At last, weeks later and after a long time of denial, radio silence and false information there is a first small post on Discord where a DDL representative admits that something is wrong and they are trying to fix it.
It’s now weeks after the first reported account server problems problems and not only is there still no official statement about the those problems (only a misleading email by Hanchar), there are more and more people reporting them
I just wanted to inform you there is a petition angainst Digital Dream Labs and their questionable business practices on change org.
Two nights ago (CEST) Wire announced a major update to Wire Pod on Discord:
Wire posted the following on Discord a few hours ago
Recently KEYi Technology shared a video on Facebook that shows how they animate the face of Loona the robot pet.
Two years ago Daryl Stultz created a contribution for Node-RED to interface with Vector. For those that are unfamiliar with Node-RED: It is a node.js based workflow solution that is able to interface lots of sources together to create workflow, mostly used for example in home automation, but also in industrial production workflows.
Now it’s a week since the problems with their cloud service regarding voice commands with Vector became obvious because of more and more posts by users that no longer have a lifetime or subscription, and still there is no official statement on that
A few minutes ago I’ve got an email from the Kickstrater team. It reads als follows:
While there still is no official statement on DDL’s ongoing Vector service outages and the account mixups, one user got an email by DDL CEO Jacob Hanchar.
Still nothing official on the server problems, but it look more and more as if something serious has happened.
A followup to my report about cloud service outages at Digital Dream Labs, that leads to Vectors no longer being able to react to voice commands. At the time I write this text (monday, november …
Since the day before yesterday a lot of users report that some of their Vector robots no longer react to voice commands. At first it looked as if every robot was affected, but then we …
One of the major drawbacks of Emo The Desktop Pet was his charger
I have a small Linux box in NUC style that works as my Wire-Pod but idles most of the time, since it is way more powerful than a RasPi.
Digital Dream Labs promised something called OSKR, that is an acronym for Open Source Kit for Robots, in their Kickstarter campaign that closed in March 2020 and raked in half a million Dollars. They promised to open source the firmare of Vector the robot, so everyone would be able to create “open Vector builds” or new functions for Vector.
Today Digital Dream Labs posted a statement on their Facebook page about the situation regarding their copyright trolling towards KEYi Tech and Loona the petbot.
It is now nearly three years after the successful end of Digital Dream Lab’s Kickstarter campaign that was deceivingly called “Vector Unleashed”.
Digital Dream Labs, the company that is not able to create anything new or meaningful, again took down the campaign for Loona on Kickstarter. I have to admit that I expected something like this from the scumbags.
KEYi Tech provided another Loona Wednesday FAQ on Facebook that I want to share with you here: