Posts Tagged: kickstarter



Crowdfunded in China: personal ECGs, Leap Motion clones, and kegel-controlled Temple Run

JD’s new crowdfunding site launched earlier this month, and two of its projects made our top five list of favorites.

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 1:19 pm
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Crowdfunding in Japan: waterproof coating, stackable circuit boards, and ‘good smelling balls’

Tech in Asia rounded up six Japanese crowdfunding projects, ranging from interesting to absurd, with time still remaining. Things get weird ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 12:42 am
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This USB cable on Kickstarter charges your phone in half the time

DouBBleTime is a USB charging cable that helps charge your phone in half the time of traditional chargers.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Singapore’s iMotion launches Kickstarter for motion-sensing game controller with haptic feedback

This article was originally posted on Games in Asia, our new sister site that’s dedicated to bringing you all the best in Asia games a...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Hex Airbot adds drone skills

Makers of 3D-printed nanocopter set new goals, plan to turn it into a drone

Last month, the long-awaited open source, 3D-printed nanocopter – the one we previewed back in January – known as the Hex Airbot...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Hex, the open-source 3D-printed nanocopter, flies through Kickstarter goal in just a few hours

The smartphone-controlled, 3D-printed, fully customizable, Arduino-compatible, and completely open-source personal nanocopter looks even coo...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Haptix does away with your mouse, gives you a 3D multitouch surface anywhere

How does the idea of being able to pinch to zoom on a screen, without it being a touchscreen, sound to you? Now a new device, Haptix (video ...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 2:00 am
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Codlo: A Tiny Device That Helps You Cook

Cooking is definitely one of the things people should be able to do, but it’s quite a rare skill. I just stumbled upon Codlo (pictured rig...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 6:46 pm
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3D Printer Maker Pirate3D Now Aims for $1 Million on Kickstarter

After day one on Kickstarter, Pirate3D’s Buccaneer saw over $300,000 raised, but funds from the crowd just kept coming in. In a blog p...

  • June 11, 2013
  • at 2:07 pm
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A digital frame that displays custom fine art is killing it on Kickstarter

Framed is more than a high-end digital art frame - it’s the vehicle for an online digital artwork marketplace.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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QuitBit is a smart lighter that helped its founder quit smoking, and it’s proving popular in Singapore

QuitBit is a smart lighter that quantifies how much you've been smoking with an LCD display.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 6:25 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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KitaBisa is Indonesia’s Kickstarter for social causes

Indonesia’s crowdfunding sites are in an okay state – it’s not awesome, nor is it that bad. While there aren’t a lot of new proj...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Mighty No.9

Mega Man co-creator Keiji Inafune turns to Kickstarter for what could be the successor to Mega Man

Keiji Inafune with a team of veteran Mega Man developers is working on the game's possible successor — Mighty No.9.

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Project Phoenix Kickstarter quadruples pledge goal within 4 days

A Japanese developer making its pioneer foray into the crowdfunding space for a video game has been causing many to take notice. This is the...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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IMotion Makes Minority Report a Reality, Ready to Hit Kickstarter Next Month (VIDEO)

Remember the movie Minority Report back in 2002, where Tom Cruise uses this futuristic controller to move things around the projector screen...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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It’s Official: 3D Printer ‘The Buccaneer’ Raises Over $1 Million on Kickstarter

Singapore's very own 3D printer startup, Pirate3D, raises over $1 million on Kickstarter.

  • June 22, 2013
  • at 4:38 pm
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Singapore-made 3D Printer Sees Over $300,000 Pledged on Kickstarter After Day One

On just day one of the Kickstarter project, Singaporean 3D printer startup Pirate3D saw overwhelming support with backers flocking to pledge...

  • June 1, 2013
  • at 11:20 am
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