www.somabarkickstarter.com Somabar is the world's first automated craft cocktail appliance created for the home kitchen. Preorder on our website. . Share this ...
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Smart kitchen appliances not catching on yet Yet campaigns may produce as much grumbling as they do excitement. The first version of the Cinder, for instance (disclosure: I bought one), took more than a year to make it to customers. A second round of crowdfunding-based sales raised almost $550 [...]
This Robot Can Mix Drinks in Your Hotel Room CEO and co-founder of Somabar ○ Location: Los Angeles. Augmentation: Purcell-Lowe sees Somabar initially as a tool for busy bartenders and waitstaff, mixing simple cocktails in 5 to 10 seconds so workers can focus on more complex drinks. Origin [...]
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Ready, set, drink: Somabar cranks out craft cocktails in under 5 seconds With the help of its accompanying smartphone app, the machine knows thousands of different drink recipes — all of which can be tweaked and adjusted to fit your preferences. You don't even have to know what you want to make; Somabar can even suggest [...]
The Creator Behind a Robotic Bartender Spills the Secrets on How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign Somabar -- a Wi-Fi connected craft cocktail kitchen appliance that, after you've selected a custom-made drink via an app, promises to concoct the beverage in five seconds flat -- stemmed from frustration. "The idea was an amalgamation of being annoyed [...]
“If you build it they will come”.The oft-quoted line from Field of Dreams seems to fit the Kickstarter narrative to a tee. Kickstarter is filled with overnight success stories–from Pebble to Ouya–who turned brilliant ideas into millions of dollars and national exposure. It’s easy to attribute their success to amazing products, the rise of crowdfunding, and a magic dose of virality. From the outside looking in, it’s never been easier to achieve one’s dream of launching a product, movie, or...
Alex Mak - Managing Editor2017-05-03The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists, makers, movers and shakers before before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome.Here’s an SF based company that takes used tires before they get thrown into a landfill or burned, and makes shoes out of them. They also use organic canvas, banana leaves, and grass found in Indonesia to make all sorts of footwear and clothing. Their footwear peeked our interests because Indosole is one of...
It was a Saturday night in San Francisco, and so, of course, there was a booze-fueled start-up launch party at a hip SOMA bar. We were among the Kickstarter backers and enthusiasts invited by SpaceVR to "be an astronaut" by donning a virtual reality headset to explore a 3D-version of space pulled together from publicly available footage. Someone in a space suit was dancing wildly under a pink chandelier. We were waiting to try out the glasses and pay a visit to Mars when a guy wearing a black...
January 7, 2014Gabe Ets-HokinContributing Editor |Articles |Articles RSSGabe Ets-Hokin is a well-known motojournalist, but he knows scooters well, too: he's been a factory sales rep for Derbi scooters, re-built a Vespa motor in room 107 at the Elvis Presley Motor Lodge in Memphis, TN and has edited several scooter buyer's guides. He unapologetically loves da' scoots.Ludd•ite noun ‘l?-?dit one of a group of early 19th century English workmen destroying labor-saving machinery as a...