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OtterBox today announced the launch of a new uniVERSE Case System, featuring a versatile OtterBox-branded protective case that's able to be used with accessory modules from a range of companies like Square, Polar Pro, SanDisk, olloclip, Seek Thermal, and more.

Available for the iPhone 6/6s and the iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus, the uniVERSE Case System combines a slim but protective OtterBox case with a slotted rail system for attaching accessories. There's a removable back accent plate covering the rail when the accessory modules are not in place, and there's also a grooved edge inside the camera opening for attaching camera accessories.

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"Innovation in the mobile technology world continues to evolve, and smartphones are at the center of this evolution," said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. "OtterBox is bringingtogether industry giants and cutting-edge innovators to create acustomizable mobile ecosystem. With uniVERSE Case System, consumers don't have to compromise premium protection to use the amazing array of accessories that are changing how we use our phones."
Alongside OtterBox, a number of companies are announcing new accessories designed for the uniVERSE case system. Olloclip, one of OtterBox's first partners, is releasing its first 4-in-1 Lens kit compatible with a third-party case. Priced at $79.99, the 4-in-1 quick change Lens accessory for the uniVERSE Case features Fisheye, Wide-Angle, 10x Macro and 15x Macro lenses.

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The Olloclip Lens set works with both the front and rear-facing cameras, fitting over the OtterBox case. It comes with two wearable pendants so it's always on hand even when not in use and can be purchased starting today.

Other accessories compatible with the OtterBox uniVerse Case include a Square Contactless and Chip Reader ($49.99), the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive ($59.99 to $119.99), the Nite Ize Vent Mount Kit ($39.99), the Goal Zero Slide Battery ($59.99), the Seek Thermal Compact Camera and Seek Case ($249), the Influx Wi-Fi Booster ($39.99), and more.

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The uniVERSE case for iPhone 6/6s and 6/6s Plus can be purchased from the OtterBox website starting today.

Article Link: OtterBox Launches New uniVERSE Case Compatible With Accessories From Olloclip, Square and More
 

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I shop at a lot of local mom and pop vendors that use square on the phone. Having a case that makes it fit better makes a lot of sense. the 3.5 jack plug in seems to break pretty easy and I see the vendors struggle. The idea of a multifunction case therefore sounds great for vendors. For me (someone who never attaches any devices to the phone), this would not be useful, but I see a big audience for something like this.
 
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Boostcase actually invented this modular case ecosystem concept 4 years ago starting with the iPhone 4 and now in its third generation
 
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