Every Friday, we’re taking a look at some of the smartest, most innovative projects that caught our attention on Kickstarter and Indiegogo over the last seven days.
This robotic arm is a complete fabrication system that enables Makers to do everything from print to plot. Makerarm is currently seeking $349,750 on Kickstarter.
This wearable tracks and translates tail wagging so that you can better understand your dog. DogStar Life is currently seeking $100,000 on Indiegogo.
This smart bracelet fuses art, fashion and technology by displaying custom images, slideshows, app notifications and other information. LOOKSEE LABS has already well surpassed its $70,000 goal on Kickstarter.
This intelligent car system evaluates driving behavior and shares how to drive in a more eco-friendly and fuel-efficient manner. Ascora GmbH is currently seeking $146,299 on Kickstarter.
This universal accessory turns your smartphone into a head-up display for your car. HUDWAY is currently seeking $100,000 on Kickstarter.
This small USB-powered lamp beautifully emits a twirl of color based on the emotions of Twitter users. Connor Nishijima has surpassed his goal of $935 on Kickstarter.
This smart toy for kids is designed to be hit, smashed, kicked, and tossed. Jabber’s World is currently seeking $45,000 on Kickstarter.
This door system combines a traditional deadbolt, Bluetooth Low Energy, Wi-Fi and the cloud to seamlessly make access to your home simple for you and your guests. Random Wire Technologies is currently seeking $25,000 on Kickstarter.
This smart cup measures your water intake, tracks your coffee consumption and reminds you to hydrate. Groking Lab is currently seeking $25,000 on Kickstarter.
This Bluetooth tracker helps you stay connected with your things, all from its accompanying app. Lapa Studio has nearly tripled its Indiegogo goal of $35,000.
This attachable sensor transforms anything into a musical instrument, giving you an entire world of new creative possibilities. Mogees has already reached its Kickstarter goal of $30,325.
Eleven 3D Printer
This affordable, open source 3D printer features a big build area to create even bigger ideas. ISG3D is currently seeking $8,402 on Kickstarter.
This wireless charger declutters your house and helps you remain organized. WallJax is currently seeking $125,000 on Indiegogo.
This smart microhabitat lets you grow vegetables and plants, as well as make a rainforest-style home for your pets. Jared Wolfe is just shy of tripling his $22,000 Kickstarter goal.
This connected pills dispenser ensures that the right person takes the right dosage at the right time. Indie Designers is currently seeking $55,000 on Kickstarter.
This sensor-laden wearable device provides accurate, real-time feedback as you work out. Ollinlift is currently seeking $45,617 on Kickstarter.
This portable, space-shifting solution allows you to enjoy the access rights of your home or office network, irrespective of your physical location. AlwaysHome is currently seeking $40,000 on Kickstarter.
This Wi-Fi-enabled container accurately keeps track of daily medication and supplement intake, then sends customized reminders or voice messages according to your schedule. Xiaohe Intelligent Technology is currently seeking $20,000 on Kickstarter.
This wearable gadget gives mothers-to-be the ability to monitor their babies’ heart rate and movement 24/7. ExtantFuture is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.
Plug & Plant
This wall-mounted smart pod system not only organizes your indoor plants, but collects environmental data and suggests tips for optimal growth. Team Plug & Plant is currently seeking $50,000 on Kickstarter.
This all-in-one machine for Makers can 3D print, laser cut, engrave and scan. Northype is currently seeking $112,405 on Kickstarter.
This board installs behind your existing switches and outlets to make them smart and controllable from your smartphone. Mark Snyder is currently seeking $80,000 on Kickstarter.
This small, discreet wearable device helps the blind or visually impaired to detect and safely navigate around objects in their path. iMerciv is currently seeking $50,000 on Indiegogo.