Royal Bastards


A project in Williamsburg, VA by Ravi Shamaiengar, MD

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A portable head-support pillow, created by a physician, to make traveling a more comfortable experience.
Backers: 1203
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $67,819 of $40,000
Dates: Jun 25th -> Jul 25th (30 days)
Project By: Ravi Shamaiengar, MD
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Latest News

Williamsburg Doctor Invents Bendable, Structured Travel Pillow

July 19th - via:
WILLIAMSBURG, VA - Williamsburg resident Dr. Ravi Shamaiengar has invented something that keeps him comfortable when he falls asleep on planes and he thinks it’s something that could help more people. (Read More)

New Pledge Levels

July 18th - via:
As described in a prior post, I wanted to allow backers who have chosen a COUPLE'S PACK or FAMILY PACK the option of choosing between our four colors. Sorry for the delay!  If you have already ordered a COUPLE'S PACK in BLACK and want a COUPLE'S... (Read More)

NapAnywhere Colors

July 17th - via:
Wow! The last few days of the campaign have been very exciting. We are currently back on track to fund, but there are no guarantees. Remember that Kickstarter is all or nothing! We still need your help spreading the word.  We can't wait to start... (Read More)

NapAnywhere Update #4 - Mix and Match

July 16th - via:
First of all, I would like to thank everyone who has visited our campaign for their interest and support. The word appears to be spreading. We had a spike of 8% funding yesterday. If this trend continues we will make our goal!  Next, by popular... (Read More)

Williamsburg radiologist has designed a travel pillow; Kickstarter funding deadline is July 25

July 16th - via:
Almost four years ago Ravi Shamaiengar, a radiologist with Tidewater Diagnostic Imaging who practices at Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, started work on designing a better travel pillow. A frequent traveler who suffers from neck pain, he found that only the large, expensive pillows worked for him. (Read More)

NapAnywhere Update #3

July 11th - via:
A mid-campaign update and demonstration of our latest manufacturer's prototype. The manufacturer is ready for our first full manufacturing order. So please keep spreading the word.  I know you're gonna love the NapAnywhere. Thanks for your support!... (Read More)


July 3rd - via:
On a recent trip to Italy (in March/April), my family and I field-tested the NapAnywhere. The prototypes performed exceptionally well. I was able to sleep comfortably (in coach) for at least 5 of the 8 flight hours (unfortunately I had to eat and... (Read More)

New Pledge Levels

June 28th - via:
By popular demand, we have added two pledge levels. One is a "Couple's Pack" which includes 2 NapAnywheres, and the other is a "Family Pack" which includes 5 NapAnywheres.  I hope this helps those who have asked how to order multiple NapAnywheres.... (Read More)

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