17 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. 


MetaWear

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This mini wireless sensor platform can be programmed and controlled right from your smartphone. MbientLab is currently seeking $5,000 on Kickstarter.

The Palette

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This filament feeding system connects to a single-extruder 3D printer and transforms it into a multi-color gadget, all through the use of a standalone box. Mosaic Manufacturing is currently seeking $75,000 on Kickstarter.

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This efficient, easy-to-use electroplating device lets you coat just about any 3D print in metal. Monolith Studio is currently seeking $200,000 on Kickstarter.

Oomi

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This smart home system is not only taking the smartphone out of the equation, but enhancing security, comfort, entertainment and ease-of-use along the way. Oomi Home is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

Mirobot

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This DIY Wi-Fi robotics kit is designed to help children learn technology and programming. Mirobot is currently seeking £5,000 on Kickstarter.

Oak

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This tiny, Arduino-compatible development board features built-in Wi-Fi and a secure cloud-powered platform, allowing Makers to create connected projects and products with ease. Digistump is currently seeking $25,000 on Kickstarter.

UKnekt

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This smart, remote-controlled gadget lets you feed and treat your pets from anywhere, anytime. The UKnekt team is currently seeking $87,500 on Indiegogo.

UDOO Neo

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This low-cost, open hardware computer can be programmed in any language and run a full Linux environment with graphic interfaces, all with the simplicity of an Arduino-compatible board. UDOO team is currently seeking $15,000 on Kickstarter.

Fuel Book

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This plug-and-play device can turn any car into a smart car with self-diagnositcs, tracking and fuel analysis capabilities. Fuel Book is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

The Ultimate Golf Swing Analyzer

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This smart system provides golfers with an instant, accurate and elaborate swing analysis right at their fingertips. 3Bays is currently seeking $60,000 on Kickstarter.

Nextear

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This set of ultra-small, wireless earphones pair with any Bluetooth Smart gadget to play studio quality music. Nextear is currently seeking $20,000 on Indiegogo.

GasWatch

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This Bluetooth-enabled propane tank scale measures how much gas is left and alerts you through your phone so that you never unexpectedly run out while grilling again. GasWatch is currently seeking $25,000 on Indiegogo.

Lumino

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This Bluetooth smart plug transforms your bedside lamp into a dawn simulator, making it a bit easier to get up in the morning. Lumino is currently seeking $30,000 on Indiegogo.

Lorian Burner

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This compact racing drone has all the adjustments of a professional multi-rotor which can adapt as you progress. Lorian is currently seeking £10,000 on Kickstarter.

GeniCan

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This intelligent garbage can automatically create your grocery list, match coupons to products and even deliver items to your doorstep. GeniCan is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

C-mi

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This all-in-one camera drone can be easily transported to cool locations and seamlessly controlled from a single mobile app. C-mi is currently seeking $125,000 on Kickstarter.

Vulcan I

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This team of undergraduates is racing to become the first student organization to successfully launch a rocket powered by a 3D-printed engine. SEDS@UCSD is currently seeking $15,000 on Kickstarter.

Did you happen to miss last week’s notable campaigns? If so, you can check them out here. Also, if your project is powered by Atmel MCUs and you’ve been featured on our blog, be sure todownload the respective badges here for use in your ongoing marketing efforts. 

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