The Cynaps Enhance Hearing Restoration Project: Testing, Hacking & Goodwill

Use bone conduction to restore your hearing. Get some cool, hackable gadgets, even if you hear well, and we'll restore hearing for children who need it most.
Technology
$59,883USD
raised of $50,000 goal
120%
0 time left
This campaign started on Nov 07 and closed on January 06, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on January 6, 2014
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  • $279USD
    Featured
    Get it at www.maxvirtual.com!

    You can buy Cynaps Enhance now at http://www.maxvirtual.com!

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

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  • $14USD
    Cynaps Sweat Absorbing Cap

    These are the same awesome sweat absorbing caps we use to house our modules, and they're also great on their own. These professionally designed caps use a special blend of polyester to effectively wick away sweat and keep you cool and dry all day. Get one now to support our effort, try out the fit, or upgrade from a standard hat from our last campaign! We'll send black by default, but you can also choose grey or white after you pledge. Get "Powered by Cynaps"! Free immediate worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    15 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $19USD
    Tester Kit: The Early Bird!

    Get the Tester Kit at a discount for the first 100 backers. Free and immediate worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    100 out of 100 claimed

  • $24USD
    Tester Kit

    This option is an easy, low cost way to see if Cynaps Enhance will work for you. It includes one of each type of our transducers, so you'll be able to compare it well. You'll also be able to exchange feedback as an active member of our community and have a chance to take part and share resources involving new research in the areas of sound transmission and vibrotactile feedback. Pretty cool stuff! Ships immediately with free worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    23 claimed

  • $49USD
    Stereo HeadBand

    2 HeadBands (small and large) with 1 set of Super Transducers + 1 stereo amplifier with a portable battery solution. This kit is perfect if you'd like to test your hearing first and then add on the $149 Cynaps Enhance V1 Prototype Base Unit later. Then you can easily switch between the cap and band (mix and match). Or if you go for the V2 Band later, you can still keep using this kit for listening to audio on your phone or PC (music, gaming, etc). Fully hearing people can also use this device.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    28 claimed

  • $50USD
    Custom Cap Install: Add-On

    For those who already got a V1 perk: let us install Cynaps Enhance V1 into your own cap or sweatband for you. Perfect for parents who need one installed into their child's smaller cap or band. Just send it to us, and we'll install, adjust and test it to make sure everything's working perfectly inside. We'll also customize it with the right color fabric so it looks awesome. This perk is an add-on service than anyone can choose in combination with any Enhance V1 perk.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    4 claimed

  • $59USD
    Cynaps Bluetooth Self Install

    Use this to install Cynaps Bluetooth into any hat, headband, helmet, etc. This perk is also a great option for those wanting to add on Bluetooth functionality to the $199 Enhance V1 Full Kit. Our connectors are completely interchangeable between all the Testers, the Enhance V1 and Bluetooth modules. Immediate, free worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    19 claimed

  • $69USD
    Cynaps Bluetooth Cap

    Best price ever on the Cynaps Bluetooth Cap! Even those with perfect hearing can use it to take calls or listen to audio from your phone on the go. You can also use it to test your hearing if needed before going for Enhance.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    65 claimed

  • $99USD
    Stereo Band + Cynaps Bluetooth

    BEST DEAL! Get the Stereo HeadBand with Super Transducers AND a Sweat-Free cap with Cynaps Bluetooth installed! All of the connectors are interchangeable, so you can do some VERY interesting stuff with this perk! Everything also connects with the Cynaps Enhance V1 Prototype Base in cap ($149) - it will let you plug and play in so many creative ways, between Bluetooth and Enhance, between bands and caps, and between regular and super transducers! Ships immediately with free worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    21 claimed

  • $199USD
    Cynaps Enhance V1 Full Kit

    This is the prototype version in a Cynaps Cap fitted with regular transducers along with 2 HeadBands (small and large) and 1 pair of Super Transducers. You can keep the module in the cap or take it out and put it in your pocket or neckpouch and use it with the HeadBand. You can also install the regular transducers onto a pair of glasses or embed the Super Transducers into a vest to let you feel vibrations from the sounds around you. Ships by November 30th with free worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    21 claimed

  • $219USD
    Choose another cap style!

    Choose from any of the caps shown in the beginning of the campaign description. We'll install Cynaps Enhance into the style you select. Just let us know after you pledge, in the comments section, or we can also contact you to find out which cap you'd like! Available immediately with free worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    7 claimed

  • $249USD
    Custom Cap Install: V1 Kit

    This is for everything in the $199 perk, and we'll install Cynaps Enhance into your own cap or fabric band that you send to us. We'll install, adjust and test it to work perfectly inside, and we'll use the right fabric to match your cap or band and make it look awesome. Turnaround time is 1 week within the US. We'll include 2 HeadBands (small and large) and 1 pair of Super Transducers which can connect to the module anytime you want to take a break from wearing the hat or need more volume.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

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  • $299USD
    Enhance V2 Band

    This is the completely integrated band, no wires or external parts required. Ships in January with free worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    19 claimed

  • $399USD
    V1 Full Kit + V2 Band

    BEST DEAL: Get the Cynaps Enhance V1 Full Kit (normally $199 by itself) plus the V2 band at a very reduced price together. The V1 Full Kit ships by November 30th, and the V2 Band will follow in January. This option is perfect for those who want the extra functionality and freedom of the V2 Band but also want to be able to use the technology to hear right away. Keep the V1 after your V2 arrives as a backup if you ever need to send it in for repairs.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    35 claimed

  • $499USD
    The Whole Shabang

    Get every single part featured in this campaign: The Enhance V2 Band, the Enhance V1 Base Module, a Stereo Tester with both HeadBands, a Cynaps Sweat-Free Cap with regular transducers and a Bluetooth module installed, a Tester Kit and a company T-shirt in the size of your choice. Support us to the max and have lots of extra spare parts on hand to mix, match and replace if needed. Everything in this perk except for the V2 Band will ship by Nov 30th, and the V2 Band will follow in January.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    27 claimed

  • $799USD
    5 Cynaps Enhance V1 Full Kits

    Get 5 Cynaps Enhance V1 Modules installed into Cynaps Caps with regular transducers, 5 pairs of HeadBands (small and large) and 5 sets of Super Transducers.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 claimed

  • $1,299USD
    5 V2 bands

    Get 5 V2 bands. Ships in January with free worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    0 claimed

  • $1,499USD
    10 Cynaps Enhance V1 Full Kits

    Get 10 Cynaps Enhance V1 Modules installed into Cynaps Caps with regular transducers, 10 pairs of HeadBands (small and large) and 10 sets of Super Transducers.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 claimed

  • $2,299USD
    10 V2 Bands

    Get 10 V2 bands at the lowest price. Ships in January with free worldwide shipping.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    1 claimed

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