iBand plu$ rides out – again!

27 10 2016

First the good news. Arenar, the people behind the iBand+ EEG lucid dream sleep tracker have successfully finished their Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign today.

iBand plus EEG lucid dream sleep tracker headband

But guess what? It looks like €644,249 raised from 3,958 backers is not enough, since there is now a sneaky redirect to a new Indiegogo campaign for the iBand plus from the original Kickstarter page disguised as a big green CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW! button. Read the rest of this entry »

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iWinks v Arenar – The battle of the ‘bands’

15 09 2016

Yesterday I blogged about the new iBand+ crowdfunding campaign for a sleep tracking smart headband by Arenar, a Dutch team headed by Samir and Purva Raut based in Amsterdam.

i-bandit, dream robber

However it seems that this new kid on the block has muscled in on the turf of iWinks. The new iBand+ has ruffled quite a lot of feathers already if the comments at Kickstarter are anything to go by where it looks like the gloves are off. Read the rest of this entry »





iBand+ The EEG headband that helps you sleep and dream?

14 09 2016

Here is another Kickstarter crowdfunding venture that is based around wearable brainwave technology, sleep health and of course lucid dreaming.

iband+ dream headband

Arenar, the Dutch-based company are primarily a husband and wife team consisting of Samir and Purva Raut from Amsterdam. Together they both have strong backgrounds in electronics engineering and software applications rather than in psychology or neuroscience.

The couple head a group of five members including model developers and designers including Eric van Doest, Bas Bruining and Roeland Rietsema. Read the rest of this entry »