Accessories

How to Add Thermal Imaging to Smartphones

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Customers wanting to add thermal imaging capabilities to their smartphones now have a means to do so with the CompactPRO, the first in a line of miniature add-on IR cameras.

CompactproAccording to maker Seek Thermal the CompactPRO is the first thermal imaging camera built for smartphone use to feature 76800 measurement pixels and a 320x240 thermal sensor array. The device weighs just 14g and it simply plugs in the smartphone in question.

A companion app providing a choice of thermal levels, different colour palettes, a choice of 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratios and 7 user modes.

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Wireless Charging for All via Fli Charge?

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The Fli Charge promises to be the "fastest and most powerful" wireless charging system yet, featuring a pad claiming to simultaneously charge up to 8 smartphones.

Fli ChargeUnlike other wireless power systems, the Fli Charge uses conductive (instead of inductive) charging-- a technology the makers say is nearly 100% efficient, is able to simultaneously charge both high and low power devices and uses 40W of power.

The system caters for smartphones lacking wireless charging capabilities through a companion case. Dubbed the Flicase, it fits the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S7 and S7 edge, and charges the phone when in contact with the pad.

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Otterbox Presents Modular iPhone Case

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Customers interested in the modular possibilities of Google's Project Ara might find an iPhone-compatible solution in the UniVerse Case System, an Otterbox case allowing users to add camera lenses, a card reader or even extra storage.

OtterboxThe UniVerse Case System features a fairly simple concept-- the iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus case has two slots in the back, one at the bottom and another at the top. Users simply need slide a module in either slot, with Bluetooth and Lightning taking care of connectivity.

Compatible modules come from a number of 3rd party vendors and provide a number of features. Polar Pro offers a number of basic accessories, including a pair of tripods (the Tripper and Stance), a PowerPack battery, the Beat Pulsar speaker and the self-explanatory Fisheye lens. Square has a Contactless and Chip Reader ideal for small businesses, Olloclip sells a 4-in-1 camera lens and SanDisk adds 128GB of additional iPhone storage with the iXpand Flash Drive.

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Speck Presents Pocket-VR with Candyshell Case

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Accessory maker Speck combines mobile VR viewers with smartphone cases with the Pocket-VR-- a collapsible, portable VR headsets users can combine with the company's Candyshell Grip cases.

Pocket VRAvailable in versions compatible with the iPhone 6, the larger 6s and the Samsung Galaxy S7, the Pocket-VR is a black plastic device. It ships together with a black and gray CandyShell Grip case, and users can snap the viewer over the case in order to check out VR experiences on the go.

VR experiences come through Google's Cardboard iOS/Android app.

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iPad Pro Gets BookBook Case

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BookBook iPad ProTwelve South announces a version of the popular BookBook cases fitting the iPad Pro-- allowing customers to protect the tablet while giving it the appearance of a classic book.

Handcrafted in high-quality leather, each case is distressed so as to be given a unique look and features two hardback covers to protect the iPad while traveling. The iPad Pro version has a built-in pocket for the storage of a Pencil or stylus, while dual zippers keep the case firmly closed. To further protect the display the inside has a soft microfibre covering.

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