A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:
Proof of Concept
Explorations that test ideas and functionality.
Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.
Looks like the final product, but is not functional.
Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.
Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.
Risks and challenges
Developing top-quality hardware product is a big mission. Suppliers can go bankrupt. Parts disappear. Software development takes too much time. Device does not work as planned.
We know many campaigns have failed to deliver their rewards, especially if it was their first time. In order to minimize these risks, we have accumulated experts from the field with many years of experience with hardware, software or mechanical engineering. So far we do not lack any key position and the team consists of 15 members.
We have reserved a time spot with reliable manufacturing partner with more than 20 years of experience and made pre-orders for each of crucial parts several months ahead.
Moreover, device ready for mass production is nearly finished and we can’t wait to test it on a planned roadshow. Software runs in beta and already recognizes faces and sounds. We are now fully focusing to adjust it to the hardware and recognize activity as well.
We are working day-and-night to make this project reality. We know what it takes and will keep you posted along the way.
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