10 Exciting New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

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GeoOrbital Wheel | Make your bike electric in 60 seconds

It’s not very often that someone actually reinvents the wheel.

Kickstarter Alert: SwapBots Augmented Reality

 

FormBox: A Desktop Vacuum Former That Makes Beautiful Things

Another technology makes the leap from the factory floor to your desk.

 

PolySmooth & Polysher: 3D Prints Without Layers

Produces prints that are all shiny and smooth, no jaggedys.

 

The Modern HiFi Stereo Console

Handsome furniture holds your vinyl, plays your Bluetooth audio.

 

Bright-Eye Telescopes

Astronomy prof/evangelist at UC Berkeley upgrades a classic design.

 

The Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship Fund for LGBTQ women

Edie, who took marriage equality to the Supreme Court, was an early IBM programmer.

 

Chornobyl360 — Interactive Virtual Reality Documentary

Experience the Exclusion Zone while avoiding all that pesky radiation.

Hybrid Tube Amp for the Raspberry Pi

Two eras of tech mashed up in a tiny package.

 

DuoGraph Drawing Machine

Hypnotic math-doodler with 16 wooden gears.

 

HoloGrid: Monster Battle (Augmented Reality Board Game)

Making the Millennium Falcon’s holographic monster-chess board a reality.

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