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Crowdsourcing Mornings: HAZ: The World’s 1st Automatic Smart Umbrella

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This is Crowdsourcing Mornings! This post takes place every weekday morning and highlights one crowdsourcing project I liked from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other crowdsourcing websites.

They think it’s time to break the mold in umbrella design. The HAZ Umbrella is the world’s first fully automatic smart umbrella designed for gadget enthusiasts like you (and them, too).  With the push of a single button, the HAZ Umbrella automatically opens, closes, and retracts thanks to the integrated precision motor and Li-ion battery. No more stuck umbrellas, no more struggling to close your umbrella while you’re trying to get to your next destination.  Next, connect the HAZ Umbrella to your smartphone using the built-in Bluetooth technology, allowing the phone to send you location reminders if the umbrella is misplaced. Result: you’ll never lose your umbrella again.

What’s more, the app also reminds you of the weather, letting you know when to carry your new device. How’s that for handy?  Everything is online. Everything is automatic. Everything is oh-so-simple.  In the past, you might have bought an umbrella expecting to use it only for a short while before losing it. Now, their virtuoso team has been working hard to bring state-of-the-art IoT technology to the umbrella industry and create the world’s first smart umbrella that you can be proud to hang on to. So if you’re heading out to tackle the world, they think you’ll find that the HAZ Umbrella is an indispensable part of your ensemble.  It’s time to be hip. Be HAZ.


As of July 23rd, this project has raised around $5,000 of their $15,000 goal. This project only has 42 days left to raise the $15,000 or it will not be funded!  For a pledge of $69, you will get one HAZ Umbrella.  For a pledge of $179, you will get two HAZ Umbrellas.  To learn more and to pledge money, go to: