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Very sad and overdue update

Friends of Portable Scores, It’s been a long time since the last newsletter, and for that I apologize. Sadly, things are not going well for Portable Scores, and dreading this newsletter has been the reason for its delay. I’m officially more »

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Tiny tiny components

We are currently experimenting with increasing the range on the scoreboard remotes. Right now we have about 55 yards, which is just about the limit of readability of the scoreboard. That’s great. But at that range the remotes aren’t working more »

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April Update

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Hello friends, In our last issue we were super excited about our Kickstarter launch. It didn’t go as well as we would have liked. That’s a bit of an understatement, but we’re moving on. The important part is that we more »

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Installing USB drivers

The scoreboard uses standard USB over Serial drivers which are installed on most machines by default. Our task here is to tell Windows to use those drivers, which is the point of the .inf file. To begin, go to Devices more »

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Behind the scenes of a Kickstarter project

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Running a Kickstarter project is challenging. Your life is tied to a number that you have very little control over, and that number defines you for the next month. Every contribution sends an email to an inbox, which chirps to more »

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Request to product before noon the next day

With the visor on, the sunlight is blocked.

We love our beta testers. They’ve given us great feedback, and have been real cheerleaders for our product. We recently heard from one of them, who said: For the most part, our experience with the scoreboard was very good. We more »

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Monthly Update – March 2013

We’re going big! We’re casting off the shackles of slowness, emerging early from our winter cocoon, and springing forward like our clocks did on Sunday. That’s not to say that we haven’t been working hard all along; we’ve had big more »

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Molding silicone

Around the outside of the DigiTally scoreboard is a rubber-like band. This band serves many purposes: Impact/scratch resistance Water resistance (seals a seam between the front and back Molded in buttons It looks AWESOME During the development, this has so more »

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Testing Everything

One of the reasons that product development takes so long is testing alternatives. You may see a product on shelves, but you won’t see the hundreds or thousands of alternatives that have been tried and tweaked before arriving at that more »

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For Girlfriends

  I did this set for my girlfriend on Valentine’s Day. She thought it was pretty corny, but oh well.

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Why?
We built this for all the people and teams who play sports but don't have a big professional scoreboards. It's for tournaments, league sports, gyms, schools, and anyone who wants to get more involved and have more fun with their sports.
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