Posts Tagged: kickstarter

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beam: projector in a light “bulb”

Beam is a Kickstarter project that integrates an LED pico projector, Android device, LED light (and presumably a AC/DC power supply) into a housing with an E26/27 socket. I like the concept because it supports my view that light sources

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beam: projector in a light “bulb”

Beam is a Kickstarter project that integrates an LED pico projector, Android device, LED light (and presumably a AC/DC power supply) into a housing with an E26/27 socket. I like the concept because it supports my view that light sources

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lumio

Via Cool Hunting: A Kickstarter campaign for an interesting little design concept for a portable light cleverly disguised as a folding book. This is just amazing to me:  This Kickstarter campaign raked in over a half-million in funding for an

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lumio

Via Cool Hunting: A Kickstarter campaign for an interesting little design concept for a portable light cleverly disguised as a folding book. This is just amazing to me:  This Kickstarter campaign raked in over a half-million in funding for an

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tangeez

Via Cool Hunting — A cool Kickstarter campaign led by two Brooklyn-based creatives to develop glowing, interactive building blocks for children (it was successfully funded back in October).  Very cool. I especially love the physical color mixing.  According to the Tangeez site:

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tangeez

Via Cool Hunting — A cool Kickstarter campaign led by two Brooklyn-based creatives to develop glowing, interactive building blocks for children (it was successfully funded back in October).  Very cool. I especially love the physical color mixing.  According to the Tangeez site:

GlowPlantProject

glowing plants

A crazy, totally sci-fi, yet very real Kickstarter project that is looking to splice bio-luminescence genes into plants to create glowing plants. This is great research:  Radical, visionary, and a completely different way of thinking about how we live.  It is

GlowPlantProject

glowing plants

A crazy, totally sci-fi, yet very real Kickstarter project that is looking to splice bio-luminescence genes into plants to create glowing plants. This is great research:  Radical, visionary, and a completely different way of thinking about how we live.  It is

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smart things

Smart Things is essentially a home-automation system.  But what makes Smart Things special is that it makes great use of contemporary technologies such as smart phones, cheap sensors, the Zigbee/Z-Wave standards, and cloud connectivity to move Ye Olde home-automation from

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smart things

Smart Things is essentially a home-automation system.  But what makes Smart Things special is that it makes great use of contemporary technologies such as smart phones, cheap sensors, the Zigbee/Z-Wave standards, and cloud connectivity to move Ye Olde home-automation from

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lixf founder phil bosua

Interesting article from BusinessWeek on Phil Bosua, who is leading the LIFX project on Kickstarter.  My favorite quote: “They’ve been inundated with offers from venture capitalists who noticed the huge response online, Bosua says. He declined to name the VCs.”

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lixf founder phil bosua

Interesting article from BusinessWeek on Phil Bosua, who is leading the LIFX project on Kickstarter.  My favorite quote: “They’ve been inundated with offers from venture capitalists who noticed the huge response online, Bosua says. He declined to name the VCs.”

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3D Systems just sued everyone who’s cool

Pebble.  LIFX.  TikTok. Plus hundreds of art projects.  Film projects.  Games.  What do they all have in common?  As of yesterday, they’re all being sued by 3D Systems — at least in the court of public opinion. Yesterday, 3D Systems,

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3D Systems just sued everyone who’s cool

Pebble.  LIFX.  TikTok. Plus hundreds of art projects.  Film projects.  Games.  What do they all have in common?  As of yesterday, they’re all being sued by 3D Systems — at least in the court of public opinion. Yesterday, 3D Systems,