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10 most popular Kickstarter wearables projects of 2014

06 Jan 2015  | Hailey Lynne McKeefry

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AMPY: Power your devices from your motion

AMPY

Initiator: AMPY

Percentage funded: 309 per cent

Pledged: $309,323

Average per backer: $120

Average per day: $9,666

Backers: 2,573

Funding period: 32 days

Funding goal reached: November

Location: Chicago


runScribe: Wearable for the data-driven athlete

runScribe

Initiator: Scribe Labs

Percentage funded: 514 per cent

Pledged: $257,294

Average per backer: $185

Average per day: $8,576

Backers: 1,394

Funding period: 30 days

Funding goal reached: September

Location: San Francisco


CA7CH Lightbox

CA7CH Lightbox

Initiator: Catch Motion

Percentage funded: 311 per cent

Pledged: $249,419

Average per backer: $153

Average per day: $7,794

Backers: 1,631

Funding period: 32 days

Funding goal reached: July

Location: New York


Aurora: The dream-enhancing headband

Aurora

Initiator: iWinks LLC

Percentage funded: 265 per cent

Pledged: $239,094

Average per backer: $167

Average per day: $5,997

Backers: 1,428

Funding period: 40 days

Funding goal reached: January

Location: San Diego


OpenBCI: An open-source brain-computer interface for makers

OpenBCI

Initiators: Joel Murphy and Conor Russomanno

Percentage funded: 215 per cent

Pledged: $215,438

Average per backer: $227

Average per day: $5,129

Backers: 947

Funding period: 42 days

Funding goal reached: January

Location: Brooklyn, NY


Carry Less, Adventure More: Survival belt

Survival belt

Initiator: SlideBelts

Percentage funded: 333 per cent

Pledged: $200,032

Average per backer: $95

Average per day: $3,334

Backers: 2,099

Funding period: 60 days

Funding goal reached: September

Location: El Dorado Hills, Calif.


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