Cool Crowdfunding: Tiny Retro Gaming, AI Fabrics, and 3D Vision for Raspberry Pi

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Cool Crowdfunding: Tiny Retro Gaming, AI Fabrics, and 3D Vision for Raspberry Pi

We receive so many pitches for crowdfunding projects. They pour into our inbox daily. Since crowdfunding is a bit of a gamble, it is always kind of hard to determine just how to write about these projects, considering that many of them may not ever deliver. Cool Crowdfunding is our way of sharing some of the ones that catch our eye. 

Remember, some of the crowdfunding projects from our previous Cool Crowdfunding collections may still be active! Go back and check them out to see if there’s anything you shouldn’t miss.


https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zepsch/pocketstar

PocketStar – Keychain sized Retro gaming!

A tiny gaming console that fits in your pocket. Actually, this thing is so small it can hang off your keys and not even be a pest. Arduino compatible with WiFi and Bluetooth.

Find it on Kickstarter


https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jollylook/jollylook-pinhole-the-instant-film-camera-diy-kit

Jollylook Pinhole – The Instant Film Camera DIY Kit!

build your own vintage instant pinhole camera with this gorgeous wooden kit. Not only does it take pictures, it looks great too.

Find it on Kickstarter


Time of Flight (ToF) Camera for Raspberry Pi

capturing 3d data is now possible for the Raspberry pi with this Time-of-flight camera from ArduCam.

Find it on kickstarter.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/artbyphysicist/meow-customized-convertible-inclusive-tech-fashion

Meow – customized convertible inclusive tech-fashion

Dr. Kitty Yeung has been sharing her interesting takes on AI assisted creation of fabric goods. This latest incarnation can include photos of your own cats!

Find it on Kickstarter.

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I get ridiculously excited seeing people make things. I just want to revel in the creativity I see in makers. My favorite thing in the world is sharing a maker's story. You can find me on twitter at @calebkraft

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