The icon-based watch that young kids can read & understand!

A project in San Francisco, CA by Joy

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The first icon-based watch that teaches kids good habits and the concept of time. It's a watch, it's a scheduler, it's an assistant.
Backers: 6954
Average Pledge Per Backer: $112

Funded: $777,777 of $50,000
Dates: Jun 7th -> Jul 22nd (45 days)
Project By: Joy
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Latest News

There's now a habit-tracking smart watch for kids and it's all a bit Black Mirror

January 8th - via:
A newly launched wearable, the Octopus Kids Habit Tracking Watch by Joy, allows parents to plug in daily reminders that will alert children to daily tasks and chores, such as brushing their teeth, limiting screen time and getting enough exercise. (Read More)

Update on manufacturing

July 11th - via:
Things are getting serious!  It's time to manufacture Octopus!  Engineering Verification Test (EVT), Design For Manufacture (DFM), Design For Assembly (DFA), Design For Test (DFT), Design For Cost (DFC), Design Verification Test, Production... (Read More)

$600K, splash & stretch goal!

July 6th - via:
Today is a big day for us. We passed the $600,000 mark making us the most funded ever watch for kids on Kickstarter. Yeah! A lot of you asked for it, we’re glad to announce that we’re seriously considering making Octopus watch 100% waterproof (IP... (Read More)

500K - Thank You!

June 29th - via:
Thank you all for your support. Big news coming soon! We keep pushing. #FamilyTech    (Read More)


June 24th - via:
Today we reached $400,000 in pledges thanks to you, 3700 Octopals! That was fast! We are glad to announce that the "ICE (In Case Of Emergency) information" stretch goal has been unlocked!  With 27 days to go, we will come with another stretch goal... (Read More)

Thank You! + Stretch Goal

June 22nd - via:
2500+ BACKERS!We did it... we are now over 500% funded and have raised more than $250,000 with 30 days still remaining. We want to thank you all for your continued support. We’ve been listening to your suggestions and have decided to open a new... (Read More)

Octopus Smartwatch on Kickstarter - Meet The Smartwatch For Kids!

June 18th - via:
Want to make your kids smarter in a kids (Read More)


June 10th - via:
One Thousand Backers! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!^3 Now comes the time to set some stretch goals, and we'd like you to choose! Is it a new color, a specific textured... (Read More)


June 8th - via:
Thanks to you all (and without any press coverage), we reached our funding goal in barely 3 hours yesterday! We are thrilled to announce that Octopus will become a reality. We received a ton of messages of support and feedback that boosted us even... (Read More)

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