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£5,423
pledged of 10.000 £pledged of 10.000 £ goal
59
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Wed, February 27 2019 6:09 PM UTC +00:00

About

Before moving to the TRANSFORMER BAGS. Here's the video of the $50 Reward 2 in 1 Multi Bag.     

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Our Backers will get FREE Donny Trumpy Limited Edition Backpack once the Project is Fully Funded. We work really really hard but we also like making few jokes and banter here and than. Donny Trumpy Backpack was the result of one of our jokes gone loose. It's technically a Backpack and functions like a Backpack. You can even carry it for travel! 

                                                    WHAT IS THE TRANSFORMER BAG?

The TRANSFORMER is a line of intuitively designed bags that can adapt to any life style and unexpected urgency. These bags can easily transform into 3 separate and unique bags without compromising on comfort and functionality. 

The TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK can transform into a Regular Messenger Bag - 90Ltr Cargo Bag and a 120Ltr Rucaksack.

                                                                      TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK
TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK
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                            1 BAG. 3 POSSIBILITIES. Multiple Features.(TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK)
1 BAG. 3 POSSIBILITIES. Multiple Features.(TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK)

The TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK can transform into a Mini Messenger Bag - 35Ltr Duffle Bag and a 40Ltr Backpack.

                                                               TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK
TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK
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         1 BAG. 3 POSSIBILITIES. Endless Features.(TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK)
1 BAG. 3 POSSIBILITIES. Endless Features.(TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK)

SMARTI TEC TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK

The TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK comes in the Messenger Configuration and includes a separate Laptop Compartment upto 16 inches. 

The Separate Laptop Compartment is made from padded material and comes with inbuilt pockets for charger and accessories.

The Messenger Bag comes equipped with utility straps to carry extra large items that doesn't fit inside the bag such as Photo Frames, Paintings etc.

You will never run out of space in the bag because we have you covered on all fronts.

It also has an inbuilt pocket for separate laptop and multiple inner and outer pockets to carry everything you need for work or office.

                                                                                    FRONT SIDE
FRONT SIDE
                                                                                       BACK SIDE
BACK SIDE
                                                              SIDE VIEW OF THE MESSENGER BAG
SIDE VIEW OF THE MESSENGER BAG
                          TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK SHOWN IN MESSENGER CONFIGURATION.
TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK SHOWN IN MESSENGER CONFIGURATION.
                           TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK SHOWN IN 90Ltr CARGO BAG CONFIGURATION.
TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK SHOWN IN 90Ltr CARGO BAG CONFIGURATION.
                     TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK SHOWN IN 120Ltr RUCKSACK CONFIGURATION.
TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK SHOWN IN 120Ltr RUCKSACK CONFIGURATION.

 How much stuffs can this bag fit in? 

             SMARTI TEC TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK . Perfect for extensive travels, expeditions and office.
SMARTI TEC TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK . Perfect for extensive travels, expeditions and office.

     What makes the SMARTI TEC TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK so cool? Check the video out.

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The TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK is designed for ergonomic, function and utility. 

The bag comes equipped with all the features and technicalities required for extensive travels, expeditions and office use. In the Messenger Configuration, the bag includes 6 Outer pockets, 3 Mess pockets for organisation and 1 inbuilt compartment for laptops up to 16 inches. The Bag also comes with a separate laptop sleeve up to 16 inches and include pockets for charger and accessories. 

(1) Separate Laptop Sleeve  (2) Adjustable Torso length (3) Strap pocket (4) Four access points (5) Inbuilt Hydration Pack
(1) Separate Laptop Sleeve (2) Adjustable Torso length (3) Strap pocket (4) Four access points (5) Inbuilt Hydration Pack
                                                                        The Regular Messenger Bag
The Regular Messenger Bag

The Regular Messenger Bag can seamlessly transform into a full 90Ltr Cargo bag when you need it. There's ton of space and all the amenities of a Cargo Bag. It comes with Compression straps, Carry handles and Shoulder straps to make your travel a little bit easier. 

                                                                                    90Ltr Cargo Bag
90Ltr Cargo Bag

The Cargo Bag can easily convert into a full 90+30 Ltr Rucksack. The Torso length can be adjusted up to 4 inches. There's thick padded cushion and air flow channel in the back to keep you dry. The Hip Belt is detachable and designed for comfort and ergonomic. The shoulder straps can be concealed when not in use. Additionally it also comes with a Hydration Pack. The Rucksack has 4 access points so that you never have to struggle finding your stuffs. 

                                                                                  120Ltr Rucksack
120Ltr Rucksack

SMARTI TEC TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK

The TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK also comes in the Mini Messenger Configuration. The bag is designed for everyday use, short travel and 3-5 days hiking. 

                               TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKAPACK in Mini Messenger Configuration.
TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKAPACK in Mini Messenger Configuration.

The Mini Messenger Configuration includes 5 outer pockets and 1 main compartment.  

               TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK SHOWN IN MINI MESSENGER CONFIGURATION
TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK SHOWN IN MINI MESSENGER CONFIGURATION
                TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK SHOWN IN 35LTR DUFFLE CONFIGURATION
TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK SHOWN IN 35LTR DUFFLE CONFIGURATION
           TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK SHOWN IN 40LTR BACKPACK CONFIGURATION
TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK SHOWN IN 40LTR BACKPACK CONFIGURATION

How much stuff can this bag fit in?

      TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK. Perfect for everyday use, short travels and 3-5 days hiking.
TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK. Perfect for everyday use, short travels and 3-5 days hiking.

What makes the TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK so Dope? Check the video out.

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The TRANSFORMER EVERYDAY BACKPACK is designed for compactness, function and super utility.  It has enough pockets and space to carry your day to day office items such as books, ipad, notebook, gadgets and accessories.

                                                                                Mini Messenger Bag
Mini Messenger Bag

The Mini Messenger Bag can quickly transform into a 35Ltr Duffle Bag when you need it.

                                                                                 35Ltr Duffle Bag
35Ltr Duffle Bag

The 35Ltr Duffle Bag  can in return transform into a 40Ltr Backpack with just few quick steps. The Hip Belts has spacious pockets and is foldable. The shoulder straps is concealable. It has multiple compression straps, sternum straps and air flow padded backs for comfort and dry back.

                                                                               40Ltr Backpack
40Ltr Backpack

OUR HISTORY.

It started out almost 4 years ago. Being a spontaneous traveler and someone with unpredictable lifestyle, I always found myself in difficult position while moving. It wasn't practical carrying multiple bags for different purposes and therefore loading more weights. It wasn't financially smart to buy new bags or luggage in every city I stayed. And there weren't any bags in the market to address the problems I was facing. Few of the companies that claimed to address this issue only brought out bags that were mostly cosmetic changes in the name of functionality. Just adding extra grab handles and shoulder straps on the side of a backpack doesn't make it a Duffle back or Messenger bag. Or just adding shoulder straps on the Messenger bag doesn't make it a Backpack. All these different style of bags are designed to meet their assigned purposes and just implementing cosmetic changes to it doesn't really help a lot.

That's why I decided to employ my manufacturing experience and design skills in creating a bag that would make my life a little bit easier. I have been involved in the manufacturing filed for over 6 years and also run a Factory Unit in Kathmandu specializing in Trekking Gears  and Bags. I have quite a sound knowledge on the ins and outs of product development, sampling and production process. However it wasn't an easy task. 

After more than a year of hard work and effort, we finally managed to come up with a functional prototype. We named the product AvenGear and did some user testing.This was in the year 2017 June. The product was far from perfect however it did it's intended job. But that wasn't enough, we took the product to our end users and tested it for over a year while at the same time iterating on it. 

Demo Video of the first functional Prototype on 2017.

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After more than a year of hard work and effort, we finally managed to come up with a functional prototype. We named the product AvenGear and did some user testing.This was in the year 2017 June. The product was far from perfect however it did it's intended job. But that wasn't enough, we took the product to our end users and tested it for over a year while at the same time iterating on it. 

We listened to our users and customers feedback. We also tested the product ourselves. The concept worked really well, and now it was necessary that we build up on the product. And that's what we did for over 2 years. 

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                     TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK FIRST FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE. YEAR 2016
TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK FIRST FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE. YEAR 2016
               TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK FIRST PROTOTYPE. REGULAR MESSENGER CONFIGURATION
TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK FIRST PROTOTYPE. REGULAR MESSENGER CONFIGURATION
        TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK FIRST FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE. 90LTR CARGO BAG CONFIGURATION
TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK FIRST FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE. 90LTR CARGO BAG CONFIGURATION
        TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK FIRST FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE. 120LTR RUCKSACK CONFIGURATION
TRANSFORMER RUCKSACK FIRST FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE. 120LTR RUCKSACK CONFIGURATION

ABOUT US

Hello backers and everyone visiting this campaign page. My name is Abisek Rai (aveng) and I am the founder/creator of the SMARTI TEC TRANSFORMER LINE OF BAGS. I invented this bag to solve an ever occurring problem I faced every time during the course of travel which comes down to saving space and quick mobility. I live a very spontaneous lifestyle or in other words "I live like a gypsy" uncertain of where I'll be going next. I like to carry tight and light while travelling but always end up buying new stuffs and collecting exquisite treasures while returning back. It's not always feasible to buy new bags everywhere I travel to and it isn't practical carrying empty Luggage bags everywhere. 

Since I invented the TRANSFORMER LINE OF BAGS, my travels become less of a hassle and my life little easier. The last time I traveled to India; I had to visit some of the accessories factories in Delhi. Unlike my previous travel where I had to carry an empty suitcase or buy a new one in the destination just to carry the samples back home. However this time was very different. I simply converted my Messenger bag into a full 90ltr Cargo Bag, stuffed the samples in the bag and returned to my work. It was that simple.

These days I take my Transformer Line of bags everywhere. I travel light and compact and return back heavy and full without having to loose my peace.

I am sure there are quite a lot of people who are like me and I can assure that the solution has been found. 

Risks and challenges

We are new to Kickstarter, however we are quite experienced in manufacturing and sourcing materials. Since that's what we do for our living. Having fulfilled numerous orders for our local vendors and international clients during the course of our career, we already have a well established relationship with textile manufacturers around the world. We also have local suppliers and inventories in hand. Our relationship with workers and staffs is very harmonious.
The only possible risk we might face is what if we receive order volumes beyond our immediate capacity. We are quite prepared for that possibility as most experienced factories always are. The nature of our industry requires us to maintain working relationship with lot of other factories within our periphery. Often times when one of the factory encounters a deadline log, they come to us for fabrication. The combined factories work together to fulfill the shipment deadline of the other factory.
In that regards we can easily channel the overflow of demands to other factories in our contacts while we expand the capacity.
As of now, we can produce 1000 units of bags per month and can easily expand to 5000 bags per month within a 3 week time. Our factory is equipped to accommodate emergency expansion up to 8000 unit bags per month within a 5 weeks time frame. We are confident that we can meet any volume of demand within a short interval of time.

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    Get 2 Transformer Backpack. Also you can customize your Bag by adding your own artwork, name or design into the bag. You can choose for an Embroidery or Patchwork Design upto 4/4 inches.
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    Fully Customized Bag

    You get to design your own bag to your personal specifications and requirement. You can even choose the number of pockets and additional features you want. The bag will be completely designed the way you want from the materials to the colors. We will communicate with you, work on the designs with you.
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