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By Alex Parr
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Visible from all angles at all times, the Watchdog will be the coolest safety leash dog lovers have ever seen! By utilizing our flexible, patented Cablelight technology, the illuminable Watchdog will be the first super-strong nighttime lead where the light IS the leash.

 At Lumiflex, we believe that safety is paramount. Using our innovative cablelight technology, we have created a product that elevates the form and function of a conventional leash to a new standard. The Watchdog boasts a cool, colorful and non-glaring 360 degrees of illumination + reflectivity while retaining at its core, the strength to safely keep your pet close at hand, and more visible in the dark. 

Our patented Made in the U.S.A. cablelight technology has already been utilized in the form of the Rescue Cablelight- a product used by First Responders. Now we bring this same technology home to you and your loved ones. 

With our ergonomic design, we aim to make the Watchdog your favorite leash day or night, but if you have to take your “best friend” out for a walk in the evening hours, the Watchdog will keep you both more visible and thus safer.

 Complete nighttime safety is dependent on many factors. Being aware of your surroundings is paramount, but maximum visibility is also key. Reflectivity is an important component for nighttime safety. Thus the Watchdog integrates both reflectivity and self-illumination. 

 Our cable strength flexible lamps are super-strong because they literally have a cable down the middle of the lamp that has nothing to do with the light circuit. The light portion surrounds the strength member and therefore isn’t affected by the pulling of your dog. 

 Our patented Cablelight technology emits a cool-to-the-touch electroluminescent light that is highly visible, without being a strain on the human eye. Our LEC (Light Emitting Capacitor) cablelights are visible from 360 degrees. Current offerings in the marketplace that use LEDs are not always visible from all points of view and can be very glaring to your eyes.

**In low visibility conditions, the rods in our eyes take over (Scotopic Vision). The optimal wavelength for the human eye to see at night is roughly 507 nanometers. 507 nanometers translates to a bluish-green color in the visible spectrum and that's close to the wavelength of light the Watchdog emits.

PC Board 1.0
PC Board 1.0
PC Board 2.0
PC Board 2.0

 We will be sending our regular updates as the timeline milestones are achieved on our fan page www.facebook.com/cableleash

The monies raised from this campaign will fund:

  • Finalization of the design of the PC Board
  • Engineering and building the production molds
  • Development and purchase of packaging for 1000 units
  • Design/production of the Watchdog cablelight profile
  • Manufacture/assembly of 1000 units of the Watchdog
 

Risks and challenges

Bringing a new product to market is not without its risks and challenges, particularly in the production phase. To that end, Lumiflex has aligned with state of the art production facilities in California. Having our production facility nearby allows us to more closely supervise details of the production process and affords us the opportunity to react and respond to any potential issues that might arise.

Having previously navigated the process of bringing a product successfully to market, we understand the challenges specific to manufacturing and refining a product based on our unique Cablelight technology. Therefore, we believe our previous experience will help to mitigate some of the risks associated with bringing the Watchdog to market.

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