Control Your iPad Mini From Both Sides With the HandScape Tablet Shell
HandScape offers a simple, yet highly attractive tablet accessory compatible with all iPad Mini models. The new tablet shell is of course more than a simple protective case, it’s the world’s first and only accessory offering front and backside touch controls. The interaction is carried out through HandScape API and is done with the help of Bluetooth 4.0. The brand new technology is a great help when interacting with games, maps, or any other application compatible with the API. Both one-handed and 2-handed controls are supported. The case can be recharged with iPad’s very own lightning cable.
HandScape intends to change the way users interact with touch devices, allowing for innovative applications never seen before. It addresses today’s ergonomic use and issues of mobile devices. The company foresees opening up new possibilities in the gaming world, bringing higher levels of engagement and significant means of monetization. The company also envisions bringing touch controls to automobile steering wheels. Additionally, in the medical field, it will open up new exceptional applications for physical therapy and remote-controlled surgery. The possibilities are endless.
HandScape makes innovative mobile device cases that fully enable front and back side touch controls of mobile devices. HandScape’s first product, the HandyCase™ is the world’s first and only touch-enabled case series for Apple’s iPhones and iPads, allowing tap and swipe controls on both sides of the devices. The company holds 3 issued/allowed patents, and 27 US and international patents today with technology that can be licensed and integrated into OEM tablets, car consoles, wearable computer, toys, gaming consoles, etc.
HandScape’s unique idea was developed by top talents in Silicon Valley, California and was founded in 2013 by Tong Luo, Ph.D. HandyCase’s sleek design is crafted by top industrial design firms and artists in the United States and Europe with manufacturing partners throughout Asia.
The touch module market is forecast to grow to $35 billion by 2020, according to Touch Display Research Inc.in 2015. The company expects sales through various channels and licensing its technology for various applications in consumer electronics, automobile manufacturing, medical applications and more. On September 2015, the company completed its Kickstarter campaign at 300% backer participation and at the same time, separately raised $2 million in seed funding. Handscape, at this time is raising its $10 million in Series A funding.