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A robot speaker that dances to the sound it plays, be it music, audiobooks, podcasts or even voice messages!
A robot speaker that dances to the sound it plays, be it music, audiobooks, podcasts or even voice messages!
A robot speaker that dances to the sound it plays, be it music, audiobooks, podcasts or even voice messages!
753 backers pledged $25,160 to help bring this project to life.

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What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Prototype Gallery

These photos and videos provide a detailed look at this project’s development.

Dancebot is a smart dancing audio companion. It is a groovy robot that jives to the audio played through its speakers.

Its intelligent algorithm allows it to process any audio passed through it and translate that into expressive movements. Dancebot likes to impress with its two little feet. It taps its feet and jives to upbeat tunes. It slides in silky sleek movements to bring out the sexy in slow pieces.

Dancebot makes you want to dance along
Dancebot makes you want to dance along

Don't just stop at music. It is an audio companion. Feed Dancebot with any audio and it'll do its best to impress you.

Play an audiobook or nursery rhymes with Dancebot. It likes to move to the stories and songs. Dancebot’s animated movements will give your child an engaging session that makes learning a lot more fun.

Learning is more fun with Dancebot!
Learning is more fun with Dancebot!
It's all about the footwork
It's all about the footwork

What’s the secret behind Dancebot’s deft footwork? Dancebot has two motors in each leg. Each motor drives 360 degrees of rotation at each joint, allowing the Dancebot to express a full range of movements with the four joints.

Dancebot has an intelligent algorithm that determines the most appropriate dance move for the music that is being played. It moves to the rhythm and tempo of music in its adorable expression of the songs. It taps its feet and jives to upbeat tunes. It slides in silky sleek movements to bring out the sexy in slow pieces.

Move to your groove
Move to your groove

Our engineers have been creating and teaching Dancebot a whole set of moves possible with a combination of motion of the four joints. The algorithm then strings the movements together on the fly to make a delightful performance. This means that each time Dancebot dances to the same song, it will surprise you with a different routine.

For just $20, you can add a custom startup message for your Dancebot. Surprise your loved ones with a personalised startup message.

**For a limited time only, we will be offering startup message customization at a special price of $12 during this Kickstarter period!**

Say “Happy Birthday” or “Happy Anniversary” with your custom startup message and Dancebot will help you to express your love and well wishes each time it is turned on.

Make your pledge under the option that comes with a custom startup message. When the campaign is successful, we will send you an email asking for the message audio file.

Ensure that the message is an MP3 file under 6 seconds long, and make sure it is loud and clear for the best effect.

Give DanceBot a romantic startup message for that special someone in your life.
Give DanceBot a romantic startup message for that special someone in your life.

We are a one-stop service company that provides award-winning product design, product development, manufacturing, marketing, logistics and shipping services. 

We believe in bringing the most innovative and creative products to consumers at the most affordable prices without compromising on quality and service.

1. Can we get Dancebot in another colors? 

We currently offer Dancebot in red only. More colors might be available if we are successfully funded but no promises right now. 

2. I pledged for a Dancebot with custom startup message. How do I get my custom message set up? 

After the campaign ends, if the project is fully funded, we will send you an email asking for the sound file. 

3. What are the requirements for the custom startup sound file? 

Keep the sound file under 10 seconds long, and make sure it is loud and clear for the best effect. Record in a quiet environment with a decent microphone so that the quality is acceptable. If you know how to edit the sound files, you can tweak the audio to remove background noise and to improve the sound quality. 

4. Can you edit or optimize the sound file for me? 

Depending on the number of orders, we might be able to optimize individual sound files. However, if the demand is overwhelming, we would be unable to go through the found files one by one. 

5. Do I have to pay VAT and custom duties? 

We try our best to avoid VAT and custom duties. However, due to ever-changing policies that varies between countries, we cannot promise that you won’t have to make such extra payment. What we can guarantee is free worldwide shipping. 

6. What is your return policy? 

Our high quality production and stringent QC means that every Dancebot we sell meets our high level of standards. However, in the improbable circumstance that you are unsatisfied with the product, we will accept all returns with a full refund.

Risks and challenges

No Kickstarter project is without risk. But we are very well equipped to deliver this project quickly and effectively. As an experienced manufacturer, we are more than capable of handling the tooling, production and assembly processes. We are well past the prototype phase and we have our golden sample ready for mass production, unlike many Kickstarter projects that are at the conception or prototyping stages, meaning there is less margin for error. Our expertise in logistics and shipping makes us confident in the fulfilment of the product. Our wealth of experience gives us confidence in our execution of this campaign.

Having gone through several prototypes to fine tuned the Dancebot, we finally have the golden sample. All the components for Dancebot are ready to be manufactured. We just need your support to bring this product to life.

We are excited to bring this project past the finishing line into your hands!

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    Super Early Bird (45% OFF!)

    SUPER EARLY BIRD – 45% off retail | Get your DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price for our first 80 backers for a LIMITED TIME ONLY!

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $69

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    Early Bird (36% OFF!)

    EARLY BIRD – 36% off retail | Get your DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at an early bird special price limited to 50 backers.

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $69

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    Kickstarter Special (30% OFF!)

    30% off retail | Get your DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price exclusive to our Kickstarter backers.

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $69

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    Early Bird Custom (37% OFF!)

    EARLY BIRD with custom startup message – 37% off retail | Get your DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price for a limited number of early backers. Get a custom startup message for your DANCEBOT at the Kickstarter special price of $12 (worth $20). Perfect gift tor your loved ones, or yourself!

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $89

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    Kickstarter Limited (35% OFF!)

    KICKSTARTER LIMITED EDITION – 35% off retail | Get your DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price exclusive to 50 Kickstarter backers. Get a FREE limited edition startup message (worth $20) for your DANCEBOT. Backers who choose this reward will get to vote for this special startup message.

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $89

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    Kickstarter Custom (33% OFF!)

    33% off retail | Get your DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price exclusive to our Kickstarter backers. Get a custom startup message at just $12 (worth $20) for your DANCEBOT. Perfect gift tor your loved ones, or yourself!

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $81

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    DANCEBOT Double Deal (30% OFF!)

    30% off retail | Get two DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price exclusive to 50 Kickstarter backers.

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $138

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    DANCEBOT Double Custom (30% OFF!)

    30% off retail | Get two DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price exclusive to 50 Kickstarter backers. Get a FREE custom startup message for each DANCEBOT, worth $40!

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $178

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    DANCEBOT Quartet (34% OFF!)

    34% off retail | Get four DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price limited to 10 Kickstarter backers. Get FREE custom startup message for each DANCEBOT worth $80!

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $356

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    DANCEBOT Infinity (35% OFF!)

    35% off retail | Get eight DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price limited to 10 Kickstarter backers. Get FREE custom startup message for each DANCEBOT worth $160!

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $712

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    DANCEBOT Army (61% OFF!)

    61% off retail | Get 20 DANCEBOT smart dancing audio companion at a special price limited to 10 Kickstarter backers. Get FREE custom startup message for each DANCEBOT worth $400!

    Imagine that! Your own DANCEBOT army!

    Free shipping worldwide | Will retail for $1,780

    Includes:
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    • 20× Custom startup message
    • 20× Micro USB charging cable
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Funding period

- (30 days)