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$257
pledged of $5,500pledged of $5,500 goal
6
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Apr 9 2015

About

As a student myself walking to and from class I began to experienced back pain. I did some research and found out lots of college students are experiencing the same problem from carrying such heavy books. What's surprising is that students as young as 11 years old are also experiencing back pain. So my team and I came up with the weight detecting system. We need help funding the the second phase of the prototype  The $5500 will be used to find cost effective sensors that can be sewn into the straps, microprocessing chips, and custom magnets and buckles. We know we have a great product, but like most businesses we need help filling in the gaps to continue to move forward. Our ultimate goal once we have finalized the technology is to design our own custom, quality material backpacks. We want our backpacks to be durable yet fashionable. Help Kayewood make our backpacks a reality.

Risks and challenges

Our biggest obstacle is finding materials that are durable enough to get the job done. We believe we have done so, but we have got to test the materials to be sure. Parents buy backpacks every year and we want to make sure that our technology can withstand heavy books and normal wear and tare.

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    Kayewood appreciates your help! Your name will be featured on our Twitter page.

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    We appreciate your contribution helping to take the Kayewood team into the next phase of the Smartpak prototype.

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    We've partnered with Jill-e Designs. This backpack has organizational pockets and durable enough for any kids day to day school activities. A partnership we are proud to share with you!

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