Diveroid – The New Affordable Smartphone Diving Gear

One-stop solution for many kinds of equipment to take along with you while deep diving.

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KEY POINTS
  • Diveroid is one-stop solution for many kinds of equipment that you need to take along with you while diving.
  • Diveroid also can work as a compass so you don’t get lost during your voyage.
  • Diveroid lets your phone click pictures with colour adjustment so that you can capture the real-time beautiful images to cherish them later.

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dventures are a nice way to just open up to nature and get connected to it. There are plenty of enthralling activities to do for some adrenaline pumping. Interestingly, there is one kind of adventure that can be done in a world completely different than that of what we live in and see through our eyes. Underwater diving is an exciting activity that is both beautiful and challenging. No matter how exquisite it is, underwater world exploration can be dangerous to do. It requires proper training to be gone through with. The equipment required for it is as expensive as the training itself. Also, it adds to the weight that you carry underwater which can be unsettling. However, with Diveroid on the horizon, there is no need to worry about the costly equipment.

Product Overview

Diveroid is one-stop solution for many kinds of equipment that you need to take along with you while diving. It converts your daily driver smartphone into a multi-purpose diving equipment. It can comprise of a logbook, a dive computer, an underwater camera and other features that will make your visit to the waters an easy one. Diveroid has its own app which needs to be downloaded in order to put the product into functioning. On hands, it has a 60-meter depth functionality and can show things upright on its app such as NDL (No Decompression Limit), depth at which you are at, ascending time to the surface, total dive time of a session and temperature of the water. It comes with ‘Mini’ which is a tiny diving computer, enhancing the functions you can do on your smartphone. One of the key aspects that one should have in mind while underwater is safety. Diveroid ensures your safety by providing different warnings and alarms when needed.

Why Diveroid

Diveroid’s efficiency and its compatibility put it on the top of the list of things that are required in the waters. It is highly efficient as it replaces crucial equipment like diving computer and underwater cameras off the table for buying. It also offloads weight off of the gadgets it replaces. Diveroid includes Universal Pro Housing i.e. it can be used with any kind of smartphone, no matter what the brand and size are. These rules out the need of buying a new device for each smartphone. Diveroid also can work as a compass so you don’t get lost during your voyage. Another problem that the divers encounter is the quality of images underwater. Due to the deep water, the image is either all blue or green. Diveroid lets your phone click pictures with colour adjustment so that you can capture the real-time beautiful images to cherish them later. For new divers, it is important to have instructions underwater. This gadget doesn’t compromise with one’s security and provides the user with details and instructions throughout the diving session.

Detailed Specifications

Diveroid is built with a range of quality materials. It has a Double O ring structure which provides a 60-meter waterproof usage. At its core, it is made up of poly-carbonate and glass fiber. The Gorilla glass housing device is scratch-proof and provides durability and high strength under the immense pressure of water. On the outside, also comes 3 functional buttons which are solely for the purpose of controlling your smartphone when it is in the device. The gadget has an internal battery life of more than 2 years or 500 dives.

Diveroid supports camera enhancements such as 4k image capture, ultra-wide, zoom and wide-angle photography. It can shoot videos too. Safety features include alerts like Deep Stop (Stopping alert at a deep location), Safety Stop (Alert when it is safe to stop), Fast-up (Indication to go up on the surface), Deco, Oxygen Toxicity (Indicates the condition of oxygen in your underwater surroundings), warnings to steer clear of decompression and critical depth (Shows the maximum depth you can go with the device working). It has some other features such as 5-level heat sink. The heat sink prevents the device from fogging underwater by accumulating the temperature of the surroundings and dissipating heat inside the device.

The Diveroid logbook is filled with pictures that one takes during the expedition. Images are labelled with the depth that they were clicked at. Diveroid can share your diving logs and activities on social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram. It also provides a link to share so that they can be directly accessible to whom you are sharing your experience with.

Price and Availability

Diveroid was put upon as a campaign on Kickstarter in mid-November, 2019. The pledge that the company aimed for was $10,000 but it has gone well through its target. The Kickstarter campaign now has 1500 backers approximately and a total amount of $ 522K to support the project on board. The concept behind the project was so intriguing that within a minute of it on, it had already passed through its estimated pledge. The product will be set to ship by an estimated time in February 2020. One can look up for Diveroid on Kickstarter, with the range of it starting from a price as low as $299. The package contains Diveroid, Spare main O-ring, Anti-fog sheet, reusable package, Mini (Compact Dive computer) and the free app. This package can be bought in the sets of one, two, five ten and so on.

Compatible Smartphones

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Company Details

Diveroid is a product of Artisan and Ocean. The company is a Korean startup started in 2013 which solely focuses on manufacturing diving products and accessories. Its motto is to make diving fun, safer and easier for people to do. Jeongil Kim, the founder of the company says, “I was convinced that a smartphone could replace a dive computer and that inspired our creation of Diveroid. We believe that it is a game-changing product.” Artisan and Ocean have come up with a lot of accessories such as Diveroid Mini, Universal housing prototypes that make diving more compact and easier.

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So, pack your diving suits and grab your diving equipment or maybe leave most of it. Just grab a Diveroid: The device which can turn your smartphone into an all-in-one diving gear and get going to explore the unexplored.