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 The World's Only Smartphone Chest Pack!

The U-Vü is a durable chest pack designed specifically for your smartphone. With the U-Vü Pack you can record video on your phone, completely hands free. The pack features an IPX7 rated waterproof ziplock pocket for your smartphone and lightweight pack material so you can document your adventures no matter how rigorous the journey. Make your smartphone the Action Camera it already is!

The U-Vü Pack is pending a Design & Utility patent. 

We are so excited to bring the U-Vü Smartphone Chest Pack to Kickstarter! Below are all the great features that the U-Vü pack has to offer.

Material

The U-Vü pack is made of durable lightweight waterproof polyurethane/silicone coated Ripstop fabric with UV and scratch resistant plastic interactive window that does not compromise the quality of the videos or pictures. The interactive touch screen allows you to use your phone while it is still in the pack when using the front-facing camera. Selfie Mode! The IPX7 rated waterproof ziplock closure keeps the phone dry. IPX7 waterproof rating is tested at a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes. The U-Vü Pack is also padded with ⅛ inch foam to keep your phone safe. So safe, it even floats! The Harness is made of Heavy Duty elastic straps that are adjustable to fit most everyone.

Phone Sizing

The U-Vü’s phone compartment fits any phone that is 6 inches (152.4 mm) or less. When we reach a $20,000 pledge goal, we will then offer a Stretch Goal for U-Vü packs accommodating all plus size phones. A variety of accessories will become available as well, such as a thigh harness for snowboarding and skateboarding.

 

 

Harness Sizing

All straps on the harness are adjustable, making it capable of fitting children and adults (plus size strap extensions coming soon). The torso straps can extend from 31 inches around to 45 inches. The shoulder straps from 9 inches to 15 inches. The back strap from 8 inches to 12 inches.

Foam Wedges

Since there are many activities that require the pack to be angled differently, we have soft foam wedges that attach securely to the back of the pack. Included with your pledge for a Pack will be a 1 inch, 2 inch, & 3 inch wedge, so you can capture the view you want. 

Color Options

There are four color options available right now; Black, Lime, Camo and Purple. Color options may increase with funding at the end of the campaign. You will be able to choose from our color options to find the right style that fits you at the close of the campaign.

 

The U-Vü team is made up of honest, dedicated, hardworking and adventure-loving people! We have worked hard to make the U-Vü Pack a reality. We know that you will love this product and will enjoy sharing your adventures, as we do. With your help, we see U-Vü becoming a large company with small town values. Customer satisfaction is our priority and we are very excited to grow our customer base with Kickstarter.

 

Our timeline is based on a 30 day Kickstarter campaign. As backers and founding members of the U-Vü community, your support will help us jump start this journey! We have already done all the hard work to get to this point. With the manufacturing in place, all we need is your Pledge to begin production. As backers, or potential backers, we would appreciate your feedback and input and feel that this will play an integral role in our campaign.

 

Risks and challenges

Challenges:
Our first challenge was met by finding a qualified manufacturer that could insure the waterproofing and the quality that we require.
We are now working with a fantastic company that has been manufacturing quality products for many years for high end companies such as; Speedo, Calvin Klein, Fruit of the Loom, and even Victoria Secrets. We look forward to a long work relationship with them. Having found this manufacturer, we can assure that the U-Vu Pack is made of the highest quality possible.
And, of course, the biggest challenge of all, the Funding. My partners & I have come this far on our own and would appreciate your pledge to help us bring the U-Vu Pack to view. Not being a materialistic person. I am a Ski Bum! We would like people to pledge because they see the simplicity and the benefits that the U-Vü Pack has to offer.

Risks:

There are always risks when striking out on a business venture, especially as a start-up company. I never saw myself as an inventor, spokesman, advertiser, or businessman, but I knew if I didn't at least try this, I would always regret it.

I don't want to let down anyone who takes a chance on me and pledge their hard earned money to help bring my project to life. I want every single person who pledges to be 100% satisfied. I will do all in my power to make sure that becomes a reality.

Unforeseen occurrences do happen. If there are any significant delays, I will not hesitate to go straight to the factory, suppliers, transport hubs, or wherever the challenge is, and do all I can to get things back on track.

We all know that Murphy's Law likes to join in sometimes, but if he does show up, we will work with him vigorously until he is gone. While promising you that we will plow on through any challenges, be it via skis, kayak, or mountain bike, we will deliver your U-Vü Pack!!

I want to "Thank" all of you that view what we view for the U-Vü!

All the Best to All of You!
Karl Picking
Founder, Inventor, Ski Bum

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    Early Vü Special #1

    The early Vü-er gets the pack... for the very best deal we can offer!

    Get 1 U-Vü Chest Pack!

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    It's not the earliest Vü, but you can still get 1 U-Vü chest pack for super cheap!

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    The Adventurer

    You're ready to go get some awesome video of your next adventure... but don't forget your pack!

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    The Thrill Seekers

    Get your gear on Seekers, your phone is going along for the ride!

    Get 2 U-Vü packs. Includes 2 sets of 3 soft foam wedges.

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    The Store Pack

    Want to bring U-Vü into your store? Or maybe you have a whole crew to supply...

    Get 10 U-Vü Chest Packs. Includes 10 sets of 3 soft foam wedges.

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Funding period

- (30 days)