A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:
Proof of Concept
Explorations that test ideas and functionality.
Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.
Looks like the final product, but is not functional.
Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.
Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.
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Check your temperature right now.
Chances are, you are either in an air conditioned office or cozy up in front of a heater (or fireplace) at home. But we are not always in our comfort zones, how about the times when we are doing outdoor activities or even in crowded places? Why should you care? It affects your health, see below for what happens when you temperature is out of balance:
Still don’t care?
What if you can enjoy your personal comfort temperature and also look stylish and stay conveniently connected to your smartphone at the same time? With N2, it is a reality.
And did you know...
According to surveys, the average home-owner spends over $300 per month on cooling and heating their home. The air conditioner on the left will consume about 2,352 k Wh per year. The one on the right, with the G2T will only use 6 k Wh per year, at the same time, staying comfortably and saving money (and the environment).
Re-define personal comfort and convenience
N2, the world’s first complete temperature controlling wearable that keeps you connected:
What does it mean to be connected?
N2 is Bluetooth 4.0+ compatible which means is easily paired with any iOS or Android device.
Once connected, the user can enjoy the following:
hands free phone calls
stream live music, radio, and podcast
speaker source for watching your favorite YouTube videos
GPS access directions while riding your bike
Works perfect with some of your favorite online music services:
N2, the perfect healthy lifestyle solution.
Not only does N2 regulate your body temperature so that you stay healthy, but it also encourage safer listening habit.
According to the U.S Department of Health, approximately 26 million Americans between ages of 20-69, have suffered permanent noise-induced hearing loss from extended use of headphones and earbuds. N2 is designed to protect your eardrums and prevent further damage while personally enjoying your music.
Let's see some test results.
So how does the N2 intend to keep you warm for the upcoming cold winter? And at the same time keep you cool in the current extended hot summer. Check out some testing results (using FLIR ONE):
Who’s it for?
How to use N2?
Our functional working prototype
N2 is the culmination of function and design. We focus on user experience, achieving ease of use without sacrificing style and personalization.
The User Experience
N2 Vs. What’s out there
Recent Events (Update)
The G2T team is currently showcasing the N2 prototypes at various events to gain valuable user feedback and Kickstarter support (see below). Our goal is to be able to provide the best temperature controlling wearable device to our all our BACKERS by the time of pledge fulfillment.
Being interviewed by TechCrunch (@SF Disrupt 2016)
Winning the coveted Platinum Medal (@Taipei International Invention Show)
Where We Are Now
Meet the Team
Risks and challenges
PRODUCTION DESIGN AND CERTIFICATION
Although we have extensive experience in cooling/heating device development (from N1 model), for the N2 model we will be implementing Bluetooth communication protocol which has a definite learning curve. Nevertheless, our newly added hardware communication engineer (with extensive background in Bluetooth headset development) is confident we will be able to deliver the communication requirement promised to our backers. We currently have prototype samples ready and usability testing passed with flying colors.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
There are always potential risks in shipment delays due to supply chain management inefficiencies and miscommunications. Currently we are working with a number of qualified vendors for each of our critical components to prevent component supply shortage or manufacturing downtime. Our assembly manufacturer has a wealth of experience in wearable products, therefore, we are confident that we will achieve the milestones currently set out in this project.
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