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SHARK wireless charger, a new breed of universal car charger that charges cellphones and encourages good driving habits.
SHARK wireless charger, a new breed of universal car charger that charges cellphones and encourages good driving habits.
SHARK wireless charger, a new breed of universal car charger that charges cellphones and encourages good driving habits.
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SHARK - A Wireless Charger that Puts Road Safety First

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Distracted Driving, It's All About the Habit

Mobile phones have made it easy for us to stay connected. Unfortunately, they have also become a major source of driving distractions around the world, posing serious road safety risk for all road users. Whether you are a driver, a passenger, a pedestrian or a cyclist, this affects ALL of us. The statistics from cellphone distraction is alarmingly high:

Over the past decade, people have been suffering from numerous side effects of owning a smartphone. While 24/7 connectivity enables multitasking anywhere, such convenience affects our ability to remain concentrated on important things, including driving. For many of us, our phone habits have turned into an addiction; an addiction that causes us to prioritize cyber activities over life-or-death matters.

SHARK Encourages Safe Driving Habits

 

SHARK wireless charger is a new breed of universal car charger with a mission to address this addiction and to encourage safe driving habits. Every feature that exists is designed for keeping drivers focused on the road. Through innovative product design and strategic product placement, SHARK reduces distractions and deters the active use of cellphones. SHARK wireless charger encourages drivers to adapt to new habits of interacting with their phones. With repeated usage over time, SHARK subtly corrects drivers' behaviors, making them less aware of their phones and more focused on the road.

Our proposition is a simple one: change one driver at a time. Our team sets out to create a device that does not only excel beyond a normal charger but also carries a responsibility for road safety. From product conceptualization to prototyping, SHARK wireless charger has gone through many design iterations and has been tested against stringent performance measures. The result is a breakthrough product that is unlike any other ordinary chargers in the market. 

 

 

 

 

SHARK Reduces Phone Distractions 

Designed to be placed out-of-sight, SHARK minimizes distractions from incoming calls and messages while also discourages the temptation of using cellphones actively. 

   

SHARK Makes Charging Easy

Our patented pocket holder design provides an easy mechanism for you to charge and to hold your smartphone. The pocket is 3-inch wide and 4-inch deep, enough to hold smartphones of any sizes tightly and securely even in extreme driving condition. 

Inside the pocket, there are 3 large charging coils, with total output of 5V/1A, that wirelessly charge any Qi-compatible smartphones. Covering a total surface area of over 7.75 inch sq., the charging interface is large enough to ensure 100% charging accuracy.

SHARK Keeps You Fully Focused on the Road, not the Phone

By simply putting the phone in the SHARK pocket, the phone is secured and starts charging. The whole process takes less than 2 seconds to complete. There is no need to connect a single wire. It's intuitive and requires minimal attention-to-precision, giving you one less thing to worry about while driving.  

Built with Automobile-Grade Materials and Made to Last 

For enhanced product durability, SHARK wireless charger is built with automobile-grade materials to ensure that the device can withstand extreme temperature changes and is shock-proof and spill-resistant.

Built with Automobile-Grade Materials. Made to Last.
Built with Automobile-Grade Materials. Made to Last.

To add charging flexibility, SHARK wireless charger comes with two USB ports, each with power output of 5V/2A. This gives you the ability to charge power-hungry devices such as tablets and powerbanks more efficiently.

Easy to Install

Installation is completely intuitive and simple. SHARK uses an adhesive Velcro pad which allows you to easily attach to any surfaces. This Velcro interface is SGS-tested, holds up to 40kg of weight and maintains 100% of its holding power even after 2500 times repeated usage. Simply attach the Velcro pad to your preferred location, plug the device into the 12V socket, and you are ready to go.

For professional installation, savvy users can also connect SHARK directly to their cars' fuse box using the additional power cord from the package.

Works for Any Phone in Any Car

Cars: All cars with a 12V socket (cigarette lighter receptacle) are compatible.

Phones: Any smartphone that are Qi-compatible. This includes almost all the phones made in the last two to three years in the market.

 

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Meet Ray Yeung, an automobile gadget inventor and a 12-volt enthusiast.

With strong passion to bring innovative and user-friendly electronics to drivers, Ray found inCarBite in 2010. The founding team consists of expertise in sales, marketing, product design & development in the 12-volt industry for over 10 years in the US, Europe and Asia markets. In the past 6 years, Ray has invented automobile headrest mounts for different generations of iPads, for which he also owns numerous US patents. His headrest mounts are widely used by car manufacturers including Maserati, Mercedes and Toyota.

InCarBite is currently one of the 230 qualified members of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the industry organization that sets the global standard of Qi-wireless charging technology for rechargeable electronic devices.

 

Risks and challenges

This is InCarBite USA's first product launch on Kickstarter and we are dedicated to making it a great one for all of our backers. However, as we are managing individual shipping and delivery to different countries, we know that there may be potential for delays and logistic snafus.

We are confident that we will be able to deliver SHARK on time for several reasons:

1. Our founder, Ray Yeung, and other team members have over 10 years of experience in hardware manufacturing.

2. InCarBite has a factory and production facilities secured in Shenzhen, China.

3. We’ve already produced working models of SHARK Charger using our current facilities and are prepared to scale our operation to meet the backer demand.

Our team deeply understands this campaign is an opportunity to establish a passionate customer base. It is our mission to leave our backers completely satisfied with our product and service!

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