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We make the meeperBOT© which is a Power BOT for your Lego®, Mega Bloks® or other compatible bricks. meeperBOT is your child’s first and last motorized toy for Lego® play. It’s a Power BOT kit for your Lego® bricks that will expand and develop with your child.
meeperBOTS are a canvas for your brick-blocks, bringing a whole new dimension to your Lego® play. You can attach bricks anywhere, top, bottom, front and back and then make your creation move.
meeperBOTS are wirelessly connected to and controlled by your smart device - an iPhone, Android phone, iPod or tablet. You run our Controller App and the app controls the movement of your meeperBOT.
Kids LOVE them – check it out in our kids video. Kids spend hours, playing, creating, building, innovating, and making up games and activities. Even the ‘big kids’ break out their bricks to participate in all the fun.
meeperBOTS are power for your legos with no wires, no switches, more controls and a rich digital experience at a price point that is 1/10th of other motor systems. meeperBOTS are an all-in-one system that will grow and develop with your child from basic to complex building to programming and 3D printing. It’s as easy as 1-2-3 – Build! Connect! Action! Children 4 and up can jump right in, build and drive immediately – no instruction necessary.
Build, create, innovate, design and learn - the possibilities are endless! We can’t wait to see what you come up with and we hope you’ll be a part of our journey by supporting this Kickstarter!
The meeperBOT 2.0 is a Power BOT BLE sensor-driven brick-block motor chassis with dual, rear-wheel motors that propel the BOT. All components are interchangeable. You can remove wheels. tires, axles and hubs and replace with your own.
You can build on the top, bottom and even the inside of the BOT! For kids that want to know how things work, we provide access to the “engine”. Take off the BOT top and build around the engine.
As your child’s builds and kits become more complex, you can motorize your more advanced kits. Check out this Technics® build!
You can also build a factory with pulleys, gears, conveyer belts and more, having your machines move in unison or independently.
BOTS are made of durable ABS plastic, just like Lego® to stand up to wear-and-tear. We back our BOTS with our Meeper Garage maintenance warranty.
The meeperBOT is controlled by your SmartPhone – that’s right – how cool is that? No more wires, joysticks or RC transmitters that are big and bulky and can only control one vehicle at a time! One vehicle at a time? Really, that’s so 1999. You can control 2, 3, 4, 8 or any number of meeperBOTS with the meeperBOT Universal Controller.
Download the Controller App. Connect to your BOT. It’s as easy as that! The basic controls are intuitive for the younger kids – forward, backward, left, right, hard left and hard right or spin. Our exclusive Touch Drive let’s you dial-in the precision of your BOT movement with our intuitive touch control.
Our state-of-the-art Controller has many advanced features -- check out our video to see these in action!
- Multi-BOT & Mirror. Connect to 8+ BOTS at the same time! You can switch BOTS and control them individually or switch to Mirror mode and control them simultaneously, like a convoy acting in unision.
- Follow. The meeperBOT will find and follow behind you – a little bit like an electronic puppy dog.
- Meeper Motions. Control your BOT with just a MOTION of your hand.
- Name Your BOT & Change Icons to personalize your play.
- Sounds. Enhance your play with horns, engines, crashes and more!
The meeperBOT Controller App (Controller) runs on either iOS or Android, SmartPhone or Tablet and its free with your BOT.
Check out our new themes we will be releasing shortly. Change your Robot Controller to Factory or Star Wars!
That’s it! meeperBOTS are the most full-featured, versatile, motor-controlled toy on the planet!
We’ll share all our Makers great ideas in the Meeper Market. This includes your custom builds, 3D designs and fun games and activities that you have created.
We want to get the community involved in helping to create new BUILDs, provide input on our new BOTS and next products. We can’t do it without you. Most of all we need your help in building an amazing Meeper Maker Market where we can all share our best ideas, inventions, games and fun ideas.
Check out our Gallery where we share the collective inventions from Meeper Makers for our Power Platform. http://www.meeper.me/category-gallery/ and more from our Meeper Team below that we built at our team meeting!
For kids and adults that want to take meeperBOTS a step further, you can 3D print your own BOT chassis. We provide you the 3D print files to start and you can customize from there and then print your own design!
We will also provide lots of 3D designs of adapters, vehicles and creations that you can print yourself, or use as a base for your own design. Here's our GoPro Adapter:
If we can reach out stretch goals, we’ll open up our platform even further, allowing you to create Programs to download/upload to your BOTS to automate certain tracks/paths/races that you have created.
One year ago, we launched an IndieGoGo campaign for our meeperBOT 1.0. It was very successful AND we learned a ton in that campaign thanks to all our backers who told us how to make the meeperBOT better! We have incorporated LOTS of improvements in meeperBOT 2.0. Beautiful design, smoother navigation, faster connect, more responsive controls and new functions.
This Kickstarter will allow us to create new molds for our meeperBOT which will significantly increase the quality and durability of our BOTS. We have put a lot of time in to our design of the BOT so that it is completely compatible with your bricks and all your kits and builds.
The new molds are really key. We have to be perfect in order to allow you to easily connect your builds to the BOT and then be off and running and drive all your amazing Builds.
Kids seem to love the BOTS in any form factor we provide, but we simply can’t skimp on quality.
This Kickstarter will allow us to produce an exceptionally high-quality, durable and versatile BOT for your fun and enjoyment.
We learned a lot in with our meeperBOT 1.0 campaign. The most important thing was that we needed to have our product ready to ship when we launch our campaign. So, we have done that – we have 1,000 meeperBOTS v2.0, ready to go for this campaign. Some of those are spoken for, but our Early Bird’s will definitely get a BOT by Christmas.
When we exceed the 1,000, we have our supply chain ready to go to quickly get product in your hands. We are not Amazon, so it won’t be next day, but we should be able to get them to you within a reasonable timeframe when our campaign ends.
There are a number of Pledge Levels based on your requests. Note that all meeperBOTS come with the Controller v2.0 APP and there is no charge for the Controller App, you just download it from the App store.
Since we built a Power Platform, it’s a fairly repeatable process for us to deliver new BOTS on the platform. The biggest cost for us is to create the new molds needed for us to produce the high-quality ABS plastic motor chassis’ that we need for each BOT type.
The new BOT models are suggestions from you our Makers and we agree, these would be fantastic to deliver so that our Makers could go nuts with even more extraordinary builds and customs.
So, if we make these campaign stretch goals, we’ll unlock these very cool new BOTS and other features! When we unlock these BOTS, you can change or upgrade your Pledge if you would rather have one of the other models. Or you can order these new additional models.
So there is no confusion, these aren't rewards, we aren't giving all backers these items when we hit the stretch goal. When we hit the stretch goal, we'll be able to make the new BOT or feature available to all of you for upgrade or new purchase.
We are off to the races! We started the company one year ago and released our meeperBOT 1.0 in first quarter of 2015. Then we built our Power Platform and now, we are releasing our meeperBOT 2.0 one year after starting the company. We have been moving quickly and have a tremendously rich roadmap of BOTS and innovations coming your way.
If we hit our stretch goals, we will be able to deliver on Trax, Machine and Mini BOTS in first quarter of 2016. The rest of our releases will follow quickly after that.
What’s better than a Lego™ toy? Only a Lego™ toy that MOVES!!
This was the inspiration for the meeperBOT©. A brick-block motor base with studs, studs and more studs to build your favorite LEGO, Mega Bloks, Duplo or other brick block creation and make it MOVE with our smartphone Mobile App Controller.
Our first product, meeperBOTS, is inspired by co-founder Jim Brandon's 6-year old son, Will spends hours with his Lego™ kits and creating his own custom masterpieces. Will said the only thing that could make his Legos better is if they would MOVE! Will wanted to get more out of his Legos® and so do we. Will is our product expert, and is also our product's number one critic because he will not accept anything less than the best! It must be cool, sleek, easy-to-use, easily integrate as another Lego component in his kits as well as be fun and exciting to drive and control!
So Meeper Technology, LLC was founded in September 2014 to create new, engaging experiences for kids to make their brick-block and eventually other toys MOVE! Our patent-pending BOTS and Mobile App Controller use BLE sensors to control the BOTS – eight or more at a time!
We are super-excited to be carried in toy stores now too!
Meeper Technology, LLC strives to enable new experiences, learning and creativity for imaginative minds, providing our Power BOTS to power your bricks and our open Power Platform which includes BOTs, 3D MOCs and files, and Programs in our Meeper Marketplace where we share this with our Meeper Makers and let our Makers share their own creations and ideas. Our vision and guiding principles include:
- Power BOTS – Make Your Creations Move! We will provide all different BOT form factors, Power Assemblies and the Smart Phone Controller App to make your creations move.
- Power Platform – Sharing Creations! We willl provide an open platform and share our designs, 3D prints, activities/games.
- Meeper Maker Community. We will enable a robust community of Meeper Makers sharing and collaboration.
- Digital + Physical Immersive Experiences. We combine your BOT and physical toy play with your digital play in the Controller allowing you to change your digital world.
- Childhood Learning & Creativity – We will enable childhood learning, creativity and fun.
- Quality – We back our BOTS 100% and we’ll fix them for you in our Meeper Garage!
Thank you for taking the time to learn about Meeper and BOTS and toys.
We hope you like our vision, and will help us bring it to reality! We owe a special thanks for our IndieGoGo backers and meeperBOT 1.0 customers. Your patience, support and feedback has made all the difference in the world.
We hope everyone will continue with us on this journey and help bring these products to life. We know you will enjoy the new meeperBOT 2.0 – everyone that has had the opportunity to play with the meeper BOT loves it!
We won’t be successful without community support, so we need you. We especially want lots of Meeper Makers that are sharing, collaborating and realizing the full potential of this brand new Power Platform and new dimension to brick-block play.
We truly appreciate any help you can pledge!
Our Meeper team and Makers appreciate all your support and feedback!
We have set our shipping locations to the U.S and some major countries due to the costs for shipping, shipping timeframe and tracking along with guarantee of delivery.
However, if you are outside one of these locations and would still like to back our product, please contact us directly at http://www.meeper.me/contact/ . We would be happy to work with you! Please keep in mind that the costs may be higher for shipping, we may have some less expensive options, but they would sacrifice the tracking service and it may take much longer for the package to arrive.
Meeper Technology, LLC is not responsible for lost or damaged packages.
Meeper©, meeperBOTS© and other Meeper products are compatible with Lego®, Mega Bloks® and other construction block toys. Meeper is not affiliated with Lego®, MEGA Brands Inc.® or any other construction block company. Meeper products may be used in conjunction with brick-block toys from other companies.
Illustrations, pictures, videos or other representations of Meeper products used with non-Meeper brick-block toys are for demonstration purposes only or are provided by our Makers. Meeper does not resell or provide brick-block toys from other companies.
LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO® Group, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this project or web site.
Mega Bloks® is a trademark of Mattel®, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this project or web site.
Risks and challenges
As with any product development it is a difficult and risky endeavor, and we are building a brand new toy and toy platform with leading-edge sensor-controlled toys and providing an open platform for the Maker community to join us in the journey and product development. We are in the thick of the Internet of Toys!
Our team at Meeper is up to the challenge! We are bringing in the right mix of talent, we are working to ensure our supply chain is reliable and we work hard to stay current on the technology we need to deliver you the best Meeper products possible.
Our project has been planned and estimated as well as possible, however product development is an iterative process. What this means is that while we cannot always guarantee timing and schedules, we will guarantee transparency and communication!
Our full on commitment to you:
- We will use ALL of the funds raised here to directly further the development of our BOTS and toys.
- We will work hard to deliver each feature and new product release on time and with a high level of polish.
- We will provide full transparency and consistent communication with you, our community, to let you know of changes to our features, content and timelines.
- We will have fun with you along the way, which means we will collaborate and engage our community to build this new breed of toy and toy platform!
We are seasoned and experienced executives and technology experts with the experience and passion to be successful!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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