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Natural warmth, say goodbye to cold hands and feet. Self heating gloves and insoles from Astec and Zondo.
Natural warmth, say goodbye to cold hands and feet. Self heating gloves and insoles from Astec and Zondo.
Natural warmth, say goodbye to cold hands and feet. Self heating gloves and insoles from Astec and Zondo.
1,889 backers pledged £126,072 to help bring this project to life.

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World`s first natural heat generating gloves and insoles

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Introduction

After years of dedication and research, Astec Int and Zondo have developed a unique fabric which draws energy and reflects body heat. The world's first "Self Heating Gloves and Insoles" are entirely battery free.

There may be as many as ten million people who suffer from Raynaud`s disease in the UK (one in 6). It is thought, up to 20% of the adult population worldwide suffers from varying degrees of the condition. Having products that will help circulation in their hands and feet is groundbreaking. In testing, positive results were reported by people who had used these revolutionary new products, after only 10 minutes.

The Self Heating Gloves and Insoles are not just for people with Raynaud`s disease. Anyone who has poor circulation, or like me, has spent many an uncomfortable hour or two with freezing hands and feet supporting my favourite team on a Saturday afternoon, will love these amazing products!

History of material 

The materials used in the gloves and insoles were developed for the German military and have had many forms over the past 7 years. The materials are used by major corporations such as Airbus, in the screening and absorption of energy, EMC, RF frequencies. 

Body screening products are a very new concept, but they have been welcomed enthusiastically by many people over the last year. Our newest material is the best yet giving amazing initial results in body screening.

How it works

 The patented heating fleece reflects the radiation from the body in order to raise and maintain your natural body temperature. The polymer metal coated fibers create an excellent circulation of warmth.

Our Specialist nano fabric is touch screen compatible so you can always have what you need at your finger tips!

Development stage

Finished products

 Pledges

We have created a variety of pledges to suit everyone's needs. We have added some of the www.zondo.co.uk products into the mix. Please take a look.

Added Value to Pledges

Zondo Booties

The Zondo Booties are luxuriously warm and act as an insulating sock but with a weather resistant shell. The combined rubber and EVA sole provides a flexible, cushioned and anti-slip base to provide maximum comfort whilst keeping you steady on your feet. A soft fleece lining sits inside a water resistant nylon coating to maximise warmth, comfort and to create the perfect indoor and outdoor footwear crossover. As well as being ultra-lightweight the Zondo booties also come in a wide variety of colours to appeal to everyone’s taste. The booties are ideal for both camping and for casual wear around the home during the chilly winter months.

Zondo Firefly Light Up Bag

 ShakeSphere Shaker Bottle 

Sizing Chart

All sizes are unisex. 

How the money will be spent

With your support we can make our idea a reality. Your money will help us to buy the "nano" fabric and other materials and accessories that will be needed for the gloves and insoles. Help us produce the items and get it to all the backers by the end of November 2015. 

Production plan

Team

Feedback from people with Raynaurd`s disease on insoles and gloves:

  • Positive warming effect on the condition. 
  • The warming effect was noticed in 10 minutes. 
  • The effects are best noticed when moving around or exercising.
  • They work very well in wet and cold conditions as well.

Average user wears the insole 10-12 hours a day, they found it very comfortable and would recommend it to friends and family as well as others who suffer from the same condition. Some results show that after wearing the gloves for 90 minutes the patients hands were pleasantly hotter than usual because they had not had any circulation in their fingers for so long. 

Testimonials

Isobel has been suffering with Raynaud`s for over 25 years. See her results yourself. Hardly any blood supply got to Isobel`s finger tips before she tried the gloves but look at the picture after 30 minutes of wearing the gloves. 

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Risks and challenges

We believe that we have covered all possible challenges. The challenges, which are unknown, will be tackled head on by our more than capable team.

We will assess each setback – qualify each point and ensure we resolve each setback with a positive resolution in every case.

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    Pledge £5 or more About $8

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    Pledge £30 or more About $47

    A pair of self heating insoles and a pair of Zondo Booties.

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    A pair of self heating gloves, insoles and Zondo Booties.

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    Pledge £105 or more About $164

    A pair of self heating gloves, insoles a pair of Zondo Booties and a Zoldo Firefly Light up bag.

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    Two pairs of self heating gloves and two pairs of self heating insoles and a pair of Zondo Booties.

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    Pledge £120 or more About $187

    A pair of self heating gloves, insoles a pair of Zondo Booties, Zondo Firefly light up bag and a ShakeSphere with a Neoprene case.

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    Three pairs of self heating gloves and three pairs of self heating insoles.

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    Four pairs of self heating gloves and four pairs of self heating insoles.

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Funding period

- (30 days)