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A wireless wind meter containing no electronics

A project in Copenhagen, Denmark by Vaavud

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Measure the wind with your iOS or Android phone and share it online. Check the conditions at your favorite spots on a live map.
Backers: 915
Average Pledge Per Backer: £30

Funded: £27,598 of £20,000
Dates: Mar 18th -> Apr 22nd (35 days)
Project By: Vaavud
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Latest News

Vaavud Takes To Kickstarter Again For A New Smartphone Wind Meter That Tracks Direction

July 10th - via:
Kickstarter has been around long enough that the Kickstarter double-dip is now a well-established thing – basically it’s the practice of a company returning to the crowdfunding well to secure the resources for a new product launch. (Read More)

This Smart Mobile Wind Meter Contains No Electronics

August 3rd - via:
It’s always nice to see a Kickstarter project make it through to reality — and this is a neat one. Vaavud, an inexpensive wind meter that was funded on Kickstarter earlier this year, is finally available to buy. (Read More)

Partnership with Weendy

April 20th - via:
Hi all, We are super excited to announce our first integration partner:  Weendy  - the worlds fastest growing community-based weather network. This means that very soon, you will be able to use your Vaavud wind meter from within the Weendy app. So... (Read More)

From first prototype to final version

April 11th - via:
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It all started with this

April 11th - via:
Below is a picture of the very first working prototoype, and a screen shot of the very first version of the Android app (sorry about the poor picture quality). We have come a loooooong way since then! :-) To see what has happened in between this... (Read More)

Good progress on the product front

April 5th - via:
Hi all, Over the past week, we have made quite a lot of progress on the software front. The app can now upload avg. and max. wind speed as well as wind direction and GPS position, so the information can be plotted on a map. So instead of having to... (Read More)


April 1st - via:
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Status – our name – and a little teaser…

March 26th - via:
Off to a good startOne week into our kickstarter campaign, things look promising, with 77% of our goal reached at the time of writing this. Several media also picked up the story about our project – most notably Techcrunch, Wall Street Journal,... (Read More)

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