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I decided to create my own ring designed after my 1957 Secret Flight Commander's Ring and the JavaOne Ring and make it look like a University/College Ring. I also wanted to include a banner for member's names and a saying that I have always told my students:

 

 



                        My Early Geeks World Ring Prototypes

 

                                 WAX MOLDS CREATED

 


                    CASTINGS FROM OUR WAX MOLDS

                     ONLY 4 Rings at a time can be made!

 

                     UNPOLISHED RING OUT OF THE MOLD

                            POURING TUBE STILL ATTACHED

 

                         OPENING FOR CUSTOM NFC TAG

 


                                       HAND POLISHING 

                       FINISHED RINGS AFTER PLATTING PROCESS

                        GLOSSY BLACK AND STAINLESS STEEL

 


 
                Checking Fit of Modules (HAIRY KNUCKLES)





 

 

I have designed the World's first Wearable Modular Ring with Removable Bezels (Glass and Open) to fit all the popular Wifi and BLE boards from Companies like:

 MBIENT, Cypress, Misfit, Betztechnik, BLEHomePunchthrough, Adafruit, Seeedstudio and many more.

I am also developing many other modules that will fit the Geeks World Rings including the new chips from:

 Espressif (ESP32S), RedBearLab's Duo and RedBearLabs new Nano2 (Nordic NRF52832 + BLE 5.0).

The ESP32S and Duo chips have both WiFi and BLE .  

Many of these modules have Open Source Apps for both IOS and Android.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


We have tested the following modules and they fit our Geek Rings 

 

 
1. Solar-Powered BLE Sensor Beacon

Transmits Temperature and Humidity
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    2. Metawear CPRO Module

    This is the module we are offering in our Awards - Ring + Module

    MetaWear CPRO is updated and programmed wirelessly by any Bluetooth Smart device (that includes laptops, tablets, phones...). Our open-source mobile SDKs expose all the sensors and peripherals in an intuitive way, so your App can easily:  

    • Read temperature data Notify on freefall 
    • Log gyroscope data at 800Hz 
    • Stream accelerometer data at 200Hz 
    • Sound an alarm when a button is pressed 
    • Adjust the volume of your Bluetooth speaker when the MetaWear is shaken and infinitely more! 

    The CPRO is ideal for "always-on" applications such as social media, sports, and fitness activities.

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  • Some of the Open Source Apps available for the CPro Modules

     



    3. HR + GSR + MOTION Dev Board for Health, and Fitness Products (available April, 2017) 

     

     

     

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    4. SIMBLEE MODULE

     

     

     

    Simblee PCB in Stainless and Black Ring
    Simblee PCB in Stainless and Black Ring

     

    Simblee PCB + Plastic Insert and Bezel
    Simblee PCB + Plastic Insert and Bezel

     

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    5. Misfit Shine 2, Shine and Flash

     We show you how to remove the Misfit Shine 2, Shine and Flash  modules and put them in our Geeks World Ring.

    Misfit Shine 2 Module Tear down

    Misfit Shine Module Tear down


    If you use the Glass Bezel, you have a Waterproof Seal for these modules

     

    Shine 2 Module
    Shine 2 Module

     

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    6. FLIC - WIRELESS BUTTON

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Flic Module Removed from Case
    Flic Module Removed from Case





    7. BLEHome SensorBug

     

    8. BLE iBeacons we Call Geek Finders

     

     We are developing apps for the ibeacons - Open source available 

     

     

     

     

    The above Beacons will fit our Geeks World Rings



    9. FUN MODULES FOR OUR RINGS

                 SteamPunk - Watch - Compass - Temperature

     

     

     

     

     


    Watch Modules

     

    Watch Module is Perfect Fit for our Rings
    Watch Module is Perfect Fit for our Rings

     

     

     

     



     

     

     


     

    Have we missed a module that you believe ought to be here? Is there a module that you think would work perfectly with our Geeks World Rings, or a module that you just couldn't live without? Maybe there is a case or something else that you would just love to see us do. Then send us a message and we will get straight onto it.

     These modules will be developed for you and the open source community, so we listen to what you want and do our best to get it to you.  

    Remember "Geeks Get It Done"  GGID :)



    FINDING YOUR RING SIZE 

    Method B is the Best
    Method B is the Best


    NFC TAG

    Every one of our Geeks World Rings has a custom NFC Anti-Metal Tag embedded with a waterproof coating. We tried regular NFC Tags but found out they wouldn't work on metal. So we had a special NFC Tag made with 144K character RAM that would read and write on our stainless steel rings.

     


    Jakcom Smart Ring Settings App

     


    Each membership card has an embedded NFC chip which, like our Geeks World Rings, can read and write using your android phones and the above apps. Your serial number is used for entry to our "Member's Only" forum at Geeks.World

    Front
    Front

     

    Back
    Back

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     *** For this reward - Only Dial - Ring not included ***


      *** For this reward - Name Engraved - Ring not included ***



     

     

      *** For this reward - Only CPRO - Ring not included ***

     

     

     


    Ring + CPRO Module

    Matte Black and Brushed Gold
     

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module

     

     

     

     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Brushed Stainless Steel and Matte Black

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module

     

     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Stainless Steel in Gold and Black

     

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module

     

     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Stainless Steel with Gold Letters and Symbols

     

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module

     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Stainless Steel and Black 

     

     

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module

     

     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Stainless Steel and All Gloss Black

     

     

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module

     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Stainless Steel and Matte Black

     

     

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module


     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Stainless Steel and All Gold - WoW

     

     

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module

     

     

     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Stainless Steel Letters and Glossy Black

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    With CPRO Module
    With CPRO Module

     

    Ring + CPRO Module

    Glossy Black and Gold - AWESOME

Front View
Front View

 

Side View - Name Banner
Side View - Name Banner

 

NFC TAG
NFC TAG

 

With CPRO Module
With CPRO Module

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

If we reach our Funding Goal of $5000, I will be able to design the 5 Modules that I described above.

I am selling the Geeks World Rings for existing modules and the new ones to follow.

We have 500 Size 10 Geek Rings for immediate delivery. Once our campaign is funded, we will begin the initial shipment of rings.

Additional Rings will ship in early January, 2017.

We have taken most of the risks out of this campaign in that we have the final ring designs and have begun the manufacturing of different sizes from Size 8 - 12.

We will send all backers an email and form for shipping addresses.

We dont want our backers to wait for their rings :)

Like any Kickstarter Campaign there can be risks for pledge's BUT I guarantee my Rings are totally AWESOME!

Have a great day

Cheers

John (The Geek Father) McLean

Go Toronto Raptors, Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Argos and our Champion Soccer team - Toronto FC

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    Geeks World Ring in Any Size/Color

    Geeks World Stainless Steel Ring in your choice of color and size.

    - Gold with Black Letters and Symbols
    - All Gold - AWESOME
    - Gloss Black with Polished Stainless Letters and Symbols
    - Stainless with Black Letters and Symbols
    - Stainless with Gold Letters and Symbols
    - Gloss Black with Gold Letters and Symbols
    - All Gloss Black
    - Matte Black with Brushed Gold Letters and Symbols
    - All Matte Black
    - Matte Black with Brushed Stainless Letters and Symbols

    I include a brand new Canadian $ Loonie so you can make it into a coin ring :)

    Add your own modules :)

    Sizes 9 - 12

    These rings are currently being produced and we will ship them in January.

    Rings come with the Wooden Presentation Box with Serial Number.

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    No modules are included in this reward!

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    Geeks World Ring + SteamPunk Module

    Geeks World Stainless Steel Ring in your choice of color and size.

    1. STEAMPUNK Module

    2. Geeks World Ring

    - Gold with Black Letters and Symbols
    - All Gold - AWESOME
    - Gloss Black with Polished Stainless Letters and Symbols
    - Stainless with Black Letters and Symbols
    - Stainless with Gold Letters and Symbols
    - Gloss Black with Gold Letters and Symbols
    - All Gloss Black
    - Matte Black with Brushed Gold Letters and Symbols
    - All Matte Black
    - Matte Black with Brushed Stainless Letters and Symbols

    Sizes 9 - 12

    These rings are currently being produced and we will ship them in January.

    Rings come with the Wooden Presentation Box with Serial Number.

    ** Please note **

    SteamPunk Module is included with this reward!

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    Geeks World Ring + Watch Module

    Geeks World Stainless Steel Ring in your choice of color and size.

    1. Watch Module in Gold or Silver

    2. Geeks World Ring

    - Gold with Black Letters and Symbols
    - All Gold - AWESOME
    - Gloss Black with Polished Stainless Letters and Symbols
    - Stainless with Black Letters and Symbols
    - Stainless with Gold Letters and Symbols
    - Gloss Black with Gold Letters and Symbols
    - All Gloss Black
    - Matte Black with Brushed Gold Letters and Symbols
    - All Matte Black
    - Matte Black with Brushed Stainless Letters and Symbols

    Sizes 9 - 12

    These rings are currently being produced and we will ship them in January.

    Rings come with the Wooden Presentation Box with Serial Number.

    ** Please note **

    Watch module is included with this reward!

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    REWARD #20 THE WORKS

    Geeks World Stainless Steel Glossy Black and Gold - AWESOME

    The Works

    1. The MetaWear CPRO Module comes with a Battery, Bluetooth Low Energy, an ARM M0 MCU, memory, a button, an LED, GPIOs and the following sensors:

    - BMI160 Accelerometer + Gyroscope
    - BMM150 Magnetometer
    - BMP280 Pressure (Barometer) + Temperature
    - LTR-329ALS Ambient Light

    2. "Your Name Engraved On Ring Banner"

    All of our Geeks World Rings have a Banner on the side for your name.

    We will custom engrave any name up to a maximum of 10 letters.

    3. "SteamPunk" Watch Module

    We have a large quantity of old watch mechanisms (non-working) all approximately 24mm - 25mm

    You will receive one random Mechanism,

    It gives our Geeks World Ring a SteamPunk look

    4. "BATTERY CHARGER + 4 LIR2032"

    USB Battery charger with LCD screen showing charge.

    This incredible charger will keep a set of batteries ready for your Geeks World Rings.

    Fast charge - 20 minutes and Auto stop when battery is fully charged.

    4 X LIR2032 Li-Ion rechargeable batteries

    5. Geeks World T-Shirt

    Geeks World Crew T-Shirts available in 6 colours:

    Red
    White
    Blue
    Black
    Yellow
    Green

    Sizes S, M, L and XL

    6. Wooden Presentation Box with 2 bezels - Glass and Open and Limited Edition Serial Number.

    After Kickstarter $379

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    THE WORKS

    Geeks World Stainless Steel Ring

    The Works (Pick Ring Color and Size)

    1. Geeks World Ring

    - Gold with Black Letters and Symbols
    - All Gold - AWESOME
    - Gloss Black with Polished Stainless Letters and Symbols
    - Stainless with Black Letters and Symbols
    - Stainless with Gold Letters and Symbols
    - Gloss Black with Gold Letters and Symbols
    - All Gloss Black
    - Matte Black with Brushed Gold Letters and Symbols
    - All Matte Black
    - Matte Black with Brushed Stainless Letters and Symbols

    Sizes 9 - 12

    2. The MetaWear CPRO Module comes with a Battery, Bluetooth Low Energy, an ARM M0 MCU, memory, a button, an LED, GPIOs and the following sensors:

    - BMI160 Accelerometer + Gyroscope
    - BMM150 Magnetometer
    - BMP280 Pressure (Barometer) + Temperature
    - LTR-329ALS Ambient Light

    3. "Your Name Engraved On Ring Banner"

    All of our Geeks World Rings have a Banner on the side for your name.

    We will custom engrave any name up to a maximum of 10 letters.

    4. "SteamPunk" Watch Module

    We have a large quantity of old watch mechanisms (non-working) all approximately 24mm - 25mm

    You will receive one random Mechanism,

    It gives our Geeks World Ring a SteamPunk look

    5. "BATTERY CHARGER + 4 LIR2032"

    USB Battery charger with LCD screen showing charge.

    This incredible charger will keep a set of batteries ready for your Geeks World Rings.

    Fast charge - 20 minutes and Auto stop when battery is fully charged.

    4 X LIR2032 Li-Ion rechargeable batteries

    6. Geeks World T-Shirt

    Geeks World Crew T-Shirts available in 6 colours:

    Red
    White
    Blue
    Black
    Yellow
    Green

    Sizes S, M, L and XL

    7. Wooden Presentation Box with 2 bezels - Glass and Open and Limited Edition Serial Number.

    After Kickstarter $379

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