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HAPIfork, the Smart Fork that Tracks Your Eating Habits

A project in Redwood City, CA by Jacques, Fabrice, Andrew & the HAPI team

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HAPIfork Is the Smart Fork That Helps You Eat Healthier, Eat Slower and Lose Weight By Eating at the Right Time and at the Right Speed
Backers: 1268
Average Pledge Per Backer: $106

Funded: $134,743 of $100,000
Dates: Apr 17th -> Jun 1st (45 days)
Project By: Jacques, Fabrice, Andrew & the HAPI team
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Latest News

Where are they now? CES edition

January 9th - via:
The International CES consumer electronics show serves as a launching pad for countless tech trends and gadgets, from the VCR in 1970 to today's Web-connected appliances. So, what happened to some of the notable devices and trends from last year's show? Let's look back. (Read More)

Get to know your HAPIfork's perfect companion!

May 30th - via:
Hello HAPI backers, Our Kickstarter campaign will be over in a few hours (got any friends to remind about it?) Thanks to your support, we were able to surpass our target by more than 30%! Once you receive the HAPIfork, you will also have access to... (Read More)

The Evolution of the HAPIfork

May 21st - via:
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How Does a Meal Look Like on Your Personal Dashboard?

May 14th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

HAPIfork; Laughing at the Right Time and at the Right Pace

May 13th - via:
Hello HAPIbackers, If you have been around the web, you’ve probably seen that many have already been inspired to write, talk and even joke about the HAPIfork. Here are our 3 favorite HAPIfork funny moments:                            ... (Read More)

They had a meal with the HAPIfork!

May 10th - via:
Hello HAPIbackers, We have been very lucky to get the chance to sit down with the HAPIfork and enjoy our meal with some notable writers and journalists in personal technology. We are very excited for the moment when you’ll finally be able to try... (Read More)

Jacques wants to thank you!

May 7th - via:
Hello everyone,  In this short video recorded in the week-end, Jacques Lépine, inventor of the HAPIfork, gives thanks to backers for the amazing support the HAPIfork project has received on Kickstarter. The $100K goal has been officially reached a... (Read More)

Selecting a winner

May 5th - via:
Hello HAPIbackers, Thank you for your input in the T-shirt design contest. We are having fun :-) Based on the results of the 1st poll we were able to select designers for the final round. We now have 8 designers, and we have created another poll so... (Read More)

We need you to decide!

May 3rd - via:
Hello again, While we are working on the manufacturing, we are also trying to decide on a good T-shirt for our Kickstarter backers. And since we like crowdsourcing, we went to 99design to try to get something cool. We need your help to vote on the... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tech Project of the Week: Hapifork

May 3rd - via:
When the waiter places a steaming bowl of fettuccini alfredo before you and your mouth starts to moisten, pacing yourself is the last thing on your mind. Unless you're chowing down with a Hapifork, that is, voted by PCMag as the best gadget of CES 2013. (Read More)

HAPIfork Casing Revealed!

May 1st - via:
Hello everyone! Good news directly from the HAPILABS! We are HAPI to present you with the first prototypes of HAPIfork's casing that will help you carry your fork everywhere you go: restaurant, office, trip, vacation... Of course the color of this... (Read More)

Call for action - let's spread the HAPIness :-)

April 30th - via:
Hello again, By supporting the HAPIfork you have joined the HAPI revolution, and you have shown your support for a world where people can have better control over their well-being and happiness through the help of technological devices. We are very... (Read More)

We're almost there!!!

April 27th - via:
Wow! Massive thanks to everyone for your support!  We are deeply grateful to the enthusiasm shown here by Kickstarter regulars, new supporters as well as people who had never even heard of Kickstarter but jumped right in! You've all been amazing! ... (Read More)

HAPIfork: Can a Smart Utensil Make You a Smarter Eater?

April 20th - via:
From the Fitbit to the Nike+ Fuelband, the market is bursting at the seams with fitness gizmos that can help you track how many calories you're burning. But what about the calories you consume? That's a trickier technological challenge. (Read More)

We've added new pledge levels: HAPI couples & groups!

April 19th - via:
We've reached over 40% in just two days! Many people have been asking how to buy more than one HAPIfork, so we added Pledge levels that allow you to buy sets for your partner, family, and group. If you have already pledged a level and want to change... (Read More)

HAPIfork smart fork hits Kickstarter

April 18th - via:
The HAPIfork, a smart fork unveiled at CES 2013 that monitors your eating habits, is now being funded through a Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Q: How do I choose a color?

April 17th - via:
A: After the end of the campaign, we will send you a survey where you can indicate which color you want.   (Read More)

HAPIfork Now Available for Pre-Order on Kickstarter

April 17th - via:
HAPILABS, a company whose mission is to help individuals in the 21st century take control of their HAPIness, health and fitness through applications and mobile connected devices, today announced the start of their Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the manufacturing and distribution of HAPIfork - the world's first connected fork. (Read More)

HAPILABS launches HAPIfork Kickstarter campaign, we go hands-on and in-mouth

April 17th - via:
While the tech press was obsessively covering the onslaught of Ultra HD TVs and uncovering unlicensed celebrity headphones at CES 2013, the mainstream media were fawning over a fork. Now HAPIfork, the "smart" utensil with an altruistic mission and a healthy helping of tech baked in, is taking to Kickstarter for funding -- albeit two months later than originally reported. (Read More)

Inventors offer Kickstarter backers a first go at vibrating fork meant to combat overeating

April 17th - via:
An electronic fork that vibrates when you eat too fast went on sale Wednesday on Kickstarter, with its French inventors claiming it can help combat obesity and digestive issues. Those who contribute at least $89 on the crowd funding website will get a HAPIfork, which comes in blue, green and pink, ahead of its planned general release to consumers in the United States and Europe later this year. (Read More)

HAPIfork Kickstarter campaign goes live

April 17th - via:
Stick with us on this one: Yes, the HAPIfork is still just a Kickstarter project, as its US$100,000 campaign has just gone live on the fundraising site. And yes, most Kickstarter projects make better ideas than actual products. But the HAPIfork, unlikely as it may seem, was one of the biggest stars of CES 2013 back in January, so we figured it only right to let you know that you can now back and buy it if you're so inclined. (Read More)

HAPIfork - Smart Fork That Tracks Your Eating Habits

April 17th - via:
HAPIfork is a fork that helps you with your eating habits. It's been proven that eating quickly statistically relates to obesity, and on average a fast eater will consume 67 Calories more than a slow eater per meal. How does the HAPIfork help? It gently vibrates in your hand when you are eating too quickly to remind you to slow down and enjoy your meal. (Read More)

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