve challenged ourselves to answer the following question: how do we bring the benefits of an open hardware ecosystem to 6 billion people?
As we develop Project ARA, we’re setting up a series of dscout missions. These missions let people from around the world help us tackle some of the questions that we come up against while making Project Ara come to life.
Mission Number One was all about collecting people’s first impressions…
A little over a month ago, we announced Project Ara and invited the world to be part of the conversation. We expected several hundred people to be excited about it. Maybe even a couple thousand. If we’ve been a little slow reporting some of the findings from the first research mission it…
ATAP’s Jason and Daniel talk about their trip across the country in a Velcro-covered maker van and how they’re applying what they learned from college students to making a phone for 6 billion people.
Skip to 2:30:00 for their talk.
Today’s featured snippet from dscout mission 3 is by 27-year-old Mikhael from Russia.
We love the use of organic materials and the slidable modules:
How thick is your phone?
How long is your phone?
How wide is your phone?
What material did you use to build…
As we begin Mission 4, the Project Ara team wanted to share with you some of the insights and inspiration we’ve gotten from all of our scouts. We’ll begin with Mission 1, which overwhelmed us beyond expectations. As this experiment in global, open, online design unfolds, we’ll share back what…