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GripBeats: The Multi-functional Wearable Musical Instrument

A project in Dover, DE by GripBeats

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Learn the art of making music using nothing more than your hands' movements and touch.
Backers: 1304
Average Pledge Per Backer: $137

Funded: $178,284 of $10,000
Dates: Nov 12th -> Dec 12th (30 days)
Project By: GripBeats
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Latest News

Best Products on Kickstarter and Indiegogo: Top 6 crowdfunded projects

December 11th - via:
Kickstarter and Indiegogo have some great projects you can support, here's our pick of the five best ones running at the moment (Read More)

Other Kickstarter Projects We Recommend!

December 9th - via:
Hi Guys, In a bid to get some more exposure (because there's still people out there who haven't heard about GripBeats®!), we've handpicked a number of current Kickstarter campaigns which we recommend you take a look at, some of which may just... (Read More)

3 days to go!

December 9th - via:
3 days left to get yourself one or two GripBeats® while they're at 56% off retail! Further details on how to get GripBeats® post-Kickstarter will soon be told!  Here to answer any questions! The GripBeats® Team  (Read More)

One Week Left!

December 4th - via:
Thank you Guys for making such an extraordinary Kickstarter! With 7 days left, we've added a slight extension to the GripBeats® Black Friday weekend sale and also still have some Duos up for grabs!  Come the end of the Kickstarter, we'll be running... (Read More)

Last 9 Days to get yourself a (pair of) GripBeats® for the best price they'll ever be offered at!

December 3rd - via:
Dear All, It's been a crazy 3 weeks, no doubt about that!  As some of you may have been wondering, GripBeats® will continue to go for sale post-Kickstarter. However, it's worth noting that the prices you see available today and for these remaining... (Read More)

Get 5% Cashback from every GripBeats® purchase that you refer! Happy Black Friday!

November 29th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Only a few Super Early Birds left! Then for the Black Friday weekend discount!

November 28th - via:
There's only a handful (😉) of the GripBeats® Super Early Birds left, each at $99, so act fast! When these are spent we've activated a special Black Friday reward for the weekend so that GripBeats® Solo orders will be available at $109! After... (Read More)

$100K Stretch Goal Reached!

November 28th - via:
Hello All! Not even halfway through our campaign, we've overtaken our $100K stretch goal which was our final and arguably most impressive stretch goal yet: User-Defined Gestures. By using the 'User-Define' section of the GripBeats® App you can now... (Read More)

Two more milestones out of the way!

November 25th - via:
Hello All! In just the past few days we've overtaken our $80K and $90K stretch goals, therefore, unlocking both the GripBeats® Community feature AND control over the device's LEDs (also called the light ring).  The GripBeats® Community feature is... (Read More)

$70K Smashed - GripBeats® Pouches for Everybody!

November 22nd - via:
That's another milestone out of the way and so we've decided to offer a pouch for every backer in case they ever want to store their GripBeats® safely and with confidence. We've already sourced our supplier and will make sure these pouches are, just... (Read More)

$60K Milestone Unlocked!

November 20th - via:
Guys, we're doing it! We've just hit $60K and as promised will now make each and every touch sensor button with an even softer grade of silicone so you really feel what and how much you're pressing when playing in any of the GripBeats® modes. Watch... (Read More)

$50K Guys, Wow! And We're still rolling!

November 18th - via:
We've made it to $50K! The GripBeats® App and its current repository will be expanded to offer over 100 individual sounds and effects! GripBeats® users are never going to get tired of the same sound (unless you really do like that one sound)! ... (Read More)


November 16th - via:
We've just hit $40K guys! That'll be GripBeats®' 4th color UNLOCKED. Now for the exciting part. All but one of our stretch goals up to this point have been design-related so now we're going to push the hardware and software. What this means is that... (Read More)


November 16th - via:
As we sprint up to our 3rd Stretch Goal and introduce the option to have your GripBeats® in a 4th color, we'd like to fill you in on a couple of extra things happening. 1. We've got the FAQ section up and running so if you've got a killer question... (Read More)


November 15th - via:
Congrats guys on hitting the $30K mark! As promised, we'll be offering GripBeats® in a third color, the actual color of which will be decided by the most popular vote in a post-Kickstarter survey. On another note, we're loving the engagement from... (Read More)


November 14th - via:
We just hit $20K and as I write this are fast-crawling up to $21K! As promised, the $20K milestone will see every GripBeats® device have its very own vibrator motor. In other words, not only will you have full access to 32 pressure sensors, 9 axis... (Read More)


November 13th - via:
100% FUNDED IN 24 HOURS But we're not stopping there. For anyone that's noticed our stretch goals, we're planning to integrate a vibration motor if we reach $20K in funding. So if you're making music and want to really feel how you're doing so, help... (Read More)

73% Funded Already!

November 12th - via:
73% Funded in less than 4 hours, wow! Thanks, guys! This is going to be an exciting journey and we can't wait to share GripBeats® with you! There's still some Super Early Bird priced GripBeats® left for anyone on the fence! Share the campaign with... (Read More)

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