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CarWink_ Making the road a more connected place

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Innovart Design Inc.

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The world's first car device allowing you to communicate with other drivers through animation.
Backers: 679
Average Pledge Per Backer: $151

Funded: $102,255 of $80,000
Dates: Nov 15th -> Dec 31st (46 days)
Project By: Innovart Design Inc.
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Latest News

LED screen shows happy thoughts in your rear window

June 8th - via:
When I commuted by car every day, I always wanted to build an LED display that would communicate my displeasure with my fellow motorists. My lack of engineering know-how put paid to the idea, but thankfully someone has turned the idea into a product, albeit with a focus on the niceties. (Read More)

This Kickstarter Wants You to Use Emojis Instead of Hand Gestures While You Drive

January 15th - via:
Stop waving, start sending smiley faces. The app is voice activated so you don't have to go fiddling with your phone while you're driving - a quick "CarWink say thanks" will get the correct emoji displaying on the panel — which is cleverly powered by solar panel. Nifty. (Read More)

CarWink Christmas Wish Short

December 21st - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the apartment… Neither one was talking, all due to an argument…” Join CarWink... (Read More)

Kickstarter project CarWink lets you send emojis to other drivers

December 21st - via:
CarWink is a solar-powered LED device that sticks onto the back of your car. Similar to Alexa, you can ask CarWink to send messages and alert other drivers. (Read More)

80K(100%) Funded Achievement

December 18th - via:
A little over 10 months ago, the Innovart team got together to discuss the future of the company. At the time, we’ve just returned from CES and took our first product, Emora down from Indiegogo. The team was demoralized because we didn’t saw as... (Read More)

CarWink Milestone Announcement

December 15th - via:
 As CarWink gets closers to achieving our Kickstarter goal of $80K, the team has some awesome announcements to share with everyone. As soon as our CarWink campaign reaches the $80K goal, we will be unlocking the CarWink Carrying Pouch at $10/unit.... (Read More)

500 Backer Achievement!

December 15th - via:
CarWink just hit another milestone. We’ve officially reached 500 backers on Kickstarter!!! Even more great news, our total funding is now over $70,000!!!! We are only $10,000 away from our goal. We want to thank all our supporters for believing in... (Read More)

Group Buy Announcement - Enjoy CarWink with Friends and Family

December 11th - via:
     Tis the season to be sharing. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. CarWink is now offering "Group Buy" special so you can save and share CarWink with friends and families. Order 10 CarWinks for $760 ($76/unit) or 20 CarWinks for $1,500 ($75/unit) and... (Read More)

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December 4th - via:
  It's Announcement Time!!! We are so excited to share with everyone that CarWink is partnering with Kickbooster to help further promote our Kickstarter Campaign. Kickbooster is a referral program designed specifically for Kickstarter. By signing... (Read More)

300 Backers Achievement!

November 29th - via:
This is greatness. NO! this is CarWink!!!!!!Thank you for all your support. We just achieved the milestone of 300 backers. Please help us spread the word and make CarWink a reality! Check out these other campaigns we think you’ll love! Track Your... (Read More)

CarWink Color Selection Update

November 23rd - via:
CarWink will come in 4 unique colors. Express your personality and choose the CarWink that best fit you!  (Read More)

200 Backers Achievement!

November 21st - via:
Thank you for all your support. We just achieved the milestone of 200 backers. Please help us spread the word and make CarWink a reality! Check out these other campaigns we think you’ll love! DipClip: a cup holder for your sauce DipClip is the... (Read More)

New International Shipping Cost Announcement

November 18th - via:
We want to start off by first thanking everyone for their support and feedback. The team takes every single comment seriously and want to do our best to ensure all our supporters are satisfied with the experience. We've researched the shipping cost... (Read More)

CarWink, Lifestyle Gadget Focused on Helping Drivers Communicate Effectively on the Road, Launches on Kickstarter

November 15th - via:
CarWink’s voice control feature allows drivers to keep their hands on the wheel and focus on driving while still communicating with the cars around them. CarWink is also portable, allowing drivers to easily move it from car to car. (Read More)

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