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What is Luxafor?

Luxafor is an LED indicator that connects to your computer through a USB port or via Bluetooth, and shows your availability or notifies you about important information, like incoming emails or calendar reminders. 

Why it’s important?

A study from the University of California found that interruptions at work greatly influence worker’s productivity. The Guardian even calculated that if you’re interrupted 16 times during an eight-hour day, you may as well stay at bed, because an average worker needs about 25 minutes to get back into the work flow after an interruption. So we created Luxafor as a solution for this problem people often face in co-working spaces and open offices. Luxafor lets you avoid disruptful conversations, and keep focus on the work you’re doing. 

How it works?

1.Connect the Luxafor light indicator to your computer with a USB cable or via Bluetooth (depending on the model)

2.Install the software

3.Choose if you want to use it together with one of our partner productivity apps (see below)

4.Select one of five modes available:

 

The Hardware

The USB version
 
The wireless version
 

Other uses

Alert indicator

Let workers in manufacturing know about new incoming orders, so that production starts immediately.

Open source hardware

Our open source hardware gives you a chance to be creative and use Luxafor in any way you want! Seriously: any way you can imagine.

Compatible productivity apps

Install one of our partners’ productivity apps together with the Luxafor software for better productivity results. While you're working on work-related tasks, your colleagues will see that you shouldn’t be disturbed.

 Where does the money go?

To start mass production, we first need to finalize our software development. And that's where your help will be truly appreciated.

Your funding will be invested into:

1.Software development and testing: we plan to finish coding the software and create a user-friendly design.

2.Mass production: to make Luxafor available to everyone we must reach the minimum order quantities required by EMS factories for electronic components.

Our Team

 We’re a team of engineers, designers and software developers based in Europe. We’re also a part of the Draugiem Group – a Latvian IT group that is long known for its progressive tech solutions.

 Timeline

You probably hear this often here, but… THANK YOU!

Every pledge counts, because every single one of them gets us closer to making our idea come true. Join us and help us spread productivity to offices throughout the world!

Reach out to info@greynut.com or visit luxafor.com!

Risks and challenges

We’ve developed a working prototype, which is identical to the production version. However, we know there still might be some challenges we’ll need to overcome to get this product to you. As we’ve built a team of professionals who’ve designed and developed several products for manufacturing companies before, we’re able to predict the possible challenges we might have to face.

Component supplier delays

We’ve developed a trusted supplier network, yet sometimes there still might be delays with the supply shipping, which could cause delays in our product deliveries, too.

Manufacturing

Entrusting the production to someone else, we can never be sure about the quality. So we’ve decided to take control over the manufacturing process and do the product assembling and testing ourselves.

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    PRODUCTIVITY ENTHUSIAST

    Thank you for your support! We’re one step closer to reaching our goal of helping people get great things done. That’s a big deal, so here’s a virtual high five for you!

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    LUXAFOR USB EARLY BIRDS

    Thank you very much, we so appreciate your support! As the early bird always gets the best worm, we’ll send you the Luxafor USB first!

    The Luxafor USB comes with a 0.5m (~20“) USB cable. Need it longer? Add $3 and get the 1.5m (~60“) USB cable.

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    LUXAFOR USB

    Missed the early bird offer? We've still got you covered - join us and get the Luxafor USB with a 0.5m (~20“) USB cable, or add 3$ for a longer 1.5m (~60“) USB cable.

    You can also add $24 and get an extra Luxafor USB in the same package (Max. 3 devices per package).

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    LUXAFOR USB EXCLUSIVE with your logo

    Thank you BIG time! Get the one of a kind Luxafor USB with custom laser-etched inscription or your logo on the Luxafor flag. (Please, send us your logo in vectors.)

    The Luxafor USB comes with a 0.5m (~20“) USB wire. Yet, if you need it longer just add $3 for the 1.5m (~60“) long wire!

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    LUXAFOR WIRELESS EARLY BIRDS

    The same Luxafor device, just better. Because it’s WIRELESS! Thanks for pledging in! We’ll make sure you receive Luxafor WIRELESS before anyone else does ;)

    Luxafor WIRELESS comes with a built in rechargeable battery, Bluetooth USB adapter and a 0.5m (~20“) USB charging cable. If you need it longer, add $3 and get it 1.5m (~60“) long.

    You can also add $51 and get an extra Luxafor WIRELESS in the same package (Max. 3 devices per package).

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    LUXAFOR WIRELESS

    Love wireless technologies? We do too! As a thank you for your support we’re going to send you Luxafor WIRELESS with a built-in rechargeable battery and Bluetooth USB adapter so you can easily connect it to your computer.

    Luxafor WIRELESS comes with a 0.5m (~20“) USB wire for charging, but you can add 3$ and have it 1.5m (~60“) long. You can also pledge in another 56$ and get a two-pack!

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    LUXAFOR WIRELESS EXCLUSIVE with your logo

    We have something in common - we both love wireless technologies! Your support is priceless and this is the BIGGEST thank you so far! You’ll also receive Luxafor WIRELESS with a custom laser etched inscription or your personal logo. (Please, send us your logo in vectors!)

    Luxafor WIRELESS comes with a built in rechargeable battery, Bluetooth USB adapter and a 0.5m (~20“) USB wire for charging. Add $3 and get it 1.5m (~60“) long.

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    OFFICE START-UP KIT

    The best choice for outstanding office productivity.
    Get 10 Luxafor USB devices with a custom laser-etched inscription or your company’s logo on the Luxafor flag. (Please, send us your logo in vectors.)

    The Luxafor USB comes with a 0.5m (~20“) USB cable. If you need it longer just add $3 for the 1.5m (~60“) long cable!

    Worldwide shipping for 15$

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Funding period

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