Kickstarter is an online threshold pledge system for funding creative projects across the globe. Kickstarter was launched on April, 2009 by Perry Chen. Kickstarter is a global crowdfunding platform, in which organization uses the time and talent of thousands of people to create a service or product, by gathering money from the public.
Kickstarter is described as a revolutionary way to fund creative and innovative ideas. If someone has a great idea but is in a little short of money then Kickstarter is the best way to raise money and complete the dream project.
Projects are created into one of the various categories like Dance, Drama, Design, Comics, Art, Music, Photography, Video, Game, Technology, Publishing and many more. Kickstarter is just the new way to fund creative and innovative projects. The best part of each project on Kickstarter is that each project is independently created.
The project owners on Kickstarter has complete control and responsibilities over their projects. Anyone can launch a project on Kickstarter. If someone like a project on Kickstarter, they can pledge money to make it happen. When you will start your project with Kickstarter, you will feel like you are a part of a larger club of art-supporting fanatics.
Kickstarter uses the all or nothing strategy, in case the goal is not met at within a pre-stated time period then credit will not be charged and project will not get any of pledged funds.
Kickstarter has done wonders to innovation with all new ideas. There are many gadgets which are funded by Kickstarter over the decade and we are introducing you with these gadgets.
10 Best Kickstarter funded gadgets
Hexo+ is an intelligent flying camera that follows and firms you autonomously. Hexo+ is very simple to use as you just need to set the framing on your Smartphone and the drone will do rest of the things from take off to landing.
There is no need of remote control as Hexo+ will follow all your movements to maintain framing. Hexo+ is designed to have a smooth and simple experience from setting up your shoot to reviewing, editing and sharing footage online. Each step is designed in a well way that it seems like filming is fun.
If there is no one to hold the camera, then it will not be the problem anymore. You can choose to capture yourself in action from any angle and anywhere in between from close up to far away.
AirDog is an actual quadcopter that connects with a GPRS device. You can carry it on your wrist and can control the drone directly with your wrist. If you want the drone to follow a predefined path, you can also determine the GPS coordinates.
AirDog prototype has different settings like it has multiple flight modes including BMX, wakeboarding, motocross, surfing, snowboarding and many more that makes it actually able to capture you.
AirDog has a top speed of 40mph and flight time of 10-15 minutes that will give you the best possible shot.
The Big Turtle shell is a rugged wireless Bluetooth speaker with a huge sound. You can carry your music with you anywhere you want that all because of Smartphone and MP3 player but the high quality speakers are not so convenient.
Big Turtle Shell is water-resistant and mountable to anything and builds for action. It is very easy to take around with you. Big Turtle Shell has a 16 hour battery life that offers 110 decibels of crystal clear audio from the wide range of over 30 feet.
Arist seems to be the next generation coffee-making machine that is controlled by Smartphone. Arist Smartphone control coffee maker has been designed to make coffees in the style of best barista using Smartphone application.
The aim of Arist is to make great coffee through a process as simple as using any application on Smartphone to pick a great recipe.
3D painting has always been cool and amazing thing that has enjoyed a boom in 2014 but gadget Lix 3D Pen takes this idea one step ahead. Lix 3D Pen allows you to draw exactly what you want to draw or watch as it comes out to be the physical object.
You can create solid, rigid and freestanding structures with a wait of 60 seconds for the filament to heat up. It usually sounds like something out of sci-fi film.
Kolibree is the an electric toothbrush that connects with Smartphone. Kolibree helps you to fight against the tooth decay by tracking your brushing habits in real time. Kolibree will let you know whenever you miss an area while brushing without having to wait for any problem to emerge. You can also sharing its finding of missing areas with your dentists.
Kolibree also offers games and give score in order to keep you motivated.
iPUMP is the world’s lightest air pump that has been ever invented. It is made up of carbon fiber and features a Presta air valve connector. iPUMP is aimed at competitive riders but anyone who loves to cycle can be benefited with it. iPUMP is very light in weight with 21 grams.
Sammy Scanner is basically a motion sensor alarm that will give you a heads up any time whenever an item attached to it is disturbed. It happens via a lot of noise or even via a notification on your phone. Sammy Scanner is small and convenient.
In today’s life media player has become the necessity of your day-to-day entertainment. Slice is the media player that is handy and very easy to use. Slice offers AirPlay support and it makes it the effortless way to watch all the content that you like. It offers the handy custom remote for running media player software.
Turn Signal Gloves has been designed to make cycling and signalling safer and easier than before. With Turn Signal Gloves, there is no need to take your hand off. These are gloves that will light up directly whenever you want to indicate your direction while cycling that makes it very safe.