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cambendRBy cambendR
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cambendRBy cambendR
First created
$2,903
pledged of $3,500pledged of $3,500 goal
130
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Tue, October 6 2015 2:53 AM UTC +00:00

About

What is cambendR?

The cambendR is the first affordable right angle lens that can be used with any phone with or without a case! It enhances the photographic wizard in you to capture more than what is possible.

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The restickable lens can be removed and stuck any number of times to any cellphone/case, iPad, tablet or basically any device with a camera; and is easy to carry with you on the keychain attachable base. The right angle camera lens allows you to capture that surreal low angle / high angle / candid photo that always seems kind of impossible. You will also be able to record videos and lectures without the need for your hand or a tripod! 

Why should I buy the cambendR?

Get beyond the boundaries of what angles your phone can take by attaching the cambendR to your phone/case, and discover new angles. Take high angles / low angles with ease! Capturing candid moments is a breeze with cambendR. The moment someone realizes they are being recorded, the picture becomes posed or pretended.

Using Cambendr, precious moments of your children, pets, friends can be captured naturally, without being noticed. Hold you phone casually (like you are texting) and record the candid moments in life!

candid pictures taken using cambendR!
candid pictures taken using cambendR!

Also, no more having to shy away from taking pictures in the public. Hold your phone as if you are just using it and take pictures.

dont shy away taken pictures anymore!
dont shy away taken pictures anymore!

CambendR serves as the smallest tripod for your phone, allowing you to record lectures/videos and take long angle shots than can cover the amazing background, not just your face. world's smallest tripod! world's smallest tripod!

use cambendR as a tripod! no more asking someone to take a picture!
use cambendR as a tripod! no more asking someone to take a picture!

Unable to listen to, and record lectures at the same time? No more. With the cambendR, you can record lectures with ease!

Have you ever wanted to take low angle shots of your pets or your crawling children and ended up breaking your back? not anymore. Taking low angles is a breeze with the cambendR!

Meg doesn't have to lie on the floor anymore to take low angles of her friend Nicole!

before and after using a cambendR for modelling!
before and after using a cambendR for modelling!

Taking high angles is easy too!

No more sun glare stopping you from taking awesome high angle pictures!

Also, no more having to shy away from taking pictures in the public. Hold your phone as if you are just using it and take pictures.

Changing your cellphone or phonecase? Don’t worry, the cambendR is one lens designed to fit any phone whether you have a case or not! When you don’t use it, just stick it to the keychain attachable base!

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How do I use cambendR? 

Open the cambendR app and then, align and attach the cambendR below the camera in your preferred orientation, so that the entire image is visible on screen. Adjust the cambendR to see the complete mirrored image! The cambendR app corrects the image due to mirroring by flipping the image stream. This is done for videos as well as photos. The app is already available in the google play store, and will be available by December in the iTunes store.

How does cambendR hold on to a phone / phone case?

 The cambendR comes with a restickable pad at the base of it which allows you to stick and remove multiple times to a phone/case when you need to use it and store it in the base when you do not. When the stick pad gets dirty with dust, simply wash it and dry it using a dryer and the cambendR sticks again just as new as it used to. No marks or residue is left on the phone/case after usage! 

install cambendR in 4 easy steps!
install cambendR in 4 easy steps!

 How is the mirror of the cambendR protected?

The cambendR mirror comes with an anti-reflection / scratch resistant coated film to make it durable to longer usage.

Who are we?

cambendR was developed by Gopi during his final days as a Masters student at the University of Michigan, where he partnered with Xiaoxiao to make the complete product with the android app. Suresh, who is a veteran in Engineering information management and had interest in the consumer products space had joined the two as an adviser to form cambendR.

What is our project status?

We have our final prototype ready and a tool maker ready to kick off tooling. Our android app is already out there, and our iOS app is in the making.

We have targeted a goal of $3500 which is the minimum amount we would require to manufacture the cambendR at an affordable cost and distribute our product. 

When will we ship?

We are working hard to have the first shipment of cambendR in your hands by the beginning of December, so you can use it during the Christmas holiday season as Stocking Stuffers and  to capture those surreal moments.

Risks and challenges

We have tested many forms of prototypes before choosing this simple design, and then made it manufacturable to suit injection molding. Based on the demand, we will be able to make a tool for a higher volume, thereby making delivery even faster than the deadline we anticipate.

We have overcome obstacles in terms of design and made it possible to make this product for $12 which a steal compared to other similar products in the market. We have come this far in the past 8 months and now we need your help in making cambendR reach the market. This simple product will benefit you daily in different ways. Now go buy one, so you can show off your awesome photographs and videos to your friends and family.

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    Early Bird Basic: Thank you! You'll receive one of the first cambendRs: your choice of one (1) Black or one (1) white cambendR and also, your name will be immortalized on our website. Estimated retail price : 15$ , you will save 6$

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    KICKSTARTER SPECIAL : Custom cambendR android app with cambendR BASIC! You'll receive one of the first cambendRs : choice of one (1) Black or one (1) white cambendR and also, also, we will make a custom Android cambendR app with your choice of app icon and home page! And of course your name and your website will be immortalized on our website. How cool is it to have your own app?

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    Custom cambendR android app with Custom Color: Thank you! You'll receive one of the first cambendRs : your choice of one (1) Red or (1) Yellow or (1) Blue or (1) Pink or (1) Black or (1) Gold or (1) Silver or (1) White or any other color you suggest (based on availability) cambendR and also, we will make a custom Android cambendR app with your choice of app icon and home page! And of course your name and your website will be immortalized on our website. How cool is it to have your own app?

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    2 hours training session where you will learn how to bring a product from concept to the market, and what you should be aware of + Custom cambendR android app with Custom Color: Thank you! You'll receive 2 hours online session on how to bring a product from concept to market and the many factors to be aware of during the process and one of the first cambendRs : your choice of one (1) Red or (1) Yellow or (1) Blue or (1) Pink or (1) Black or (1) Gold or (1) Silver or (1) White or any other color you suggest (based on availability) cambendR and also, we will make a custom Android cambendR app with your choice of app icon and home page! And of course your name and your website will be immortalized on our website. How cool is it to have your own app?

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