22 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. 


Makey Makey GO

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This DIY invention kit enables you to transform nearly any ordinary object into a touchpad. The JoyLabz team is currently seeking $10,000 on Kickstarter.

DrumPants 2.0

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This open-source wearable controller allows you to make music and play games with your body. Tappur is currently seeking $35,000 on Indiegogo.

LightUp

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This kit combines circuit building blocks with an app that lets anyone learn to code with wireless drag-and-drop programming and a friendly tutor. LightUp is currently seeking $96,485 on Kickstarter.

Phree

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This unrestricted, high-resolution mobile input device enables you to write virtually anywhere. OTM Technologies is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

Bocusini

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This plug-and-play food printing system is comprised of a special head mounted to a standard 3D printer, interchangeable food cartridges, an intuitive Wi-Fi user interface and a supporting web-based platform. Bocusini is currently seeking $33,477 on Kickstarter.

Nuimo

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This universal interface works with any Bluetooth device or application to control music, lights, locks and more in your home. Senic is currently seeking $61,374 on Kickstarter.

Noki

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This Europe-focused smart lock opens your door when you come home and locks it when you leave. Noki is currently seeking $139,486 on Kickstarter.

Hyperalarm

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This smart alarm is designed for heavy sleepers, which connects seamlessly to your smartphone and only shuts off by actually getting out of bed. Hyperalarm is currently seeking €210,000 on Indiegogo.

Atmoph Window

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This digital window opens to beautiful scenery from around the world with 4K-shot videos and sound, without ever having to leave your house. Atmoph is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

BuddyGuard

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This smart home security system uses artificial intelligence to protect you and your loved ones. BuddyGuard is currently seeking $89,271 on Kickstarter.

WeKey

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This tablet keyboard is being billed as the world’s thinnest and lightest with an added touchpad and wheel for extra convenience. Woorin Corporation is currently seeking $10,000 on Indiegogo.

Electroloom

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This machine was inspired by 3D printers to devise and create seamless, ready-to-wear garments based on custom 3D geometries right from your desktop. Electroloom is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Halo

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This smart home-integrated smoke detector features customizable natural disaster alerts that are sent directly to your mobile device. Halo is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

Nano Tornado Drone

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This super portable and safe drone can be flown by just about anyone — simply take it out and throw into the air. Nano is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

TrackCup

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This smart glass monitors drinking behavior and uses that information to build custom health plans. TrackCup is currently seeking $10,000 on Indiegogo.

Kien

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This modular, multi-room sound system gives you Hi-Fi sound wherever you go. Kien is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

WAY

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This personal skincare companion collects real-time data from your skin and the environment, then provides beauty tips on your smartphone. WAY is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

Spectrum I2C Expansion Board

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This expansion board for Arduino and AVR MCUs packs a real-time clock, a three-axis accelerometer, a digital potentiometer, a four LED driver, EEPROM and more. Maker Frank Fox is currently seeking $6,000 on Kickstarter.

NEXTtoME

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This magic box of sensors, coupled with any smartphone via Bluetooth, transforms citizens into constant motion detectors that can share real-time environmental data. NEXTtoME is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

The WellBe

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This bracelet monitors your heart rate and uses a patent-pending algorithm to determine your stress and calmness levels based on time, location and people you meet throughout your day. The WellBe is currently seeking $100,000 on Indiegogo.

Peeple

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This small camera mounts on an existing peephole to serve as a caller ID for your door. Peeple is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Trivo

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This tiny, affordable tracker boasts both GPS and Bluetooth to help ensure you’ll find any lost object. Trivo is currently seeking €100,000 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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