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.
This MIDI-compatible instrument lets you learn, play and create music through a series of multi-sensing pads and LEDs. Oval Sound is currently seeking $109,492 on Kickstarter.
Here Active Listening
This pair of earbuds don’t stream or play recorded music, but instead provide you with a volume knob, equalizer and effects to transform real world audio. Doppler Labs is currently seeking $250,000 on Kickstarter.
This easy-to-use, do-it-yourself kit provides Makers with everything they need to develop their own drone. Skyworks Aerial Systems is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.
This smart bottle syncs to your phone to track your water intake and glows to remind you to stay hydrated. Hidrate is currently seeking $35,000 on Kickstarter.
This connected bottle accurately measures your water consumption by connecting to your mobile and wearable devices. Jac and Davis Saltzgiver are currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.
These gloves enable you to feel and touch any virtual object that you can see on the screen or in your VR headsets. NeuroDigital Technologies is currently seeking $150,000 on Kickstarter.
These three buttons can be configured to your liking, triggering different day-to-day functions with just the click of a button. PentaSens is currently seeking $60,000 on Kickstarter.
This combination of sensors and an accompanying mobile app monitors the condition of plants, providing feedback to kids in the form a virtual buddy. Grüt is currently seeking $10,925 on Kickstarter.
My Driving Pal
This multi-purpose solution allows you to keep tabs on a variety everyday things, whether that’s a child, a bike or a vehicle. Shahram Rezaei is currently seeking $35,000 on Kickstarter.
These app-controlled insoles can keep your feet cool, ventilated and odor-free, as well as heat them during winter. Vay Technologies is currently seeking $40,582 on Kickstarter.
This waterproof drone is equipped with SONAR to spot fish and uses its own Wi-Fi signal to transmit its findings to your smartphone up to 320 feet away. Daniel Marion is currently seeking $150,000 on Kickstarter.
Pet Tutor Blu
This universal, Bluetooth-enabled system for pets combines training and gaming into one. Smart Animal Training Systems is currently seeking $30,000 on Kickstarter.
These pre-printed conductive ink stickers can turn any object into an interactive surface with touch, sound and graphics. Novalia is currently seeking $18,425 on Kickstarter.
Seek N’ Sneak
This Arduino-powered, self-controlled robot is capable of autonomously finding, grabbing and relocating objects. Konstantin Stolpovsky is currently seeking $11,161 on Kickstarter.
This innovative inverter-charger is designed to make solar more accessible and power off-grid applications in challenging environments. Michael Sewanaku is currently seeking $25,000 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 to download the respective badges here for use in your ongoing marketing efforts.