Crowdfunding projects have fun promotional videos. We’ve discovered that some are more fun to make fun of than others! Here’s my reaction to the Biki video. Be sure to give us your reaction in that box down there… a little lower… And, of course, hit that thumbs up and Subscribe button! Continue reading Biki: The $600 Pick-Up Line
Competition is rarely ever a bad thing. However, some products have too much competition. In the past three months webcam covers have been featured numerous times on both IndieGoGo and Kickstarter. The problem does not lie in the quality, design, or usefulness of the product. The problem is that they are all the same. Continue reading More!? We Don’t Want More…
Computer cameras are a security concern to any knowledgable PC user. The sticky note camera cover is an option that is effective, but just looks unprofessional. The Intelligent Security | Camera Cover is a small, elegant solution.
If this does not sound familiar, head back and read the article “Security is Small But Elegant” because this next product is actually the same with slightly different design. Continue reading Crooked Security
In 2015, Cody Miller had the idea to create a smart outlet for consumers to monitor electrical usage and remotely control the outlets. He has produced his prototype and his campaign for funding is now on Kickstarter. The Ion Smart Outlet has not gotten the traction that Cody was hoping for. Continue reading One of a Kind… Maybe
Here at Vox Inventum we gravitate toward crowd funding sites with the goal of exposure for small companies with new ideas. I have noticed several campaigns over multiple crowd funding sites that fall short of their funding goal and in turn get nothing from their campaign. In this article, I will be going over a few things to optimize the chances for a successful campaign. Continue reading Secret to Success on Campaigns
Great ideas are fleeting and we often forget them before we write them down. Senstone was created to capture those ideas and thoughts and record them in text on your smartphone. Senstone is an intelligent wearable voice recorder that helps you take those on-the-go notes without having to break out the pen and paper. Continue reading The Voice Recorder Made of Gold
Crowdfunding is a great source for independent developers and small companies to start new projects. One thing that should always be considered when starting a project is if it is a new idea. When you start a project that is already out there you tend to run into funding issues and push-back from other developers and supporters.
After some correspondence with the developers of GARY, I have had the opportunity to answer a few of my own questions. My previous post about GARY contained a few critiques to the project as well as questioning the validity of the project itself. Thanks to quick replies from the developers, the GARY has gained some measure of clarity. Continue reading Update: GARY 1.0… 2.0
Crowdfunding is a world of risk and reward. Sometimes a developer burns the consumer with a lesser quality product. Sometimes a developer never makes the product. The backer has a tightrope to walk in determining whether a project is legitimate or if the campaign creator is just making free money. Continue reading Firebrand: GARY 1.0… or 2.0