Kickstarter Articles

A private home assistant: Mycroft Mark Two

  • 14/02/2018 at 23:06 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Mycroft Mark TwoThe Mycroft Mark Two is an open source voice assistant in the mold of Google Home and Amazon Echo but with a big difference. For this device, privacy is the word for users. The fact that your conversations are a big plus for this gadget.

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Did you ever wanted a dedicated Selfie Drone? Meed Pitta Selfie Drone

  • 07/02/2018 at 01:02 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Pitta Drone SelfieThere are many drones on the market, but there are not that many that are as small or light as the PITTA. The PITTA is a transformative autonomous drone that can follow a target around recording video and take pictures in 4K resolution.

What is the PITTA drone?

PITTA is a tiny drone, coming in with a weight of 200g and with a diagonal distance of 170mm for the body. Due to the size, you can fly the drone without a licence. The drone is made up of a camera, drone module and action cam mode. The body comes in polycarbonate, the propeller is glass fiber, and the base is a rubber material. The camera is 13MP and an optical flow ultrasonic sensor. The optical flow ultrasonic sensor detects the ground as magnets align and position the camera. Magnets also help the camera to tilt up and down with the camera protruding out.

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The Renaissance of the Filippo Loreti SmartWatch

  • 17/11/2017 at 20:32 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Filippo Loreti SmartWatchA new smart luxury watch has been released on Kickstarter, and it’s putting up a device that’s got class and refinement. The Filippo Loreti smart luxury watch comes in a variety of styles, combining traditional style and technology for the discerning customer. The versions of this device are the Classical Collection and the Renaissance Smartwatch edition. 

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Silk’n Lipo vs BionicGym…the latest craze in fitness devices

  • 07/11/2017 at 01:39 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Silk'n LipoIf you have been on the site Indiegogo recently you might have noticed two of the biggest projects currently acquiring money there: BionicGym and Silk’n Lipo. Both are crowdfunded fitness devices that claim to be able to burn calories and melt away fat with no effort on the part of the wearer. Are these new technological miracles, or more of the same kind of “cures” that have been sold over the decades without success?

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Track your electricity usage with Glow

GlowCurrently, it’s difficult to know exactly how much electricity your home uses. So many devices that get plugged in, but nothing to tell you about your power usage. Glow, available on Kickstarter, is an ambient home energy tracker that will give you the information you need to cut down your electricity bills.

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Track your body’s fitness with e-skin

  • 12/09/2017 at 23:56 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

E Skin Tracking ShirtVirtual reality and augmented reality are changing how we interact in a digital world, but our clothing is the same. E-Skin is a camera-free gesture tracking shirt that puts your movements into the digital world.

How The e-skin Works

E-skin is a shirt that tracks your movements and sends the information via Bluetooth to a digital device. There are 14 sensors and a 6-axis accelerometer and gyroscope on the device to track your body. The shirts used as a game controller or a sports or fitness tracker.

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Swidget – Powering a smart home

  • 14/08/2017 at 21:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

SwidgetSwidget, currently on Kickstarter, is an updated power outlet for the digitally enhanced smart home. The device works as a simple power outlet, but unlike anything else, the gadget has features that you can add and change. Swidget looks to take away a lot of mess from around power points and make your home smarter and neater.

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