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Soap: First Smart Router w/ Touch Display Powered by Android

A project in Colorado Springs, CO by Soap

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Make your home smart with this first ever Android based Router, with a touch screen display powered by an ARM processor.
Backers: 830
Average Pledge Per Backer: $171

Funded: $142,112 of $80,000
Dates: Feb 21st -> Mar 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Soap
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Latest News

Is That Crowdfunding Campaign Really Just a Scam?

May 25th - via: yahoo.com
Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have changed how tech products come to market, but not always for the better. Many would-be creators fail to deliver on their promises, leaving funders in the lurch. Here's how to minimize your risk. (Read More)

Final Hours Update

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
As we come down to final hours, we are adding two more add-on options that are available. Internal Battery Add-On   First was this something we originally had a stretch goal for, but we are going to now offer it as an upgrade option. Just add +50... (Read More)

Soap Update

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We wanted to let everyone know where we are at with the project. 1. We have placed our PCB printing order. This is expected  to get to us in 2 weeks. 2. We have most of the parts lined up and orders are now placed for the following: WiFi-Quantenna... (Read More)

New Office Found, and other KS Projects

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We happy to announce that we have secured a new office space, and will be moving in within the next few days. We will post some pictures in the coming days.  We have been talking with multiple other KickStarter projects and ones that have potential... (Read More)

Other Projects to Check Out

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Here are a couple of Kickstarter projects we feel would be great for you guys to check out. Lupo Lupo provides a useful security solution & a smart Bluetooth remote controller. Keep track of your stuff, control presentations & more. Lupo is a... (Read More)

WiFi 802.11AC Chipset, Upgrades and Add-ons!

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We have great news!  It's official we will be using a newer chipset from Quantenna and we are super excited to be able to do this.  We are also listing the newer add-ons for your pledges as we had a couple changes from the last update. Upgrade your... (Read More)

Add ons and upgrades!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We will be using Backerkit.com to manage all our pledges so we can keep things more organized and easier for everyone to manage.  This allows us to create add-ons, we have created a few add-ons that you can add to your pledge. First if you have... (Read More)

Hello World.

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World! We are all alive and kicking, we are very excited to announce we are back on the discovery and search for Kickstarter. When we started the project we passed the initial application that Kickstarter requires. We had to go under further... (Read More)

A clarification to the SoapOS Update.

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
For clarification of the OS information from our most recent update. We are not having our OS fully built by Droidifi. We are merely working with them to help develop some better versions of drivers and chipset support that we need for Android to... (Read More)

A Big Update!

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
The Operating System As many of you know the operating system is the biggest hurdle that we have to overcome in the development of Soap.  We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with Droidifi to aid us in this endeavor.  Soap will be... (Read More)

PCB Design Update

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update for everyone, here are some renderings of our PCB that we will be having produced. Also, we posted a video with all of us in as requested. We will do another update tomorrow, and we have some big news regarding SoapOs. You'll need... (Read More)

SOAP: The Home Automation Router And Kickstarter Scam

March 7th - via: hackaday.com
How would you like a 7″ tablet with a Quad-core ARM Cortex A9 processor, USB 3.0, 32 GB of storage, 802.11ac, four ports of Gigabit LAN, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, SATA, HDMI, built-in Zigbee and RFID modules, a camera, speaker and microphone, all for $170? Sound too good to be true? That’s because it probably is. Meet SOAP, the home automation router with a touchscreen, that’s shaping up to be one of the largest scams Kickstarter has ever seen. (Read More)

The Soap smart router with Android gets us excited about managing our networks again [KICKSTARTER]

March 5th - via: phandroid.com
Ever wanted an internet router that ran Android? Me neither, because the concept never existed in my mind. But now that someone actually introduced one, I’m salivating. Enter Soap, a router with a nice 7-inch display that runs Android. (Read More)

More July units added, and how to buy more than one.

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry for another update just added 100 July Soap Touch models and wanted our current backers to get these first. Also we have multiple request on how to buy multiple Soap devices, being that it is against Kick starter policy to list pledge packages... (Read More)

Soap Update!

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We wanted to send out a quick update focusing on few changes we have made in the last 24 hours, we have added a few stretch goals, and a couple of pledge levels. We also are posting some of the upgrades that will be available via Backerkit.com after... (Read More)

A Big Thank You To All Our Backers!

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We just wanted to send out an update to say thank to you to all of our backers, and wanted to say how we greatly appreciate your support here on Kickstarter. We are only ten days into our campaign and have already hit our goal of 80,000 dollars, this... (Read More)

Soap Essentials Sneak Attack Pledge Available!!!!!!

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We have decided to open up 20 slots to the sixty dollar price on the Soap Essentials, So if you want one you better get on this one! SOAP ESSENTIALS SUPER EARLY ADOPTERS SNEAK ATTACK: Be one of the 20 lucky people to get the Soap Essentials Device... (Read More)

New and Updated Stretch Goals!!!!!

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goal Update 125K – Optical Audio Connector Included We will have an Optical Audio Connector added to our PCB. 150k – Soap with Linux is available At 150k we will offer the option of ordering a SD Card that will boot Soap into Linux and... (Read More)

Developer Pledge Level Added!

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Per the request of some of our backers we have added a developer pledge level.   Developer Special : Early beta access to the Soap Touch Device, Access to SDK, 1x Zigbee Module Zigbee-Pro w/wired antenna, 1x Zigbee-Pro w/o wired antenna, 2x Z-Wave... (Read More)

Q & A Update # 2

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Update Soap Q & A Part 1

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Soap 2 Year Warranty!

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We have decided that all of our Kick Starter backers will get a 2-year warranty with their Soap device.  The warranty will cover any manufacturer defects and will include all parts and labor. Unfortunately we can't cover drops or any sort of water... (Read More)

Soap and PebbleBee are Friends!

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We just want to send out a message about another project we think you should check out. We are planning to build native support into Soap for PebbleBee.  The PebbleBee has some great features! Communicates with Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy enabling a... (Read More)

Due to demand new spots for soap touch early backers

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Due to the demand we have decided to open 50 more spots at the 150 price. If you backed a more expensive price pledge and want the cheaper price please go adjust  your pledge to the lower price point.  Share the link and let your people know the... (Read More)

200 backers and climbing!

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We've reached 200 backers in 2 days and love the support. Keep Sharing Soap with your friends, family, tech websites and blogs. If we can get enough support or even get a post to a large tech website like tech crunch or endgaget. We could add some... (Read More)

Early Backers We Need Your Help.

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We want Soap to as successful as possible, but we need to get the word out about or project.  We humbly ask you to please help us \share this project via Facebook, Twitter, Blog sites, and any other place on the internet.  If we can get to 2500... (Read More)

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