Tagged: hardware

Crowdfunding Mailbox: CARV Wearable Ski Coach, Nurugo Smartphone Microscope & Flo Non-Contact Thermometer

Mailbox featured 2.14.16

Carv is a wearable device that is designed to become your digital ski coach that was inspired by Olympic technology. Full disclosure: I am a dedicated snowboarder but at one point, back in the day, I was a skier. As time went on I realized… Read More

Nima by 6SensorsLab Wins $50K Prize in Hardware Battlefield at CES

Nima 6SensorLabs

Nima by 6SensorLabs was fortunate enough to close CES on a rather positive note. The company was a finalist in the TechCrunch Hardware Battlefield 2016 and they triumphed over 3 impressive competitors. The victory was made just that much sweeter with a check of $50,000…. Read More

Bragi Dash Gets Some CES Love as Smart Headphones Ship to Backers (Video)

Bragi Dash

The long anticipated Bragi Dash and its creator Nikolaj Hviid are at CES once again. But this year they showed up with the production version of the Dash.  For backers of this product that supported Bragi on Kickstarter in early 2014, you are well versed… Read More

Zoom! Virtuix Immediately Tops $5 Million in Investor Interest on SeedInvest

Virtuix Omni

Virtuix rocketed out of the gate on SeedInvest during its Test the Waters (TTW) campaign in preparation for a Regulation A+, mini-IPO type offer.  Virtuix, creator of the Omni motion – a device that puts the movement into the hot sector of virtual reality (for… Read More

Virtuix Lists Reg A+ TTW Campaign on SeedInvest Open to All Investors as Oculus Preps for Commercial Release

Virtuix by Omni in Action

With the Oculus Rift pre-orders commencing tomorrow (January 6th) the perfect compliment to the virtual reality headset, Virtuix, has listed a “Test the Waters” (TTW) campaign on SeedInvest in preparation for a min-IPO type offer which is open to all investors (not just accredited ones).  The… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Skriware Simplified 3D Printing, Bolo Rolling Knife & Mokacam Super Small 4K Camera

Crowdfunding Mailbox 12.6.15

After two years of designing and building, the Skriware 3D printer is ready to go.  And so what? There are tons of 3D printers on the market today. Head on over to Amazon and search and hundreds of printers show up. 3D printing is nearly… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Cujo Stops the Hackers, Angee Home Security & Bruvelo Elevates Your Coffee

Mailbox Featured 9.20.15

Ne’er do wells are constantly trying to hack your home computer.  If you do not believe me, load up some software and see how frequently your home network is scanned.  The fact is that just about anyone can be a casual hacker these days.  Just… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Imperial Sphericator Turns Food Into Pearls, Freaks3D is a Portable 3D Printer & Livid’s Mobile Music Maker

Featured Mailbox 8.2.15

For this week’s Crowdfunding Mailbox we have Imperial Sphericator, a device that transforms your food into “caviar”; Freaks3D, the worlds “first” portable 3D printer; and Minim, a pocket sized wireless instrument for music creation. 3D printing is pretty common today. It was not that long… Read More

FUNDED: Sensory Percussion, Software + Hardware Sensor That Understands Where And How You Hit The Drum

sensory percussion team

  Developed by music tech company Sunhouse, Sensory Percussion combines a hardware sensor that clamps to the side of drum with software to yield a new instrument that lets you control electronic sounds with your own drumsticks and drums. The device is now overfunding on Kickstarter after reaching its $80,000 goal, and… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: IndieVice Turns Your iPhone into a Camera for a Pro, Curb Provides Realtime Insight into Home Energy Use & My Paint Saint

Crowdfunding Mailbox 7.12.15

For this weeks Crowdfunding Mailbox we have a really cool project for videographers, a new way to monitor home energy and a practical DIY solution for touching up paint – at home. First up we have IndieVice, hardware that turns your smartphone or GoPro into… Read More

Tile Gets $3 Million from Khosla Ventures. Tops 2 Million Finder Devices Sold

Tile on Keys

Crowdfunding success Tile has received a capital infusion from Khosla Ventures in the amount of $3 million. The “Series A extension” comes at a time when the young company reports it has shipped over 2 million devices as it closes in on its 2nd anniversary…. Read More

UPDATED – Tech Fight: inCharge Bolt vs. ChargeDoubler Both Claim “First” in Crowdfunding Battle

Boxing Gloves Fight Box

We all want to be able to charge our smartphones faster so when I saw the crowdfunding campaign for ChargeDoubler I thought this was a pretty cool campaign. The “original accelerator” claims up to 2X charging speeds for your iPhone or Android phone by allowing a… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Abode Home Security, Trinity Headphones & BevPod Slim Cooler

Featured Mailbox 4.26.15

Rewards based crowdfunding campaigns can be a stepping stone to an equity funding round.  Product validation of consumer interest is a great pitching tool when asking VCs, Angels or crowd investors to help fund your vision.  This is especially true in consumer tech as the line… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Watch 4 Channels at Once with 4SeTV, Elf Video Streaming Drone & Zero G iPhone Case

Featured Mailbox 4.12.15

I am counting the days as to when I can become one of the growing numbers of cord cutters and jettison my craptaculous Cable TV subscription from Time Warner.  Yes they suck.  1000s of channels that no one ever watches yet they charge me for… Read More

Interview: FluxMob Co-Founder Alan Tran Takes Charge: Kickstarting and Partnering with eBay’s Innovators Collective

Fluxmob Partners with Ebay

With an increasing number of start-ups launching with crowdfunding platforms, eBay has turned into a logical “step two” for entrepreneurs like FluxMob’s cofounders who are looking to expand their product’s reach.  Alan Tran and his childhood friend Justin Zito swiftly raised $90,253 in initial funds for their tech… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: LyfeLens Dash Cam, Coolbox Smart Toolbox & Viper for IoT

Mailbox Featured 5.22.15

LyfeLens is a 360º dash cam for your car.  Now some people may be a bit concerned about documenting their driving habits but for others having a dash cam that works when you are driving your car, and when you are not, could be a pretty… Read More