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Wireless Heated Mug

A project in Chicago, IL by Design HMI LLC and Green Lama LLC

Cancelled by Creator

Nano Heated Mug that keeps your hot beverages at the ideal drinkable temperature for 45 mins and keeps charge for 7+ refills
Backers: 680
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79

Funded: $53,826 of $120,000
Dates: Apr 2nd -> May 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Design HMI LLC and Green Lama LLC
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Latest News

Relaunching May 10th With Multiple Enhancements

May 1st - via:
Hello Backers -  We would like to thank all of you for your support over the past 30 days. We will be relaunching the Wireless Heated Mug campaign quickly to make sure that you receive your mug within the same timeline. We have been working... (Read More)

Other advantage of the Wireless Warm Mug Technology Design

April 30th - via:
Only 2 days left. You know other than increase your drinking pleasure did not mention the Green and cost advantages of the design. 1. Green: Reduces waste as you are not throwing away 1/2 your coffee as its cold. 2. The cup will pay for itself in one... (Read More)

Status: Wireless Warm Mug w/smart USB charger / wireless charger - 3 days left

April 28th - via:
Great support from all - with three days left the target is still far. However we are committed to make design improvements and deliver to our backers within the original time line. Please continue to support and ask your friends - we are committed... (Read More)

Backers Update

April 28th - via:
Recommendation for a sleeve to customize the look and provide a nice grip. Will add this to the updates. Design HMI LLC  (Read More)

Warm Mug Technology Update - 04-28

April 28th - via:
Since we started the campaign have been improving the design with strong support from our backers. Design HMi LLC is committed to upgrade the design and still meet the target delivery date. We have already incorporated smart USB charging and wireless... (Read More)

Wireless Heated Mug w/USB charging or Wireless Charging - Design Updates

April 27th - via:
Last few days backer’s comments and observations have been very helpful. Will be posting additional design upgrades to the three heated mug designs within the same cost structure based on your recommendations. The three key designs with the... (Read More)

Thank you all for your support

April 27th - via:
Well we are finally near the end of this Kickstarter project for the Wireless Warm Mug. Your support has been great. Till date have 600 backers which is quite encouraging though our goal was based on getting 2500 backers. 14,200 viewed the video and... (Read More)

Thanks to the KIckstarter community and other backers

April 26th - via:
For me as the inventor this has been a great experience. Have worked on this project for more than 18 months and you as backers have given me great confidence. There is still one week left and have high hopes that will reach my target. But regardless... (Read More)

FLASH – technology upgrade on wireless heated mug with microchip smart charging

April 22nd - via:
We have great news – for the USB charging we have upgraded to the smart charging with microchip single chip battery charging and Management for lithium Ion.  It is a fully integrated linear solution for system load sharing and Li-Ion / Li-Polymer... (Read More)

30% Of Goal Reached

April 14th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Hello All - We have raised $36,811.  Great First 2 weeks!  We did a huge media blast this week and are getting good traction from it.  In the next 2 weeks we are pushing... (Read More)

Good Press On Nano Heated Wireless Mug

April 12th - via:
We are getting a lot of good press and are positioned to get even more this week. Here are a few examples: ... (Read More)

Car Friendly Version - Now Available

April 9th - via:
We have added a car friendly version of the mug for your drinking pleasure. Pledge now and get one for yourself. LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE!  (Read More)

Wireless Charging Now Available

April 9th - via:
We have been successful in adding to the design and product configuration the world first nano heated mug integrated with wireless powering technology.  (Read More)

Another Great Project

April 8th - via:
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Wireless Heated Mug - Paying It Forward

April 6th - via:
We are humbled by the support we have received from the Kickstarter community in just the first 4 days. Being a believer and true part of Kickstarter we are committed to helping other projects as well by spreading the word forward and growing this... (Read More)

Green Innovations Award

April 6th - via:
The Wireless Heated Mug uses the AME Nano Heat green technology. In 2012 AME won the top green Innovations award in Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence. The award was presented by Mr. CY Leung, the Chief Executive of the HKSAR Government... (Read More)

Featured on BackerClub

April 4th - via:
We are excited to be featured on this week! They are the top community for people who are very serious about Kickstarter and we are really looking forward to the feedback and support from their community of super-backers!  (Read More)

What your pledge is helping us do

April 3rd - via:
Over the past 18 months Design HMI LLC ( and Green Lama (www.iamgreenlama) have been working in collaboration with AME ( to incorporate their patented Nano Technology into our mug design. We have... (Read More)

Shipping and Colors - Upgrade

April 3rd - via:
Hello All - We have updated the project and made the mug available to everyone around the world.  Also, you can now get the mug in 6 different colors - white, black, blue, red, green and grey.  (Read More)

Thank you for a great first day

April 3rd - via:
Hello Kickstarter Family - This is our first project on kickstarter and we are so humbled by the support from you all on our first day.  We thank you for your advise and pledges and look forward to bringing you the wireless heated mug!  (Read More)

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