About this project
Add colors, lighting effects & intelligence to your garden
PLAYBULB garden is RGB color LED garden lighting. With PLAYBULB X free App, you can change the lighting tone of your garden at one finger tap. It is purely driven by solar power and therefore it's just as GREEN as your garden! PLAYBULB garden is intelligent, the built-in sensor detects the lighting condition and automatically turn on or off the PLAYBULB garden accordingly.
Super Easy Installation
PLAYBULB garden is suitable for any garden setting. Extensible monopod allows more flexibility for installation. Simply connect the accompanying mono and it's easy to push into grass. You can also remove the monopod if you just want to place the light directly on the ground.
Each PLAYBULB garden comes together with 2 pieces of monopod. Connect them to extend the height to suit your need.
PLAYBULB garden is purely solar-powered. It's just as green as your garden.
Solar Panel + Internal Lithium-ion Battery
In daytime, the solar panel absorbs light energy and stores them in the internal lithium-ion battery. Place it under the sun and it charges automatically. Charging is just this easy! Once it is fully charged, it can operate up to 20 hours.
Water Resistant (Integrity protection Rating: IP56)
Classified by Integrity Protection Rating IP56, PLAYBULB garden is water resistant. No worry for spilling water or unfavorable weather conditions.
Smart Light Sensor
The built-in light sensor makes PLAYBULB garden a smart device. It turns on automatically when it gets dark while turns off when it is bright enough.
PLAYBULB X Free App - One App, All Control.
PLAYBULB X free App let you control PLAYBULB garden through Bluetooth® technology. Changing color and activating special lighting effects are just on finger tap away. PLAYBULB X App FREE download is available at both Apple App Store and Google Play.
5 Special Lighting Effects
The latest version of PLAYBULB X supports 5 special lighting effects. When these effects are activated under group mode (You can put up to 5 pcs of PLAYBULB garden in one same group. However, you can create many groups as you wish), it's especially stunning.
- Rainbow Effect
- Rainbow Fading Effect
- Pulsing Effect
- Flashing Effect
- Candle Light Effect
You can group multiple PLAYBULB garden (up to 5) together to share the same color and lighting effect. Maximize color fun with more PLAYBULB garden.
OTAU (Over-the-air Upgrade)
With OTAU (Over-The- Air Upgrade) feature, your PLAYBULB garden can be updated to include the latest PLAYBULB X App features enhancements. We will keep developing interesting lighting function and special lighting effects. Once new features are released, you will be able to upgrade your PLAYBULB garden's firmware for free.
Light-weighted & Portable
PLAYBULB garden is light-weight design and therefore portable. Adding atmosphere and creating mood for your camping, outdoor party, picnic and barbecue takes no efforts. Plus it is solar-powered, no need to worry about the power supply.
PLAYBULB garden - Atmosphere Enhancement
Creatively explore more amusing moment with PLAYBULB garden! Form your own pattern with your ideal colors.
Product Development Timeline
Help us make PLAYBULB garden Popular
In the past year, we've been working so hard in both hardware and software research and design. After several iterations of prototyping, now PLAYBULB garden and PLAYBULB X App have already been stable and ready to mass produce. Your backings will help us with raw materials & components purchasing for PLAYBULB garden mass production; marketing our PLAYBULB garden to the world; further enhance the free PLAYBULB X mobile app to include more interesting features.
Please help to spread the message making PLAYBULB garden a popular enjoyable gadget to share colors and fun.
For more information about PLAYBULB garden, please visit http://www.playbulb.com
MIPOW, an authorized manufacturing licensee of Apple Inc., is a global leader in premium mobile device accessories. We bring together a unique blend of industrial and electronic design, precision engineering and high quality manufacturing to create products with wide appeal to today's mobile generation. Our main products are Smart Power (backup batteries, chargers), Smart Audio (headsets and speakers using Bluetooth® wireless technology) and Smart Lighting (Lighting product with mobile app control).
Our functional and fashionable designs have won broad market acceptance as well as many prestigious awards including: European Red-Dot Design Awards, International Forum iF Design Awards, GOOD DESIGN Awards and Macworld Asia The Best Awards. MIPOW takes pride in its innovation and holds 48 patents with more to come. These and many other accomplishments have positioned MIPOW amongst the leaders in product excellence.
MIPOW website: http://www.mipow.com
Risks and challenges
After several rounds of hardware and software prototyping, our PLAYBULB garden has been stable and ready to release to markets. Our challenge here is to accurately estimate the required materials purchase for the first batch of mass production. KickStarter is a perfect platform for us to test the market. We like to know how tech-lovers think about our new products. We need to hear your opinions so that we can keep enhancing our hardware and software. We also need your helps to spread out the message. With the fund we raise on KICKSTARTER, we will make materials purchase planning accordingly. Besides, we will use it as marketing fund to make PLAYBULB garden a market success. We will make it as R&D budget to keep enhancing our hardware and software. In our product development roadmap of PLAYBULB family, more products are coming, such as PLAYBULB coaster, PLAYBULB pool and PLAYBULB spotlight. We are making PLAYBULB X an ALL-IN-ONE mobile app to control the complete range of PLAYBULB products. This is extremely challenging as each product are different in function and features. Plus, we know delivering a good User Experience is the key to win users' heart. We always put this at high priority during product development.
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Apple is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned
by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by MIPOW is under license.
The MIPOW logo and PLAYBULB are trademarks of MIPOW.
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