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A project in San Francisco, CA by Dacuda

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PocketScan, the world's smallest wireless scanner!
Backers: 4586
Average Pledge Per Backer: $118

Funded: $542,732 of $50,000
Dates: Jun 16th -> Jul 16th (30 days)
Project By: Dacuda
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July 15th - via:
Hi friends, all we can say is WOW! THAT WAS FAST! Now that you unlocked stretch goal #3, PocketScan will come with a fully integrated Text-to-Speech mode!  We're already celebrating here at Dacuda and hope you do too! THANK YOU,   Your Dacuda Team... (Read More)


July 15th - via:
Hi friends, we are now in the last 24 hours on Kickstarter. Thank you so much for your big support yesterday - that was an amazing run! Now we're only 90 backers short (or $10k) from stretch goal #3!  Let's finish as strong as we started! Below you... (Read More)


July 14th - via:
Hi friends, many people asked how to increase their pledges in order to support the 500k stretch goal. So we decided to sum up the top 10 FAQ Items: Can I buy more than one PocketScan device? Yes, absolutely. Simply increase your pledge by $109 (=$99... (Read More)

In Depth: 10 Kickstarter projects you will be buying in 2014

July 13th - via:
Crowd-funding sites like Kickstarter not only offer innovators and idea generators the means to get their project off the ground, it also offers us tech fans to get in on something at the ground level. Everyone's looking for the next big thing in tech, the chance to be a pioneer for a newfangled gadget, game, service or solution. Kickstarter gives us that chance and lets us get ahead of the crowd. Over the last couple of years, we've seen Android games consoles like Ouya and smartwatches like Pebble get their breaks on Kickstarter, while thousands of other products are now in development thanks to tech fans clubbing together. 2014 has been no different and projects from the ground-breaking and revolutionary to the 'damn, that's so simple I wish I'd have thought of it' are raking in the currency in cash and belief. (Read More)

PocketScan SDK: Bring the power of PocketScan to your App!

July 12th - via:
Hi friends, Today we have only THREE more days left on Kickstarter and we still have way to go to reach our Stretch Goal #3!  In the past weeks we have received so many fascinating ideas from you guys on how to enhance PocketScan’s capabilities... (Read More)

Text-to-Speech Preview

July 11th - via:
Hi Friends, Only four more days left on Kickstarter and stretch goal #3 is finally in reach! Once we hit $500k in funding we will be able to provide you with a fully integrated Text-to-Speech (TTS) Mode for PocketScan! Since everyone here at Dacuda... (Read More)


July 11th - via:
Hi Friends,  First of all: THANK YOU! We loved reading all your creative ideas on your first scans with PocketScan! It was hard to make a choice for our team, but we decided for the following FIVE people to be the lucky winners of this gorgeous... (Read More)


July 7th - via:
Hi Friends,   We hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend and are ready for the final count down! We have around $100k to go for stretch goal #3!   You have been asking for some more photos of our polo shirt and the premium protective case for... (Read More)


July 4th - via:
Dear Friends,  We would like to wish all of you a happy 4th of July! To make your Independence Day weekend even more special, we're enhancing our LIMITED COLOR EDITION and introduce a new style: The PocketScan Patriot Edition! Thanks to your... (Read More)

The Top Five Most Innovative Tech Projects Of 2014 So Far

June 26th - via:
As the world sits in awe as another smartphone is launched, a gaggle of engineers and bright-eyed entrepreneurs have been quietly innovating behind the scenes. Want a natural alternative to street lighting? Or how about driving – via your iPhone – a free-roaming scalextric toy car that can blast out EMPs? Then, friends, you have come to the right place. (Read More)

PocketScan Is #Winning on Kickstarter as the World’s Smallest Scanner

June 25th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for the device, considered to be the world's smallest wireless scanner, has earned five times its $50,000 goal with more than $250,000 in donations from 2,000+ backers. (Read More)

New Rewards and Stretch Goal 3: Text-to-Speech Support

June 24th - via:
Hello friends and backers, You did it again! You simply crushed the second stretch goal and therefore we will now support iPhones in addition to the already supported Android tablets, iPads, Macs, and PCs! It has been an amazing first week with you... (Read More)

Tiny Portable Scanner PocketScan Smashes Kickstarter Goal

June 24th - via:
A tiny portable scanner that connects wirelessly to phones, tablets and computers has significantly surpassed its goal on Kickstarter. After aiming for $50,000 stretch goal mark it’s hit $236,800 with 2,104 backers. It’s different because it uses photo stitching, so it’s far more versatile than normal scanner technology. (Read More)


June 18th - via:
Hello Friends,   WOW, that was fast! YOU DID IT! There goes the first stretch goal – now we add support for fancy Android tablets! THANK YOU! Your support is AWESOME and we enjoy getting your feedback and great ideas!   For us, this means... (Read More)

Funding Goal reached in less than 10h - Let's aim for the stretch goal!

June 17th - via:
Hello Friends, Wow - what a day! Thanks to your amazing support, we hit the minimum funding goal in less than TEN hours, we are selected as staff pick by Kickstarter, made it to the most popular Kickstarter projects, and had an incredible launch... (Read More)

Meet The PocketScan, A High-Definition Scanner You Can Put In Your Pocket

June 16th - via:
A new Kickstarter project aims to make scanning a document as easy as moving a mouse--and it can even translate images to text. (Read More)

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