I'm all about companies that don't just make a great product for profit, but also make a great product while being exemplary of a new way of thinking; one that makes our environment and experiencing the enjoyment of nature and the great outdoors, higher priorities. It's easy to diconnect from Mother Earth if we aren't careful, and I appreciate a company that understands how tied in to our mobile devices we are, while at the same time, facillitating ways in which we can integrate our hi-tech, mobile devices into a lifestyle that takes greater advantage of outdoor activities and adventures.
So without further ado, I'd like to introduce to you, a Kickstarter project worth knowing about! Outdoor Technology's Turtle Shell, rugged, wireless Bluetooth Boombox. Read on after the break for full details in the Press Release...
As the folks at established outdoor outfitters, Outdoor Technology say: "Mobile devices have reshaped how we live, but standing alone, they merely scratch the surface of enhancing our lifestyle. A mobile device that requires a cord to play music and have a conversation is like a brain using only portion of its potential, cut the cord to realize a higher consciousness. Outdoor Tech is about escape; breaking away from the city, routine, and the mundane. Our pulse beats design, style and creation."
Check them out on Kickstarter for the best deal!
Outdoor Technology Unveils The Turtle Shell Rugged, Wireless Bluetooth Boombox
Built-for-action, water and dust resistant wireless boom box coming soon to a party, mountain or beach near you – available for pre-order on Kickstarter
INGLEWOOD, Calif. – September 18, 2012 – Outdoor Technology, creators of innovative and stylish accessories unearths the latest in on-the-go wireless technology with The Turtle Shell. Now available on Kickstarter, the fully-equipped Bluetooth speaker blends functional style and ruggedized technology along with a myriad of mounting accessories for Hi Fi sound anywhere you go.
Whether you’re cruising on your board, raging with some friends, enjoying the outdoors or kickin’ it at the beach the Turtle Shell is ready for adventure with its IP5X dust and waterproof standard. Assuming the form of its reptilian namesake, The Turtle Shell offers a uniquely rugged design with an array of color offerings to express your style. Easy-to-use integrated controls enable quick access to control tracks, volume and calls directly at the touch of a button.
Let’s talk sound. Your music, movies, calls and even games will sound crisp with Hi-Fi sound and deep bass. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery will keep the party going for up to 10 hours of quality sound. It is also equipped with a built-in microphone which makes it ideal for obtaining a board-room like feeling for conference calls.
Outdoor Tech outfitted The Turtle Shell with The Turtle Claw all-purpose clamp allowing you to easily mount to a bike or baby stroller. The Turtle Shell has a number of patents pending including the first ever camera threading on a speaker allowing it to attach to any standard camera accessory such as a flexible tripod. The Turtle Claw is sold separately for a suggested retail price of $19.95.
"At Outdoor Tech, our mantra is about using design and creation to bring you stuff you probably want.” said Caro Krissman, Co-Founder and CEO “The Shell is a wireless audio breakthrough that taps the full potential of your mobile device whether you’re a bike messenger, a mom on the go, hitting the beach or just want the best sounding and looking mobile wireless speaker. We're excited to bring this epic, game changing, action oriented speaker to the Kickstarter community."
Turtle Shell is expected to retail for $149.95 and with a pledge of $99 you have the chance to receive one of the first Turtle Shell’s in black, white, red, blue, green, pink and sea foam.
To see the Turtle Shell in action, check it out here
See the Turtle Shell at Interbike in Las Vegas September 19th - 21st at booth 40044
About Outdoor Technology
The fundamental dilemma: blending a modern lifestyle in the age of mobility with the drive to be outdoors. Our development of Wireless Audio has been shaped by this constant push and pull, to stay connected but not tethered. Mobile devices have reshaped how we live, but standing alone, they merely scratch the surface on enhancing our lifestyle. A mobile device that requires a cord to play music and have a conversation is like a brain using only portion of its potential, cut the cord to realize a higher consciousness. Outdoor Tech is about escape; breaking away from the city, routine, and the mundane. Our pulse beats design, style and creation. We don’t define ourselves by the space that confines us, but we do draw from it. Our mission is to create stuff you probably want, that enhance experiences with the outdoors, with technology, and within. To learn more about Outdoor Technology visit: www.outdoortechnology.com or on Facebook