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Customizable audio, video, connectivity system of stackable modules that are feature-packed individually and more powerful together.
Customizable audio, video, connectivity system of stackable modules that are feature-packed individually and more powerful together.
189 backers pledged HK$ 239,686 to help bring this project to life.

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Assemblage: Modular tech & gadget hub - for home & away.

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Assemblage: The customizable audio, video, connectivity system of stackable modules that are feature-packed individually and even more powerful together. 


  •  Your New Entertainment Hub - Assemblage creates custom entertainment hubs with interchangeable modules for audio, video, connectivity, and information.
  •  Increase Work Productivity - For your office desk to increase productivity with a smart assistant, presentation projector, calendar alerts, and wifi extender.
  •  A Portable Travel Essential - Customizable for on-the-go portable tech for travel with its portable speaker, extended battery, wireless charging dock and more. 

 Stack Em...Pack Em... and Go! 

Assemblage creates custom future-proof entertainment hubs with interchangeable stackable modules for audio, video, connectivity, information and more. When combined, an Assemblage stack becomes the perfect companion to your chosen lifestyles – as a music junkie, for example, or a digital nomad, or an adventurous spirit constantly in the outdoors.

Each module thoughtfully addresses an essential need in modern life: 

  • Charging smartphones
  • Listening to music
  • Projecting content with others 
  • Reviewing daily agendas
  • Lighting up a room and more!

 Assemblage's Top Features 


Assemblage features a state of the art acoustic design to deliver 360 degrees of surround sound equally distributing high quality sound that delivers a rich immersive audio experience. 

With the Assemblage speaker, you can enjoy up to 14 hours of usage from a single charge. When it is time to recharge simply recharge the lithium-ion battery using the included micro USB. 

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Looking to get the party started? Easily pair multiple speaker modules together in stereo or party mode for a more immersive surround sound audio experience anywhere you would like.

  • Supports multiple connections of Assemblage Speakers (up to 3 at the moment) via Bluetooth Wireless RF Protocol.
  • Easy-to-Setup with up to "One master and two slave speaker" setup. Users can enjoy audio streaming seamlessly across all the Connected Assemblage Speakers.
  • Operating range of each Connected Assemblage Speakers is about 30ft.

Seamlessly connect Assemblage to your favorite Bluetooth 5.0 enabled devices. With wireless technology that is 2x faster with 4x as much range, enjoy music on demand from your favorite music streaming services such as Spotify and KKBox for music anytime, anywhere. 

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Assemblage also features a compact and portable palm sized projector equipped with Texas Instruments DLP display technology that wirelessly connects using the Assemblage app. Alternatively, the projector comes with a HDMI input if you prefer to connect directly from your video source.

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Enjoy 2.5 hours of high definition (HD) video streaming at 1920x1080 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio with a compact 1000 ANSI lumen bulb with contrast rating of 150,000:1.  

The smart swivel and tilt design gives you the best projection angle with a built in gyroscope so you can freely rotate between vertical and horizontal positioning. The projector also comes with adjustable lens focus and brightness controls.


UPDATED PROJECTOR DEMONSTRATION

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Our Technical Lead, Dick Mui shows the quality output of our Texas Instruments DLP display projector. 


Assemblage features a classic heritage designed 1W light with a LED that is finely tuned for providing soft light resembling a candle or lantern and boasts 15,000 hour life warranty

The LED light can easily be controlled via a timer, schedule and have brightness adjusted using the Assemblage app.

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With a color code or 820 (CCT of 2000k) color rendering and an index CRI of 80 you can be sure that you are equipped with optimal lighting for any given situation.  



The smart assistant is also designed with a crystal clear 2.7’’ LCD display for displaying time, supporting the alarm clock function and any other tailor made and personalized information.

The Assemblage app enabled home assistant works with Google Assistant to provide voice prompt controls allowing you to easily interact with the device hands free. You can also have the device synced to read your personal calendar, event reminders, incoming emails, message notifications, weather updates and more!


The Assemblage base comes equipped with industry standard QI wireless charging technology making it compatible with QI enabled devices such as the latest iPhone and Samsung phones

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No need to worry about the safety of your phone using third party accessories, Assemblage includes built-in Over-temperature, Over-current, and Over-voltage safety protection so your devices will safely charge without damaging your device. 

Not only does the Assemblage base serve as a wireless charging dock, it is also a smart WiFi range extender to alleviate WiFi blind spots and expand your network for seamless coverage. 

Compatible with most routers, the base is IEEE 802.11 n/g/b compatible and equipped with a 360 degree high performance antenna with a Gigabit WAN & LAN port for high speed wired connection.

Use the Assemblage's app easy-to-connect one-button system to easily configure your connection so you monitor and customize the bandwidth to each users IP in the network all from our easy to use app interface. 

For those that live an on-the-go lifestyle Assemblage is the ideal all-in-one portable tech essential for travel. Every component is encased in high-grade, scratch-free, self-cleaning material, while sound and image quality is comparable to industry best. 



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Whether you’re at the coffee shop, traveling for business, or anything in-between Assemble is easily customizable and can be made to fit your specific needs in any given situation with its portable speaker, extended speaker, wireless charging dock, weather reports, alarm clock, and more.

Add On Instructions:

To add one the above options to your pledge, follow these steps:

  • Press the 'Manage Your Pledge' button above. If you have not pledged yet, it will say Back This Project 
  • Increase your pledge in the 'Pledge Amount' box by the total of the add-ons you want to add.
  • After the end of the Kickstarter Campaign you will receive a survey that will ask you questions so that you can explain how you would like the add-on money assigned.

 PHASE 1: Ideation & Sketches 


PHASE 2: Digital Rendering

PHASE 3: Physical Prototypes

PHASE 4: Testing


Projection Testing 


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Room temperature, wireless charging, and connection hardware testing. 

LED Display Testing 

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Wireless:

  • IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Simultaneous Dual Band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
  • Wireless Dual Band Speed: 300 + 867Mbps

Interface Ports:

  • One 10/100/1000Mbps LAN Ethernet Port
  • One microUSB Port

Antenna Type:

  • Built-in 360 degree high performance antenna

Wireless Charging:

  • Qi wireless charging standard compliant
  • support up to 5W Fast charging, typically charge your devices 5 mm apart but can be up to 40 mm apart.
  • Built-in Over-temperature and Over-current and Over-voltage safety Protection
  • Input 5V 2A  ; Output 5V 1A 

Sound Acoustic:

  • Output Power (rms) : 3W
  • Acoustic System : Full Range Active Speaker Driver 1.5” x2  +  Passive Speaker x1
  • Speaker Drivers : Neodynium 
  • Frequency Response : 22Hz ~ 20kHz

Wireless Connectivity:

  • Bluetooth 5.0 {A2DP / AVRCP support}: 4X wider the wireless range coverage, 2X Faster the Data Transfer Speed compared to Bluetooth 4.x devices
  • Bluetooth range: 10m / 30ft line of sight (300ft max)

Recharging Battery:

  • Li-ion rechargeable Battery
  • Up to 14hrs playback
  • Fast charge via micro-USB port 

Projection Module:

  • Light Source : Super Bright LED
  • Brightness : 1000 ANSI Lumens 
  • Display Technology : DLP by TI
  • Aspect Ratio : 16:9 default
  • Video resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Focus : Manual / Auto 
  • Projection Distance : up to 1.5m 
  • Gyroscope : Yes built-in

Wireless Connectivity:

  • IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • WLAN
  • Miracast Screen Mirroring 

Interface Ports:

  • One HDMI 2.0 input
  • One microUSB Port  

Recharging Battery:

  • Li-ion rechargeable Battery
  • Up to 2.5hrs playtime
  • Fast charge via micro-USB port

Smart Assistant Module:

  • Google Assistant Integrated
  • 2.7" Alarm Clock Display
  • Temperature : -10 ~ 40 degC
  • Relative Humidity : 10 ~ 99% 

Bulb Details: 

  • Light : LED type
  • Light Intensity : ~1 Watt
  • Dimmable Control : Yes, with app control.



  • 16 years of experience in Luxury branding, digital marketing, advertising, engineering, operations, supply chain logistics and customer experience design.
  • An integrated marketer who is passionate to create better consumer experience both in products and services.
  • Branding experience included LVMH, Nokia, Nikon, Mattel, Microsoft, Estee Lauder, Samsung, and other FMCG, F&B consumer brands.
  • Chartered Electronics Engineer (CEng MIET) & an Executive MBA from Imperial College London 
  • 16 years experiences in Business Development with various listed companies in US and Hong Kong
  • Well versed in consumer needs and extensive channel distribution networks in APAC and EU
  • Solid experience in brand development and positioning of start up companies
  • 14 years of experience in R&D and Engineering & Project Management in world-wide listed companies.
  • Solid Experience in Consumer Electronics, Toys, Audio Products, and Lighting Products.
  • Familiar with OEM/ODM manufacturing in Greater China.
  • Certificate Holder of Project Management Professional.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1) Warranty

  • The Assemblage comes with 1-year international warranty

2) Shipping methods

  • All shipments will be done by international courier by air

3) Delivery dates

  • We are aiming to start the first shipment by end of August this year.

4) Is the app able to control all devices in one go?

  • Yes, an Assemblage APP will be released for both iOS and Android operating system. This app will be giving you a hassle-free control with tons of pre-settings for your multiple Assemblage modules whether you want to control each individually or stack them up in the way you want.   

5) Is the device support Spotify?

  • Yes, our SPEAKER Module supports Spotify.  And KKBOX as well.

6) How do all those devices communicate with each other?

  • The Assemblage works by simply stacking up the different modules in any sequence as you wish. All modules come with Robust Hardware Pogo pins with magnets and our proprietary communication Protocol to ensure both the easy physical connection and the seamless Data transfer across our the whole System.

7) Can each device stack up whatever way I want?

  • Yes, Exactly this is our Design Intent, to give our Clients to Stack up in Whatever Combinations you Want. Nevertheless, the base unit should always be placed at the bottom for connection to the power via USB while no unit can place on top of the mood light. (well what’s the point to place anything on top of this beautiful light?)

8) Are those devices waterproof?

  • Although the ver1.0 from Kickstarter will not, however, Ver2.0 that planning to release in 2020 will be added in the waterproof feature.

9) Does each module work individually?

  • Both our SPEAKER and PROJECTOR can work individually and simply control via the assemblage app.

10) Will the image rotate automatically when I tilt the projector?

  • Yes, the project comes with a Gyroscope embedded, so it will turn 90deg automatically when you place the device from Vertical to Horizontal position. 

11) What device color options are available?

  • The first launch will be in “Midnight Black”. And we will later release the “Powder White” version.  Both “Transparent” Version and “Metallic” Version will also be released as our limited edition.

Risks and challenges

Assemblage is exciting – and also complex. At the core of Assemblage is the goal to serve unique, individual preferences with the power to choose how our technology works. In aiming for design simplicity, clarity of purpose and ease of use, the team has taken more than nine months’ worth of work for the first phase of software development, focusing on Assemblage’s mechanical and electronic features, as well as aesthetics.

One big challenge is ensuring modules are compatible with different types of home entertainment systems. Another challenge is ensuring we cover a wide range of everyday needs, including wireless charging, WiFi routing, audio and video functions, smart home features, and illumination.

As of today, we have completed more than a third of a fully developed, working prototype, and we are about to enter final development for tooling and mass production. Should the project be successfully funded, we should be able to reach product development completion and begin mass production.

This being said, the team is well aware of the risks that come with bottlenecks in engineering and production. By securing product quality and manufacturability, and teaming up with credible production partners and respected manufacturers in the industry, Assemblage will have solid support for the realization of this concept. The delivery date is our best estimate; nonetheless, we are confident in delivering and following through with this commitment.

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    Super Early Bird Music Junkie Kit

    Take advantage of our limited time early bird special and get (1) Assemblage Music Junkie set for only $99 with FREE SHIPPING. Save 67% off the retail price of $169.

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    Super Early Bird Work & Play Kit

    Take advantage of our limited time super early bird special and get (1) Assemblage Work & Play set for only $149 with FREE SHIPPING. Save 67% off the retail price of $225.

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    Super Early Bird Assemblage Suite

    Take advantage of our limited time early bird special and get (1) Assemblage Full Suite for only $179. Save 55% off the retail price of $399.

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    • Wireless 1080p Projector
    • Smart Home Assistant
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    Super Early Bird Assemblage Double Suite

    Take advantage of our limited time early bird special and get (1) Assemblage Full Suite for only $349 with FREE SHIPPING. Save 50% off the retail price of $798.

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