July 14, 2014 AT 12:20 am

Hardware Case Study: Why Lockitron Has Taken So Long To Ship #makerbusiness

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Hardware Case Study: Why Lockitron Has Taken So Long To Ship @ TechCrunch.

Tech pundits and investors will frequently tout how “hardware is coming back” and tools like Arduino, 3D printing and rapid prototyping are allowing small startups to build great hardware experiences. While there is some truth to this, making hardware at scale is still incredibly difficult — if not for the actual physical manufacturing itself but for the compounding complexity of suppliers, tooling and testing.

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