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VybPro: Helping Prevent Face Touching

A project in London, UK by Max Melia

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Smart wristband that senses and vibrates before you subconsciously touch your face.
Backers: 91
Average Pledge Per Backer: £217

Funded: £19,765 of £60,000
Dates: Jun 24th -> Aug 1st (38 days)
Project By: Max Melia
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Latest News


July 30th - via:
Hi All, I hope you are keeping well and safe. Firstly thank you for pledging...It has been amazing the support and comments that we have received to help get VybPro launched. Unfortunately it is looking unlikely we will hit our target and therefore... (Read More)

Production Prototype Function Test

July 26th - via:
Hi All, The Final Week of the campaign! Thanks for all of your support so far. We just wanted to share with you the VybPro production prototype is taking shape. This short video shows it operating on Max's wrist...listen careful and you can hear it... (Read More)

Continued work on Production hardware

July 13th - via:
Thank you to all our supporters so far. We want to make sure that you all get your VybPro products as soon as possible after the completion of the Kickstarter campaign. We have continued to develop the production prototype during the campaign. We now... (Read More)

Coronavirus: Teen invents wristband to prevent virus spread through face touching

July 5th - via:
A young inventor with Kiwi roots has raised over £16,000 in Kickstarter pledges to fund a device he created to prevent face touching amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Read More)

Update on Production Prototype Development

July 3rd - via:
While we are so thankful for those who have backed this project, we have also been progressing the final prototype. Pictures below of our CAD models of the POD!  (Read More)

Teen invents watch that warns you before you touch your face

June 29th - via:
If you just can't seem to resist the urge to touch your face, the Vybpro watch, invented by a teen, could help remind you to keep your hands off. (Read More)

Teen creates watch that warns you if you are about to touch your face

June 29th - via:
You already know one of the ways to help prevent getting COVID-19 is not to touch your face…and you’ve probably realized just how often you do it. So, how do you stop? A 15-year-old boy in the United Kingdom thinks he has an answer. (Read More)

VybPro In the News!

June 26th - via:
Thank you so much to all those who have backed us so far! We have made a good start in 3 days and are well on the way. Really looking forwards to getting this out there. We are delighted to have had significant media coverage over the last few days... (Read More)

VybPro in Metro National Press on first day of Kickstarter!

June 24th - via:
We thrilled to see this in National Media on a hot UK day when everyone is starting to get out and about and staying safe in the process! Thanks for all your support so far.... (Read More)

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