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Affordable,smart device that keeps you awake for long-haul driving, attending meeting, studying and other situations, starting at $31
Affordable,smart device that keeps you awake for long-haul driving, attending meeting, studying and other situations, starting at $31
77 backers pledged CA$ 5,185 to help bring this project to life.
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db-E: Smart Gadget That Prevent Drowsy Driving

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30 seconds of your time could make the difference in growing the Drowse Buster community. Hit one of the buttons below and tag a friend or coworker who can't stop staying awake!  

 

 

 

 

  

Heavy eyelid? Why not try this! Staying wide awake anywhere; indoors or outdoors. Wiping out fatigue more seamlessly than you ever thought possible.  

db-E is a gadget that can easily be attached to your earlobes and provides a comfortable massaging-effect through combination of TCM theory (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and modern smart technology to prevent you from falling asleep.

 

db-E is an affordable, distinguishing alternative to other anti-sleepiness devices. It can wipe out drowsiness and fatigue.To make things better, the tooling is complete and all we need is to place an initial order! db-E will arrive to backers in Febuary 2017. Kickstarter backers can get one for only $38, a huge discount off the retail price $99 by backing this project!  

Wakey Wakey that matches your style.

db-E is available in 4 different color schemes:

Diamond Blue, Rose Red, Jet Black, and Backer Designed (design voted on by the db Family!).

 

 

 

 

 

Asleep at the wheel: db-E is a device that keeps the user awake. Invented by a team of scientists at universities who realized that there are very few products that have yet to take advantage of the combination of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and modern smart technology.

Drowsy driving is something invisible, underestimated and very dangerous. Research has identified young males, shift workers, commercial drivers and people with untreated sleep disorders or with short-term or chronic sleep deprivation as being at increased risk for having a fall-asleep crash. According to CarInsurance.com, 68% of traffic accidents involved drowsy driving in US in 2013.

 

 

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 Recharge your battery with a micro-USB cable:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Help Out By Sharing db-E With Your Friends! (#lifesaver)

Like what you're seeing? Great! Don't be shy about sharing db-E with your friends. We've made it super easy. Just hit one of the buttons below (or at the top of the page).

The more people who know about db-E, the larger our community will become! And the larger the community, the better we'll be able to make db-E!

We can't do this without you!

 

 

 

 

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For more info:

For more information about the gadget: www.drowsebuster.com

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Risks and challenges

Over the past two years, we've worked extremely hard to prepare our product for Kickstarter and full-time manufacturing. The Drowse Buster you see in the video is a real, working prototype.

During the manufacturing stages, which include designing and creating the tooling to manufacture a product of this kind, it took us nearly 2 months of lead time to create the mold. In order to achieve the best results, we partner with tooling manufacturers closely and communicate frequently.

As the Drowse Buster gears up for production, minor adjustments were made to improve the final product. Pre-production prototypes are made to test and refine the product. This allows us to incorporate our adjustments according to the feedback we received from testing. This will always be for the benefit of you - the consumer - and we will let you know exactly how and why any changes are made.

We will be working with certified manufacturers who have years of experience delivering excellent products in enormous quantities. There will no doubt be some surprises along the road, but any obstacle will be addressed by combining our internal knowledge with external expertise, and an overall goal of making the best possible product for you, our Drowse Buster customer.

With your support, we can bring Drowse Buster onto ears worldwide. While we're close to entering packaging, your contribution will help fund:

- Large bulk Orders
- Expanding color types

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    1 x db-E

    You'll receive ONE (1) x db-E. You've a #livesaver

    db-E will retail for ~$52

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    10 x db-E

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