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2014 In Review: Dawn of The Indian Hardware Startups

2014 In Review: Dawn of The Indian Hardware Startups

Not handiest tech(examine:software) startups are receiving attention, hardware startups have had their personal proportion of interest inside the startup world. Hardware Startups now not simplest must execute their concept on net, they ought to supply bodily shape to their idea to create interest amongst clients for his or her product. This is  in which hardware startups fluctuate from others. Here’s a list of hardware startups that have positioned wings to their ideas and their ‘paintings’ works flawlessly to vow us.

AtherAther Energy

Founded In: 2013

Founders: Swapnil Jain, Tarun Mehta

Funding: Received $1 Mn in seed investment on 3rd Dec 2014 by way of our very personal Flipkart founders  Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal.

Location: Chennai

With erratic climate situations and melting polar ice caps, Global Warming is the most pointed out subject matter nowadays. Quest for opportunity fuels has reached its height and as a result e-automobiles come into play. There have been some of e-scooters which run on strength but their usage turned into restricted as they might take hours to rate and could operate handiest for 100kms or so. To carry a revolution on this quarter Ather Energy, a Chennai primarily based startup is operating on their e-scooter which they declare to be 20 percentage lighter than petrol scooters and may go from 0 to 60 kmph in eleven seconds, with a pinnacle speed of 75 kmph.Smart motors are in trend given nowadays’s situation. The corporation pursuits to collaborate those ideas.

FinFin: Wearable Ring Make your Palm as Numeric Keypad and Gesture Input

Founded In: 2012

Founders: Rohildev N

Funding: $200k in Product Crowdfunding on 10 March 2014 & raised undisclosed quantity in Series A spherical from Kalaari, Guerrilla Ventures.

Location: Ernakulam

After clever glasses and smart watches, clever earrings have

entered into wearable era. They will sit down inconspicuously in your finger and will assist you to sense like a magician.One such ring is Fin. It is a tiny hardware product that you can wear to your thumb as a hoop and it will make your entire palm as a gesture interface. It can uniquely apprehend every segments of the fingers and might convert your palm right into a numeric keypad. It is a Bluetooth enabled device that can be related to 3 distinctive virtual global devices like Smartphones, Smart TVs, Automobiles, and Home automation gadgets providing a couple of tool compatibility. It uses Bluetooth for Communication with related devices.

GOQii-LogoGOQii: Be The Force

Founded In: February 2014

Founders: Vishal Gondal

Funding: Undisclosed amount by leading Angel Investors from Google, Dell, TiE, Segate etc. Its buyers include Neeraj Arora, Marco Argenti, VP Amazon Web Services,  Madhuri Dixit Nene, Amit Singhal of Google, Goutam Godhwani of SimplyHired, Prashant Gulati a serial entrepreneur, tech evangelist and startup mentor.

Location: Headquartered in California with offices in Mumbai and Shenzhen

Being in shape is the brand new rage in recent times, every body wants to observe their pleasant and to gain this health apps play a essential position.To take these apps to the  subsequent degree health bands and watches come into play. Fitbits and Nike Fuels are a few names to start with. Increase in this trend attracted Samsung too to provide you with Galaxy Fit. Then there is GOQii which stands out of this crowd. Yes, it does the equal characteristic of tracking your steps, your sleep and any physical interest. Here’s the twist, you earn Karma Points to donate primarily based on bodily activity. It makes you sense desirable by using quantifying your bodily hobby and operating toward a terrific motive, win-win.

Bisko labsBisko Labs: Keep Calm.Create Awesome Stuff

Founded In: June 2014

Founders: Vivek Mohan and Alfred Johnson

Funding: Seed funding from Guerrilla Ventures

Location: Startup Village, Kochi

Bisko Labs focuses on hardware products which redefines the conventional way of doing repeating undertaking in every day lifestyles.This Kochi based totally startup has made some cool stuff like computerized plotter which has an accuracy of zero.3mm. Another product is sensor primarily based quadcopter which uses gesture input to function. Their ultra-modern and maximum revolutionary product is Intelligent Gear Transmission(IGT) that can convert any geared bike to automatic geared.This technology is pending for patent and has obtained amazing response.

Maid ovenMAID: Make All Incredible Dishes

Founded In: January 2011

Founders: Sabarish Prakash, Arjun Sarath, Biniyas Valiyaveettil, Nibu Alias

Funding: $125k in Seed Funding in December 2014 and seed investment from Guerrilla Ventures

Location: Ernakulam

Apps are used everywhere and anywhere. This Indian startup got here up with a superb concept of making a smart oven which brings crowd-sourced recipes directly for your kitchen. You can search for recipes primarily based on substances, kind of dish or simply ask MAID to propose a dish.

MAID is attached to a recipe save via internet wherein cooks internationally can add recipes.It may also have the capability to stream cookery shows from the Recipe Store so you can cook dinner even as watching them. It could be preserving a watch on your eating habits and calorie intake and act as a non-public dietician.

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IntugineIntugine Technologies

Founded In: September 2013

Founders: Harshit Shrivastava

Funding: N/A

Location: Bangalore

This Bangalore-based totally startup is behind the technological know-how-fiction-come-real idea Nimble. Nimble is a gesture manipulate tool that fits simply at the wearer’s fingertips. This gesture control technology turns the 15 toes in the front of any screen into a exceedingly interactive manage location, in which your fingers may be used to magically control a display screen, presentation or recreation. Sub-millimeter accuracy paired with extraordinarily low latency makes Nimble the perfect gesture manipulate machine, and the hardware expansions allow for up to 8 users.


Founded In: 2011

Founders: Anirudh Sharma, Krispian Lawrence

Funding: N/A

Location: India

Wearable technologies are the brand new trendsetters. There is Google Glass to be worn on eyes and there is Fin that's a wearable ring and here's a shoe which helps you to navigate. Lechal by means of Ducere Technologies, creates a palms-free navigation device thru feet, guiding the wearer towards their destination via easy vibrations in their footwear or insoles.Apart from its navigation feature it additionally counts your steps and track your calories burnt.


Founded In: August 2013

Founders: Sai Srinivas Kiran G, Shubh Malhotra

Funding: N/A

Location: Bangalore

Increasing display screen size of telephones caused the term ‘phablets’ but no person should satiate their need of having a larger screen to revel in our media or video games. Teewee, by way of MangoMan Consumer Electronics is one tool which we trust can acquire this intention. It is an HDMI Dongle, which permits you to circulate media wirelessly through a cellphone application to your tv. All you need to do is find a TV with an HDMI port, plug it in, download the app and you are true to go! It is an alternative of ChromeCast but at 1/2 of its charge.


Founded In: February 2012

Founders: Eshwar K Vikas

Funding: INR 1 Cr. By means of Indian Angel Networks in October 2013

Location: Bangalore

As the call shows DosaMatic facilitates you're making dosa with the help of click on of few buttons.This machine by means of Mukunda Foods is so easy to apply that it doesn’t require professional labour to function.All you have to do is to fill the device batter, oil and  water. After some pushes of a button the dosamatic offers you crisp dosa each time and not using a blunders. It also gives an choice of customising the dosa as in step with its size and its roast.

Robots-AliveRobots Alive

Founded In: May 2009

Founders: Abheek Bose

Funding: ‘The Morpheus’ portfolio business enterprise

Location: Bangalore

With these types of apps advancing in terms of era they nevertheless require a primary aspect to work that is person enter. Technology is treading at the path of being absolutely computerized. To achieve this Robots Alive has taken a step further by means of incorporating a robotic of their team. The corporation presently is in B2B area with plans of getting into B2C domain soon. Company has a sole purpose to enhance robotic generation India as the existing technology is obsolete.


Founded In: 2012

Founders: Sreekumar K.R., Nijil Y., Nidal Rashid

Funding: Guerilla Ventures

Location: Kerala

A hardware product startup shaped by using 3 computer technology graduates, Mashinga builds multi-contact hardware and floor computing answers. It leverages the technology of multi-contact and the artwork of human pc interaction to deliver computing to new mediums. It merchandise/solutions encompass multi-touch tables, interactive kiosks, and inclined or vertical shows which can be used in numerous sectors like Food & Hospitality, Retail, Advertising, Conventions and Information Display.

Turn techBlock – The Smart Riser

Founded In: January 2014

Founders: Jibin Jose, Abimanyu Nair

Funding: Guerrilla Ventures

Location: Kochi

Flip Technologies come as a boon for all skateboard fanatics. They develop tracking devices for journey sports activities. Block is a skateboard tracker which used to decorate their capability to perform and analyse tricks. The device is hooked up to the truck of the skateboard and tracks the dynamics of the board and the statistics is send to a smartphone app via Bluetooth . The app can determine the trick performed and help the skateboarders to improve their talents and as well as display off their abilties and abilities within the social media. Device is a wonderful getting to know tool too like a personalized teacher for everyone.

LogoAsimov Robotics

Founded In: 2012

Founders: Jayakrishnan Thrivikraman Nair

Funding: 150K self funding + seed funding from Guerrilla Ventures

Location: Kochi, Kerla

ASIMOV is an acronym for Advanced Systems with Intelligence Mobility and Vision. ASIMOV Robotics Pvt Ltd is a included in April 2012 is managed and run with the aid of crew who have over 8 years of enjoy in conceptualizing, design, development/manufacture of diverse robotic hardware, software and solutions implemented to actual life hassle fixing.

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ASIMOV Robotics offer reliable and complicated structures and solutions within the areas like robotic simulation and control, gadget-vision, AI, virtual fact, and navigation for the use of diverse market sectors together with mild-duty flexible production guidance, assistance, surveillance, safety, health-care, space exploration and amusement and many others.

Screen Shot 2014-12-30 at 7.Fifty eight.02 pmPiquor Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Founded In: 2011

Founders: Pranjal Prashar, Vineet Chauhan and Arpit Gupta

Funding: $50,000 seed funding every in January 2013 and October 2014

Location: Gurgaon, Haryana

The organisation has a flagship product “Piquor Booth” that's a hint screen kiosk that enables clicking high great digital pix and sending them instantly via e-mail. It bridges the gap between out of doors media and online marketing such that a company’s “key message” is interactively delivered & spreads virally and resultseasily thru social networks. Piquor has tied up with brands in Gurgaon and Bangalore and the cubicles have registered greater 2,00,000 particular interactions. More than eighty,000 people have shared the pics on Facebook.

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