5 Hottest Robot Projects on Kickstarter

Many crowdfunding projects are unsuccessful, but these robot projects are currently hitting homeruns on Kickstarter.

Photo Caption: mBot is a low cost, easy-to-run robot kit from MakeBlock designed to give kids hands-on experience about graphical programming, electronics, robotics.

We just wrote about the Robolink 12-in-1 Rokit Smart robot kit that launched on Kickstarter. Its original goal was to raise a modest $15,000 by June 16.

Well, about a day or so into the campaign, Robolink surpassed that number and raised its goal to $50,000. So that got us thinking. Are there other robot projects doing well on Kickstarter, too?

There most certainly are. And, shockingly (or not), the majority of the hot robot projects are consumer drones. One of those is CyPhy Works’ LVL 1 Drone, which according to our calculations, cracks the 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Robots Ever List.

However, there also are a couple robot kits that made the list.

Many crowdfunding campaigns are unsuccessful, of course, but others are not. These projects, all of which are function robots, have hit homeruns with their crowdfunding campaigns.

Click here for the 5 Hottest Robot Projects on Kickstarter.

Editor’s Note: Information about money raised, backers, and time remaining subject to change after press time.

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Steve Crowe · Steve Crowe is managing editor of Robotics Trends. Steve has been writing about technology since 2008. He lives in Belchertown, MA with his wife and daughter.
Contact Steve Crowe: scrowe@ehpub.com  ·  View More by Steve Crowe.


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