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About this project

So what is CH4?

CH4 is a wearable device that you can put in your pocket or attach to your belt and it helps you to reduce your gases. 

Why should I care? 

Gas in the digestive tract is mostly caused by the breakdown of certain foods in the large intestine by bacteria. An average person passes gases 13 times a day in normal conditions.

Problems related to gases: 
-Abdominal pain and discomfort;
- Embarrassing social situations, like a meeting at work in a small room, a romantic dinner, at school, at the subway... there are so many places where gases are a problem! 

It's difficult to know what type of food causes us gases because everyone digests food differently. With a device that tracks your gases and correlates with your food choices, you can now get the whole picture. 

OK, so how it works?

1 - You turn CH4 on.

2 - Put it in your back pocket or attach it to your belt.

3 - In the phone app, you can keep track of the type of foods you eat. You can be as specific as you like, for example you can put down "Broccoli" or just "Salad". The more specific you are, the more accurate your results. 

The app comes with a dashboard that combines gas tracking with food habits. As you use the app longer, foods get correlated with gas production and the app identifies foods that you should avoid. Isn't it awesome?!

Important: The iPhone app will be available in the launch. After that, our team will be putting all the efforts for the Android version.

What we have done so far?

We are in the first stages of this project. We built the circuit board, we interfaced the sensor with a Bluetooth Low Energy module and wrote the algorithm that detects gases on the board. We have already started development for the phone apps that receive sensor data. And we prototyped an enclosure that holds everything together neatly.

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Our project plan analysis showed that we need 10 months to ensure we'll deliver you the finished product. You won't regret the wait! Join us to make this project happen! If you cannot contribute, please share this campaign. And also, leave your feedback here or on our website.

Our webpage: iwantch4.com

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Risks and challenges

As with all new product development, there are risks that may delay our efforts. We do not control manufacturing but we are working hard to find a reliable supplier. And on the product side, we have an awesome prototype that is already accurate and reliable in our tests. Now we need your help to make it a real product!

We will use the money to redesign the circuit board, adding a bespoke Bluetooth module and shrinking it down in the process. This will free up space for a larger battery. We will build a more durable, smaller enclosure and figure out the packaging. Finally, we will complete app development so that we deliver a great user experience.

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    Even one dollar can help us make this project happen! We'll keep you updated about every step of product development. And you will also receive a "Thank You" message from our team!

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    We'll send you a very cool CH4 t-shirt and list your name on our website to publicly say Thank you from our team!

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    Get one CH4 to start tracking your gases!

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    You'll get the right to vote for your favorite colors and then choose one of the winning colors for your brand new CH4 to be delivered in. Isn't awesome?

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    You'll receive our limited edition CH4 in a beautiful steel case. We are only making 30 of those so hurry!

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