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By Avias
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Thanks to everyone who supported our campaign! You can still find us and our products at Avias.co!

The Problem

Cell phones are constantly communicating. Because cell phone towers are very far away, phones have to send very strong signals to communicate. 

Distant cell towers require high-energy signals.
Distant cell towers require high-energy signals.

But is cell phone radiation dangerous? Many studies have now linked cell phone radiation with cancer. Some have indicated it causes DNA damage. Most recently in 2016, early results were released from a large rat study conducted by the US National Toxicology Program (NTP), showing an increased rate of certain brain (glioma) and heart (schwannoma) cancers in rats. The scary part is, the same types of tumors have been found in humans exposed to cell phone radiation. In the words of Scientific American, the respected and storied science magazine:

"Three case-control [human] studies conducted since 2010 have all been positive (an increase in gliomas were found) in the highest exposure groups. Two studies found that the tumors occurred on the same side as phone use. . . . 

In our opinion, the exposure to RF-EMF caused the tumors seen in the male rats in the NTP study. With the positive case-control studies seen in humans and a similar positive finding in a well-conducted laboratory study in rats, the evidence that cell phones can cause cancer has strengthened.

Do we think cellphones cause cancer in humans? Probably."

The Solution

This troubling research inspired our team to create a premium leather phone case that could block RF (radio-frequency) radiation while being attractive and easy to use. Reputable organizations and studies are questioning the safety of cell phone radiation. Why continue being exposed by your unshielded cell phone case, when protection is this easy?

 

Our shielding system works on the same principle as a Faraday Cage, using highly conductive materials to reflect radiative signals away from your body harmlessly. But our cases feature radiation shielding only in the front cover, which protects the user holding the phone to their head, while still allowing the device to communicate. This means optimum convenience combined with shielding that's backed by physics. Because the shielding is so essential to our product, we've also conducted internal tests with cellular-frequency testing equipment to ensure the shielding is effective. 

How to use an Avias case to shield yourself while talking: 1) Take the call, 2) Close the cover, 3) Hold the phone to your ear and talk! The front cover blocks radiation that would've gone into your head!
How to use an Avias case to shield yourself while talking: 1) Take the call, 2) Close the cover, 3) Hold the phone to your ear and talk! The front cover blocks radiation that would've gone into your head!

 The case also protects you while in your pocket! Simply ensure the shielded front side of the case is facing inward, against your body. Head protection is the most essential, but because cell phone radiation follows an inverse square law, the danger is greatest when the phone is closest to you. Our case offers protection at all of these times.

To block radiation while in your pocket, insert the phone with the shielded side facing towards you. The camera will face away.
To block radiation while in your pocket, insert the phone with the shielded side facing towards you. The camera will face away.

 

The cases include many other handy features, such as

  • A "kickstand mode", for watching movies, viewing pictures, etc.
  • An inner flexible shell, to protect the phone against drops, even if the case is open!
  • Genuine leather 
  • A credit card pocket, also surrounded in RF shielding, to prevent financial data from being stolen wirelessly
  • Unlike many other wallet-style cases, the magnetic snap is built into the front cover, rather than being a separate layer, making our cases thinner.

Staying protected has never been so easy! For the price of a night out, you get peace of mind about radiation AND protection for your phone, all in an attractive leather package.

 

The case cover easily folds away for texting or browsing, but your phone remains protected by the shock-absorbent thermoplastic shell
The case cover easily folds away for texting or browsing, but your phone remains protected by the shock-absorbent thermoplastic shell

 

Integrated magnetic snap makes our cases thinner
Integrated magnetic snap makes our cases thinner

 

 

You don't need to wear a tinfoil hat to be concerned about cell phone radiation. Stop taking an unnecessary risk, and help us with our dream to protect the world's 4.5 billion cell phone users! We're excited to deliver you a stylish case with built-in peace of mind.

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Thanks for your help getting the word out about our new product!

Disclaimer: This product is not a medical device. It has not been proven to treat or prevent any illness, and should not be used as a replacement for medical care.

Risks and challenges

The cases have already been completely designed and tested, and are ready for mass production. But we're a small, growing startup, so capital is always in short supply. Launching on Kickstarter allows us to support more phones at release, by generating revenue for a large initial order. If we reach our goal, we will have cases available for at least these devices at launch:

Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
iPhone 7
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 6S
iPhone 6S Plus
iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone SE
iPhone 5S

Our stretch goal will be adding more models, as funding allows. In other words, If we receive pledges beyond our fundraising goal, we plan to release on even more devices!

If your phone model is not mentioned here, you can back with confidence: either we will support your phone, or your purchase will be refunded! Assuming Samsung launches a new phone in the coming months, we will attempt to cover it as well.

All cases will be available in black or brown leather. We will contact all supporters to get their choices of devices and colors at the conclusion of the campaign.

Cases are available to ship worldwide! If you are outside the US and Canada, make sure to note the shipping charge, it can get expensive.

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    One case! [EARLY BIRD SALE]

    [40% DISCOUNT, $40 at release] One Avias radiation-shielded phone case, in black or brown leather, fitted for your choice between AT LEAST:

    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    Samsung Galaxy S6
    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    iPhone 7
    iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 6S
    iPhone 6S Plus
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPhone SE
    iPhone 5S

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    One case!

    [25% DISCOUNT, $40 at release] One Avias radiation-shielded phone case, in black or brown leather, fitted for your choice between AT LEAST:

    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    Samsung Galaxy S6
    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    iPhone 7
    iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 6S
    iPhone 6S Plus
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPhone SE
    iPhone 5S

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    Two cases! [Early bird sale]

    [40% DISCOUNT, $80 at release] Two Avias radiation-shielded phone cases, in black or brown leather, fitted for your choice between AT LEAST:

    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    Samsung Galaxy S6
    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    iPhone 7
    iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 6S
    iPhone 6S Plus
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPhone SE
    iPhone 5S

    (Any combination of colors and devices is permitted)

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    Pledge $56 or more About $56

    Two cases!

    [30% DISCOUNT, $80 at release] Two Avias radiation-shielded phone cases, in black or brown leather, fitted for your choice between AT LEAST:

    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    Samsung Galaxy S6
    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    iPhone 7
    iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 6S
    iPhone 6S Plus
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPhone SE
    iPhone 5S

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    Pledge $96 or more About $96

    Four cases! (FAMILY PACK)

    [40% DISCOUNT, $160 at release] Four Avias radiation-shielded phone cases, in black or brown leather, fitted for your choice between AT LEAST:

    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    Samsung Galaxy S6
    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    iPhone 7
    iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 6S
    iPhone 6S Plus
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPhone SE
    iPhone 5S

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    Ten cases! (RETAIL PACK)

    [50% DISCOUNT, $400 at release] TEN Avias radiation-shielded phone cases, in black or brown leather, fitted for your choice between AT LEAST:

    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    Samsung Galaxy S6
    Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    iPhone 7
    iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 6S
    iPhone 6S Plus
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPhone SE
    iPhone 5S

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Funding period

- (15 days)