Xiaoyu Zaijia, which means "small fish at home," is advertised as a companion robot. Really, it's just a webcam and display mounted on a spherical pedestal.
Launched in March 2011, Tumblebug uses a Kickstarter-like model to host crowdfunding projects by visual artists, designers, musicians, and filmmakers.
Can Fove's affordable eye-tracking technology - promising a deeper, more emotional gaming experience - differentiate it from billion-dollar rival Oculus Rift?
Imagine a self-watering pot which will tell you when your plant is thirsty for water or hungry for sun. One you can control remotely from your smartphone. That’s Greenopia.
Kickstarter has proven that crowdfunding can work. In Indonesia, crowdfunding's been around for years, but still needs a breakthrough moment.
So far, US$248,661 has been raised across all the campaigns.
Tokyo Digital Music Syndicates wants to make pressing a limited-run LP easy and affordable for indie artists and small record labels. But that's just the start.
The site connects borrowers and lenders, making it easier to invest in and receive loans.
Impression Pi, an upcoming virtual reality headset made by uSens, has made some big promises that it probably can’t keep.
We’ve all been there; get out for a night on the town, have maybe a little too much of a good time, and then discover you forgot to appoint a designated driver to get everyone home safely. What do you...
As opposed to traditional rewards-based crowdfunding like Kickstarter, backers of projects on JD will be able to buy equity in the company they’re supporting.
This month's list of our top five favorite crowdfunding campaigns in China all come courtesy of JD Coufenzi, and range from the practical to the extravagant.
Want to raise money online without jumping through regulatory hoops and paying banking fees? This Chinese startup wants to make it easy with bitcoin.
Ten teams from the prestigious University of Tokyo crossed the globe to show off their gadgets in Austin. Here are the remaining five.
Ten teams from the prestigious University of Tokyo crossed the globe to show off their gadgets in Austin (and plug their Kickstarter campaigns).
Ring Zero cuts the original device's weight in half and increases gesture accuracy by 300 percent. It also teaches users how to gesture properly.
Crowdfunding in Singapore is about to enter a higher gear, and MoolahSense is just the latest crowdfunding platform to appear.
ELF's small six-rotor drone, dubbed ELF, combines another up-and-coming consumer hardware trend – virtual reality (VR).