Orbiform: A mathematically perfect solid of constant width

A project in San Francisco, CA by AltDynamic

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Rolls smoothly like a ball without the smooth edges. Used by Leonardo da Vinci and discovered by Euler.
Backers: 1629
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funded: $126,296 of $4,000
Dates: Feb 18th -> Apr 8th (50 days)
Project By: AltDynamic
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Latest News

Packaging and Press :)

March 29th - via:
Hi Backers, The majority of our updates have been about the stands. We truly enjoy engaging with all of you and want to do an update not about stands. Just general information. Firstly, THANK YOU for making the campaign a huge success. We would have... (Read More)

News on Wood Stands

March 27th - via:
Hello Backers! All of the feedback from the wood stand survey has been evaluated. There was a ton of valuable points and feedback given! Thank you! A few brief notes: The survey had a great turnout, around 150 backers contributed. We purposely did... (Read More)

1,000+ BACKERS, Thank you!!!!!

March 23rd - via:
THANK YOU BACKERS!!!!Yesterday, we hit 1,000 BACKERS!!!!! We’re immeasurably excited to have come this far with 1,000 backers and we would like to thank YOU for helping us get here. A Boeing 767 airplane (depending on configuration) has a standard... (Read More)

Wood Orbiform Stands - Feedback Needed!!

March 21st - via:
Hi Backers,  It is time to show off the renders for the wood Orbiform stands! **If you are a new backer, please visit our prior updates. We are involving any backer who wants to participate the option to help us design the stands for the Orbiforms.... (Read More)

News on Carbon Fiber and Wood Stands

March 19th - via:
Hi Backers,  This update will be a brief discussion about the last survey, and wooden stands. If you missed it, you can find the survey HERE.  Quick Note. Our hope is to offer both carbon fiber and wood stands.   Lets start with the results from... (Read More)

Carbon Fiber Orbiform Stands - Feedback Needed!!

March 14th - via:
Hi Backers, As we develop the stands we are trying to have as many styles as possible, yet still maintain extremely high quality and use your feedback as much as possible. If you would like to leave feedback on the stand designs in this update or... (Read More)

Orbiform Stand Development Report

March 4th - via:
Hi Backers,  As promised, here is our weekend update regarding development of the Orbiform stands. We are not done, and another update will come later this week. What we have tried to do, is come up with designs that fit the criteria from the prior... (Read More)

Feedback for Orbiform Stands: Analysis and Response

February 28th - via:
Hi Backers,   We just had an update, but we have some news to share. This is a long read, but should be insightful on how we go about designing the stand and accounting for design constraints. For those recently pledged to the campaign, this data... (Read More)

Your Feedback is Needed! Designing the Orbiform Stand/Base.

February 26th - via:
Hi Backers, Thank you so much for the incredible support so far!!! The campaign has been going on for only 8 days and we’ve crushed our original funding goal. Now for the fun part. ;) The most popular request so far has been about a stand for the... (Read More)

THANK YOU!!! Fully Funded the First Day!!!

February 18th - via:
 THANK YOU!!! Fully funded in just 5.5 hours!!!   As our first project update, we’re extremely excited to announce we have been fully funded! Just this morning we launched and now we have hit our goal!   Some backers are owners of prior works... (Read More)

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