Saving Lives & Your Cell Phone – Golden Shellback Coating

Last year Sid Martin, Director of Technology at Northeast Maritime Institute was faced with a dilemma. He had been hired to spearhead a project bringing the latest technology to the field of Maritime Security and test it in the field. Martin was the perfect candidate for this job. Prior to working at NMI he was a member of the project team responsible for the wheel bearings on … [Read more...]

Golden Shellback – Behind The Scenes Photo

Two new Golden Shellback items today. Above is a recent photo of Inventor Sid Martin with the equipment used to apply the coating and at the bottom of this post you'll find a recent audio interview with the guys at Blackberry Cool. For those new to this blog, Golden Shellback is an amazing new technology created by Northeast Maritime Institute that protects electronics that are … [Read more...]

Golden Shellback Visits NBC’s Today Show

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. … [Read more...]

A Secret Look At Golden Shellback Water Resistant Coating

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Photo By Tom Jervis Last year Sid Martin, Director of Technology at Northeast Maritime Institute was faced with a dilemma. He had been hired to spearhead a project bringing the latest technology to the field of Maritime Security and test it in the field. Martin was the perfect candidate for this job. Prior to working at NMI he was a member of the project team responsible for … [Read more...]

Golden Shellback – Hands On Review Of Weather Resistant Phone

gCaptain just returned from a whirlwind tour of San Francisco with the Northeast Maritime Institute's Golden Shellback development team. Highlighting the met with blogger Adrian Covert of Gizmodo to give a hands on demonstration of the miraculous weather resistant coating. The video can be found above and the full article can be read HERE. Meanwhile, across town we met with … [Read more...]

Golden Shellback Preview – Run Electronic Gear Underwater

| Stumble It! | Del.icio.us The above video is just a preview of what's to come later this week.... stay tuned for all the details on Golden Shellback coatings! Many thanks to Patrick, Rodger and the crew at Revision 3 for inviting us in to tape this video. (P.S. our part is about 21minutes into the video, check it out then subscribe to the full tekzilla via iTunes) … [Read more...]