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Melon: A Headband and Mobile App to Measure Your Focus

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Melon

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Gain insight into how your mind works by tracking your focus during any activity you choose. Understand yourself. Learn differently.
Backers: 2723
Average Pledge Per Backer: $107

Funded: $290,941 of $100,000
Dates: May 14th -> Jun 13th (30 days)
Project By: Melon
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Latest News

Melon headband tracks your focus

June 14th - via:
The quantified self is all the rage, with devices such as Jawbone Up and Fitbit Flex tracking physical activity and sleep. Now a new gadget from a US startup called Melon aims to help users track and boost their mental concentration. The device just wrapped up its Kickstarter campaign, where it achieved its $100K goal within 60 hours and has since reached nearly $300K. (Read More)

6 Hours Left!

June 13th - via:
Melon backers and friends, We're so close to the end of this amazing campaign. We wanted to thank all of you for your support!! This is the last offer of the Melon campaign but if we reach $300k we will add the Melon web dashboard for larger scale... (Read More)

10 Hours To Go! Reduced Stretch Goal!!

June 12th - via:
Hey Everyone! Exciting news! As a team, we have decided to lower our latest stretch goal to $300,000 for the web backend. We need your help to make this happen! Please take a couple of minutes tonight and ask a friend to support the project! Thank... (Read More)


June 12th - via:
Hey Backers! Over here at Melon, we can't believe that there are less than 24 hours left in our campaign. Thank you again to all of you - we are so excited by all of your support and enthusiasm! Help us finish strong! Please click the link below to... (Read More)

Melon: A wearable to track concentration, maybe sleep

June 12th - via:
Last June an LA-based startup called Axio finished building prototypes of an EEG headband with built-in audio neurofeedback, Bluetooth connectivity, an analytic engine and companion smartphone app that aimed to help people find ways to better concentrate. (Read More)

40 hours to go!

June 10th - via:
40 Hours to go for Melon on Kickstarter Hello backers! Thank you so much for supporting Melon throughout this campaign. Melon has only 40 hours left in the campaign, let's finish strong! We will not be accepting any pre-orders after the Kickstarter... (Read More)

Spotlight on Kickstarter: The Melon tech project

June 10th - via:
The Melon is a headband with companion mobile app that measures your concentration levels, and aims to improve your productivity. (Read More)

Melon surpasses Kickstarter goal, leaves 'quantified self' behind

June 10th - via:
With three days to go on its Kickstarter for a wearable brain activity sensor, Melon has raised more than $250,000. Quantified self and wearable electronics are hard (just ask Zeo, which quietly died last month after raising more than $30 million), but Melon isn't just doing quantified self, they say. They're doing "understood self." (Read More)

Final Melon Stretch Goal

June 5th - via:
Hey Backers, We've thought long and hard about it, and now it’s time to announce our final stretch goal: a web dashboard! The Melon web dashboard will have analyses and visualizations of your historical data and personal trends, all designed to... (Read More)

2 Weeks, Almost at $200k, and a New Pledge Level!

May 28th - via:
Hey Melon Heads! We’re halfway through our campaign and amazed that we’re so close to reaching our stretch goal! It's time for a big push, can we get to $200k by the end of the week? Announcing the new Melon Pledge Level: For $500, get 4 Melon... (Read More)

Melon, the headband that helps you track your focus

May 19th - via:
Melon is an EEG headband and mobile app that helps your measure your focus and brain activity. The Kickstarter page sells the headband as having the ability to, "gain insight into how your mind works by tracking your focus during any activity you choose." (Read More)

Day 3 Update - We Reached Our Goal!

May 16th - via:
Today at 3:18pm PST Melon reached its funding goal on Kickstarter. Thank you again to all of our amazing backers! Reaching 100% of our funding goal will allow the team to manufacture and deliver the headband, mobile app, and developer package to our... (Read More)

Melon at 100% Funded!

May 16th - via:
Melon passed 100% funded mark a few moments ago. The team will be sending out a more in-depth update this evening, but we wanted to take a moment and say a huge thanks to all of our backers! This is a really special moment for the team and we owe it... (Read More)

Over 50% Funded on Day 1 - Thank You!

May 14th - via:
First and foremost, we'd like to give a big thanks to our backers. We can't believe that we are already over halfway funded, and we are so grateful for all of your support. Melon was lucky to get a lot of awesome press today: TechCrunch by Ryan... (Read More)

The Melon Headband Launches On Kickstarter To Track Your Brain Waves And Mental Focus

May 14th - via:
Tracking oneself is all the rage, with quantified self devices like the Nike Fuelband, Jawbone Up, and Fitbit Flex enabling users to monitor and keep track of their physical activity over time. But what about tracking your mental concentration? A new device from a startup called Melon aims to help users monitor and improve their focus over time. (Read More)

Melon EEG Launches on Kickstarter: Interview with Co-founder Arye Barnehama

May 14th - via:
We at Medgadget have a fascination with the brain, and it shows in our reporting of various brain-computer interface technologies. Today another consumer-based electroencephalogram (EEG) offering, the Melon, is being launched on Kickstarter. (Read More)

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