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$211
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Brian & Lori McCoyBy Brian & Lori McCoy
First created
Brian & Lori McCoyBy Brian & Lori McCoy
First created
$211
pledged of $40,000pledged of $40,000 goal
4
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sat, August 12 2017 4:18 AM UTC +00:00

What is a prototype?

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.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Prototype Gallery

These photos and videos provide a detailed look at this project’s development.

About

Past - Lori and I are avid Amazon users and worried about our packages being taken off our porch.  We have seen so many friends and family affected by this.  After some research we learned that 25 million packages were stolen in 2016.  Enough is Enough.

We had an idea!

Current -  We have developed this working prototype and have conducted some testing.  We have received Patent Pending status and are ready to move this product to the next level.

We are doing this Kick Starter to finalize our patent and have our first production run.  Our first production run will allow us to share our product with our kickstarter backers, receive feedback, and move us to our second production run. 

We decided to combine our passions.  Each pledge will include a donation to the University of Utah, Moran Eye Center Outreach Division to help in their goal of treating curable blindness around the world.  The upper tier pledges will include an opportunity combine your pledge with our travel business, www.bltraveladventures.com

Future - Interest in this product has been very high and we are excited for its future. The second production run will move the product to the public.  HiPPo is for the average package sizes used by Amazon and others.  The future could see a small and large version for different package sizes, smart technology, etc.   The future is bright for this product.

Risks and challenges

Risks include:
Not meeting funding goal. We will not let this project fail and will turn to other financial backers/partners to bring this product to the public. We think it is vital to stop the rampant stealing of packages.

Challenges include:
Finding a U.S. manufacture. We are willing to manufacture in house if that is needed but prefer to find a US manufacture to bring this product to market.

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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    High Fiver

    Name on the HiPPo Wall of Fame of website.

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    Help us Help Others Level I

    $5 donated to University of Utah Moran Outreach in your name
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    Help us Help Others Level II

    $10 donated to University of Utah Moran Outreach in your name.
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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    Own a HiPPo Level I

    One Free HiPPo
    $10 donated to University of Utah Moran Outreach in your name.
    Name on the HiPPo Wall of Fame on website

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    Get One For a Friend

    Two Free HiPPo
    $10 donated to University of Utah Moran Outreach in your name.
    Name on the HiPPo Wall of Fame on website

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    Get One for a Friend Levell II

    Two Free HiPPo
    $10 donated to University of Utah Moran Outreach in your name.
    $20 Amazon gift e-card
    Name on the HiPPo Wall of Fame on website

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    Own a HiPPo and Take a Trip Level I

    Two Free HiPPo
    $10 donated to University of Utah Moran Outreach in your name.
    $100 onboard credit on cruise booked on www.bltraveladventures.com
    Name on the HiPPo Wall of Fame on website

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    Own a HiPPo and Take a Trip Level II

    Three Free HiPPo
    $10 donated to University of Utah Moran Outreach in your name.
    10% refund on cruise booked on www.bltraveladventures.com
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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    The BIG HiPPo and Cruise

    Four Free HiPPo
    $10 donated to University of Utah Moran Outreach in your name.
    *Free Cruise for two.
    ($2,000 Per Person Limit, travel to port and on board charges are responsibility of backer).
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Funding period

- (24 days)