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About

Over the last couple of decades, technology has been known to satisfy and increase our daily lives, but when it is cold everyone is affected in the same way. This is why we have been inspired to change this particular instance, this is why we have created HEAT-O. 
HEAT-O is a wearable modular heating system key to maintaining optimal body temperature in the cold environment.

 

FOR WHO?

Specify the type of cold activity you are participating in and we will ensure that HEAT-O has a purpose for you. We are extremely satisfied that HEAT-O can be used by everybody. From daily use to professional use in sports, hobbies and work duties. HEAT-O is for professionals, amateurs, and everyone in between. All sizes available for men and women.

Thanks to the modularity you can also use HEAT-O for rehabilitation purposes (thermotherapy) and any disability.

 

   

HEAT-O is designed to be placed close to the body to gain a maximum heating performance with minimum energy loss. HEAT-O is a combination of two sets. Thanks to this, you can cover all crucial upper and lower body parts. You can place the heating pads directly where you want and you don’t need change your outfit to suit the fitting. You can make as many variations as you wish.

The heating pads are made of a very thin, flexible and resistant material. Your grip and sensitivity of your hands stay the same and they’re very comfortable when performing any manual work. The same attributes apply to the heating pads when worn in your shoes.

HEAT-O has been designed to ensure that there is no obstruction to the user. This installation is a combination of carbon fiber and high quality electric cables in silicone insulation with an additional cable housing.

To maximize the efficiency of the heating, the elements are made based on your gender, height and weight.

  • Waterproof. The heating pads and the whole installation is fully waterproof including battery, connector and controller IP68.
  • Flexibility. Feel the freedom of keeping warm in cold temperatures: HEAT-O is made up of two units (upper and lower), each one with 4 heating elements. The heated pads are made up of carbon fiber and are water isolated thanks to our design. Place them wherever you decide.
  • Wardrobe Compatibility. Irrelevant of whether you are wearing a sweat suit or heavy gear, HEAT-O will ensure the ultimate comfort, and no particular outfit is required. It will perform according to your requirements, will fit to any kind of dress code, and will not obstruct you in any way.
  • Light & Warm. HEAT-O is light and non-invasive. You’ll feel it’s affect when you’re body warms up. Heating panels are breathable and they do not stop evaporation of your body.

 

  

The Battery is the centre of every HEAT-O related activity. It has been designed to work for up to 15 hours. A combination of special silicone and polyurethane, which make up the battery case, increases its protection from damage, and can bend and adjust to fit your body. The battery can be charged with your HEAT-O Charger, and every charger with DC socket or 12V in car charger.

For open machines like motorcycles, snowmobiles and others, you don’t need to use the battery. We’ve prepared the waterproof HEAT-O Drive which is easy to fit.

The DC connector, which connects the battery and heating pads, is waterproof. In the event of any mechanical damage to the installation and heating pads, the battery will switch off automatically to keep its use as safe as possible. Both batteries – small and large have control buttons on the case to set up the temperature level just in case you don’t want to use O-Remote or your smart device.

  • Temperature range: from 15°C to 40°C (from 59°F to 104°F)
  • Operating hours: HEAT-O, HEAT-O Dive – up to 15 hours (AUTO mode), HEAT-O Lite small battery – up to 5 hours, O-Remote – up to 40 hours. 

  

 

To set up the heating level we have designed a waterproof remote controller – the O-Remote which communicates with the battery via Bluetooth. We take its ergonomic quality as one of our upmost priorities.

O-Remote controller has got a spin switch and a led display to set up the heating level. This is why you can operate your remote even with the thickest gloves and in the darkness.

It is not a necessity to use the remote if you prefer to control your temperature by means of your smartphone or smartwatch. For this purpose, you will be able to download the free application for your mobile device.

  

 

The HEAT-O Charger can easily charge your O-Remote (inductive charging) and the battery (wire charging) at the same time. We’ve equipped the charger with 2 additional USB ports and an induction charging capability, so you can use it for your other devices, like your mobile phone, tablet or smart watch.

 

 

ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS

For each HEAT-O and HEAT-O Dive set you will receive a led bag and scarf.

Led Bag. The led bag is designed for carrying your set. In the centre there is a led installation and a 6.4 ft. (2 meters) power cord. After connecting the cable to the HEAT-O battery you will have a glowing lantern, which can also be used as a led torch or lamp. 

 

 

The bag also includes a 6.4 ft. (2 meters) red led strip as extra lighting or an SOS signal. If four people have a HEAT-O red led strip, a red cross signal 13 ft. (4 meters) can be arranged. You can set up the brightness level directly from your remote controller, O-Remote. All leds are IP65.

 

Scarf. The Fleece Scarf has 6 pockets, into which you can insert the heating elements. You can use it as a scarf, mask or hat.

 

 

DESIGN

Moving from concept sketches towards 3D project.
Moving from concept sketches towards 3D project.

After two years of prototyping, developing and testing our HEAT-O device, we have come up with the ultimate shape and design. We wanted to ensure that the heating system worked well in the toughest conditions and make sure it was user-friendly. All the elements of the HEAT-O device are our own design and creation.

Along the way we encountered many challenges such as achieving:

  • Heating installation modularity (possibility to fit to every individual’s shape)
  • Waterproof abilities for all elements
  • Battery life due to impulse output and receiving thermostat signal
  • Battery flexibility
  • Resistance for mechanical damages
  • Remote controllers and apps
  • Charger

 

 

SETS

HEAT-O is the most versatile kit that consists of two main torso panels with the two smaller body components; including your hands and feet. It has a large battery which ensures the Bluetooth connection will function with the remote controller. There is a battery holster and charger. For the remote controller O-Remote there is a wrist strap and metal clip which can be attached to it. HEAT-O can operate with both size batteries and will also function with HEAT-O Drive.

 

 

HEAT-O Dive. The Dive edition is dedicated to diving in cold waters, with the use of a dry diving suit. To ensure the reliability of the unit we have customized it with the wire remote controller O-Remote, and fortified the entire installation. HEAT-O Dive’s controller is WR100.

 

 

HEAT-O Lite. Consists of a light and comfortable fleece vest for less demanding users. The six heating units and smaller battery are sure to keep you warm (up to 7 hours) during those evening walks or trips to the city. The heating units are also fully waterproof – IP68. The smaller, handy battery will easily fit in your pocket. Your fitting will be available in either black or grey. HEAT-O can operate with a large or small battery, and will also work with HEAT-O Drive.

 

 

HEAT-O Drive is a wire remote controller which can be plugged into your lighter socket or directly into your machine’s battery clamps (two different connection solutions included). This way you can enjoy the heat, powered directly by your vehicle. HEAT-O Drive can be used in cars, trucks, motorbikes, snowmobiles, quads, water jets, and others.

  

  

USD price depends on current exchange rate.
USD price depends on current exchange rate.

 

 

SIZE

For the correct fitting, we just need your gender, height and weight. HEAT-O will be individually designed to match your size. We will conduct a survey for these details when the campaign ends.

 

 

WARRANTY & RETURN

  • 3-year warranty on every element. Your warranty begins on the date of the receipt. 
  • You can return it within 14 days.

 

 

DELIVERY

  • Estimated delivery December 2016
  • Shipment from UK
  • The price does not include taxes and customs duties for your country

 

 

TIMELINE

 

 

HEAT-O TEAM

From left: James, Artur, Adam
From left: James, Artur, Adam

Artur Stawicki. Has experience in many engineering works for large construction projects in the Nordic winters as an engineer. This gave him the idea to develop a new heating system from scratch, for people who need it. He likes to spend his spare time actively and follows new technical innovations. His most important goal was to ensure that this project could be used by everyone, during all kinds of activities and in all conditions.

Adam Hudyma. A huge enthusiast of outdoor activities, extreme sports, and survival techniques. On a regular basis he is following and testing the latest technical solutions on those matters. He joined the HEAT-O project without any hesitation. By profession he is a UX and visual designer. The external appearance and functionality of the components is his input. He also made valuable comments on the practicality of the HEAT-O in the field.

James Gray. James has the sweetest character in our entire package, and has the gift of winning people over :) He is also a fan of active living, he likes swimming and cycling. A specialist in internet selling and customer service. Keeps track on technical innovations, especially in the field of IT and wireless technology.

 

  

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

Prototype.
The product that you can see before you is complete, but for now is still a prototype, and will be put through more tests to improve it.

Production.
To limit manufacturing delays, we have decided to produce HEAT-O in the EU. We designed the product and now we have designed a production line. The funds that we need will be used to supply the tools required in order to produce the individual components of the product and to purchase materials. The whole production will be carried out alone to have a guarantee of the highest quality. We are ready to start any time now, however, we can be affected by material shortages from our suppliers. Many years of experience in producing sportswear allows us to properly plan production and shipping. We are also ready to meet large orders and satisfy many of our backers and supporters.

Delivery.
We will do our best to meet the promised delivery date but there may be:
– Shipments that are lost or damaged.
– Delivery delays due to weather conditions.
– Incorrect address provided.

We will keep you updated on any of the above obstacles that may affect us.

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