NEW NIPER - Charge Your Friends
NEW NIPER - Charge Your Friends
Never be without phone power ever again - Join the Niper community: we’ve got each other covered!
Never be without phone power ever again - Join the Niper community: we’ve got each other covered! Read more
The world's first-ever social-networking phone recharging system. Never before has recharging a phone or tablet been so easy - That's the magic of Niper. Easy and intuitive. You will always know when another Niper is near, so if you are running low on battery power, you can contact the Niper nearest to you and recharge - or they can contact you for a power boost. Niper - we’ve got each other covered!
- The world’s first social mobile device recharging community
- iOS, Android, smartphone or tablet – NEVER run out of phone power EVER again!
- Freely share and transfer battery power with other users!
- Recharge your friends’ smartphones
- Be recharged by any other Niper
- Know when there’s another Niper nearby
- A recharge is just minutes away with no fuss or hassle
- You keep full control over how much battery power you share
Join the Niper community, because we’ve got each other covered!
Many have dreamed it. Some have tried it. But Niper has actually DONE IT – we’ve created the world’s first social, mobile device recharging community, allowing users to freely share and transfer battery power with each other! iOS or Android; smartphone or tablet.
Nobody need run out of phone power ever again! Recharge your friends’ devices, or be recharged by any Niper. You’ll know when there is one nearby. Simply connect our very cool bracelet to any iOS or Android smartphone or tablet…and a helpful recharge is just minutes away with no fuss or hassle. And you decide how much battery power you wish to share, and how much you save for yourself.
- Users can share and transfer battery power between any mobile device!
- Niper connects to any iOS or Android smartphone or tablet
- Niper’s Bracelet has a built-in battery for anytime use.
- Charge devices from a wall plug or USB device.
- Weight – including battery +45 grams (1.6 ounces)
- Battery – Lithium Ion polymer – 3.7v , 420 mAh
- Band material – rubber / silicone
- Base dimensions (L x W x H) – 43 x 32 x 11.2 millimeters (1.7 x 1.25 x 0.44 inches)
- Strap dimensions – 19 x 3 millimeters (0.75 x .012 inches)
- Charging cell phone in 500 mAh current
We're looking for $50,000 to help achieve final development of the Niper bracelet, packaging design, final products and further enhancements, production of all Kickstarter orders and creation of a sales force to power orders globally; and then complete development of the Niper App.
Imagine being able to recharge your smartphone anywhere, anytime, without having to carry around a recharger, or having to find an available electricity source. Imagine being able to get – or give – exactly the amount of power needed to recharge any mobile device, irrespective of the platform.
This is achieved through the unique Niper Smartphone power charging system. It allows mobile device users to share and transfer battery power with each other, ensuring friends and family never again risk running out of power on their iPhone, iPad, or Android device. It effectively creates what is being called the world’s first social mobile charging community.
Niper is compatible with any platform; thus an Android owner can transfer power from a smartphone or tablet to an iPhone or iPad, or vice versa – quickly and easily.
The Niper system outsmarts phone battery limitations. It alerts registered users when another Niper user is nearby, gives total control over the percentage of battery power shared, and shows how long the transfer between devices will take.
All this is achieved via the system which consists of a lightweight, attractive wearable bracelet, and in our future plans, the compact Mini-Star hub and the Niper on-phone app (see Road Map below). The bracelet and Mini-Star act as a bridge between devices using a mini-USB or lightning cable depending on the platform. They deliver exactly the amount of power needed under full control of the user. The app helps find other nearby Nipers, gives control over the percentage of battery power shared, and advises how long it will take to transfer power from one device to another.
The Niper bracelet can be worn as an attractive fashion accessory, while the Mini-Star is easily clipped to a key ring. The Mini-Star has a full set of built-in cables and allows connecting a number of devices at once so that one or more friends can share power and charge each other’s devices simultaneously.
Developed by Nipe Technology Ltd, the patent-pending technology and mechanics were designed to create a simple, fun experience.
We believe that this invention will revolutionize the mobile industry and device charging. We began working on Niper in May 2014, and registered our patent the next month.
Why did we choose Kickstarter to help us get Niper launched?
Because Kickstarter helps creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality.
Since Kickstarter’s launch in 2009, 12 million people from every continent on earth have backed projects; $2.8 billion has been pledged, and 117,876 projects have been successfully funded by the Kickstarter community.
Kickstarter is the perfect platform for our business model. Now it’s our turn to become a Kickstarter statistic by being counted in the list of successful Kickstarter campaigns. We hope YOU will join our Kickstarter campaign and help us achieve that goal.
Thank you, Kickstarter
Take a look at our Road Map to see what we have lined up for you in our NextGen Niper. These are the improvements and developments we are busy putting into action right now…and which you will be able to make use of very shortly.
In the future, we will launch an enhanced version of the Niper Bracelet, with more functionality, more power, more features. Your contribution to THIS campaign, will help us fund this exciting development.
Niper’s Mini-Star connects multiple iOS and Android devices so that one or more friends can share mobile phone power and charge each other simultaneously…with totally interchangeable Android or iOS connections. The Mini-Star lets you share and receive battery power from both iPhone and Android mobile devices simultaneously! All the cables you need are built right into the Mini-Star. This incredibly efficient social charger changes the way you stay connected. Together, Nipers empower each other! Niper lets you interchange the unit’s “smarts” as you want or need.
Niper’s NextGen App will:
- Help you find other nearby Nipers
- Show you your battery power sharing history
- Highlight your rank in the Niper community based on how much energy you “give and take”.
Niper’s new cool App will let you find other nearby Nipers who either need, or can share battery power with you. Niper’s app supercharges your experience by outsmarting phone battery limitations and makes you part of the world’s first social, mobile device charging community. The app helps you find other nearby Nipers, gives you control over the percentage of battery power you share, and tells you how long it will take to transfer power from one device to another. With the Niper App, you save your friends and family from running out of power on their iPhone, iPad, or Android device. The app gives you full control and minimal impact on your own phone usage needs.
Risks and challenges
Risks & Challenges
Samsung released its own power-sharing cable after Niper submitted its patent applications.
However, Samsung’s cable only works with the company’s own devices (and even then, not all of them). Unlike Niper’s platform-agnostic products, Samsung’s cable does not work between iOS and Android devices.
There are hundreds of wall-charged or battery-operated phone chargers. Several of these resulted in unsuccessful attempts to build a social charger. But Niper is the very first to create a social mobile charging community where anyone with a smartphone can save anyone else nearby with a depleted battery.
Niper is also the first to allow anyone to charge their phone or tablet directly from a friend’s device, seamlessly across the intimidating iOS/Android chasm, with full control over how much battery power people wish to share with others. There’s only one way to see who can keep you charged, and who you can help out when their mobile device ran out of juice! There is only one cool Niper bracelet and Mini-Star to give you the power and satisfaction of being part of the world’s first social battery charge sharing community!
There is a danger that the Niper family of products may be counterfeited or reverse-engineered by other parties, potentially diluting interest in our patent-protected work.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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