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By Keith Beckley
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About this project

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A secure and private way for families to stay together

With Pigeon, our goal is to unite grandparents (adoring aunts and uncles, and other less tech savvy family members) with their grandchildren by making it super easy (as in automatic) for parents to share photos and videos of their kids to a smart digital frame.

HOW PIGEON WORKS

Built to be ready to go out of the box. The beauty of Pigeon is that the hassles of emailing, uploading or downloading photos all disappear. No more grandparents pleading for the latest pics of their grandchildren.  (It also means you're one step closer to "officially" becoming their favorite child!)

CONNECT: With one easy step, connect the Pigeon frame with the home's Wi-Fi system.

CAPTURE: Take a photo, or select a photo from your camera roll, and send it to the Pigeon app.  Your photo will automatically be sent to the Pigeon frame! Yes, it really is that simple. 

CHERISH: Wait for the phone to ring. It will be your mother telling you how amazing you are. 

Might not have Wi-Fi access? Not to worry, the Pigeon is USB compatible! AT&TVerizonT-MobileRogers and Bell all offer USB modems or check with your local provider!

CHECK ONE MORE THING OFF YOUR TO DO LIST

Our product is designed to make your life easier by removing time and location out of the equation. No more missed moments. No more guilt.

Your loved ones will now be able to see all mini moments and major milestones. With Pigeon, you’ll be sharing in a matter of seconds - keeping those in our hearts even closer. Spreading love, laughter and joy … that’s Pigeon’s MO.

And don't worry, all of your videos, audio and photos are saved in a secure and encrypted cloud. As parents ourselves, we understand the importance of keeping your memories safe.

BIG FAMILY? WITH PIGEON, NO ONE IS LEFT OUT. 

Built to have up to 10 users send content to one frame, or one user send to multiple frames, we truly understand the meaning of keeping Grandma happy.

EASY TO SET UP

EASY TO CONTROL

To begin sending content to your loved ones, simply download the Pigeon mobile app (available for Android or iOS). Connect to your frame by entering your unique Pigeon code, found on the back of your frame. Go to your camera roll and start making Gramps happy! 

UNIQUE TO YOU 

Our Winkie and White Vision models are jam-packed with cool features, but it was important to us that our Pigeon frames looked just as cool inside YOUR home. Enter our customized frames. Easily interchangeable with permanent magnets, and available in 5 different styles, they’re all you need to pimp your Pigeon.

We promise our frames will be stylish and awesome however they’re still in final design stages. Frames will be sold separately
We promise our frames will be stylish and awesome however they’re still in final design stages. Frames will be sold separately

UNIQUE TO THE MARKETPLACE

When you combine its' ease of use with all its' awesome features - there's just no frame like it out there.  Put this baby on a fridge, use it as a nightlight, take it on a road trip - Pigeon has everything you could ask for in a modern digital frame.  All of our available features:

*Available on White Vision model only
*Available on White Vision model only

BUT IT'S A DIGITAL FRAME?!

You're probably thinking that you had a digital frame once and that didn't work out so well. We know, we did too.  But think about WHY you stopped using it. Was it because you got tired of looking at the same pictures? Or maybe it was too complicated to drive over to your parents place and put new ones on? We get it. But Pigeon changes all of this.  Now sharing photos and videos can be EASY, SECURE and PRIVATE. And of course, your parents will love you for it.

BECAUSE EVERY MOMENT IS DEAR 

Named in honour of the original carrier pigeons that were so gallant in their role. We understand the responsibility behind the safe keeping of precious messages, the messages that will tell a child’s life story.

REWARDS

SCROLL ON DOWN FOR MORE DETAILS ON ALL THE FEATURES….    

Our Pigeons, Winkie and White Vision are built using state-of-the-art technology but are still simple to use. We knew we had to live up to our namesakes reputations, so here’s why we think we’re badass too.  

WINKIE MODEL:

10” Screen

All our Pigeons are built with a 10” screen – in our research we learned that this the perfect size to see and enjoy your families’ memories.

Simple Set Up

Pigeons are ready to go out of the box, simply connect to your home Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi Pigeon 

Pigeons are outfitted with the latest Wi-Fi technology which allows contributors’ photos and videos to be automatically synced with the Pigeon Frame from anywhere in the world. 

App Enabled 

Contributors to the Pigeon frame use the Carrier Pigeon App, which is the secret handshake that allows automatic transfer and display of contributors’ photos and videos to the Pigeon.

Flock Friendly 

Using Pigeon’s simple app, one frame can have multiple contributors letting different family members send their memories to the same frame, anytime. You can also send to multiple frames!

Double Watt Speakers 

Hear those first words being spoken, the sweet sound of baby laughter or happy tunes anytime. 

Frame Styles 

Life’s not in black and white and nor should your frames be. Our frames come in 5 design options; The Churchill, The Dover, The Patton, The Roosevelt and the London. (We promise our frames will be stylish and awesome however they’re still in final design stages.  Final selection will not be exactly the same as shown.). 

Motion Sensor 

Part conservation, part safely and part cool. The Pigeon’s motion sensor makes sure that it's on when you're there and off when you're not. 

Mountable 

A Pigeon deserves a perch! Our Pigeons come with a hook to hang in a place of prominence! 

Magnetic Back 

Fridges and photos go together like peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti and meatballs, pork and beans… I think you get it. 

New Content Alert

Gone are the days of looking at the same picture from 1998. All our Pigeons come with a New Content Alert. Once you see that friendly green light, you know you’re in for a treat. 

Surprise Features 

Yes, we have a few fun features to include that are not even mentioned – but we are sure you’ll love them! 

WHITE VISION MODEL: 

White Vision comes loaded with all of the Winkie features PLUS: 

LED Gallery Lights

Backlit LEDs give the Pigeon frame a warm, comforting glow. We think it's nice and showy, but Pigeons and Peacocks are from the same family after all!  The lights not only look cool but also make Pigeon the ultimate, motion detecting nightlight.

Rechargeable Battery 

This power pack allows for several hours of battery operation. So you and your Pigeon can travel together!

Risks and challenges

We’ve spent countless hours preparing to launch the Pigeon and feel confident that we have all our bases covered. Having said this, in any undertaking, there are risks and challenges. The primary ones, are outlined below:

MANUFACTURING: Sourcing the components and systems to make a multi-featured electronic device is costly, time consuming and requires expert knowledge. We are working with reputable suppliers to ensure reliability and avoiding single-sourcing any one part or component.

PRODUCT CHANGES/REFINEMENTS: Anytime a product goes from design prototype to fully functioning, market-ready model, adjustments and refinements are involved to optimize and improve design and functionality. We will always let you know why we are incorporating any modifications.

FULFILLMENT: No matter how prepared you are, delays can happen. We have been conservative in our forecasts and have built in reasonable time slippage into our shipping estimates. However, unforeseen delays can happen and we will do our best to mitigate these if and when they occur.

WHITE VISION PIGEON MODEL:
If we do not receive enough orders for this frame model then the expense of creating it may not justify producing it. If this happens, we will offer the chance to change to the Winkie Frame with a refund of the difference, of course.

Our team has a successful track record of bringing complex products to market and the manufacturers we have engaged with have extensive experience delivering quality electronics in large quantities. Together, we are confident that the manufacturing and production of the Pigeon Frames will be a big success!

Any pledge amount brings us one step closer making the Pigeon fly! Help us unite families far and wide by clicking the ‘Back This Project’ button at the top of the page, or by helping us spread the word by sharing our page.

Thank you for your support!!

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    Private. Your gallantry will be rewarded with your name on our Pigeon Pioneers page! We'll also keep you privy to new developments through our Pigeon Post.

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    Corporal. You'll receive an Honorary Dickin Medal to show off to your friends, plus you’ll see your name on our Pigeon Pioneers page and receive updates through our Pigeon Post.

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    Sergeant. You're privy to everything the Corporal has PLUS this amazing Pigeon t-shirt to make others aware of your (humble) gallantry. You’ll also see your name on our Pigeon Pioneers page and receive updates through our Pigeon Post.

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    Lieutenant. Officer on deck! Now we’re getting serious. You'll be part of our flock with an Honorary Dickin Medal AND our amazing mascot to keep you company wherever you go. You’ll also see your name on our Pigeon Pioneers page and receive updates through our Pigeon Post.

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    Captain. As Captain, you'll receive the "Winkie" Pigeon frame. It’s the entry level Pigeon – fewer bells and whistles but sometimes the best stuff is simple - the "Winkie" Pigeon frame is very popular and very affordable! Limited features also means it's ready to fly sooner! You’ll also see your name on our Pigeon Pioneers page, and receive updates through our Pigeon Post. (Value of $159 USD)

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    Major. As Major, you're set up to receive everything covered under the Captain ranks PLUS you can choose one of our 5 customized frames to pimp your Pigeon to the max. (Value of $184 USD)

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    Colonel. The Colonel demands the best and that's what the Colonel gets with a 10" "White Vision" Pigeon frame. Loaded with all the features of the "Winkie" plus a rechargeable battery and LED Gallery Lighting. PLUS choose one of the 5 customized frames, see your name on our Pigeon Pioneers page, and receive updates through our Pigeon Post. (Value of $205 USD)

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    DOUBLE UP for less. You'll receive TWO "Winkie" Frames. (Value of $318USD)

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    FAMILY FLOCK - Receive 4 "Winkie" frames and a BONUS Pigeon t-shirt.
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    BE AMONG THE HEROES! You and a loved one will be treated to an all expense paid* trip to Dundee, United Kingdom where you can give homage to the great Winkie in person. Resting at the McManus Gallery, you’ll hear all about his inspiring feats and then you’ll be off to see the sights of beautiful Dundee County. We'll be rolling out the red carpet!

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