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Many of us have had a conversation asking our friends about the ideal headphones before purchasing new ones for ourselves. In this age of the internet, almost everyone has become a gizmo freak. Every individual claim to have adequate knowledge about certain things and especially headphones. This is because now is the time when headphones have become more of a product of utility instead of entertainment. A number of times it happens that various people recommend a certain headphones’ model to you claiming that they are the best in the ...
Two years ago, after hearing a hardware startup complain about how painful it is to scale in hardware, Barbara Belvisi decided to act on it. Building a hardware startup is hard. Hardware entrepreneurs have to do some upfront legwork: 1.) Build a sustainable go-to-market strategy, 2.) Manage cash flow, 3.) Identify the right contract manufacturers, and 4.) Build a costs improvements strategy. Get any one of this steps wrong and your startup is doomed, and that’s because the world of hardware does not allow iteration. Belvisi found that...
Gone are the days when pen and paper were the mainstream note-making tools. With the advanced digitalization, we now use the digital medium to set reminders or make a quick note; cell-phone notes for instance. Senstone has brought to us an evolved device to make notes spontaneously just on a click. Senstone’s AI-powered pendant stores the voice notes on-the-go and converts it into text. Senstone AI-powered device The Kickstarter Senstone project to develop an AI-powered wearable was launched in November. The black oval-shaped we...
Psychologists claim that whenever an individual is nervous or is undergoing stress, he tends to get fidgety and starts behaving in a restless manner. Studies suggest that the drive to fidget is in order to curb boredom. When someone needs to concentrate deeply, such restless behavior might work against him. In order to reduce stress levels in professional places specifically, there are various stress toys available in the market. Recently, a fidget cube was launched on the popular crowd funding website, Kickstarter. This vinyl desk to...
After the social payment app Tilt launches in Australia, Australian students won’t need cash for partying. The startup Tilt was founded in the United States in 2012, which was officially launched in Australia on 26th April. The app is targeted at millennials, especially university students. The app allows users to pool money for gifts, events or activities from their friends and social media circle. Public crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter may strike your mind, but this startup allows users to collect money from their friends a...
Pebble Time- placing Past, Present, and Future on your fingertips. That is something, which we have heard before. The Smartwatch company Pebble, which launched itself over a Kickstarter campaign, once was a company ready to whip. In the year 2012, Pebble Time was able to raise 10 million dollars for its monochrome e-paper watch, simple, putting its company and the crowdfunding website in the public view. It made a history by getting an investment of more than 20 million dollars in just a month’s span over the crowd funding website...
Ever wondered what it's like to have a wearable display that doesn't spell out privacy concerns? Introducing Vufine, a camera-free versatile display, similar to Google Glass, that one can easily wear and get access to great display quality on the go. This new toy in town can be mounted on any wearable glass with the help of its magnetic dock. It comes with a 720p display. It can be attached to any smartphone or tablet to be used as a second display. For camera, Vufine also works as a viewfinder, for example if you need to capture a...
Home and office automation devices have always been the cause of our woes. It has given us an endless list of supplies to set us back, so many connection problems and drawbacks. Seems we have got our solution to the problem, JUCEBOX is here guys! It is the gadget of the modern world. JUCEBOX can be used for both personal as well as business purpose. It resolves all the connection troubles. Universal Device Communicator leads you in the world full of extraordinary possibilities where you can connect security, light, comfort and many...
West coast rap legend Tupac Shakur made a ghostly re-appearance on the stage at the weed and ecstasy throbbing Coachella night in 2012, where he stunned the roaring crowd saying ‘What up Coachella?”. The shirtless Tupac Hologram that was beamed onto the stage was created by digitally piecing together using an old parlor trick, most commonly used by stage illusionists “pepper’s ghost” which dates back to the 16th century. A Canadian startup, H+ Technologies, is banking on this antediluvian fancy reflection technique to present a tiny,...
Popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter rolled out its 2014 breakdown on January 5, 2015 commemorating a total of $529 million pledged by 3.3 million supporters. Its technology category pulled in the biggest slice of support - $125 million pledged, putting a fractional value on individuals' craving for science fiction gadgetry. However, tech was a long way from being the most effectively financed class, with only 1,124 tech projects funded in 2014. Categories that tasted success for being funded on Kickstarter were music (4,009),...