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.
This bike trainer allows you to connect to VR headsets, from Oculus Rift to Samsung Gear VR, and bring the great outdoors inside. Widerun is currently seeking £30,000 on Kickstarter.
This open-source mechanical keyboard is fully customizable to fit any of your needs. ErgoDox EZ is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.
This 4-in-1 drawing robot kit can be assembled into a variety of configurations capable of doodling on walls to eggs. Makeblock is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.
This smart and lockable cookie jar will only open if your goals have been achieved. kSafe is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.
This cellular development kit for both Arduino and Raspberry Pi is powered by Konekt’s global data plan and works without Wi-Fi. Konekt is currently seeking $10,000 on Kickstarter.
This multi-touch trackpad provides PC and laptop owners (using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10) all the touchscreen features and functionalities of their favorite mobile device onto any computer monitor. DuoPad is currently seeking $30,000 on Indiegogo.
This new home security and automation company provides a self-installed, professional-grade solution with no contracts. Abode is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.
This a smart pillow-mobile device combination is designed to reduce snoring and provide you with a better night’s sleep. Polegame Inc. is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.
This six-string, MIDI guitar pairs with your iOS device and teaches you the fundamentals through its accompanying app. Zivix is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.
These self-learning headphones personalize music channels based on your genre preferences through actions, locations and time of day. The Aivvy team is currently seeking $125,000 on Kickstarter.
This pen draws 3D models right in thin air. 3DFormer is currently seeking $20,000 on Kickstarter.
This drone allows you to use your iPhone or iPad to draw a flight path and easily capture high-resolution aerial photos and video. Ares is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.
This electronic instrument may look and play like a drum, but works with your iOS device to give you unlimited sounds and playability. Sensorpoint is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.
This pocket-sized smartphone dock can also serve as a travel stand and nightlight. Cozy Industries is currently seeking $25,000 on Indiegogo.