Menagerie Issue 03

Fo̱s - A truly wearable, Bluetooth LED display system

A project in San Francisco, CA by Anders Nelson
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Fo̱s is the world's first truly wearable, affordable LED display system. Stay visible, be creative, made in San Francisco.
Backers: 165
Average Pledge Per Backer: $149

Funded: $24,576 of $200,000
Dates: Aug 26th -> Sep 25th (30 days)
Project By: Anders Nelson
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Latest News

Fashion Week in NYC! BONUS: New Prototype

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
SO! Mike and I went to the Brand Innovators fashion Week event in NYC last week and I presented on the current state and future of wearable tech. The VP of marketing from Jawbone was there, the COO of ADOPTED and the founder of Living in Digital... (Read More)

Fos in NYC, articles aplenty and a CALL TO ACTION

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
You know who's awesome? You guys! So far the Fos project has garnered 33,313 video views, including more than 7600 people that watched the thing to completion. What this means is ~7600 people are seriously interested in applying Fos to their daily... (Read More)

Crazy media coverage and some battery info

September 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Guys/gals, your support has reverberated through the blogosphere like a heavy dose of dubstep! Here is a list of links to all the original articles (i.e. no re-blogs) written up about Fos:... (Read More)

Real progress! Bonus: FashTech belt footage.

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello you awesome people, let's do some math. We've reached $13,447 which is 6.7% of our goal in almost 2 days which is 6.7% of our timeframe. This means we are on track for successful funding! As you know, we need to reach at least $200,000 before... (Read More)

Insert Coin: Fos combines style and safety in a wearable Bluetooth LED display (video)

August 26th - via: engadget.com
Light-up clothing is all the rage, and a company called Erogear is upping the ante with Fos, a Bluetooth-enabled solution for style-conscious athletes. The brainchild of engineer Anders Nelson, Fos is a lightweight, Velcro-lined fabric strip of lights with a nifty customizable display. (Read More)

Bike Light of the Future: LED Grid Displays Signals, Graphics on Your Back

August 26th - via: gearjunkie.com
Looking to launch this winter, the Fos product by EroGear LLC is a Velcro-lined fabric patch embedded with a “super-bright” LED grid. (Read More)

Erogear Lights Up Geek Chic

August 26th - via: brand-innovators.com
Once a technology gets its own slang, it has officially arrived. And so it is with “geek chic.” The upcoming New York City Fashion Week, capped by the Brand Innovators Fashion Brand Summit, will have its share of wearable technology. (Read More)

Fos Wearable, Bluetooth LED Display System Unveiled (video)

August 26th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
A new project called Fo̱s has launch dover on the Kickstarter crowd funding website which provides users with a handy bluetooth equipped LED display. (Read More)

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