MP Mypole | Smart Selfie Stick with Auto-Extension (Suspended)
MP Mypole | Smart Selfie Stick with Auto-Extension (Suspended)
The world's first electric auto-extension selfie stick with LED light and mini fan. Smart, Stylish & Portable!
The world's first electric auto-extension selfie stick with LED light and mini fan. Smart, Stylish & Portable! Read more
MP MyPole is the ultimate selfie stick with a built-in auto-extension unit and Bluetooth wireless connection. Using MyPole, you can reach the perfect length between you and your camera and take the perfect selfie with a single press of a button. No more messy wire connection needed. Adjusting the length of your selfie stick with your own hands is a thing of the past. The MP MyPole creates a brand new unbelievable experience of selfie taking.
We decided to add free giveaways to our honor backers who chose Double Pack and Triple Pack during the First 3 Days! Which means:
- You will get 3 MP Mypole Selfie Stick with $198 (Double Pack)
- You will get 5 MP Mypole Selfie Stick with $258 (Triple Pack)
- International Shipping Method:
DHL 5 bussiness day arrival
Postal Service Around 15-30 days
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Our team was inspired to come together because of a common frustration—Selfie sticks have never seemed to be able to extend automatically and can ruin the moment with all their manual handling. With that in mind, we set out to design a selfie stick with valuable features that all our customers can enjoy and highlight their experiences.
MP MyPole’s Products are designed in the U.S. and manufactured in mainland China. US Patent Pending designed.
We believe that when bonded together, everything is possible. We create products with the mission of helping people live better experiences. We are not only entrepreneurs but also innovators and designers. When all of us comes together with one idea, we make it come true.
Our team came up with the notion after a business trip to Las Vegas, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We appreciated the selfie stick (a traditional one) that one of us brought on the trip when we were touring around the city taking group selfies in front of those stunning sceneries in the city. Those selfies turned out to be pretty impressive. We were able to hold it out in front of us and get a quick snap to catch a passing by the cool scene when we were walking or in the car. We were able to raise it above our head and get the unique bird’s-eye view and also include everybody in the picture because you can lower it in front of you to show what's above you. You can use it to get a great shot of any significant event or experience. This trip inspired us that if the entire function of the selfie stick can be done with a touch of a button, it could change the world of selfie taking.
After we had returned home, we started this project and turned this idea of a motorized selfie stick into a reality. We made it easy to control and wireless. Comparing with other selfie sticks, MP MyPole is user-friendly and straightforward. Anyone with the auto-extension selfie stick can take selfies in the best angle. Our team wants everyone in the world to be able to take the perfect selfie!
We appreciate all support; it truly means that we all can take the perfect selfie together!
Risks and challenges
We want to talk about the risks and challenges in a little more detail than is typical for most Kickstarter projects. A lot of times teams default to high-level paragraphs without outlining what exactly might go wrong. We want to make sure our backers understand the complexity of manufacturing and the associated risks beforehand.
We’ve built and shipped hardware products before, and are familiar with the problems that may arise that could cause delays and impact delivery times. We’ve tried to make our delivery estimates as close to reality as possible by including ample buffer time into our timeline to take into account of unforeseen circumstances that could arise, but we can’t predict the future and foresee everything that might occur. Here are some of the most obvious potential risks, although the list is certainly not exhaustive.
1. Tooling: Tooling is the process of making molds that eventually become pieces of the product. For us, tooling will be used to create the frames of the glasses. We’ve done our best to build room for tooling adjustments as well as mistakes into our timeline. It is possible that a part’s design may need to be adjusted, and that may take additional weeks or months to resolve. 3D printed and CNC prototypes are too different to perfectly represent an injection molded piece, and there may be unique challenges that we are unable to foresee. Tooling will also be happening around holiday season, which means factories may wind down production until after the holidays which could add to production time. We’ve already included buffer time to take this into account.
2. Supply chain logistics: If we partner with a factory and order specific components to build a PCB (for example), it is possible that the factory may run low on parts or have long lead times for their inventory. This can hold up assembly, as you may imagine, since we can’t build a product if pieces are missing. Sometimes market forces change and can affect the supply of various components. If it is something we were waiting on, we will see longer lead times, and therefore delays.
3. Certifications/Regulations: Since we are manufacturing electronics, there are various tests, including FCC and CE, that we will need to test. These tests often reveal design flaws that require changes in the design. Our timeline takes into account the potential need for retesting.
4. Mistakes: At the end of the day, a lot of risks manifest from plain old mistakes. If we pick a plastic that ends up warping or becomes brittle during molding, we’ll have to change it. If we discover that a component fatigues during testing, it means we have to source a new one. If we fail various certifications, there may need to be redesigns in our electronics. We aren’t perfect, but we’re going to try our hardest to be as perfect as possible. We learned a lot from shipping our previous electronic devices, and we are confident that these experiences will help keep us on track.
Every company faces these challenges, but rarely do consumers see these challenges. Our biggest tool for battling these risks is having previous experience bringing prototypes from concept to full production, including working with contract manufacturers and shipping internationally. We know that building physical goods is a dynamic process with lots of room for hiccups along the way. We will keep an open dialogue with all of our backers through frequent, transparent, and thorough updates.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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