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Sense: Know More. Sleep Better.

A project in San Francisco, CA by Hello

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Sense is a simple system that tracks your sleep behavior, monitors the environment of your bedroom and reinvents the alarm.
Backers: 19349
Average Pledge Per Backer: $125

Funded: $2,410,741 of $100,000
Dates: Jul 23rd -> Aug 22nd (30 days)
Project By: Hello
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Latest News

Start-up 'Hello' Goes From Kickstarter To Target And Best Buy In Less Than 2 Years

November 1st - via:
The launch of Hello’s latest smart, sleep tracker is anything but sleepy. (Read More)

Kickstarter-Funded Sleep Monitoring Device "Sense" to Launch in Both Best Buy & Target

August 30th - via:
Hello, a hardware, software, and data science company, announced on Tuesday its Kickstarter project, Sense, will be available at Target and Best Buy later (Read More)

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March 24th - via:
Thousands of backers pledged millions to bring these projects to life. (Read More)

From Kickstarter to Amazon: $129 hi-tech 'sleep orb' that could give you a perfect night's rest goes on sale with online giant

November 3rd - via:
It was one of the most successful Kickstarter projects of all time - and now sleep sensor Sense has signed its first major retail deal with Amazon. (Read More)

Sleep monitor Sense goes on sale today after hit Kickstarter campaign

February 24th - via:
The sleep-tracking device Sense was a hit when it launched on Kickstarter last year, blowing past its $100,000 goal to reach over $2.4 million in total backing. Sense was originally supposed to be delivered to backers in November — while it missed that goal, the company behind it is today announcing that units are starting to ship out. Sales for Sense are also opening up to the public, at $129 each, and new orders are expected to ship this month. (Read More)

Kickstarter Sensation Sense Delays Sleep Tracking Gadget

November 15th - via:
Sense, the incredible sleep-tracking gadget that blew through its Kickstarter goals, receiving $2.1 million, has been delayed until February 2015. (Read More)

Hello Nabs Scott Bartlett, The Technical Head Of The Google Nexus Phone Program

September 16th - via:
Hello, the startup that smashed its Kickstarter goals by raising $2.4 million for an elegant, spherical sleep sensor called Sense, just poached Scott Bartlett, the technical lead behind Google’s Nexus phone program to be its director of hardware. (Read More)

>2×10⁶ pledged. Sense in numbers.

August 20th - via:
It feels like a long time ago now, but just over 24 days ago I wrote about how we all felt at Hello after reaching over one million dollars in pledges after just four days. It feels surreal to now be here typing that we have now doubled that to... (Read More)

You'll Never Believe The Incredibly Awesome Things On Kickstarter Right Now.

August 20th - via:
These 16 amazing Kickstarter projects are all available right now, and are mind bogglingly cool. Seriously, how did I live without them? (Read More)

You asked for more rewards. Here's more rewards.

August 14th - via:
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Manufacturing, shipping and delivery.

August 14th - via:
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Crowdfunding: A look at new projects getting a lot of love lately

August 13th - via:
Crowdfunding has become a popular way to get new product ideas into the marketplace like the Pebble smartwatch. So we’re taking a look at what new projects are getting a lot of love lately. (Read More)

Raising nearly USD 2m on Kickstarter, Sense could be the ultimate sleeping monitor

August 11th - via:
Sense enables owners to track their entire sleeping environment to help them get better quality shut-eye. (Read More)

Sense is a Futuristic Device That Tells You How Well You Slept

August 8th - via:
Sense tracks the light and sound conditions of your room throughout the night to ensure that you get the most quality sleeping experience. (Read More)

Designing Sense.

August 7th - via:
When we started to think about designing Sense, we knew we couldn't simply just design something that looked like any other piece of technology. When thinking about sitting on your nightstand every day, it becomes even more important that we... (Read More)

A Startup Just Raised $US1 Million In A Week To Create This Gadget That Tells You How To Sleep Better

August 1st - via:
“Everyone sleeps.” It’s as simple as that, says James Proud, the founder and CEO of Hello Inc., when asked about why his company decided to create the Sense sleep tracker. The Sense blew past its Kickstarter goal to hit the $US1 million mark in less than a week. Now, 9 days into its campaign, Hello Inc. has raised $US1.4 million to fund the Sense. (Read More)

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July 30th - via:
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Sense and your data.

July 29th - via:
Many of you have asked about the data that Sense collects and how we plan to use it. Before we get into the details, the most important fact is this: we’re building Sense for you. The data is yours. It is yours to export, use or delete. You have... (Read More)

[VIDEO] Latest Silicon Valley darling promises a good night's sleep

July 28th - via:
Hello, Inc., is the latest darling in Silicon Valley. Prominent investors are in on the deal, and it has already become a sensation on Kickstarter, raising over $1 million dollars in less than a week. (Read More)

A million thank yous.

July 25th - via:
In just over four short days, 7,945 of you have pledged $1,000,333 to receive 8,213 Senses. I speak on behalf of the whole team at Hello when I say that never in our wildest dreams did we expect this and in such a short amount of time. The team... (Read More)

You asked, and we've listened.

July 24th - via:
Over the last 48 hours, we've heard overwhelming feedback from you, our backers: you'd prefer a replaceable battery with the Sleep Pill. This is exactly the type of feedback, as engineers building the product, we want to hear. Thank you. We've looked... (Read More)

What a day.

July 23rd - via:
I'm pretty sure that most #1 Kickstarter updates start similarly, but I mean it when I say that at Hello we truly have been knocked off of our feet by the response we received today. Sleep is absolutely crucial to every single one of us. Out of all... (Read More)

Thiel Fellow’s Elegant Sleep Tracker, Sense, Crushes Kickstarter With $120K In A Few Hours

July 23rd - via:
When I first took a look at Sense, a smart sleep sensor launching today on Kickstarter, it reminded me of two things. Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium and Google’s old, discontinued Nexus Q product. (Read More)

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