Posts Tagged: hardware startups


Pirate3D Buccaneer 3D printer

Now’s the time to build a hardware startup in Southeast Asia (Startup Asia preview)

The world is experiencing a hardware renaissance in the age of the ‘Internet of Things’. Let's demystify the process of building a hardw...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 1:32 pm
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6 awesomely disruptive companies you’ll meet at Startup Asia Singapore

6 awesomely bold companies you’ll meet at Startup Asia Singapore (PREVIEW)

For every Samsung, Amazon, or YouTube, there are dozens of scrappy startups trying to trip up the web giants. It’s a tough task. Each ...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 7:27 pm
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intugine nimble

Indian undergrads create a highly accurate gesture motion control device, but how does it compare to Leap Motion?

The age of computer mice and their pads might soon come to an end. With gesture-control enabled by devices like the Leap Motion and Xbox Kin...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 5:36 pm
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Vigo, human alertness gauge hits Kickstarter

Fresh out of China’s HAXLR8R, the Vigo human alertness gauge hits Kickstarter

One of the hardware startups that graduated from the most recent HAXLR8R incubator has taken to Kickstarter with its creation. The gadget is...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 9:37 pm
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Codoon Smartband - After a long wait, China's controversial Jawbone Up clone is up for pre-order

After a long wait, China’s controversial Jawbone Up clone is now up for pre-order

Back in May, we looked at a Chinese company that was causing controversy with what looks very much like a shameless clone of the Jawbone Up....

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Petcube launch

I can haz Petcube? Haxlr8r-incubated project exceeds $100,000 Kickstarter goal

Petcube is a sinister-looking little black box that actually does something adorable – it lets you remotely monitor your pets, and you...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Shop.bt ecommerce in Bhutan

A Bhutan tech primer: early signs of startups and e-commerce

In our initial Bhutan tech overview, I provided a brief summary of the country, its unique circumstances, and its increasing openness to tec...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 9:40 pm
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Codoon clones Jawbone Up

Wearable Tech Maker From China Clones the ‘Jawbone Up’

A wearable tech company from China is about to launch a good-looking new fitness-tracking gadget. Unfortunately, the elegant design is far f...

  • May 8, 2013
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Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taipei-based incubator, Taiwan Mobile Innovation (TMI), has launched its hardware acceleration program earlier this month. It hopes to attra...

  • April 26, 2013
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Shanghai skyline

12 tech entrepreneurs under 30 making awesome stuff in China

Inspired by a Forbes list of 30 entrepreneurs in China, we decided to pick out the most exciting-sounding and promising tech and web startup...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 4:03 pm
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Codoon Smartband - After a long wait, China's controversial Jawbone Up clone is up for pre-order

China’s top wearable tech startup nets $10 million in funding, but looks to be falling behind the competition

Codoon, the Chinese wearable tech maker, has received RMB 60 million – nearly $10 million – in series A funding. Local tech blog...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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OneCard - China's version of Coin wants to replace all your pesky plastic credit cards

China’s version of Coin wants to replace all your pesky plastic credit cards

Coin, the much talked about digital credit card, wrapped up its pre-orders (in a record 40 minutes) last November, but it’s still many...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Smarty Ring brings wearable tech to your fingers

Smarty Ring puts your phone’s notifications where you can see them

While everyone’s talking about Google Glass or smartwatches being the wearable tech of the future, not many have considered that somet...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Check out these 10 new gadgets from HAXLR8R

Check out these 10 new gadgets from HAXLR8R’s hardware accelerator

HAXLR8R, the Shenzhen-based hardware accelerator program, has graduated 10 new teams from its latest 15-week incubator. At an event in San F...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Battery pack

Singaporean kickstarts wafer-thin wireless battery booster for your smartphone

Battery packs for your phone usually come in the form of bulky cases or are attached perilously to your phone by a USB cable. But new batter...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 10:40 am
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Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech

Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech, Now Seeking Crowdfunding

It’s been a long journey for Vibease, the Singa-US startup that puts the ‘hard’ into hardware. First seen as one of the competitors at...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 3:59 am
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singlepet hardware

Hardware Startup SinglePet Feeds Your Pet Even When You’re Away

SinglePet is a Korean startup that builds pet-care hardware (pictured) which can be controlled through a mobile app. The gadget has cameras ...

  • May 1, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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Chinese startup's HeX drone which will launch in 2013

This Chinese Startup Wants to Bring You a 3D-Printed, Smartphone-Controlled Drone [VIDEO]

We don’t find hardware startups in China as often as we’d like – but we’ve stumbled across what looks like the coolest we’ve e...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm
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