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Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on June 18, 2013.

Help us make Earth 2 Hub App!

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UPDATE

Earth 2 Hub is taking some exciting twists and turns thanks to some new doors that have opened. We’re popping this Kickstarter project on pause and will be making an exciting announcement soon. In the meantime, many thanks indeed to everyone that supported this campaign with pledges, shares, tweets and more! Watch this space...

We bring together creatives, scientists and technologists to explore how new science and new technology could positively impact on the future. Illustration, animation, film, web, mobile, publishing and events are a few of the tools we’ve used when presenting those possible futures.

Earth2Hub.com beta has just won the ‘Best Visual Design Award’ and been nominated in the Top 5 to win ‘Best in Category’ in the Geekie Awards. This, together with plenty of positive feedback, encouragement and praise suggests people like what we’re doing!

Having tinkered with mobile during our alpha and spent 18 months researching and developing app concepts, we’ve set our sights on building Earth 2 Hub App.

EARTH 2 HUB APP

Earth 2 Hub App will bring you farsighted future visions on-the-go; original Earth 2 Hub creations, including short films, animations, illustrations and conversations exploring how new science, technology and thinking may help us to build a brighter future for people and planet.

We’ve developed a unique and intuitive circular navigation interface, which colour-coded, is designed make Earth 2 Hub App easy and fast to use. Social media is implemented as part of Earth 2 Hub App’s navigation system, allowing you to connect and share from anywhere within the App.

OUR PROGRESS SO FAR

We’ve researched and developed mock-ups, the App GUI, wireframing and storyboards. The project plan is defined, the software requirement specification is complete, as are test plan/cases.

Every single person that pledges will receive a big thank you from our team, the Earth 2 Hub Pro App and a bundle of inspiring digital wallpapers.

People and planet friendly and divvied into pledge bundles of £5 and upwards, we’ve created a range of goodies that we hope will appeal to young and old alike.

For Grown-ups:

  • ‘Print-It-Yourself’ t-shirt print designs. 
  • ‘The Digital Art of Earth 2 Hub’ ebook featuring selected works created by the Earth 2 Hub design team for web, mobile and film.
  • ‘Earth 2 Hub Fan eBook’ featuring selected Earth 2 Hub projects, plus lots of ‘behind-the-scenes’ materials.
  • Limited Edition mens AND womens t-shirts, available in S, M, L, XL and made to the highest sustainable and ethical standards we could find!

For the generation that will inherit the Earth:

  • ‘Print-it-Yourself’ kids colouring eBook. 
  • ‘Colour-it-Yourself’ ePoster.
  • A packet of colouring crayons.
  • 3x ‘Print-It-And-Colour-It-Yourself’ t-shirt print designs.
  • A 100% organic cotton Limited Edition junior t-shirt, available in black and white, all standard kids sizes and made to the highest sustainable and ethical standards that we could find.

Pledge £5 or more to receive downloads for each of the 3 print designs above (t-shirts not supplied).

Pledge £10 or more to receive a first-edition PDF copy of the 30-page collection of works ‘The Digital Art of Earth 2 Hub’.

Pledge £15 or more to receive a first-edition PDF copy of the 30-page collection of works ‘Earth 2 Hub Fan eBook’.

MENS AND WOMENS LIMITED EDITION TEE BUNDLE

Earth 2 Hub 100% organic cotton Limited Edition tee is available in both mens and womens fit, in sizes Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large.

Featuring a design created by our team, printed on an Earth Positive fair trade tee from its Climate Neutral ® range

The ‘Earth 2 Hub Next Gen’ Limited Edition* junior t-shirt (shown below) is available in black and white, all standard kids sizes (see below) and made to the highest sustainable and ethical standards that we could find - Earth Positive 100% organic cotton, Climate Neutral® and fair trade wear.

Risks and challenges

Earth 2 Hub team has already spent 18 months researching and developing the Earth 2 Hub app. In this time we’ve researched emerging tech trends, listened to advice from industry peers and partners, explored a range of technical routes, experimented with creative concepts, and most importantly listened to the feedback from our community of supporters. We’re expecting the unexpected, because tech glitches of one or another variety invariably present themselves in a project such as this. If all goes to plan, we’ll have Earth 2 Hub app built and in testing early September, and loaded and live later that month. However, aware that a bug or two may rear their heads we’ve given an estimated delivery time of October 2013.

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    Pledge £1 or more
    About $1.50 USD

    7 backers

    SUPPORTER: You’ll get the Earth 2 Hub Pro app, a selection of smartphone, tablet and PC wallpapers, an E2H Facebook profile banner and updates from our team.

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    Pledge £5 or more
    About $8 USD

    9 backers

    APP DIGITAL BUNDLE: You’ll get the Earth 2 Hub Pro app, a selection of smartphone, tablet and PC wallpapers, 3x print designs to download to create your own ‘Print It Yourself’ t-shirts* (t-shirts not supplied), an E2H Facebook profile banner, updates from our team, and your name added to the credits in our ‘Making of Earth 2 Hub: The App’ short film.

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    About $15 USD

    4 backers

    DIGITAL ART BUNDLE: You’ll get a first-edition PDF copy of ‘The Digital Art of Earth 2 Hub’ featuring selected works created by our design team for web, mobile and film, including some never-before-seen works. Plus, you’ll get all the items listed above in the ‘App Digital Bundle’ box, including the Earth 2 Hub Pro app, 3x print designs to download to create your own ‘Print It Yourself’ t-shirts* (t-shirts not supplied) and your name added to the credits in our ‘Making of Earth 2 Hub: The App’ short film.

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    Pledge £15 or more
    About $23 USD

    2 backers

    EARTH 2 HUB FAN BUNDLE: You’ll get a first-edition PDF copy of the ‘Earth 2 Hub Fan eBook’ featuring selected Earth 2 Hub imagery for web, mobile and film, plus lots of ‘behind-the-scenes’ materials including sketches, storyboards, wireframes and step-by-step CGI, that take digital art geeks and techies into Earth 2 Hub’s creative engine room. Plus, you’ll get all the items listed above in the ‘Digital Art Bundle’, including a first-edition PDF copy of ‘The Digital Art of Earth 2 Hub’, the Earth 2 Hub Pro app and PIY t-shirt print design downloads*.

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    About $60 USD

    2 backers Limited (98 left of 100)

    EARTH 2 HUB NEXT GEN: For the generation that will inherit the Earth! You’ll get a 100% organic cotton Limited Edition ‘Earth 2 Hub Next Gen’ t-shirt (as seen left). Featuring a print designed with TLC by our design team, on an Earth Positive junior fair trade, Climate Neutral ® tee. Available in both black and white and all standard kids sizes*. Plus, you’ll get a first-edition Earth 2 Hub colouring ebook featuring images of inspirational creatures from around the world, a ‘Colour-It-Yourself’ E2H poster PDF, a packet of colouring crayons, and 3x ‘Colour-it Yourself’ print designs to download to make your own t-shirts* (print design download only). Plus (for a grown-up), you’ll get the Earth 2 Hub Pro app, and your name added to the credits in our ‘Making of Earth 2 Hub: The App’ short film.

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    About $60 USD

    4 backers Limited (96 left of 100)

    EARLY BIRD LIMITED EDITION TEE (MENS): You’ll get a 100% organic cotton Limited Edition mens t-shirt (as seen left). Featuring a print designed by our team, the tee is from the Earth Positive fair trade Climate Neutral ® range and available in S, M, L, XL. Plus, you’ll get the Earth 2 Hub Pro app and everything else that’s included in the ‘Earth 2 Hub Fan Pack’ bundle above, including a first-edition PDF copy of ‘The Digital Art of Earth 2 Hub’, a first-edition PDF copy of the ‘Earth 2 Hub Fan eBook’ and your name added to the credits in our ‘Making of Earth 2 Hub: The App’ short film.

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    Pledge £40 or more
    About $60 USD

    3 backers Limited (97 left of 100)

    EARLY BIRD LIMITED EDITION TEE (WOMENS): You’ll get a 100% organic cotton Limited Edition womens t-shirt (as seen left). Featuring a print designed by our team, the tee is from the Earth Positive fair trade Climate Neutral ® range and available in S, M, L, XL. Plus, you’ll get the Earth 2 Hub Pro app and everything else that’s included in the ‘Earth 2 Hub Fan Pack’ bundle above, including a first-edition PDF copy of ‘The Digital Art of Earth 2 Hub’, a first-edition PDF copy of the ‘Earth 2 Hub Fan eBook’ and your name added to the credits in our ‘Making of Earth 2 Hub: The App’ short film.

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    Pledge £90 or more
    About $135 USD

    1 backer Limited (49 left of 50)

    EARTH 2 HUB FAMILY: You’ll get all items listed in the ‘Earth 2 Hub Next Gen’ bundle box listed above, together with all items listed in either the mens OR womens ‘Limited Edition Tee’ bundle above, plus one extra mens, womens or child 100% organic Limited Edition t-shirt, available in the sizes given above and to the left (3 tee pack).

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    Pledge £500 or more
    About $752 USD

    1 backer Limited (9 left of 10)

    DIGITAL ART PATRON: Become an Earth 2 Hub Digital Art Patron to support us in creating more original art and digital creativity that illustrates how new science and technology could help us make a brighter future for people and planet. As a patron you will be credited in ‘The Digital Art of Earth 2 Hub’ eBook; in ‘Earth 2 Hub Fan eBook’; in ‘Earth 2 Hub Kids Colouring ebook’; in the ‘Making of Earth 2 Hub: The App’ short film and on earth2hub.com. You will also receive a digital copy of our eBooks, Print-It-Yourself t-shirts, digital wallpapers and the Earth 2 Hub Pro App. Contact us for more information.

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    Pledge £750 or more
    About $1,127 USD

    0 backers Limited (5 left of 5)

    BETTER WORLD BUILDER: Become an Earth 2 Hub Better World Builder to support us in creating more original content that explores the potential of new science and new technology to help us make a brighter future for people and planet. Aside from the feel-good factor, you’ll be credited in our ebooks, in the ‘Making of Earth 2 Hub: The App’ short film and on earth2hub.com. You will also receive digital copies of our eBooks, Print-It-Yourself t-shirts, digital wallpapers and Earth 2 Hub Pro App for twenty of your friends or colleagues. Contact us for more information.

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    About $1,503 USD

    0 backers Limited (4 left of 4)

    NATURAL BORN LEADER: A far-sighted pioneer, you will relate to our goal of expanding the boundaries of conventional thought, and to promote the adoption of new developments that may help humanity build a brighter future for people and planet. In thanks for your support Frank, Melissa and Mark will all join you for a 60-minute Google+ Hangout to discuss how emergent science and technology may shape our future. You will also be credited in our ebooks, in the ‘Making of Earth 2 Hub: The App’ short film and on earth2hub.com. You will also receive digital copies of our eBooks, Print-It-Yourself t-shirts, digital wallpapers and Earth 2 Hub Pro App for thirty of your friends or colleagues. Contact us for more information.

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Funding period

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