FreeWavz: Smart Earphones with Built-in Fitness Monitoring

A project in Melbourne, FL by FreeWavz

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FreeWavz provide complete freedom from wires, have a naturally perfect fit and deliver the fitness metrics you want, when you want them
Backers: 1591
Average Pledge Per Backer: $204

Funded: $325,208 of $300,000
Dates: Jun 23rd -> Aug 7th (45 days)
Project By: FreeWavz
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Latest News

Kickstarter-Success FreeWavz Debuts New Campaign on Fundable

January 13th - via:
On Tuesday (January 13th), smart wearable technology developer, FreeWavz, launched its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable to raise funds so that it will be able to expand to accelerate the build of production capacity. This new campaign comes after the company received over $325,000 on Kickstarter last summer. (Read More)

Brief: Former Sony VP Joins Kickstarter-Success FreeWavz as CEO

December 31st - via:
Today, FreeWavz, the developer of smart ear wearable technology announces the appointment of Mike Kahn as CEO. Kahn brings more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the consumer electronics industry to the FreeWavz team. (Read More)

Final Thank You from the Live FreeWavz Kickstarter Campaign

August 7th - via:
As the final minutes tick off the clock, one last thank you for your support. It has been an incredible ride. Thanks for joining us. $325K and almost 1,600 believers. (Read More)

We Made It! The Final Countdown.

August 6th - via:
Wow! That was quite a run, wasn't it? What a rush! We cleared the goal line of $300,000 and are now over $315,000 with 1,500+ believers! A huge thank-you to all of our incredibly supportive backers. We are honored. Thank you for believing in us and... (Read More)

FreeWavz Fitness Earphones Manage To Reach 300k Kickstarter Funding Goal With Only A Day To Spare

August 6th - via:
Kickstarter projects appear in any number of shapes and sizes. FreeWavs smart earphones come in at the small end of things. These wireless buds aim specifically at the more active people among us who are tired of cables getting tangled and holding them back, their adrenaline-pumping heavy metal music drowning out the environment around them, and having to carry around so many gadgets to monitor their fitness levels. Now the project has narrowly managed to reach its $300k Kickstarter funding goal with just a day remaining, gathering pledges from over 1,400 people. (Read More)

35 Hours to Go/Last Opportunity to Buy FreeWavz at the Special $179 Pricing

August 5th - via:
Welcome to the 165 new backers who have joined us today! We are now over 1,325 strong and closing in on the goal line. While the $179 level has filled up and closed, we will provide all backers at the $179 reward level and up an opportunity to buy a... (Read More)

The Goal is in Sight! Only 43 Hours Left!

August 3rd - via:
We must first welcome the 450+ new backers that have joined the team over the past 48 hours. Thanks so much to you and our other loyal 800 backers that have shown your belief, support and trust in FreeWavz. We are quickly closing the gap to our goal... (Read More)

Cleared $200K/Thank you

August 2nd - via:
Hello again. We have now cleared $200,000 and the activity level is increasing. We expect a fast and furious last 3+ days of the campaign. But before we go back to work on the campaign, we must stop and reflect for a moment on the journey of creating... (Read More)

4 Days to Go! Video on the Purpose of the FreeWavz Design

August 2nd - via:
While we are up to almost 785 backers and approaching $200K in pledges, with only 4 days left we are making an all or nothing run toward our goal of $300K. In American football terms, we've got the equivalent of 2 minutes left on the clock to drive... (Read More)

Use FreeWavz Together in Stereo or Independently

July 30th - via:
In the following video, Dr. Eric describes how FreeWavz can be used together in perfectly synchronized stereo or shared with a friend, each independently connected to their own source phone/player for music or used as a Bluetooth headset. The... (Read More)

We need your help TODAY! Enter to win a pair of special green or pink FreeWavz.

July 29th - via:
With almost a week left to our Kickstarter campaign, we really need your help closing the final gap to reach our goal of $300K! We made sharing the FreeWavz story easy with Thunderclap. Just click or cut and paste this link:... (Read More)

More Proof that FreeWavz Really Works & Testing in the Anechoic Chamber

July 28th - via:
After posting the last video demo of FreeWavz, we had requests to better show the phone screen and to hear the phone actually connect, so we pulled Eric back into our makeshift studio and fired the camera back up. This video shows how the phone finds... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Roundup: A really useful GPS tag, an iCat, and more

July 24th - via:
If you've followed our weekly crowdfunding roundup for a while, you're aware that various tracking gizmos seem to be one of the biggest categories in crowdfunding. (Read More)

11 Days to Go!

July 21st - via:
Quick Update: We have tripled over the past two weeks to $155K and over 600 backers, so word is definitely spreading. We just spent three days in NY with some major media outlets who are very enthusiastic about the product--setting the table for... (Read More)

It's undeniable. FreeWavz really work! Here's the proof.

July 20th - via:
This video demonstrates that FreeWavz are functional and ready to move into production. Our founder, Eric, shows how FreeWavz pair to each other and to a smartphone via Bluetooth to play music, receive calls and voice command the phone to make a... (Read More)

We've doubled in 3 days to almost $100K and over 320 backers!!

July 13th - via:
If you haven’t looked lately, our project took a big jump over the last 3 days--now up to more than 320 backers and almost $100K. Product development is making great progress as well. All electronics are in place and we are ready for production. We... (Read More)

The momentum keeps building! Over $50K and close to 260 backers!

July 4th - via:
A big thank-you to all the believers that have shown their support of FreeWavz! We are over $50K and building momentum. The network of FreeWavz Fanz is strong and determined! We know there are thousands more backers out there, and we are working hard... (Read More)

The buzz is growing! Check out Freewavz at the Dew Tour in Ocean City, MD!

June 23rd - via:
A little over 2 days in and you have shown us the love--over 130 backers and close to $25K in support. We really appreciate all the kind words, encouragement and insightful questions. A ton of very positive press releases and favorable comments on... (Read More)

Thanks to all those who jumped in to support us on Day 1!!

June 23rd - via:
We are off and running thanks to you.  Getting a lot of positive feedback on the product--we really appreciate it. Your liked FreeWavz,and others will too--please help us spread the word through your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn accounts.... (Read More)

Special love to our first group of backers!

June 23rd - via:
It all started with you!  We appreciate your belief in us!  (Read More)

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