HOYO allows smartphone users to take their devices anywhere wet or messy.



LONDON — Smartphones have become the control center for communication, entertainment, and specialized tasks; and the new HOYO waterproof pocket allows users to take their phones with them virtually anywhere. Supporters of the Kickstarter campaign ending March 16, 2014, will be the first to receive their HOYOs.

Far beyond a simple phone connection, a smartphone today is used as a clock, music player, news source, and gadget control for devices ranging from baby monitors to security cameras. Having users’ smartphones within arm’s reach – in the wet bathroom, the messy kitchen, or the muddy garden – keeps them connected to their lives. “HOYO is the perfect accessory in any bathroom,” said co-founder George Sheety. “It’s right up there with a towel rack and soap dispenser.”

Made of 100 percent waterproof and dustproof plastic, HOYO protects electronics in humid and dirty environments while preserving touch-screen sensitivity. HOYO comes in a variety of primary and secondary colors. When they reach more than £61,000 in sales, the makers of HOYO will release new gold and chrome colors to better match bathroom and kitchen fixtures.

HOYO’s design makes it simple to use and easy to install. Whether a user chooses to install it in the shower curtain or utilize the HOYO’s lid, suction cup, and strap to affix it to any smooth surface, HOYO provides two easy solutions for bringing a smartphone into wet or messy places. “The HOYO is ideal for use in the shower, the kitchen, and the garden,” said Sheety. “We are excited to hear from our Kickstarter backers how they use their HOYOs.”

HOYO’s Kickstarter campaign aims to raise £25,000 by March 16. Early supporters will be rewarded with special limited quantity offers. Early supporters contributing £12 or more can choose to receive either one HOYO shower curtain kit or one HOYO wall kit and early supporters contributing £15 or more will receive a HOYO set that can be used either on a shower curtain or on the wall.

After the early bird specials are taken, supporters can give £15 or more to choose either one HOYO shower curtain kit or one HOYO wall kit. Supporters giving £18 or more receive one HOYO set that can be used either on a shower curtain or on the wall while supporters giving £30 or more receive the home set, which are two HOYO sets for use both in the shower and on the wall. Shipping in the United States and the United Kingdom is free.

For more information or to contribute to the campaign, visit http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/georgesheety/hoyo-a-waterproof-pocket-for-smartphones-with-a-ne .

Project Contact Info 

Press Contact:  George Sheety

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