15 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. 


Revolar

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This personal security device, which is just about the size of a quarter, provides simple yet discreet location information that calls for help when in need. Revolar is currently seeking $75,000 on Kickstarter.

Tiko

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This Delta-style 3D printer is breaking the mold with its “unibody” design and consumer-friendly price. Tiko 3D is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

Friday Smart Lock

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This sleek and futuristic smart lock provides users with wireless and keyless entry into their homes. Friday Labs is currently seeking $75,000 on Indiegogo.

Genesis Uno and Duo

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This pair of 3D printers provide Makers with large build volumes, ease-of-use and high-quality prints — all without breaking the bank. X3D Machines is currently seeking $45,000 on Kickstarter.

Parva

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This new synthesizer combine the classic warmth of old-school analog synthesis with the convenience of modern-day digital control. Futuresonus is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Skylight

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This touch-enabled, Wi-Fi-connected digital frame lets users send photos to their loved ones’ homes in seconds. Skylight is currently seeking $30,000 on Kickstarter.

Intellisocket

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This smart socket allows users to monitor, control and record their energy usage at each outlet throughout their home, right from their phone. Intellisocket is currently seeking $499,000 on Kickstarter.

Advicy Drive

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This wearable device can detect drowsy driving and prevent people from falling asleep while behind the wheel. Advicy Drive is currently seeking £70,000 on Kickstarter.

Cordless 3D Print Finishing Tool

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This rechargeable, open-source tool features a hot knife, needle and scooper attachments to remove defects from 3D prints. Maker Isaac Porras is currently seeking $10,000 on Kickstarter.

Wakē

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This alarm can intelligently wake an individual up with their own personal sunrise and sounds, while their partner continues to sleep. Lucera Labs is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

Loxet

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This device serves as a proximity lock, an anti-theft protection and sharing device for vehicles. The Loxet team is currently seeking $25,000 on Kickstarter.

Onion Omega

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This Arduino-compatible development board features built-in Wi-Fi and runs full Linux. Onion is currently seeking $15,000 on Kickstarter.

Appkettle

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This smart kettle allows users to set the temperature, monitor the process and ensure optimal heating. Appkettle is currently seeking £165,000 on Kickstarter.

Neobase

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This encrypted device lets users create their own private social network, where they can decide exactly what to share and who to share it with. Neone is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

Creek

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This smart hub is more than Wi-Fi clock, but a security monitor, a home automation system,  a baby monitor, a fast charger and more. Lark-wi is currently seeking $12,500 on Kickstarter.

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

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