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Vaavud wind meter V 2.0

A project in Copenhagen, Denmark by Vaavud

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The world's first handheld device to measure both wind speed and direction. iPhone & Android. Crowdsourced live map, history and more!
Backers: 1049
Average Pledge Per Backer: £40

Funded: £41,869 of £20,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Aug 19th (41 days)
Project By: Vaavud
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That's a wrap

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi' all, First of all huge THANK YOU for backing our project!! We landed on just over 2 times our target, which is fantastic!! And thanks a lot for all the comments and suggestions along the way – they have been really inspiring. We are going full... (Read More)

Something special - for backers only!

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Bearings: Change of plans. Production schedule: Confirmation of plans

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi’ Backers, We are entering the final few days of the campaign. The 50K stretch target seems a liiitle far away just now, but great things have been know to happen in the last few days of a Kickstarter campaign, so who knows? As always, your help... (Read More)

Stretch target & final design unlocked

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi’ all, Things went very fast over the weekend, and all of a sudden we had passed the first stretch goal: 30.000 GBP. Fantastic!!! So now you will all be able to choose between three different colors for your new Vaavud wind meter. The third color... (Read More)

Rotor tests & a view of our prototype app

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi’ all, We are now half way through our campaign, and we are in the very, very final stages of development and fine-tuning. Right now we are performance testing some very small tweaks to the rotor design, in order to optimize both performance and... (Read More)


July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi' all, We just wanted to give you a quick glimpse of the most recent 3D printed prototypes, which we are currently testing in the wind tunnel. We will run some additional tests in the beginning of next week, and then post a more comprehensive... (Read More)

Stretch goals, staff pick & more!

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi’ all, A couple of days ago we flew past the 20.000 GBP funding goal, due to your support. Thank you SO much!!! With that money we can now go ahead with the initial investment in production tools, and bring the new Vaavud wind meter to life.... (Read More)

Updated design, premium level with ceramic bearings and more!

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi’ all, We are now one week into the campaign and things are looking great, with 90% of our target reached by now – thanks a lot to everyone who has backed us so far! And we are still on schedule We have some exciting things to share before we... (Read More)

Halfway there

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi' all, Just a quick note to say thanks to all of our early backers. You guys have sent us past 50% in just two days. Incredible! We are super excited about this - and about where we might end up with so many days of the campaign still to go For an... (Read More)

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

July 10th - via: techcrunch.com
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)

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