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About this project

You no longer have to stream TV with a remote in each hand.

Why Sideclick?

There is one big problem that streaming devices share.  None of their remotes have the ability to power on and off your TV or control volume.  A 2nd or sometimes 3rd remote is always needed.

Sideclick is a universal remote attachment that snaps onto your streaming remote, allowing you to control the basic functions of your TV: Power, Volume Up and Down, Channel Up and Down, and Source/Input.

Sideclick eliminates the need to always be looking for "that other remote" and allows you to control your TV and your streaming device all-in-one. 

Features

There are 4 models which complement the aesthetics and ergonomic feel of the top selling streaming devices and their remotes. 

Roku

 Amazon Fire TV

 Amazon Fire TV Stick

 Apple TV

How Sideclick works

Sideclick uses infrared learning technology to program each button. Any device using IR technology can be programmed as a button on Sideclick . So say you want to use the POWER button to power on and off your TV but you want to program Sideclick's volume controls to work your sound bar, you can easily do so.

If you don't need the channel up/down option, you could program the up arrow to be your MENU option and the down arrow to MUTE. We give you 6 buttons, program them however you want.

To program, hold the P (Program) and Power buttons simultaneously on your Sideclick until the status LED turns on, indicating it is in programming mode. Then press the button you want to program (ex. power button). Next, point Sideclick at the remote you want it to learn from and hit the power button on the other remote. It's that easy.

Each Sideclick model takes 2 AAA batteries.

A streaming accessory for everyone   

Having Sideclick attached to your streaming remote makes navigating the TV easy for anyone. Especially kids, grandparents, and guests. Parents will love that Sideclick makes accessing TV faster and easier for kids. 

Why Now? 

People are streaming TV in record numbers.  These streaming devices are the present and future of TV consumption, and just like every smart phone needs a case, every streaming remote needs a Sideclick .

Rewards

The Super Early Bird Special Promo Band (to hold you over until your Sideclick arrives.

Limited Edition Chrome Sideclick

 Schedule

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About the Inventor:

Sideclick was invented and designed by mechanical engineer, Brett Epstein.  Brett has always had a passion for product design and has over 10 years of engineering design experience ranging from consumer products to jet engines.  Brett's family recently cut the cord, eliminated their cable provider, and purchased a Roku. While Brett loved the device and the sleekness of the remote, he hated the fact that in order to sit down and watch TV, he needed 2 remotes in his hand:  one to control the Roku and one to control the volume.  After some research, he realized that this basic functionality was lacking in all streaming TV devices and he knew that if he could design something for each of the top selling streaming devices, it would become a must-have accessory for streamers.

The first Sideclick prototype

 Work in progress

Also on the Sideclick team is Brett's wife Jenn, handling everything from customer service, social media, and marketing.  

Daughters, Brenna and Lily, serve as quality control testers.  

Risks and challenges

We have working prototypes that are the right shape, feel, and fit, however additional detailed design work needs to be done to make each design more suitable for high volume plastic injection-molding. We are aligning ourselves with the best resources and Brett's 10+ years in mechanical engineering have him extremely well equipped for manufacturing sourcing and trouble-shooting. The good news is that this product does not involve any ground breaking technology that you will be waiting around for us to perfect. The simultaneous launch of 4 different models means a lot of part management but we are ready for the task.

We take our schedule commitments very seriously and we have attempted to plan for any contingency, but sometimes problems are unforseen and out of our control causing delays. We promise you that we will provide excellent communication in the form of updates. Jenn will be blogging all along the way so you will never be out of the loop.

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    Super Early Bird Special - You get a first run Sideclick (you specify the model you want) shipped to your door at least 2 weeks before any other backer group. And to thank you for showing us your support early on, we will send you a "Can't Wait For My Sideclick" promo band so you can rubber band your multiple remotes together until your Sideclick arrives.

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    Super Early Bird Special 2 Pack - You get 2 first run Sideclicks (you specify the models you want) shipped to your door at least 2 weeks before any other backer group. And to thank you for showing us your support early on, we will send you 2 "Can't Wait For My Sideclick" promo bands so you can rubber band your multiple remotes together until your Sideclick arrives.

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    Pack of 4 Sideclicks. (you specify the models for each) 2 for you and 2 as holiday gifts for loved ones.

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    1 Sideclick (you specify model) in limited edition chrome finish.

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    Receive a limited edition chrome finish Sideclick (you specify model) and a 20 minute call (or skype/Facetime) with Brett and his team to provide input and any feedback or discuss your project or idea.

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    2 Sideclicks, one in limited edition chrome and one standard black (you specify the models) and dinner with us in Jupiter, Fl at Tiger Wood’s new restaurant, The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club. This also includes a 1 night stay at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter in the new Harbourside Place (airfare and travel expenses not included).

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