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Vi. The First True Artificial Intelligence Personal Trainer

A project in New York, NY by LifeBEAM

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Meet Vi, an AI personal trainer who lives in biosensing earphones. She finds your ideal path to fitness and coaches you in real time.
Backers: 7257
Average Pledge Per Backer: $233

Funded: $1,688,180 of $100,000
Dates: Jun 1st -> Jul 19th (49 days)
Project By: LifeBEAM
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Latest News

7 Kickstarter-funded tech gadgets that are actually worth buying

March 7th - via:
Although tens of thousands of Kickstarter projects get successfully funded, not all of them are widely distributed or worth your time. These seven gadgets are. (Read More)

These Kickstarter earbuds have an AI assistant built into them to motivate you while you workout

October 2nd - via:
Headphones have come a long way over the last few years. Many of them are now wireless, many others are also either noise-cancelling or sweatproof, and a few let you seamlessly share music with your friends. The latest headphone innovation comes from a company called Vi. (Read More)

Introducing Vi: AI that aims to be your personal workout and training companion

September 1st - via:
It still has a long way to go to become a full-fledged personal trainer, but it's trying. (Read More)

48 hours left! Let's finish strong!

July 17th - via:
Kickstarter! What a whirlwind with you guys. First off, we hit our $1.5 Million stretch goal! Wow! Now, we’re down to the last TWO days, which means: these next two days will be your LAST CHANCE to lock in a Vi for you or your friends, at $199!... (Read More)

1 Week Left, and MyFitnessPal Stretch Goal!

July 12th - via:
New Stretch Goal! We're all so happy here at LifeBEAM— Thank you for your huge support to our mission!  Our next stretch goal is hitting $1.5 million, and if we get there before our campaign ends next Tuesday, we’ll build an integration with... (Read More)

Validation Testing Update

July 11th - via:
Hey guys! We’re working fast and furious on the production of Vi. Check out some shots of her real-life validation testing. These are not the final samples, but one of the last versions to test engineering before we lock down the hardware and... (Read More)

Color Stretch Goal Unlocked!

July 7th - via:
 Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked!Wow you guys, we made it to $1 million all thanks to your support. We can't thank you enough!  You've unlocked the second stretch goal. Since we made it to $1 million, after the campaign closes we will send you a survey... (Read More)

Inside Vi's Experience Design

July 6th - via:
Hey guys! New post for you this week. Cliff Chen, Vi’s Creative and Experience Director, shares his journey shaping the experience of Vi with us.  Designing Vi's ExperienceBranding usually asks what you want a product to feel like, but with Vi we... (Read More)

NEW! Introducing Vi for Cycling!

June 30th - via:
Hey Kickstarter-- We have exciting news for you! A lot of you asked if Vi will work for cycling. Well, we're delighted to announce that Vi will now include a Lite Cycling Mode on its first release!   You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this... (Read More)

Adventures in Prototyping

June 27th - via:
Hey guys! We thought it’d be fun to go behind the scenes on the design of Vi. To help create Vi, we brought in Industrial Design specialists at MINIMAL Design, founded by Scott Wilson who used to head up design at Nike. Here we chatted with Tali... (Read More)

$750K Goal Achieved + 2nd Stretch Goal Announced!

June 25th - via:
1st Stretch Goal: Unlocked Now! Wow you guys. You’re incredible! You helped us reach $750,000! We’re overwhelmed with the amount of support you’re giving us. To celebrate, not only will everyone receive the custom tech-pack and sizing case (for... (Read More)

The Physiology of Working Out

June 17th - via:
We’re so glad you liked the Q&A With Zvika Orron, LifeBEAM’s CTO, that we asked him some more questions about how Vi works! Nerd out with us on physiology for a minute. What are some of the biggest things you measure in human physiology when... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1: Vi Tech-Pack + Sizing Kit

June 15th - via:
You guys are the best! We can't believe you helped us raise half a million dollars! STRETCH GOAL #1To celebrate, we’re excited to announce our first stretch goal: if we make it to $750K, we're going to make sure you can truly take Vi everywhere... (Read More)

The Science of Vi: Biosensing

June 8th - via:
 Q&A with Zvika Orron, LifeBEAM’s CTOHey guys! We got lots of questions about how Vi works, so we took a minute to sit down with Zvika Orron, LifeBEAM’s CTO, and have a little Q&A on Vi’s biosensor. Biosensors. Why’s yours... (Read More)

'I'm Not Just Any AI': Meet the World's Sexiest Sounding Fitness Trainer

June 6th - via:
A Kickstarter campaign is underway to outsmart the average personal trainer using artificial intelligence (AI), making it harder to avoid your exercise regime. After all, there's no escaping the voices in your head. (Read More)

Thank you for helping us reach our goal!

June 1st - via:
Wow guys, thank you! We were hoping we’d make a splash, but your enthusiasm for Vi has blown us away. We reached our $100K goal in 90 minutes!!! Thank you for believing in Vi! We can’t wait to bring her into the world for you. Right now, we’re... (Read More)

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