A new life-recording camera is making its way to the market: the Lightbox. This camera is small in size, equipped with a clip that allows it to attach to clothing or other items, and offering Bluetooth to connect to your smartphone. Using the combination, one can livestream their life.
Kickstarter, the platform upon which many products have been catapulted to success, has decided to shake things up a little bit, simplifying its rules and at the same time making it easier for company's and individuals to launch their campaigns. The changes were announced on the Kickstarter blog today.
It might not be as cool as a hover board, but Marbel, an electric skateboard that has seen ample success on Kickstarter, is an interesting device regardless. The skateboard is being hailed as the lightest electric vehicle of its kind, and with it comes the ability to travel up to 20MPH.
An activity tracker called the Goccia has turned up on Kickstarter and it claims to be the smallest and simplest tracker on the market today. While most of the activity trackers out there are designed to be worn on the wrist like a watch or bracelet, the Goccia is small enough that it can be worn on a sleeve or other out of the way location.
If you are a music fan, you may be interested in a new project that has turned up on Kickstarter for a music device called the Gramofon. Gramofon is a cloud music streaming device described as a modern jukebox. Your smartphone is used as the remote to control the music played. The music device is designed to be connected to the sound system or speakers of your choice.
Dart is a small laptop power adapter that is on Kickstarter right now looking to raise the money it needs to come to market. The Dart power adapter is a very small device designed to power a laptop from an outlet without taking up as much space in the outlet or your laptop bag as many units do. The Dart adapter can produce up to 65W of power and is aimed at thin and portable notebook users.
Kickstarter is full of success stories, if you know where to look, and honored in its hallowed halls is the Tubecore Duo, a sleek speaker for audiophiles that has recently been updated with additional details. If all goes as planned, the speaker will be sent out to backers this coming summer, complete with a beautiful wood body.
Home 3D printer The Micro not only met its Kickstarter goal in eleven minutes, but after just a day the crowdsourced desktop fabricator has broken through the $1m mark. Demand for the simplified printer - reward tiers for which started at $199 for a unit when they ship, though quickly shot up to $299 - has made The Micro the most popular Kickstarter project on the site at right now, despite still having 28 days left to run.