Run with Stridalyzer
Stridalyzer is a smart in-sole for your shoes developed by Bangalore based start-up ReTiSense. The Stridalysers are just like regular insoles that give you real time actionable guidance while running. The sensors embedded inside the insoles measure the impact and pressure experienced in the foot and knees and directly sends the user real-time alerts to avoid potential injury. Stridalyzer connects to a companion app on your smartphone, so you will need an arm band to place your smartphone while running. You will also need a pair of earphones to help you hear the instructions provided by the Stridalyzer app. The insoles also detect your vitals, which can be seen on your smartphone. It also measures stride rate and stride length and can also accurately measure your ground contact time.
Stridalyzer is available in 2 packages, Regular & Premium. While the regular package provides insoles, basic app * basic cloud functions, the Premium package includes insoles, all app features & all cloud features. The Regular package will cost you $99 (Rs. 6452) and the Premium package will cost you $129 (Rs. 8407). Shipping it may cost you a little extra aswell.
Stridalyzer started as a novice project on popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, in December last year. Backed by more than 300 investors the company managed to raise $30,768 in just a matter of 30 days.
Presentations made smarter with Prijector
Making a formal presentation is a pain. You are always struggling with various different wires and software to share your presentations but with Prijector, all that is passe. Prijector is a device that connects to any television or to any projector and enables you to present wirelessly from Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry devices. It can turn any meeting room into a video conferencing room and is capable of running apps like Skype, Microsoft Lync, Google Hangouts, WebEx Meetings, Polycom RealPresence, Cisco Jabber, LifeSize ClearSea, Vidyo and BlueJeans. Sharing presentations with Prijector is almost instantaneous, with just a click of the 'Share' button from any laptop or mobile.
This portable, wireless projector is priced at Rs. 24,990 in India and can be bought online from the Prijector website. The Prijector website also has a lovely live chat support and unlike most such services, its surprisingly helpful.
Prijector is the brain child of Founder, Sunil Coushik, who has run many successful tech companies in the past. The company has a 20 member team based across Cupertino, India and HongKong and is currently in developing more products in tandem with Prijector.
Do the Pert!
Home Automation is all the rage right now and you can't go wrong with Pert. Pert is a tiny little box that can be connected to any electrical socket in your home to control a number of functions with just a tap on your smartphone. Using Pert, you can control your lights, dimmers, fans and other appliances from anywhere, it can also sync all your physical switches to the Pert app thereby giving you control, It can also monitor your energy consumption and lots more.
With all these features, you would think it's going to be a hassle to install, Well, it's not. Pert uses your home’s wireless network, to give you complete control and has just a 3-step installation process which can easily be completed by users themselves.
Pert was born in Hyderabad in 2012 and has since been seen at events like the India Gadget Expo and also CES 2015. The smart device can be bought from the Pert website and costs Rs. 5,000. Now, that's a steal deal.
No more shakes with Casper Mini Stabilizer
This one is for all budding filmmakers. If you are one, you would know how important it is to get quality tracking shots. The fluidity of a tracking shot can make or break an intense moment in your film. It used to cost a small fortune to get these shots right but thanks products like the Caper Mini, you can create visually appealing tracking shots for a nominal price of $289 (Rs. 18,824). The Casper Mini Stabilizer is a collapsable, easy to balance camera stabilizer from Embrace Cinema Gear and is perfect for those who own BMPCC, Panasonic GH4, Sony A7s and Canon & Nikon DSLRs.
Casper Mini Stabilizer was a Kickstarter project by Embrace Cinema Gear, a company founded by Delhi based filmmaker Nakul Sood. The company has over 110 original devices for filmmaking and the Casper Mini Satbilizer had raised around $4,498 from 17 backers withing a few days of it registering for crowdfunding.
Television is better with Teewe
Teewe does to television what Apple does to a phone. Makes it smarter. Tewee is a media streaming device, much like the Google Chromecast. Tewee connects to your television's HDMI port and allows users to wirelessly stream all their content such as YouTube, downloaded videos, music and photographs from their smartphones to their TVs. Users can also stream online videos from Facebook and Vimeo. The Tewee 2.0 can be grabbed at Rs. 2,399 and the Tewee app is available on Android, iOS as well as the Windows store. You can also get 60GB of free data from Airtel and a 2 month premium subscription to Eros Now with your purchase of Tewee.
Tewee was founded by two youg enterprenuers- Sai Srinivas Kiran G & Shubham Malhotra, who come from a background of tech startups to form Mango Man Consumer Electronics. Tewee is the flagship product of Mango Man and has been a popular alternative to the Chromecast for the past year.
So, that was our list of 5 cool products coming from innovative Indian start-ups. If you have any more products to add to this list, please visit our comments section below.