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. 


Bruno

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This smart trash can not only reminds you to take out the garbage, but also vacuums up whatever crumbs you sweep its way. Its creators Jim Howard and Lori Montag are currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Nexpaq

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This case allows you to easily customize, enhance and add new features to your smartphone by swapping out LEGO-like modules. Nexpaq is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

KADE miniConsole+

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This device lets you connect retro gamepads and controllers to a wide variety of computers and consoles using plug-and-play detection. The Maker trio of Jon Wilson, Kevin Mackett, Bruno Freitas is currently seeking £2,345 on Kickstarter.

Neutrino

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This open-source, 32-bit board crams the functionality of the Arduino Zero into a smaller package. Rabid Prototypes is currently seeking $5,000 on Kickstarter.

SmartRim

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This wireless sensor system automatically hopes to end rim-scraping by detecting objects on the side of your vehicle as the wheels near the curb. SmartRim is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

MoonRay

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This desktop machine is capable of 3D printing high-quality objects with resolutions as low as 100 microns on the X/Y axis. SprintRay is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

Connected Cycle Pedal

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This smart pedal can prevent theft and automatically record all of your rides and statistics, without using your phone battery. The Connected Cycle team is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

IKAWA

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This digital micro roaster will let you roast your own coffee with the touch of a button. IKAWA Coffee is currently seeking £80,000 on Kickstarter.

Dogtelligent

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This connected tracker provides health monitoring and integrated training features such as ultrasonic whistles and virtual leash technology. Dogtelligent is currently seeking $25,000 on Indiegogo.

Soundscapes

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These modular headphones allow you to design and build a personalized audio experience. Axel Audio is currently seeking $180,000 on Kickstarter.

Autonomous Desk

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This AI-powered desk will help you to become more productive and healthier at work, by learning your daily patterns and transitioning from sitting to standing. Robotbase is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Pulse Play

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This wearable device aspires to improve the playing experience of all racquet sports with real-time scorekeeping, match history recording, commentating and more. Pulse Play is currently seeking $75,000 on Indiegogo.

BUZWIZ.me

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This connected gadget will add a new dimension to your favorite board games and common smartphone applications. BUZWIZ.me is currently seeking $100,000 on Indiegogo.

FlexPV

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This open-source development kit makes it easy for anyone to create their own remote-control vehicle. FlexPV is currently seeking $20,000 on Kickstarter.

PhoneDrone

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This drone turns your smartphone into an autonomous aerial camera, integrated flight planner and tethered controller. xCraft is currently seeking $250,000 on Kickstarter.

Eve

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This in-ground irrigation system uses fully-integrated moisture sensor feedback to transform your everyday lawn into a smart yard. Plaid Systems is currently seeking $30,000 on Kickstarter.

Reach

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This affordable and extremely precise RTK GPS receiver is ideal for navigating drones, surveying and tracking. Emlid is currently seeking $27,000 on Indiegogo.

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 to download the respective badges here for use in your ongoing marketing efforts. 

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