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SOCCKETs are now available on Kickstarter #play4power

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sockkets1Are you wondering, “What is a SOCCKET?”  It is a soccer ball designed by Uncharted Play, with a small built-in plug to power electric devices, such as LED lights. One minute of kicking around a SOCCKET can generate about six minutes of light. So just imagine the amount of electricity a full 90-minute game will produce!

The SOCCKET also can be used to power small burners to cook with and cell phones. This product is ideal for developing  nations since the ‘Beautiful Game’ is the most popular sport in the world and kids of all ages play it for hours on end. Children play games everywhere in South America and Africa, in the streets, fields and most these pitches are covered in dirt. Regardless of the pitch, there are hours of energy that can be used to better the lives of these families. Last Summer I had the chance to speak with Jeb Brovsky of the Montreal Impact (MLS) while about this soccer ball. We talked about how the positive impact (no pun intended) the SOCCKET will have on the soccer/football  community. It truly can/will change lives for the better.

Also here are some of the Technical Specifications

- 6 watt output

- 500 grams – same as a normal soccer ball

- Never deflates

- Water-resistant shell

- Designed and assembled in the USA

Uncharted Play sent out an e-mailing mapping out some goals and details about the product being available to the public. Below is the e-mail they sent to us at the World Sports Show and I want to share it with you all. I strongly back and believe in what Uncharted Play is doing.

Via Uncharted Play

BREAKING NEWS:

SOCCKETs are now available on Kickstarter!

We are so excited to announce that on Tuesday, February 26th, at 10am (EST) we are launching The SOCCKET Kickstarter Campaign to raise the funds needed to produce SOCCKETs at retail scale.  Because you are one of our earliest supporters we just had to tell you first. Here’s the scoop: Fundraising Goal $75,000 Kickstarter is an all or nothing funding model.  If we do not reach our $75,000 goal by March 29, you will not be charged but SOCCKET retail sales will be further delayed.

We are so excited to announce that on Tuesday, February 26th, at 10am (EST) we are launching The SOCCKET Kickstarter Campaign to raise the funds needed to produce SOCCKETs at retail scale.  Because you are one of our earliest supporters we just had to tell you first. Here’s the scoop: Fundraising Goal $75,000 Kickstarter is an all or nothing funding model.  If we do not reach our $75,000 goal by March 29, you will not be charged but SOCCKET retail sales will be further delayed.

Campaign Length Start: February 26th 10:00am (EST) End: March 29th, 10:00am (EST) The campaign will last for 31 days, and we hope with your support we can surpass our fundraising goal at the beginning!Early Bird Specials Pledge $89 or more and receive 1 Standard SOCCKET & Lamp Pledge $99 or more and receive 1 Limited Edition, Green SOCCKET & Lamp We expect these to sell out quickly!We Need Your Help There are two fundamental ways you can support The SOCCKET Kickstarter Campaign:

  • Make a contribution– Whether you give us $1 or $10,000, every little bit helps!
  • Share our campaign– By forwarding this email, posting on social media, blogging about us, or shouting about the power of SOCCKET from your apartment window, we need your help to spread the word!
We will send another email out tomorrow morning at 9:45am with the active link.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all of your support and encouragement! -The Uncharted Play Team Don’t hold it in, be social!If you tweet use hashtag #play4powertag us @soccketShare our posts on Facebook!Find us on TumblrTag your ‘grams #play4power Remember, it’s all or nothing! THANK YOU

For more information please email us at: info@unchartedplay.com (Photo: unchartedplay.com)

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