FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Otter + Pop Symmetry Series and Defender Series brings together two favorite phone accessories in a swappable case collaboration. New from OtterBox and PopSockets, Otter + Pop cases are available now in a wide array of colors and graphics.
Otter + Pop is available in the classic Defender Series and sleek Symmetry Series case designs, offering two protective options that easily swap with any PopTop.
“Otter + Pop collection brings in a fresh take on two innovative products,” said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. “With added colors and graphics, you have even more ways to express yourself. The addition of Defender Series into the case mix is an exciting opportunity to protect devices with an OtterBox original while allowing you to personalize your case daily with the swappable PopGrip.”
Newly announced, Otter + Pop Defender Series integrates a PopGrip into an OtterBox Defender Series case for ultimate protection. With a variety of case colors and swappable PopTops, Otter + Pop Defender Series can be customized for any adventure. Otter + Pop Defender Series is available now for iPhone and Samsung devices.
Otter + Pop Symmetry Series brings the fun of PopSockets to a slim Symmetry Series case in a low-profile, one-piece design. With an array of color and graphic options, Otter + Pop Symmetry Series is available now for iPhone devices.
Otter + Pop cases are available now at otterbox.com, popsockets.com, Target and Verizon.
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David Barnett is the founder and CEO of PopSockets. He was a philosophy major at Emory, a physics major at University of Colorado Boulder, received his PhD in philosophy from NYU, and from 2005-2015 was a philosophy professor at University of Colorado Boulder. His research specialized in philosophy of language and philosophy of mind, before he reached enlightenment, stopped doing philosophy, and became an entrepreneur.
In 2010, Barnett was looking for a way to stop his earbud cord from getting tangled, and he achieved this by gluing two buttons to the back of his phone and wrapping the earbud cord around the buttons. As ugly as the buttons were, they worked. In the course of improving on the idea, he developed about 60 different prototypes, making the buttons expand and collapse via an accordion mechanism, so that they could function as both a stand and a grip. In 2012, Barnett launched a KickStarter campaign for an iPhone case that would have two PopSockets grips integrated into the case. In addition to getting successfully funded, the KickStarter campaign enabled Barnett to show the world his dancing prowess. Two years later, in 2014, Barnett launched the business out of his garage in Boulder, Colorado, and has subsequently sold over 40 million PopSockets grips around the world.
1 Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection / Units Sold / January 2015 – June 2018
2 Symmetry Series and Defender Series are NOT protective against water. Will provide added protection against drops and shock
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