Aster the LED-lit Backpack Seeks Backing on Indiegogo

 

Lumos of India launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its latest LED lit commute backpack, Aster, especially designed for cyclists. The campaign has secured US $18,492 or 34% of US $50,000.

 

With so many LED gadgets for cyclists on the market, what makes Aster stand out from others?

 

Aster is a weather-resistant backpack that increases cyclists’ on-road safety. The backpack accommodates 16 LED rear lights and 30 LED brake lights along with two profiles light and two front lights that enable the cyclist to be seen from different direction.

According to its Indiegogo introduction, the 16 red LED lights at the back allow the user to be seen from 250m away.

 

Built-in LED lights may not be new, but these LEDs are wirelessly connected to the sidekick gadget with accelerometer that automatically detects motion. Furthermore, the sidekick that sits on the handlebar also functions as a bike lock. Using the Lumos app the user can lock the bike with one touch. The handlebar unit alarm goes off if the bike is moved for more than five seconds.

Other than the smart LED lights, Aster has a helmet holder, a whistle buckle, U-lock holder loops, zipper bottle pockets and a rain cover.

Cyclists get to choose between Avatar blue and dark knight (black) for the appearance of the backpack. And Lumos provides 24L and 18L sizes for users to fit in either 15.6” or 14” laptops.

International backers contributing more than US $99 (plus additional shipping costs) can receive the backpack by December 2016.

Disclaimers of Warranties
1. The website does not warrant the following:
1.1 The services from the website meets your requirement;
1.2 The accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the service;
1.3 The accuracy, reliability of conclusions drawn from using the service;
1.4 The accuracy, completeness, or timeliness, or security of any information that you download from the website
2. The services provided by the website is intended for your reference only. The website shall be not be responsible for investment decisions, damages, or other losses resulting from use of the website or the information contained therein<
Proprietary Rights
You may not reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast or circulate to any third party, any materials contained on the services without the express prior written consent of the website or its legal owner.

With up to 2000lm per LED, LUXEON 7070 delivers the power, efficacy and solution cost reductions luminaire manufacturers need   San Jose, CA – August 31, 2021 – More lumens, higher efficacy, and lower system costs are the... READ MORE

 - Osconiq E 2835 CRI 90 (QD) expands ams OSRAM's portfolio of lighting solutions that provide very high quality in a new mid-power LED. - In-house Quantum Dot technology ensures outstanding efficiency values of over 200 lm/W, even at... READ MORE