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Octa lance des accessoires populaires pour les tablettes numériques sur Amazon Canada

February 5, 2013

Le TabletTail : Whale Kit souple avec une poignée et un support polyvalents, est maintenant disponible en franchise de droits de douane et exempt de frais de transport

MISSISSAUGA, ON, le 5 févr. 2013 /CNW/ – Octa™ (https://www.octa.com), le créateur d’accessoires novateurs pour tablettes numériques, a annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement de son premier produit, la TabletTail : Whale Kit, sur le site Amazon Canada.  La poignée et le support souples pour les tablettes numériques, préalablement disponibles seulement par le biais de détaillants américains, a de nombreux adeptes au Canada, malgré les coûts élevés des droits et d’expédition dans le monde.

« Nous sommes heureux de proposer des moyens plus rapides et économiques pour se procurer le TabletTail.  En élargissant notre réseau de distribution, nos clients peuvent profiter des économies réalisées », a indiqué Prometheus Trotsky, le fondateur de Octa.

Le Whale Kit, lancé dans le cadre du Consumer Electronics Show 2012 à Las Vegas, propose un support robuste et polyvalent.  Il se connecte à votre tablette à l’aide d’une puissante technologie d’aspiration sous vide, et il fonctionne sur n’importe quelle tablette ou liseuse électronique avec une surface lisse et non poreuse.  La queue et les nageoires du WhaleTail se plient pour adopter une vaste gamme de positions en mode portrait et paysage et elles se transforment instantanément en poignée confortable.

Détails du Whale Kit :

 

  • Souple : La queue et les nageoires se plient sous tous les angles, que ce soit en mode portrait ou paysage, et conviennent dans n’importe quelle situation
  • Robuste : Reste en équilibre sur toutes les surfaces, même sur un canapé ou un oreiller
  • Confortable : Forme naturelle pour une prise en main légère et facile qui s’adapte à toutes les tailles de paumes
  • Fiable : Système de pompe à vide avec indicateur visuel et une puissance d’aspiration durable
  • Portable : Se sépare en deux morceaux compacts pour faciliter les déplacements
  • Compatible : Fonctionne avec toutes les générations de iPad et plusieurs autres tablettes numériques et liseuses électroniques
  • Ergonomique : Fonctionne avec les boîtiers et les enveloppes lisses et non poreux
  • Interchangeable : Conception modulaire compatible avec d’autres accessoires TabletTail™

The Whale Kit est vendu au prix de 49,99 C$, et l’option de livraison super économique sans frais est disponible.  Afin d’obtenir de plus amples renseignements, veuillez visiter le site http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B007IVQV8E.

L’ajout le plus récent de Octa à la gamme TabletTail, le TabletTail : Monkey Kit, est maintenant en vente sur Kickstarter au http://kck.st/TXZy1O.  Ce système de positionnement intéressant s’adapte rapidement à plusieurs hauteurs, angles et situations différentes.  Il sera offert sur le site Amazon Canada au mois d’avril.

À PROPOS DE OCTA

Octa fabrique des accessoires électroniques portables distinctifs qui rendent l’expérience numérique plus agréable.  L’équipe se compose de huit artistes et d’ingénieurs technophiles.  Prometheus Trotsky et Nikki Braziel ont fondé conjointement Octa en 2010.  Ils maintiennent un environnement créatif en combinant à la fois le travail et le plaisir dans leur bureau principal situé à Denver.

Octa Launches Popular Tablet Accessory on Amazon Canada

February 5, 2013

Flexible TabletTail: Whale Kit provides a versatile handle and stand, now available free of duties and shipping

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ – Octa™ (https://www.octa.com), a creator of innovative tablet accessories, today announced the launch of its first product, the TabletTail: Whale Kit, on Amazon Canada. This flexible tablet handle and stand, which has previously been available only through U.S. retailers, has had a strong following in Canada, despite the high costs of international duties and shipping.

“We’re happy to be able to offer faster, more economical ways to purchase a TabletTail. By expanding our distribution network, we can pass on the savings to our customers,” said Prometheus Trotsky, the founder of Octa.

The Whale Kit, which was launched at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, provides a sturdy and adaptable stand. It connects to your tablet using powerful vacuum suction technology, and it works on any tablet or e-reader with a smooth, non-porous surface. The WhaleTail’s tail and fins bend for a wide range of portrait and landscape positions and can be transformed instantly into a comfortable handle.

Whale Kit Product Details:

  • Flexible: tail and fins bend to every angle, portrait or landscape, and fit any situation
  • Sturdy: topple-proof on any surface, even on a couch or a pillow
  • Comfortable: natural shape for a light, easy grip that fits all palm sizes
  • Reliable: vacuum-pump system with visual indicator and long-lasting suction power
  • Mobile: separates into two compact pieces for easy travel
  • Compatible: works with all generations of the iPad and many other tablets and e-readers
  • Case-Friendly: works on smooth, nonporous cases and skins
  • Interchangeable: modular design compatible with other TabletTail™ accessories

The Whale Kit is priced at C$ 49.99, and free Super Saver Shipping is available. For more information, visithttp://www.amazon.ca/dp/B007IVQV8E.

Octa’s most recent addition to the TabletTail line, the TabletTail: Monkey Kit, is currently available on Kickstarter athttp://kck.st/TXZy1O. This powerful positioning system adapts quickly to an infinite number of heights, angles, and situations. It will be available on Amazon Canada in April.

ABOUT OCTA

Octa creates distinctive mobile electronics accessories that make the digital experience more enjoyable. The team includes eight artists and engineers who are passionate about technology. Octa’s co-founders, Prometheus Trotsky and Nikki Braziel, started Octa together in 2010. They maintain a creative environment by combining work and playfulness in their Denver headquarters. Contact Nikki at press@octa.com.

 

Octa Launches TabletTail: Monkey Kit with Kickstarter Campaign

January 24, 2013

Las Vegas – January 7, 2013 – Octa™ (https://www.octa.com), a creator of innovative tablet accessories, today announced the launch of the TabletTailTM: Monkey Kit on Kickstarter. The company will demonstrate its never-before-seen product at booth #3730 at the 2013 International CES in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The Monkey Kit is a powerful positioning system designed for hands-free tablet use. Flexible and sturdy, it adjusts to a wide variety of heights, angles, positions and situations. It wraps, curls and tucks in place for use in bed, on a couch, in the kitchen, on an exercise machine and in the car.

The Monkey Kit includes two components: the Vacuum Dock and the MonkeyTail. The Vacuum Dock, which was launched as part of the Whale Kit at the company’s 2012 debut, connects to tablets and e-readers using high-powered vacuum suction. Octa began with the technology used by construction workers to lift heavy plate glass, then developed their own patent-pending twist.

Using innovative chambers and seals, they created a Vacuum Dock that attaches to tablets with five easy pumps. Octa continued studying their technology after the launch of the Whale Kit then made a number of refinements to the Vacuum Dock. The upgraded Vacuum Dock will be launched as part of the Monkey Kit, and it features a vacuum seal that can literally stay connected to your tablet for days.

The Vacuum Dock is compatible with all generations of the iPad, as well as many other tablets and e-readers. All the components of the TabletTail line are interchangeable, so both the MonkeyTail and the WhaleTail can be used with the Vacuum Dock.

The Monkey Kit is available at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/octaproducts/monkey-kit-flexible-tablet-positioning-system. The retail MSRP will be $99.99, but Octa is offering a Kickstarter-only early bird special of $80.00. Other Kickstarter-only backer rewards include limited edition color-shifting Vacuum Docks (in spectrum, red/gold and purple/green) and a $10,000 WiFi remote-controlled LED table.

ABOUT OCTA
Octa creates distinctive mobile electronics accessories that make the digital experience more enjoyable. The team includes eight artists and engineers who are passionate about technology. Octa’s co-founders, Prometheus Trotsky and Nikki Braziel, started Octa together in 2010. They maintain a creative environment by combining work and playfulness in their Denver headquarters. Contact Nikki at 720.379.5325 or at nikki@octa.com.

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Octa’s TabletTail Compatible With New iPad, Provides Ultra-Flexible iPad Stand and Handle

March 27, 2012

 

WhaleTail iPad stand

TabletTail Is Now Available for Mass Shipment

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DENVER, CO–(Marketwire – Mar 27, 2012) – Octa™ (https://www.octa.com), a creator of iPad accessories, today announced that its debut product line is compatible with the new iPad. The line ushers in a new category of iPad accessories the company has labeled “grip and positioning systems,” providing combined iPad stands and iPad handles.

The TabletTail™ product line is comprised of a two-part system: the Vacuum Dock + WhaleTail. The Vacuum Dock is a comfortably-shaped grip with a convenient low-angle iPad stand. When attached to the Vacuum Dock, the WhaleTail becomes a robust stand, providing a full range of viewing and typing angles even on the most unexpected surfaces. The WhaleTail doubles as an iPad handle, adding security and ease of movement.

“Three million new iPads just flew off the shelves, yet few iPad accessories are available immediately after a new model is released,” said Octa’s COO Nikki Braziel. “The new iPad is heavier than its predecessor, making it even more important to carry a comfortable iPad handle. The WhaleTail turns into an iPad stand when you’re ready to put the iPad down.”

The Vacuum Dock + WhaleTail offer the following features and benefits:

  • Vacuum suction lasts for days and just one pump renews the seal
  • Sturdy iPad stand works on soft and uneven surfaces, from couches and beds to sandy beaches and grassy parks
  • Transitions quickly to iPad handle
  • Lightweight, compact and portable
  • Sleek, unique and fun design

The WhaleTail is priced at $49.95. Additional docks and interchangeable tails will be released throughout 2012 and beyond. For more information, visit https://www.octa.com.

ABOUT OCTA
Octa creates distinctive iPad accessories that make the digital experience more enjoyable. The creation of Prometheus Trotsky and Nikki Braziel, Octa was born from their combined love of technology and natural form. The team is comprised of a small group of artists, engineers, and inventors, constantly striving to combine beauty and functionality. They maintain a creative environment by combining work and playfulness in their Denver headquarters.

Octa Launches at 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show

January 10, 2012

 Unveils versatile TabletTail line and signature products – the Vacuum Dock and WhaleTail – to increase mobility and ease of use of tablets and e-readers 

Las Vegas – January 10, 2012 – Octa (https://www.octa.com), a creator of tablet and e-reader accessories, today announced the official launch of the company and its TabletTail line. The company will debut its never before seen product at booth #6221 at the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Trade Center/Las Vegas Hilton.

Prometheus Trotsky and Nikki Braziel founded the company on the premise of combining technology with forms found in nature to create distinctive tablet and e-reader accessories that suit every lifestyle.

The TabletTail product line is launching with two separate components: the Vacuum Dock and WhaleTail stand. Their compact and agile design compliments the sleek construction of tablets and e-readers and gives users the mobility their lifestyle demands. The Vacuum Dock is a comfortably-shaped grip with a convenient low-angle stand. When attached to the Vacuum Dock, the WhaleTail increases functionality by acting as both a stand with a full range of angles and a handle for tablets and e-readers. Additional docks and tails that are compatible and interchangeable will be released throughout 2012.

“Many tablet accessories are created simply to provide protection, but they don’t extend the functionality of the device,” said COO Nikki Braziel. “Our goal at Octa is to improve the way people use their technology. Our product line is not only universally adaptable to a range of tablets and e-readers, but it also adds usability when you’re on the go. The WhaleTail creates a handle that allows you to safely use your tablet while working, walking, traveling, multi-tasking, reading, or watching a movie.”

Product Highlights:

  • All-in-one stand and handle solution
  • Full range of portrait and landscape angles
  • Vacuum suction attaches securely to your tablet or e-reader for 6+ hours
  • Lightweight, compact, and mobile
  • Comfortable handle nestles in palm
  • Modular Vacuum Dock is compatible with future Octa TabletTail accessories
  • Currently available in black

The TabletTail is priced at $59.95. It is currently available for pre-order and will be shipped in April 2012. For more information, visit https://www.octa.com.

ABOUT OCTA

Octa creates distinctive mobile electronics accessories that make the digital experience more enjoyable.  The creation of Prometheus Trotsky and Nikki Braziel, Octa was born from their combined love of technology and natural form. The team is comprised of a small group of artists, philosophers, and inventors, constantly striving to combine beauty and functionality. They maintain a creative environment by combining work and playfulness in their Denver headquarters.

For more information, visit us at https://www.octa.com.

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