MoboSens: A water pollution sensor for your smartphone

MoboSens is a mobile sensor platform for measuring pollutants (nitrates, heavy metals, pathogens) in water and sharing water pollution information on internet.
Environment
$5,105USD
raised of $5,000 goal
102%
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This campaign started on Apr 16 and closed on May 14, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on May 14, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Thank you for contributing!

    For your donation, your name will appear on a special dedication page on our website.

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    4 claimed

  • $25USD
    Sensor R&D

    Vote on the next sensing target for us to research after arsenic. Suggestions include lead, copper, chromium...

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    1 claimed

  • $50USD
    Sensor

    Our objective sensor cost. With this amount, you'll help us get sensor hardware to our citizen scientist collaborators (institutional researchers, private citizens, students) for field testing.

    1 out of 1000 claimed

  • $100USD
    iPhone Sensor App

    With this amount, you'll help us get sensor hardware to our citizen scientist collaborators (institutional researchers, private citizens, students) for field testing. In return, we will send our iPhone sensor app link to you for free long before it is released on iOS app store.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    1 out of 100 claimed

  • $500USD
    Science Webinar

    If we can have more than 20 donations in this category, we'll invite you to a private webinar to present the technology and science behind MoboSens. For less than 20 donations in this category, the inventors will make phone calls to donors explaining the MoboSens technology and science. You will also receive all the perks in the above categories.

    Estimated delivery: August 2013

    0 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Your Name in Phone App

    You will receive all the perks in the above categories. We'll also acknowledge your name in the next version of our Android and iPhone sensor apps. When people uses MoboSens in the future, they will know you made unique contributions to enable this new technology for social good.

    Estimated delivery: August 2013

    1 out of 20 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    First tester of new sensor

    Besides all benefits in all the above categories, you will become the first tester of our new sensor prototype once it is built in lab. We will ship the new sensor to your address. If needed, we will then improve our sensor based on your testing feedback. Essentially you become a part of our inventor team.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    0 out of 20 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Meet the inventor team

    Making this contribution means you are both generous philanthropists and curious technology fans. You will get all the perks in other categories. We will invite you to Univ. of Illinois, a unique place and home for the inventors of transistor, integrated circuit, LED, MRI and first internet browser. You will be touring our innovative research laboratory and advanced manufacturing facility. You will be meeting with the inventor team and brainstorming together for the next big invention.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    0 out of 10 claimed

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