Show Report: Xvida

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By Kevin Purdy

Contributing Editor
Published: Tuesday, January 8, 2013

The makers of a successful and fully-funded Kickstarter project brought actual working models to CES, complete with packaging, pricing, and a near-term ship date. Xvida says its all-in-one iPad case, stand, and wall/car mount system, along with an aluminum desktop stand, will ship in February to Kickstarter backers and pre-orders. The basic Boomerang case, stand, and magnetic multi-mount unit that connects the Boomerang to a stand or magnetic surface will retail for $70, according to Xvida representatives. A wall-attaching “headrest” mount is $25, as is a car mount package that attaches to air vents. An eye-catching, single-piece machined aluminum stand for the Boomerang runs $70 and should also ship in February. An iPad mini version is in the works, Xvida representatives said.

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    The Boomerang iPad case, attached to its aluminum stand. Also visible (clockwise from bottom left) are an optional suction cup mount, a wall-mounted "headrest" mount, and, attached to the wall, the multi-mount connector.

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    A Boomerang iPad case mounted at a 65-degree desktop-friendly angle. The case mounts at two other angles: a 22-degree shallow table-top angle, and at 45 degrees.

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    The back of the Boomerang iPad case. The black "arms" are recycled plastic, the metal tips are compatible with Smart Covers, and the tilt and release mechanism is aluminum.

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    A Boomerang iPad case attached to a metal booth wall with the included multi-mount tool.

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