Want to live life everywhere, accompanied by some toe-tapping tunes? No problem, wherever one ventures forth- the sounds of music -or anything else broadcast on a smartphone/tablet- can be blasted out via many durable options -that project and/or power up personal electronics.
|Braven got two thumbs from a fellow attendee-so we checked out their wide range of wireless bluetooth speakers and portable power-for the outdoors. Pictured on right the 20 watts of sound boomer 855S ($299.99) water resistant shell with tablet charging and kick out tunes for 20 hours. The white BRV-Bank™ $129.99 on left (and in back-other colors) Bluetooth enabled (interesting), USB controlled ultra rugged power bank delivering 6000mAh in a IPX5 water resistant rubber exterior.|
|OUTDOOR TECH's distinctive looking shock proof/water-resistant Turtle Shell speakers come in 2 sizes and rainbow worthy color options…delivering a wall of sound that is richly hi-fi -not tinny. Above Turtle Shell 2.0 -$129.99 -16 hours play time. Below Big Turtle Shell $229.95 with a 32 ft. of bluetooth range has an internal power bank with usb output. Party On!|
|Different sized ear outer canals are fitted A-OK with yurbuds™ one of the first in ear headphones made for the sporty type who sweat up a storm. Inspire Pro+ Limited edition both have a 3 button water resistant sweat tough microphone so one never misses a conference call when training for an Ironman…fully integrated with Apple products. Guaranteed never to fall out while on the go.|
|EnerPlex had attendees at the Outdoor Nation's fundraiser charging up with the ultra thin 3200 mAh Jumpr Stack 3 that extends smartphone's power by 100%-200% (up to 8 hours) with a tethered micro USB output. Also has tethered lightning output-fits camera charge cord. $39.99. PLUS: Pair (stack-up) more than one of these to simultaneously charge power hungry devices/ batteries via its magnetic stack and charge functionality. Nifty.|
|Juice packs $99.95-extends life of many different models of smartphones in durable case-Power Stations of all sizes (from $39.95 up to $129.95) fire up smartphones+other USB devices. Juice Pack Outdoor Editions ($119.95-$149.95) super rugged case -2 versions pair up w/ GPS app while extending battery life|
olloclip®'s clip on 4-in-1 (works with iPad mini and Air), Telephoto- with circular polarizing lens for 2x magnification and richer color, less glare+reflection, Macro 3-in-1, and original 3-in-1=lenses take photos/videos to a pro level of detail and clarity. Made of aircraft grade aluminum and precision ground coated glass optics.
|iPhone compatible =iPod adapter available…slides/snaps right on|
|fisheye lens…part of 4-in-1 lens-super clear images…also includes wide angle, and 2 macros -10x and 15x|
|QuickFlip™ case works with tripods via an included Pro-Photo Adaptor. Case corner rotates to create an easy to use shutter release with the + button on the phone.|
|crazy detail…massively impressive-Macro 3-in -1 lens=7x, 14x, or 21x Macro magnification.|
|all clip right on|
|wannabe Chuck Close painters will love the scary close details…not recommended for selfies|
|The InstaFocus™ hood (included) specially designed to diffuse the light and facilitate focusing|
|StrongVolt showed off their Suntrack Technology™ with auto reconnection-powers off in the shade and then can automatically reconnects your device to power win back in the sun.|
|a plug in USB (at top of indicator) and device selection indicator-helps gets perfect amount of power for device being charged-specifically developed for Apple products works with Android too…different sizes for different charge times $49.99-$159.99|
|pong-case contains a built in antenna technology-a micro-thin, gold antenna that redirects wireless energy away from the user's body. Probably a very good thing (up to 82% below SAR limit). ..and thereby increasing transmitted signal by 25%|
|PURE.GEAR® Making a Case For Life®-had a wide assortment of products for Apple/Samsung personal electronics|
|DualTek XT for extreme terrain certified IP65 rating (military standard, fyi)-dustproof +water resistant protection for iPhone|
|shock absorbing corners, ergonomic clip, screen shield bans scratches $49.99|
|new-arm band strap that easily clip on and off|
|slide off the strap-use the protective case on its own---great multi-tasker|
|Secur Solar-cellphone charger via the sun and a utility light-$-has micro usb port s for charging devices, 2 level LED light-emergency flash feature.|
GOAL ZERO shows JUST HOW WATERPROOF their new Venture 30 recharger/portable power is...
Massively solid-this Brunton BOLT PRO XL and BOLT PRO devices= power giants should be mandatory purchase for all our suburban dwelling pals who lost 2 weeks worth of power-post Hurricane Sandy---even their back-up generators only lasted a few days.
|Brunton PRO Bolt model same features as above but lighter weight at 19 lbs/less capacity 265WH lithium polymer battery-continuous 400 watt output. $1099|
GoPro cameras are mounted everywhere-kinda like Google Maps-mapping drones. It is a category definer---and even its debut on NASDAQ (symbol GPRO) exploded up. Holy Cow! Lucky insiders…
|Brunton extends the video taking for GoPro® Hero 3+-water proof and water resistant All Day High Capacity Power Supply doubles as a power supply -other personal electronics too-via a sealed side access door. 3-in-1 adapter cable included, micro USB input-fits the GoPro case perfectly---$49.99|
|GoPro® Hero® 3+™ Black Edition|
|best thing about the GoPro® booth during a rain shower on Demo Day-besides fairly excellent coverage---this adorable dog.|
Part 2 Energy on the go