Mobile Technology

Clipless attaches your iPhone directly to your clothes

Clipless is strong enough to be used at the gym
Clipless is strong enough to be used at the gym
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The Clipless system is designed to mount phones to almost anything
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The Clipless system is designed to mount phones to almost anything
Clipless can be used on flat surfaces
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Clipless can be used on flat surfaces
How the Clipless system works with flat surfaces
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How the Clipless system works with flat surfaces
Clipless is strong enough to be used at the gym
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Clipless is strong enough to be used at the gym
A breakdown of the Clipless system on clothing
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A breakdown of the Clipless system on clothing
All of the parts of the Clipless system
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All of the parts of the Clipless system
Clipless can be used in the car
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Clipless can be used in the car

A company known as They Innovate has designed Clipless, a mounting device that fastens a smartphone to almost any place imaginable. A wall, clothes, car dashboards, and essentially anything with a moderately flat surface will work, according to the creators.

The purpose of Clipless is to do away with leather pouches. This product allows users to wear their phones as they would a pouch, but it uses a discreet disc and clip that attaches a phone to the wearer's clothes.

Clipless consists of three pieces. The first is a connector stuck with semi-permanent adhesive to the back of your phone. This attaches to the second piece, the actual Clipless which attaches to the outside of your clothes by slotting into a disc, the third component, worn inside the fabric.

A breakdown of the Clipless system on clothing
A breakdown of the Clipless system on clothing

The adhesive is only good for one use, so to use a different phone, extra connectors would be necessary. Clipless can also be attached to other flat surfaces through a separate mount. The goal is for users to be able to use Clipless whether carrying their phones or mounting them to static locations.

The creators are adding NFC capability to the device. This opens up all kinds of options, such as launching a specific app when mounting at a certain location (e.g. a recipe app when mounting on the kitchen refrigerator).

They Innovate is seeking funding for its Clipless device on Kickstarter. At the time of writing, there are plenty of early bird backer offers left. These provide one Clipless, one connector, one clothing disc, and one NFC mount for US$17. Once those run out, the company is offering Clipless for $35.

The Kickstarter pitch below provides more information about Clipless.

Sources: Clipless, Kickstarter

2 comments
Dirk Scott
I just use velcro.
Ferraro_Robots
I just use my pocket
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