|By Business Wire||
|May 5, 2014 10:35 AM EDT||
iLuv Creative Technology, the premier provider of the most comprehensive line of accessories for the mobile lifestyle, announces the selfy™ ecosystem, including the world’s first Apple iPhone 5/5s and Samsung GALAXY S5 cases with a built-in wireless camera shutter. This one-of-a-kind product delivers the stylish protection consumers demand together with a wireless remote shutter to allow greater flexibility for capturing perfect selfies and group photos, anytime, anywhere. In addition, the remote shutter is integrated into the back of each case so consumers always have it with them and it pairs to the iPhone 5/5s or GALAXY S5 wirelessly via Bluetooth®. No app is needed. Because of the innovative design of the case, the ecosystem includes a variety of accessories to give users even more flexibility for capturing their favorite moments.
Selfy(TM) by iLuv Offers Stylish Protection, a Remote Camera Shutter, and Camera Accessories for the iPhone 5/5s and GALAXY S5 (Photo: Business Wire)
“Over a million selfies are taken every day and most people struggle to take good ones. We realized that consumers need something stylish that would protect their iPhone 5/5s or GALAXY S5 and provide greater flexibility to take better selfies,”said William Otte, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at iLuv Creative Technology. “This is the innovation behind the selfy; one device that offers stylish, maximum protection along with an integrated but removable remote camera shutter. The selfy remote shutter is conveniently stored in the case so consumers always have it with them, but the shutter slot in the case also works with a complete ecosystem of accessories. This combination allows for the perfect photo whenever the opportunity may strike. ”
Selfy is a durable case that is available in iPhone 5/5s or GALAXY S5 designs, with a dual-layer, shock-absorbent design that protects the phone from everyday wear and tear such as drops and bumps. The innovative remote is seamlessly integrated into the case itself, sliding out when it’s time to take a quick selfie, then fitting securely back into the case after the photos have been taken. The selfy remote controls the phone’s shutter with a simple touch of a button, without relying on any third-party apps. The result is an easy, intuitive experience that allows users to capture better, more expressive images whenever the moment is right. Consumers can have their phones several feet away to fit everyone into the picture and just push the button on the remote to activate the shutter when they are ready. Images can then be uploaded to popular social media platforms or easily shared with family and friends.
The selfy ecosystem also features a variety of accessories to make capturing consumers’ favorite moments even easier. When the selfy remote is out of the case, one of four accessories easily slides in to take its place. Users can do everything from lining up the perfect group shot with the mini tripod mount, to capturing all the action on a bike or motorcycle ride with the bar mount, to using the car windshield mount to hold your phone while using the navigation function, talking on the phone "Hands Free" or taking videos or photos on the road. Accessories in the selfy ecosystem currently include:
-Perfect for stable, high-quality shots and group photos
-Flexible legs allows for set up anywhere
-Lightweight, ultra-portable size
-Works with all standard cameras
-Perfect for bicycle and motorcycle videos
-Pivoting arm can be adjusted to hold iPhone at various angles
-Adjustable clamp fits 0.6” to 1.2” diameter bars
-Perfect for filming outdoor activities
-Compatible with most helmets
-Perfect for car videos, navigation and hands-free calling
-Adjustable arm holds iPhone at any desired angle
-Large suction cup adheres securely to windshield
Pricing and Availability
Selfy has an SRP of $49.99 and will be available in black and pink at iLuv.com/selfy and select retailers in May. Mounts in the selfy ecosystem have an SRP between $19.99 and $24.99 and will be available later in May at iLuv.com/selfy and select retailers.
iLuv Creative Technology, the premier provider of the most comprehensive line of accessories for Apple, Samsung and smartphone devices, rapidly delivers products for today’s discriminating consumers. Since inception, iLuv has amassed a total of 42 prestigious awards including 6 Red Dot Awards, 4 prestigious iF product design awards, 8 Good Design Awards, and 24 CES Innovation Awards. iLuv was also recognized with 2 Global iBrand Top 20 awards. These awards serve as recognition for our innovative design and engineering across a range of mobile accessories, including headphones, adapters, speakers and chargers. Headquartered in New York, iLuv is a division of jWIN Electronics Corp., a leading consumer electronics company since 1997. All iLuv products are conceived designed and developed in New York and continue to lead in quality, value, design and innovation. Learn more about our distinctive range of products and why iLuv means Innovation Lifestyle Unquestionable Value at www.iLuv.com.
The iLuv® trademark is the exclusive property of jWIN Electronics Corp. and is registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and may be registered or pending registration in other countries. All other iLuv® trademarks, service marks, and logos may be registered or pending registration in the U.S. or in other countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2014 iLuv Creative Technology.
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