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Founder - Reinvented Speaker

Founder is an easy to use speaker pad with a refined design, a stereo sound, built-in microphone, and customizable.

Founder - Reinvented Speaker

Founder is an easy to use speaker pad with a refined design, a stereo sound, built-in microphone, and customizable.

pledged of €29,514pledged of €29,514 goal
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sun, January 6 2019 11:30 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated January 6, 2019

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Proof of Concept

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Functional Prototype

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Design Prototype

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About

The Founder is a customizable bluetooth Pad with stereo speakers and a microphone. 

The Founder is designed to fit your lifestyle. 

Our creation is built upon an observation : connected sound products are very similar, usually made of a simple block of plastic designed for a single use case.

Apart from our work on the sound reproduction, we decided to manufacture the Founder as couturiers in order to create a unique product. Therefore, we created a Speaker Pad to be used in your everyday life, leading us to completely rethink the shape of the object.

Our team labelled APPSIDER conceived this product in the respect of its functionality, while bringing a big attention to the details.

The Speaker Pad is designed to be at the junction of two worlds, an encounter of couture and technology. Therefore, our APPSIDER team was inspired in its vision by the world of fashion and technology to design this specific product. 

As a result, we built a Speaker Pad, embedding the stereo sound module and all the technologies developed by APPSIDER, creating a unique sound signature that we adapted to fit with different covers.

From the beginning of our project, we were driven by the desire to manufacture a product combining audio and design, creating a new form to sound systems, more intimate and closer to your desires. 

The lightweight, portable design of the Founder enables you to carry your music wherever you go. Entirely wrapped in a cover allowing the sound to be diffused perfectly, it integrates within all the spaces and adapts to all the tastes. 

We designed our Speaker Pads for anyone who likes to listen to any kind of music. 

Easy to use, with a single "Ring" button and a "Fuzewire" magnetic charging system, the Founder is designed to go with you everywhere you want, in your wildest adventures, as in your everyday life. We wanted it to be portable, aesthetic, easy to use, and really cool.

The Speaker Pad consists of fabrics, polymer components and a dedicated audio system.  

The Pad and the Cover form our product : the Founder.

With our Speaker Pad we wanted to comply with several requirements that we wanted to achieve, namely robustness, longevity and flexibility. Three distinct pillars of our project but intrinsically linked by SiP and Pad fusion. 

Designed with a SiP, a system that includes all of our audio technologies, the Pad delivers a clear, bewitching sound by sending forward the music flow.

The SiP is a complete system packed into a single capsule. This specific design enables the Founder to concentrate a maximum of capacities in a small size product.

The Pad fits your desires and is available in Covers of different colors.

The Founder sounds even better thanks to our design. 

The SiP - (System in Package), used in the Pad of the Founder, enables to confine our system of integrated circuits into a single module. 

The SiP includes the motherboard, the battery, the speakers, the microphone Mk1, the Ring button and the magnetic reloading plug for the Fuzewire.

The Mk1 is a microphone with noise isolation.  

Our product is designed to facilitate your communications with your friends, colleagues, playing video game sessions or to be used as a car kit.

The Ring button enables you to interact with the Founder without altering its specific design. One button = multiple actions. Turn on, turn off, pair ...  

Located at the top right under the cover of the Founder, the interaction with the Ring is simple and intuitive.

The Fuzewire is a magnetic induction charging cable.  

We developed a magnetic proprietary cable to facilitate charging and to keep a design devoid of any traditional input.

The Union mode is a feature developed to pair two Founder Pads together in order to enable a more powerful sound.  

The Sound takes on a different meaning with the Union.

Press and hold the Ring button on both speakers at the same time until you hear the pairing tone.

Once paired, your Founder Pads will work together to instantly create a wider soundscape, more immersive than a traditional stereo system.

Your music, your style. Choose from a range of speaker Covers available in different colors designed to fit your desires.  

Change your style quickly and easily.

Our Founder is currently available in StarBlack, StarWhite and UltraStar color modes.

New colors are in preparation follow us on our website and social networks to find out more.

All devices have bluetooth technology. 

Smartphone, Tablet, Computer, SmartTV, etc ...

Founder. 

Fuzewire magnetic charging cable.

Motivated by a common vision to create a product to be used by anyone who likes to listen to any kind of music. We wanted to highlight a deep connection between the object, the people and their way of life. 

We understand that not everyone can support us financially. But you can help us by getting the message out to people around you ! 

Do not hesitate to ask us your questions. We are present on our social networks.

Like and share our campaign as much as possible and follow us for updates and behind-the-scenes news on :

Risks and challenges

Over the past year, we worked tirelessly to perfect our design. Many prototypes have been developed and many hours have been spent to meet our expectations. We have the opportunity to work with a French company specialized in the import-export of textile products, SIRETEX - Sensei : The house of cotton.

We know that the most important part of our process is the commitment we've made to you and delivering the Founder on time ! It should be ready for shipment in April 2019. We are confident in our supply management and production capacity. However, if there are uncontrollable factors, such as component delays or unforeseen shortages, we will make sure to keep you informed and do our best to quickly resolve the problem.

We are happy to bring our Founder to life and look forward to putting it in your hands !

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    Thank you very much !

    Thank you very much for your support. Follow our adventure in our website appsider.fr !

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    Founder StarBlack and Founder StarWhite
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