We recognize our top users by making them a Tindarian. Tindarians have access to secret & unreleased features.
We look for the most active & best members of the Tindie community, and invite them to join. There isn't a selection process or form to fill out. The only way to become a Tindarian is by being a nice & active member of the Tindie community!
Diversified demands cannot be fully satisfied by mass production. The booming of open source hardware, 3D printing, crowd-funding and global logistics creates a evolutional easy platform to hardware innovators. Products are becoming democratized, as some of the consumers now calling themselves makers.
Seeed is a hardware innovation platform for makers to grow inspirations into differentiating products. By working closely with technology providers of all scale, Seeed provides accessible technologies with quality, speed and supply chain knowledge. When prototypes are ready to iterate, Seeed helps productize 1 to 1,000 pcs using in-house engineering, supply chain management and agile manufacture forces. Seeed also team up with incubators, Chinese tech ecosystem, investors and distribution channels to portal Maker startups beyond.
Bazaar (http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/) is an online market where you can always stroll around and discover something that WOWs you: the great variety, the distinctiveness, the high quality and the reasonable price.
By placing orders at Bazaar, you can enjoy maker-exclusive shopping experience with support of our global logistics and supply chain proficiency. So far, Seeed Studio and over 200 distributors have served 2 million makers around over 200 countries.
Wish (http://www.seeedstudio.com/wish/) is a platform where we can fulfill what you need. If you are looking for a module which cannot be found at the Bazaar, you can propose your ideas and inspirations here, discuss your design with other hobbyists, and accomplish your projects by the power of the community. Here is where the seed of creativity starts to grow.
Recipe (http://www.seeedstudio.com/recipe/) is a community of open source solutions for reference and field use. By following the step-by-step guidance, you can build up your project and experience the ecstasy of a maker. As a product framework from atoms to bits, recipe enables makers to achieve their goals with a systematic and logical approach. Also, it serves as a portal between prototype and production, which assists makers in turning their inspiration into reality.
In order to help makers turn their design into reality, Seeed Studio provides one-stop service such as Fusion service (http://www.seeedstudio.com/service/), which lays foundation for prototype and engineering samples. Fusion service helps prepare and integrate resouces for pre-stage of product, such as fusion PCB, PDBA prototype, PCB stencil, laser cutting, 3D printing, etc.
Propagate (http://www.seeedstudio.com/propagate/) is Seeed Studio’s feaured one-stop service to help hardware innovators with new product integration and agile manufacture forces. With resources and profession in maker-friendly supply chain, propagate service brings the flexibility into full play, which enables our customers to unleash their inner inventor and focus more on product design and tech support.
Grow and help makers grow. Live and help makers live.
As the open source hardware innovator, we believe that we have the obligation to take the initiative to respects and abide by the protocols of the industry. Our persistent efforts make us at the cutting edge of open source hardware industry.
Moreover, we persevere to improve the eco-system, such as the establishment of the first hackerspace in Shenzhen, the organization of the Maker Faire, etc.
We believe that everyone can be a maker.