The inventor of the Rainpal electric motorcycle helmet visor wiper has called for customer and investor patience in the wake of extensive criticism for failing to deliver.
British inventor Adam Aarons has released a statement this week saying it is a complex invention.
This follows claims that the crowd-funded project was a scam and would never come to production.
Here is Adam’s release:
Rainpal might appear a relatively simple product to manufacture however in reality needs complex Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial design and assembly skills to successfully provide the clearest vision in the rain on a variety of existing visors. We have always wanted this to be completed by a single company but many can only complete one or two of the required skills which can lead to increased risk of misunderstandings upon completion of the project, 1mm in a component makes a massive difference. For over a year we have been visiting design companies and after careful screening and due diligence in the UK, North America, Europe, Israel and China we have carefully selected an outstanding company with a long track record of completing hundreds of complicated projects like Rainpal who have internal staff experts in all four skills needed to complete Rainpal. Please be patient our view is that quality is more important than time to market. Orders already placed will ship first. For additional details and updates please see www.rainpal.co.uk
We remain sceptical about the project and deleted a post we had published after Adam contacted us and became abusive.
Adam has similarly been accused online of not answering questions and becoming abusive, of not supplying enough information to investors and of reposting the same video, passing it off as new.
The latest post from Adam says Rainpal will now come with an optional inbuilt video camera, detachable water spray, swappable battery packs and spare wipers.
We warn investors to be wary of crowd funding in the wake of the Skully head-up display helmet scandal in which millions of dollars in crowd funding was squandered by the owners on fast cars and fast women.