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By Luca Nowozeniuk & A.J. Gress
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2.19 BILLION LIGHTERS SOLD PER YEAR!!

In fact, each day throughout the world more than 6 million lighters are purchased by consumers. How many of them go missing per year?

What is Lighter Alarm?

Lighter Alarm is a Bluetooth LE powered sleeve for your lighter. The sleeve syncs with your smartphone to help you keep track of your lighter. 

The compact, lightweight, stylish design lets you conveniently track your lighters whereabouts at all times. 

How it Works?

The Lighter Alarm app consistently communicates with your lighter via Bluetooth LE signals and can easily trace your lighter up to 150 feet. You can also set the distance on your app for a closer range.

1) Find-It: By activating Find-It mode, you can track your lighter that is within range of your phone. The lighter will emit a sound to alert you of its location.

2) Save-It:  Activate Save-It mode, and your phone will alert you if you move out of range of the lighter.  In Save-It mode, you will never leave your lighter behind again.

3) Misplaced-It: If the lighter is not within range, the app will show you its last known location.

Compatibility

Lighter Alarm uses Bluetooth LE technology, and is compatible with iOS7 and above, as well as Android devices that are equipped with Android version 4.3 and above.  

Colors

When we ship, Lighter Alarm will be available in the following colors:

Product Design: We started off knowing that we wanted to design a distinctive, stylish, lightweight shape for our product. After testing different widths, diameters, and faceted shapes before we finally settled on the final Lighter Alarm design. 

We also wanted it to be simple yet reusable. The Bottom of the Lighter Alarm is designed to be unscrewed and removed. This allows the Bluetooth LE chip to be removed so that the battery can be replaced when needed. These batteries can last from 6 months to a year and can be bought at your local retail store. 

Risks and challenges

We have already extensively researched and tested various technologies, chips, and enclosures for Lighter Alarm. The biggest challenge we face is being able to purchase manufactured products that integrate both our design and technology. The funds we raise during this campaign will ensure that we are able to make a large enough order to our manufacturers to bring the price per unit down far enough to allow us to guarantee that the finished product will be available after the campaign at a price that remains affordable. The funds will also be used for the final development of the app for iOS and Android platforms.

Patent Pending.

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