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Nurugo Micro is the smallest and lightest digital microscope with 400x magnification and high resolution.
Nurugo Micro is the smallest and lightest digital microscope with 400x magnification and high resolution.
Nurugo Micro is the smallest and lightest digital microscope with 400x magnification and high resolution.
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Nurugo Micro : The Smallest 400x Microscope for Smartphone

$233,228

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Stretch Goals

Thank you all for your huge interest in Nurugo Micro. We have reached our initial funding goal in just 5 days. We are now aiming for the stretch goals! 

When our stretch goals are met, we will add more features to improve Nurugo Micro. 

Stretch goals waiting to be unlocked: 

- Built-in for iPhone case.

- Cloud system

- New Concept design with UV Lamp

Add Nurugo!  

We are all young explorers constantly striving to live in a new world full of pleasant surprises and opportunities that we would like to share with our family and friends.

Nurugo Micro is not only for the benefit of researchers, scientists or medical professionals. Inquisitive children and young students can now also be part of discovering the microscopic world.  

Unleash the Scientist in you wherever you are while instantly sharing what you have discovered with the smallest microscope in the world via our Nurugo Box app.

Discovery begins with Nurugo Micro!

Expand your horizon, Change your world. The only choice for expanding your world, Nurugo Micro. Use your smartphone as a mobile 400× microscope! Nurugo Micro makes you take amazing enlarged photos and videos with a high resolution. Simply attach Nurugo Micro to your smartphone and enjoy the world that cannot be observed with our naked eyes.  

Who is talking about us?

 

Why Nurugo Micro?

Let's discover Micro world with Nurugo Micro!

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Structure & Technology

1) Dimension

2) Structure & Technology

* Fixing-ring

: The Fixing-ring is designed to uniformly illuminate the object and is applicable to any type of smartphone. The Focus-guide is used to manually adjust the focus.

 ** Lightguide  

: The Lightguide is designed to utilize the LED from the smartphone as a light source. It is designed to prevent the loss of light, producing high resolution images.

How To Use

Just TWO steps

Step 1) Simply attach Nurugo Micro to your smartphone’s camera. 

Step 2) Play your smartphone’s camera or App.

Original Demonstration from iOS

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 Original Demonstration from Android

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App Development - Nurugo Box

App for Nurugo Micro is being developed to obtain high quality images compared to images taken by the default camera. In addition, we are planning to provide social network service for posting and sharing images or videos taken by Nurugo Micro.

How can I upload?

How We Got Here

1) Initial Sketch

 2) Design in progress

3) Original Product Image 

 Actual Product Image

First product will be delivered as a Gold Colour Nurugo Micro same to above. 

4) Factory

OEM / ODM Roll

 2 Principles of Marketing

  • Only You 

Our No.1 priority is to keep your valuable data safe and secure. 

  • Only One

Nurugo helps you create your own one-of-a-kind brand identity . 

Nurugo, the pioneer in ODM

The ODM solution, providing a total service from product development to production, is first introduced in Korea by Nurugo. 

The service includes providing insights and trends, product planning, development, production, management and shipment.

Nurugo is enthusiastic about supporting your product creation and brand building with our advanced technology and strategic ODM solution.  

Potential use

It can be used in many profession where accurate changes and immediate research in actual field. With Nurugo. You don’t need complicated settings, immediately you can record images, use it for reporting. Even you can transfer recorded file to your colleague. It will help you save so much time and also change and improve your research quality. 
Plus, you can use it with any smartphone. You can check fabric,counterfeit, research natural resource so much more!. For example you can check how your carpet or even water from the tap is polluted. You can use it in commercial research and your everyday life the same time.

Researchers in laboratory/ Teachers who need it for science class/ Students who need it for assignments and reports / Parents who want an affordable microscope for their child

Package Components

Notice :
Nurugo Micro package comes with 2 mounting clips, one of each type (horizontal and vertical). You do not have to pledge the mounting clips separately.
If you need additional mounting clips, pledge an accessory package or any package that includes accessories.

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People Behind

Q & A

Q : Could you tell me about the product ? 

A : This is the world's smallest and lightest, high-resolution microscope with lighting control technology. Only 4 grams but can magnify up to 400 times! Real cutting edge technology. 

Q : What do you mean by lighting control? 

A : It means that this microscope actually transmits light evenly. With more light spread evenly, it enables you to see high resolution magnified images anywhere anytime. 

Q : How do you use it? 

A : By adding (or attaching) this microscope to your smartphone, you are ready to travel 400 times in the micro world.  You don’t need any extra power, and it doesn't take any cable setting time, you basically plug and play with it! Many problems like losing cable, battery shortage, difficulty to use products can happen with other products in the market. But not with our Nurugo Micro.

Q : Where do I use this product?

 A : It can be used in many profession where accurate changes and immediate research in actual field. With Nurugo. You don’t need complicated settings, immediately you can record images, use it for reporting. Even you can transfer recorded file to your colleague. It will help you save so much time and also change and improve your research quality. Plus, you can use it with any smartphone. You can check fabric,counterfeit, research natural resource so much more!. For example you can check how your carpet or even water from the tap is polluted. You can use it in commercial research and your everyday life the same time. Anyone can be a professional, this will show you micro world. One more thing. you can use Nurugo micro with check fake luxury goods. It has higher resolution than what professional taster. Can you believe it???

Q : Can you also record movies? 

A : Of course! You can snap shot, multi shot, movie during snapshot. You can just do anything. If you are into sharing your research with your colleagues(Friends), simply upload to SNS and share. You can check other research and share your work any time. Very efficient in saving time and work!. You can just share this micro world in real time!

Timeline

Risks and challenges

The Nurugo Micro team has 15+ years of product engineering experience in Optics. With our high passion for the project, Nurugo Micro has been running smoothly towards the end. We are currently preparing the production of Nurugo Micro at our factory and ready to meet the estimated delivery times.

However, there are still aspects of this process that may fall outside of our control, Such as:
- Unexpected long component leading times
- Unexpected shortages
- Any shipping delays outside of our control

Nevertheless, we have strong partnerships with every level of our supply chain and every member of the team is dedicated to delivering the best product on time.

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    - Focus Guide
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    - User Manual

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    - Nurugo Micro x 1
    - Focus Guide
    - Free App download
    - User Manual

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    This option is intended for those who post user-generated content in the form of a video clip, clearing showing the logo of Nurugo Micro.
    1) Post a creative video on your Facebook timeline.
    2) Share on our page : www.facebook.com/nurugo1
    *Please be aware that your content may be used for later marketing purposes without notice.

    Included are :
    - Nurugo Micro x 1
    - Focus Guide
    - Free App download
    - User Manual
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    - Nurugo Micro x 1
    - Focus Guide
    - Free App download
    - User Manual
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Funding period

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