Our friend, Sid Martin of Golden Shellback fame was on the Today Show this morning dunking Matt Lauer’s blackberry in a fish tank full of water. I hear even Al Roker was impressed. here is the video.

Note of disclosure: gCaptain’s maritime consulting arm arranged the taping.

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  • Stan

    This is so cool!
    Yesterday, a co-worker was commenting on why can’t cell phones be waterproofed. This morning I saw this story on the Today Show (that led me to here (thanks, google)). I am anxiously awaiting for this technology to be publicly available and affordable. Thanks.

  • Stan

    This is so cool!
    Yesterday, a co-worker was commenting on why can’t cell phones be waterproofed. This morning I saw this story on the Today Show (that led me to here (thanks, google)). I am anxiously awaiting for this technology to be publicly available and affordable. Thanks.

  • Kyle from Acushnet

    I love electronics and pretty much everyday I go to and electronic site called engadget.com I seen this product about 2 days ago on it. And today I was looking on the standard times website and seen that it was on the today show. I hope they will make a business near by to get this product put on.

    • Tim Bender

      The material that "Shellback" looks lke they are claiming is new, is actually Parylene. It is a vaccuum deposited coating developed back in the 1970's by Union Carbide. The leader in this Technology is called "Specialty Coating Sytems, Inc" and they have 9 coating service facilities worldwide in which they coat products as a service. If you google Parylene, you will see several companies that have had this technology for many years.

  • Kyle from Acushnet

    I love electronics and pretty much everyday I go to and electronic site called engadget.com I seen this product about 2 days ago on it. And today I was looking on the standard times website and seen that it was on the today show. I hope they will make a business near by to get this product put on.

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  • Blake Mayerle

    I can't wait until this is something that can be done for everybody! My iPhone will be my FIRST gadget done and my NUVI and everything else!!!

    Heck, you could send in the computer to your car and have it treated!!!!

  • Blake Mayerle

    I can't wait until this is something that can be done for everybody! My iPhone will be my FIRST gadget done and my NUVI and everything else!!!

    Heck, you could send in the computer to your car and have it treated!!!!

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