Six Stupendous New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

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Como Audio Solo and Duetto: One-Touch streaming/HiFi Sound

New company from Tivoli Audio’s founder is making some beautiful machines for listening.

Octopus, icon-based watch that kids can read & understand

Helps children learn about schedules and the relentless passage of time.

OOWA — Mobile photography’s highest-quality lenses

“Free-form” lenses optimize a rectangular image for the phone’s rectangular sensor.

Earthrace-2 Conservation Vessel

This environmental SWAT team is building a sweet new boat and taking it on a world tour.

Crowminius Analog Music Synthesizer

Synths-in-a-suitcase that are clearly a labor of love.

Fire & Bone 4: Tiny, Digitally Captured, Metal Animal Skulls

Cool new specimens from a team that has long specialized in skulls.

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He became the Publisher of GeekDad in 2007, and the owner in 2010. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.