17 smart crowdfunding campaigns you may want to back this week


Every Friday, we take a look at some of the smartest, most innovative projects that caught our attention on Kickstarter and Indiegogo over the last seven days. 


TappLock

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This cutting-edge padlock opens with your unique fingerprint — no combinations or keys required. TappLock has already garnered more than $40,000 on Indiegogo.

Orison

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This plug-and-play energy storage system powers homes and businesses to reduce costs, provide backup during blackouts, and contribute to a cleaner future. Orison has well surpassed its goal of $50,000 on Kickstarter.

Dome Alert

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This simple yet affordable DIY solution offers 24/7 protection from fire, flood, carbon monoxide and freezing temperatures. Dome Alert is currently seeking $25,000 on Kickstarter.

ThermalTech

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This jacket is made of smart fabric that captures the sun’s heat to keep you warm without adding bulk. ThermalTech has reached its $25,000 goal on Indiegogo.

Prana

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This wearable can unlock your body’s relaxation response by training diaphragmatic breathing and good posture, all from your waistband. Prana is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.

JIC

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This iPhone case instantly records any call or in‐person conversation without the need to connect to an app or external source. JIC is currently seeking $25,000 on Indiegogo.

TYLT VÜ Pulse

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This accessory turns your Pebble Time into a true fitness tracker with heart rate monitoring and wireless charging. TYLT is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

Garadget

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This cloud-enabled controller lets you monitor and operate existing garage doors from smartphones, wearables and other mobile devices. Softcomplex is currently seeking $20,000 on Kickstarter.

B-Creative

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This extremely user-friendly 3D printer can be managed right from your smartphone. B-Creative 3D Tech is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.

ScopeAround

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This multi-functional video camera features interchangeable heads and Wi-Fi connectivity. ScopeAround is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.

PulseBand A6

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This intuitive, intelligent and inexpensive band helps support a healthier life with every pulse. Vidonn Smartband is currently seeking $30,000 on Kickstarter.

Hidn Tempo

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This intelligent watch strap allows you to keep tabs on your stress from anywhere, at anytime. Hidn Technology is currently seeking $20,172 on Kickstarter.

Lumiere

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This essential oil diffuser can hold up to four capsules and automatically emit scents with just a tap of your phone. Lumiere is currently seeking $32,440 on Kickstarter.

Cowin Ark

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This two-piece speaker system combines a detachable mini sound bar and powerful ported subwoofer bass station with wireless charging. Cowin Ark is currently seeking $49,850 on Kickstarter.

EKOOR Beacons

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This set of ambient light-powered BLE beacons can automatically control any device depending on your presence inside your home. EKOOR is currently seeking $25,168 on Kickstarter.

CRPO

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This tiny, battery-powered, Bluetooth Low Energy sensor platform comes with an SDK that you can program wirelessly with your smartphone. MbientLab has exceeded its $5,000 goal on Kickstarter.

MicroPython on the ESP8266

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This open source language with standard API makes creating IoT projects more enjoyable and easier when using the ESP8266 Wi-Fi chip. Damien George is currently seeking $8,540 on Kickstarter.

MobileNode

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This open source GSM/GPRS and GPS/GLONASS board is equipped with a fully Arduino-compatible MCU at its core. Oscar Rojas and Camilo Rojas are currently seeking $3,000 on Indiegogo.

Make It!

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This Arduino-friendly prototyping kit offers Makers a fun and easy way to explore open hardware projects. Ferran Fàbregas is currently seeking $1,625 on Indiegogo.

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

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