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Pebble smartwatch raises a record $3.6 million through Kickstarter [video]

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Default Pebble smartwatch raises a record $3.6 million through Kickstarter [video]

Kickstarter is filled with some brilliant, some not-so-brilliant and some very strange ideas, and if user interest is any indication, the Pebble ePaper smartwatch can likely be filed under brilliant. Allerta, the company behind the product, opened a Kickstarter page less than a week ago and has already become the most funded project of all time on the site, which allows users to make small and large donations toward projects they want to back. The company’s initial goal was to raise $100,000, however in the past six days the project has accumulated a whopping $3.6 million in funding. Read on for more.
The Pebble smart watch is compatible with iOS 5 and Android 2.3 or higher. The device features a 1.26-inch 144 x 168-pixel black and white ePaper display with a backlight, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, four control buttons, a vibrating motor and a three-axis accelerometer. The Pebble is able to receive call, email and message notifications and can control music from Spotify, iTunes and Pandora on iOS and Android devices over Bluetooth. The watch’s capabilities can be expanded through a variety of apps, and users can even create their own apps using an SDK.
While the $99 “early bird” special is sold out, users can still pre-order a Pebble for as low as $115. Deliveries are expected sometime in September, at which point the watch will retail for $150. Allerta’s video introduction follows below.

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