Indiegogo is a way for people all over the world to join forces to make ideas happen. Since 2008, millions of contributors have empowered hundreds of thousands of inventors, musicians, do-gooders, filmmakers – and other game-changers – to bring big dreams to life.
InteraXon is a Toronto-based company and innovator in the brain sensing technology field, designing mind-blowing experiences from controlling the lights on Niagara Falls with the mind to a thought controlled beer tap. They are the minds behind Muse: the brain sensing headband. It’s a brain fitness tool that helps you do more with your mind. It includes a headband that detects and measures brain activity during guided training sessions—just as a heart monitor measures pulse rates during physical exercise. It also includes an app designed to help you manage stress by training you to calm your mind. Results are in real time and also tracked long-term on your smart phone or tablet so you can understand and improve your minds over time. You can purchase your Muse at http://www.choosemuse.com
Thalmic Labs is closing the gap between humans and technology by solving a fundamental question: How do we connect the real and the digital worlds as we move towards wearable and ubiquitous computing? Our first product, the Myo armband, uses the electrical activity in your muscles, as well as the motion of your forearm, to wirelessly control digital technologies.
Estimote offers hardware and software solutions using Bluetooth Smart technology. Our wireless beacons communicate with apps on a consumer’s mobile device to trigger contextually relevant actions, from personalized notifications to frictionless payments. Simply stick an Estimote Beacon in any place such as your retail store and your app users will benefit from personalized micro-location based notifications and actions when they walk into your venue or interact with your products.
O’Reilly spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, O’Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
The Pearson Technology Group is the most respected publisher of computer and technology books available in Canada—offering resources for computer professionals and users at all levels of knowledge and experience.
Since 2003, SparkFun has shared its passion for DIY and hobbyist electronics by providing parts, knowledge and inspiration to help fuel exploration of embedded electronics. By “Sharing Ingenuity,” SparkFun hopes to help anyone unleash their inner inventor. SparkFun currently offers more than 3,500 products, including over 430 unpatented open-source designs. The company employs 150+ people and is based in Boulder, Colorado.
OneMethod Digital + Design is many things. It’s an award-winning anti-agency. An enemy of mediocrity. An occasional nightspot. A specialist on making next come now. A creator of taqerias. And it’s probably the shortest distance between where you are and where you want to be.