16 smart crowdfunding campaigns you may want to back this week


Every Friday, we’re taking a look at some of the smartest, most innovative projects that have caught our attention on Kickstarter and Indiegogo over the last seven days. 


Podo

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This wireless, re-stickable camera can turn any surface into a photo booth. Podo is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Switchmate

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This solution simply snaps over a standard switch, pairs with a mobile device and automates your lights in seconds. Switchmate is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

The Monolith

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The first and only skateboard to be outfitted with motors in the wheels is also embedded with Bluetooth Low Energy. Inboard Action Sports is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

LowoTec

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This pair of devices allows users to tailor their teleworking needs in both a flexible and secure manner through zero-configuration hardware VPN. LowoTec is currently seeking €120,000 on Indiegogo.

AmbyGear

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The world’s first smartwatch for kids not only teaches life lessons, it keeps them safe. Ambit Networks is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

Freiya

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This smart can connects to your smartphone to help monitor your flowers and let you know when it’s time to water them. Freiya is currently seeking $48,000 on Kickstarter.

PancakeBot

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This first-of-its-kind machine lets users design and print out custom pancakes. PancakeBot is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Stryd

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This device enables runners to accurately measure power levels across any type of terrain using the sports watches and mobile devices they already wear. Stryd is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Keys

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This keyboard that lets you learn, play and create music using LED lights and gestures. Opho is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

Artiphon

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This touch-sensive digital fretboard can be played like a guitar, piano, violin, drum machine and lots of other instruments. Artiphon is currently seeking $75,000 on Kickstarter.

iSensor HD Patio

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This weather-resistant, remote-controlled outdoor camera you monitor the outside of your home from anywhere in the world. Amaryllo is currently seeking $1,000 on Indiegogo.

Plugzee

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This tiny device brings Bluetooth functionality and high-resolution audio to any speaker. Plugzee is currently seeking $10,000 on Indiegogo.

Splash Drone

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This waterproof UAV features a live video feed, payload release mechanism, emergency flare system and camera stabilization gimbal. Splash Drone is currently seeking $17,500 on Kickstarter.

Quell

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This wearable device attaches to your upper calf and stimulates your brain’s natural opiates to relieve chronic pain. Quell is currently seeking $100,000 on Indiegogo.

Baby Check

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This wearable monitor can track a baby’s temperature, body position, sleep and medicine administration using a companion mobile app. DK Tek Innovations is currently seeking $35,000 on Kickstarter.

Yerka

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This integrated system will make your bike “unstealable,” along with soon-to-be added Bluetooth connectivity that’ll give you the ability control its lock from your smartphone. Yerka is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

Did you happen to miss last week’s notable campaigns? If so, you can check them out here.

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