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Our Laser Cutter and Engraver was on NHK World!

  Hi everyone! Some of you may have already known the news, but our FABOOL Laser Mini and Smart Laser CO2 were streamed world-widely on NHK World past July!   It was a special report in a program called “great gear” and we talked about our laser cutter and engraver and how they came about… Read more »


Smart Laser CO2 Upgraded to FABOOL Laser CO2!

  Our CO2 laser cutter and engraver, Smart Laser CO2 will be upgraded to FABOOL Laser CO2.   Following specification will be updated: now-optional product will be equipped on the body. Less parts for easier assembly. Software upgrade to import images directly. Improving processing speed of CPU to improve processing speed of Raster Processing.  … Read more »


Laser cutter x Fashion

  In fashion shows and events of late, there are dresses, clothing, and shoes made by using laser cutter and engraver. What is more, we saw a lot of collaboration of Laser x Fashion at the Keio University SFC where they are advanced for digital-fabrication.   It looks quite hard to make a good work, however,… Read more »


New Official English Website Launched!

Long-awaited English website is now launched! Thank you all for your patience. Now please enjoy exploring the world of laser cutting and engraving from here. We are now selling FABOOL Laser Mini, which collected the highest amount ever in the history of Japanese crowdfunding. Along with the main body, its optional products such as Safety… Read more »


Achieving the Highest Amount Ever in Japanese Crowdfunding!

  On June 14th, 2016, 11pm, the two-month-long crowdfunding ended. Total amount collected was 60,195,000 yen, and the number of people who joined was 1,037. Thank you so much for all of your support! We truly appreciate your support.   The total amount of 60,195,000 yen marked the highest amount ever on READY FOR and… Read more »


Laser cutter with Raspberry Pi 2 and monitor

We attached “Raspberry Pi 2 Model B” and “Raspberry Pi 7 inches monitor” to our product “Smart Laser Mini” (Laser cutter) Previously we attached RP2 to the laser cutter “ (see “Laser Cutter with Raspberry Pi 2”). So this time we attached 7 inches monitor for the “Smart Laser Mini”. Cut the acrylic and made… Read more »


Laser cutter with Raspberry Pi 2

Previously in Laser Cutter with iPad and Raspberry Pi we used laser cutter using Raspberry Pi. However, it turned out that starting GUI on Raspberry Pi and opening a browser at the same time is too heavy to carry out a regular operation. This time, finally we got the “Raspberry Pi 2 Model B”, so… Read more »


Laser cutter with iPad and Raspberry Pi

Regarding the Smart Laser Mini software Smart Laser Mini software is able to work with various OS operation environments such as Windows,Mac,Linux..! Smart Laser Mini software is separated with server side and the browser side In the same way as the general Web services.The server side is Python, and the browser side is HTML,CSS,JS Normally,the… Read more »


Connecting Google Chrome to Raspberry Pi

Connect Google Chrome to Raspberry Pi Hello! This time, using an extension of Google Chrome “Secure Shell”, and describes how to connect with SSH to the Raspberry Pi. Secure Shell is SSH connection software to install and use the Google Chrome.It can be easily connected in the same setting, even a different PC by installing… Read more »


Development software using Raspberry pi

Development software using Raspberry pi Hello! Are you interested in developing software? We are going to explain how to develop software using Raspberry Pi. First, install NetBeans to windows computer using remote development function and It will develop over the network to the Raspberry Pi. Programming language is C/C++. Setting Raspberry Pi Connect Raspberry Pi… Read more »