1. Bluesmart: World’s First Smart, Connected Carry-On
Bluesmart is a smart and high-quality carry-on suitcase that connects to your smartphone. Bluesmart raised over $2 million. It has its own app which enables you with amazing features that change the way you travel. You can lock and unlock the Bluesmart from your phone. You can find out the suitcase’s weight from a built-in digital scale that it has. It tracks its location and you will be notified if you are leaving it behind, by receiving alerts when you are separated from your Bluesmart and you can find out more about your travel habits. Also it has a built-in battery charger that you can charge your electronic devices.
2. Scanadu Scout
Scanadu Scout is scanner packed with sensors designed to read your vital signs and send them wirelessly to your smartphone in a few seconds, any time, anywhere. This project raised $1,661,988 in one month. You will simply place the Scanadu Scout on your forehead for 10 seconds and in a snap, your stats are displayed on your smartphone. When you hold it to your forehead, it uses light to measure oxygen intake, an accelerometer to figure out how far the chest extends when you take a breath, and a small electrical plate under the thumb to measure heart rate, temperature, blood pressure, and other body functions.
3. Solar Roadways
Solar Roadways Incorporated is a startup company that is developing solar powered road panels to form a smart highway. Their technology combines a transparent driving surface with underlying solar cells, electronics and sensors to act as a solar array with programmable capability. Solar Roadways Inc is working to develop and commercially produce road panels which are made from recycled materials and incorporate photovoltaic cells. The campaign raised 2.2 million dollars, exceeding its target of 1 million dollars. The drive became Indiegogo’s most popular campaign ever in terms of the number of backers it has attracted.
4. Canary: The first smart home security device
Canary is a simple device packed with smart sensors that empowers you to keep your home safe and secure and you can controll it from your mobile phone. Canary did so well on Indiegogo back in 2013, crowdfunding nearly two million dollars. Canary is a single device that contains an HD video camera and multiple sensors that track everything from motion, temperature and air quality to vibration, sound and activity to help keep you, your family and your home safe. When Canary senses anything out of the ordinary, you receive a notification with recorded HD video of the event, as well as the option to watch live.
5. Sondors Electric Bike
The Sondors Electric Bike is the world’s most affortable, versatile electic bike. The campaign for the Sondors Electric Bike was fully funded on April 2, generating over $5 million. This makes the Sondors eBike one of the most successful campaigns in the history of Indiegogo. It has a 350 watt mottor and speeds of up to 20mph. Powering the bike is a waterproof Lithium ion battery that fully charges in 90 minutes to go up to 50 miles with pedal assist, about 30 without. It can reach speeds of up to 20 mph.
6. Axent Wear Cat Ear Headphones
The Axent Wear Cat Ear Headphones is the latest fusion of fashion and functionality with external cat ear speakers and LED lights. This project raised $3,427,191. The headphones’ LED lights captivate the eyes, and its stylish design and cute form have gathered ardent support from female fans. The ears of the headphones are also equipped with external speakers, meaning you can use them not just as headphones for your own enjoyment but as a way to share music with those around you with the toggle of a button. That’s what makes The Axent Wear Cat Ear Headphones unique.
7. JIBO: The World’s First Social Robot
Jibo is social, friendly, helpful and intelligent robot. Jibo raised $2.3 million in its crowdfunding campaign with 5,000 people committing funding for the project. It has two hi-res cameras recognize and track faces, capture photos, and enable immersive video calling. Furthermore it use artificial intelligence algorithms to learn your preferences. And Jibo is being designed to recognize critical cues, like whether you’re smiling or not. It might use that to decide when to snap a picture of you or other family members. Jibo will communicate by speech, by making expressive sounds, and by using graphics. There are times you’ll touch Jibo to help the robot know if you like something.
8. SKULLY AR-1: The World’s Smartest Motorcycle Helmet
The SKULLY AR_1 is the smartest helmet in the world. This project raised nearly $2.5 million in two months, 979% more than their original goal. Skully AR-1 features a heads-up display, it projects important information in the rider’s line of sight and riders are able to pay attention to the road. The system provide the most information possible while making riders safer by minimizing distractions. It has a 180° blind spot camera and conventional mirrors show you a thin slice of reality, a blind spot camera shows everything happening around you. Also, it has its own operating system to integrate GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions and Bluetooth connectivity for your phone.
9. Flow Hive: Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive
With Flow Hive the harvesting of honey is easier on the beekeeper and so much easier on the bees. The Flow Hive has amassed over $12 million. When the combs are full the beekeeper turns a lever to crack the honeycombs lengthwise down the middle. The honey flows into a channel and then out of the hive through tubes. The Flow Hive simplifies the most difficult part of beekeeping, the harvest.