Last month, we wondered if musician Imogen Heap was on course for an embarrassing Kickstarter flop, after raising £70k of a £200k target for her Mi.Mu music-making techno-gloves with 11 days to go to the deadline. It’s now up to £109k with 64 hours to go at the time of writing, so barring a late surge in backers, the campaign may fail. Heap, however, says she’ll press on with the product. “I don’t think we’ll make our Kickstarter goal. If we make it, brilliant, but if we don’t, we have a plan. If we don’t, we’re going to make 10 or 15 pairs. People will still have to pay through the nose for them because they’ve very expensive,” she tells VentureBeat. “Maybe by December, if we have those core collaborators, we can develop something which is much more affordable for people. For now, we just want to get on with it. We’ve got loads of amazing software and hardware. I’m going to keep developing it with the team.”

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