Electroninks Incorporated, a startup at the EnterpriseWorks technology business incubator at the University of Illinois Research Park, today launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund resources to support large-scale production of its conductive silver ink rollerball pen, the Circuit Scribe.
Circuit Scribe is for makers of all ages, allowing users to “invent instantly.” WIthin 14 hours of being live on the Kickstarter platform, Circuit Scribe had raised more than $10,000 of its $85,000 goal and has more than 200 backers.
Electroninks Incorporated is commericalizing technology developed in the research lab of Professor Jennifer Lewis located at the University of Illinois. It has developed a non-toxic, water-based, conductive silver ink for use in rollerball pens.
TechCrunch writes about Electroninks after they receive 500 backers in first day of Kickstarter campaign.
So long, breadboard: Draw circuits instantly with the Circuit Scribe pen, GigoOM Research article.
Simply Draw Circuits With Circuit Scribe Rollerball Pen, Geeky Gadgets article.
So long, breadboard: Draw circuits instantly with the Circuit Scribe pen, ScoopIt! article.
Daily Illini story about Kickstarter campaign.