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The Torngat Arm, an innovative smart phone and camera mount!

At last! A sturdy, hands free, flexible smart phone and camera mount for any outdoor activity!

The Torngat Arm, an innovative smart phone and camera mount!

At last! A sturdy, hands free, flexible smart phone and camera mount for any outdoor activity!

pledged of CA$ 35,000pledged of CA$ 35,000 goal
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Wed, February 15 2017 5:42 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated February 15, 2017

What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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About

The Torngat Arm with the chest harness
The Torngat Arm with the chest harness
We've worked on this project for over 15 years.  In 2011, we began building prototypes and spent an unbelievable amount of time testing them.  Our children were even getting tired of being filmed all the time!

Finally we ended up with the right combination of materials for thoughness, weight and size.  We have been using this camera/ smart phone mount intensively for 5 years now and need to make it more readily available to other outdoor video fans like you.

We need to get going with larger production in order to keep the prices affordable.  We need to be able to invest in some inventory to supply our distributors overseas so everyone can save on shipping costs. We need retail packaging, display cards, an attractive working website, production tools and a new computer to run the programs for the design and production processes.

Over the last five years we have ironed out the details with our vendors and now we simply need to engage in the works! 

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https://www.youtube.com/user/torngattech

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuX9Tr4tHwc

The Torngat Arm with Smartphone adapter
The Torngat Arm with Smartphone adapter

The Torngat Arm measures 10" or 25cm and weighs only 6.4oz or 181g.  It'll easily support cameras up to 1lbs or 500g. 

The Torngat Arm was first designed for backpacks and is truly a joy to carry with a smartphone!

Just imagine all that you can share now with your friends having your hands free and your phone filming your adventures!

As we tested the Torngat Arm we found different possibilities and came out with a variety of adapters to meet those needs.

With the chest harness you can use the Torngat Arm without a backpack. 

The Universal belt adapter can be worn at the waist, under your arms with a safety vest or around a tree. 

The Torngat Spike can be used at the races, at the beach, camping or for anything you may want a remote camera for. 

You may want to support the project by ordering an Action Pack kit.  These accessories will also be available separately. 

The Torngat Arm HD!  Great for professionnal size cameras!
The Torngat Arm HD! Great for professionnal size cameras!

The Torngat Arm HD is built for work!  It is extremly solid and will relieve your arms and shoulders as you carry your heavy camera and film while greatly stabilizing your videos.

It is supported at the waist with a specially designed belt and at the sternum with a chest harness.

It has been tested for days in the rugged wilderness of Canada as well as for photographing weddings!

It is light weight and can be bent to easily fit in your luggage or camera case.

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The Torngat Arm HD with a DSLR
The Torngat Arm HD with a DSLR

We have worked with graphic designers and packaging companies to offer a beautiful and practical retail display packaging for the Torngat Arm. It can be hung on a pegboard wall or stood upright on a shelf.  The clear plastic box serves as a carry case.

The Torngat Arm retail packaging
The Torngat Arm retail packaging

We have worked long hours and have extensively tested these unique camera mounts and stabilizers and are now ready to expand to a larger production. So please support our project and help other video fans like you to have acces to these great tools!

Risks and challenges

We have a patent pending on this product. We have good reliable suppliers for all the parts that we can't produce ourselves. We have access to some of the finest employees we could possibly hope for. Much of the production surprises are ironed out. We mostly need capital for progressing on with better production costs as well as quantities needed to keep up with larger distribution needs.

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