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Risks and challenges

Since 2010 when the sensors were first developed, they have been tested extensively. Over $1,000,000 in funding from grants, investors, and competitions have:

1. Credited our team's capability and the feasibility of our product
2. Have enabled with funding to create the ideal product
3. Created 9 prototype generations with validation at each phase of development
4. Create a screen-printable sensor technology that will make waves in the wearable industries for years to come.

However, we do not claim that our product as a medical device. We aim to do so in the coming years, and with your support, we can!

Rubi is currently in 2 major manufacturing facilities getting prepped for production. We need this kickstarter funding to help us finalize our product and get it all packaged and prettied.

We took a huge risk launching our product on kickstarter, because everyone told us that the people backing crowdfunding campaigns are 26 year old unmarried males, but we think we have something that has touched and will touch everyone's lives at some point. Still, the risk is there.

Our app is built, and all that we need to do is put in the algorithm that fuels the data categorization. This will take a study of 31 women wearing the product for at least 4 days. We have already tested in several lab and living scenarios with great success, but in order to get rubi to work with every pregnancy, we have to do this study. Part of the funding will cover this research and then the software is essentially done (is it ever really "done?").

Our sensors have had more than a million dollars of National Science Foundation and University research money allocated to it over the past decade, and they are finally to a point where we feel they are ready for final development. If you share our vision for reducing stillbirth all over the world, please back our project and come with us on our journey.

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    Kick Counting Template

    For your donation, you will receive a manually kick counting template in PDF. We will also offer the two kick counting spreadsheets for FREE to anyone who shares our Kickstarter.

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    T-Shirt & Mosaic

    For those who would like to be a part of Rubi's story.

    Send us a picture of you wearing your Rubi T-shirt and we will add it into our growing MOSAIC!

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    Early Bird: Rubi Tape Starter Pack

    For those who want to influence the design of our product and get their Rubi FIRST.

    25% off retail value

    Send us a picture of you and your Rubi to be a part of our mosaic!

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    • Counting sheet, Stickers, Onesie, Shirt
    • Detachable Microcontroller
    • 5 Strands of Rubi Tape
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    Rubi Tape Starter Pack

    For those who are curious to experience Rubi during their pregnancy. You can always order more Rubi Tape.

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    Rubi Tape Plus

    For those who love the Rubi Technology, who would like it’s most simple form, an application tape. Quick delivery, wear it daily.

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    Send us a picture of you and your Rubi to be a part of our mosaic!

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    Rubi Band 1 pack

    For those who don't mind waiting for the additional features.

    The band offers a reusable, supportive, wearable option. It also covers pesky pant buttons.

    25% off retail value

    Send us a picture of you and your Rubi to be a part of our mosaic!

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    Rubi Sponser Jumbo Pack

    For those who see the big picture impact. Rubi will bring to the world and would like a bundle of gifts to give out accordingly. This donation will receive a cumulation of all our other packages.

    25% off retail value

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    Includes:
    • Counting sheet, Stickers, Onesie, Shirt
    • 4 Detachable Mico-controllers
    • 3 Rubi Bands
    • 20 Strands of Tape
    • Handwritten Thank You Letter
    • Private Tour of Headquarters
    • Dinner with Founding Team
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    Ohana Supporter Wholesale Package

    For those who would like 20+ Rubi products for retail, gift or donation purposes!

    A retail value worth well over $5,000! Plus a variety of sincere thank you gifts from our founding team. We can’t thank you enough.

    For your support, you will forever be a part of our Rubi family. Ohana means family.

    Includes:
    • 20× Counting sheet, Stickers, Onesie, Shirt
    • 10 Rubi Bands
    • 200 Stands of Tape
    • 20 detachable micro-controllers
    • Handwritten Thank You Letter
    • Private Tour of Headquarters
    • Dinner with Founding Team
    • Song written & performed by founding team all about you!
    • We'll name a band model after you
    • Invitation on humanitarian trip
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