Reader Submitted: Squeezable Metal Bottles Hit Kickstarter

In sports most athletes need a squeezable bottle that allows for one-handed, fast and precise drinking. But currently all squeezable bottles are made out of plastic. That means: Bad taste, potential health risk and throw away mentality.

Nowadays, all your equipment is high-tech. You have the best shoes, the best shirt – so why not having the best bottle?

Driven by that problem we set out two years ago to develop a better sports bottle. Many attempts later we found a suitable material (elastic titanium). Even more attempts later we found a suitable producer. A manufacturer specialized in producing kicker chamber for CERN and other particle accelerators around the world.

Last fall we produced the first bottle as proof-of-concept. Currently, a dedicated production system is being built in Denmark. We’ve been granted 4 public funding here in Vienna/Austria, but since development of hardware involves heavy investment we’re still struggling. That’s why we are looking for backers on Kickstarter starting this week (March 14th).

View the full project here

Source:: Core77.com