Next Thing

Our first product is a digital camera named OTTO. OTTO's functions and behavior can be customized from a companion iPhone app. OTTO is also the FIRST product powered by the Raspberry Pi compute module and designed specifically to be modified by hackers, artists, and everyday people.
Company Growth (employees)
Oakland, US
Size (employees)
20 (est)-4%
Next Thing was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Oakland, US

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Next Thing has an office in Oakland

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Total Funding

$250 k

Time since last funding

over 1 year


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Bill Cosby comments on sexual assault allegations in first public interview in 2 years

Bill Cosby's criminal trial over allegations he sexually assaulted then-Temple University employee Andrea Constand in 2004 is set to begin June 5. With that backdrop, Cosby granted a rare interview to Michael Smerconish on his radio program on the SiriusXM POTUS channel, during which Cosby said …

CreditHero wants to help fix credit scores for those afraid to even look

 With apps and services for investing and checking credit scores, it might seem like financial services are finally getting more mainstream. But people still need to have decent credit to get to the point where they’ll use those services. That’s why Nicole Sanchez and her co-founders started CreditH…

Face it: Slack is ruining your life

My life is being destroyed by the real-time messaging app, Slack.  When I was first introduced to Slack, I was told it would be a simple way to efficiently communicate with my co-workers during work hours. I was not, however, told that the addictive platform would soon creep into every aspect of…

9 unique ways to explain social media marketing to almost anyone

Quick quiz for social media marketers: Raise your hand if you’ve ever been asked, “So, you get paid to go on Facebook?” Probably quite a few of us, right? People get social media. But it seems many are still bewildered by social media marketing. So how can you explain the value of what you do, to th…

Students left a pineapple at art exhibit and everyone thought it was modern art

Making fun of modern art will never get old, and nor does it deserve to. Ruiari Gray, a student at Robert Gordon Unversity in Scotland, was recently visiting an exhibition at his school's gallery when he decided to play a prank with his friends. Gray purposefully left a pineapple in the middle o…

Germany has became the world’s indispensable nation, but how long can it hold the line alone?

The world is counting on Germany. With the United States having entered into a period of chronic fecklessness—with Britain exiting the European Union and France…
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