Local camera accessory company GoWorx launches Kickstarter campaign for FreeRide smartphone mount

Image from GoWorx' FreeRide campaign page
Image from GoWorx' FreeRide campaign page

From the makers of The Original Handle and GoKnuckles, comes another camera accessory designed with outdoor adventurers in mind. FreeRide, the latest product the local company is developing with the help of its Kickstarter campaign, “is a versatile and fully adjustable Smartphone Mount that enables you to simply and securely attach your Smartphone (with or without a case) to pretty much anything, anywhere,” according to a media release from the company. “The FreeRide Smartphone Mount features both of the world’s most popular camera mounting systems, which unlocks thousands of ways to mount and use your Smartphone to capture your life creatively.”

Here is the campaign video for FreeRide:

Visit goworx.com/ for more information on the company’s work.

Here is the full release from GoWorx:

GoWorx, a leading manufacturer of creative camera accessories for the action-adventure industries launches ‘FreeRide’ – an innovative Smartphone Mount from a company that continues to push the edge in both design and function.

FreeRide, is a versatile and fully adjustable Smartphone Mount that enables you to simply and securely attach your Smartphone (with or without a case) to pretty much anything, anywhere. The FreeRide Smartphone Mount features both of the world’s most popular camera mounting systems, which unlocks thousands of ways to mount and use your Smartphone to capture your life creatively:

(1) Direct connection to any mount or accessory designed for GoPro® HERO cameras:
• Unlock your Smartphone’s creative potential – choose from thousands of mounting possibilities on the market
• Capture additional angles alongside your GoPro® HERO camera to take your filmmaking to the next level
• Use your Smartphone as a mountable touch-screen display to view and control the GoPro® Smartphone App
• Use your Smartphone with existing mounts designed by GoWorx®

(2) Universal Tripod Adapter for traditional camera mounts:
• Secure your Smartphone to any camera gear or equipment featuring the industry standard 1⁄4”-20 adapter
• Use your lightest and most portable camera (your Smartphone!) with your favorite professional camera mounts
• Leverage your Smartphone’s awesome camera featureslike Slow Motion and Time Lapse to their fullest extent

“We asked hundreds of photographers, cinematographers, and action-adventure enthusiasts about the cameras, mounts, and accessories in their bag(s).” said Ryan Klinger, CEO of GoWorx. “Everyone’s shooting photos and videos with their Smartphone, but no one had the ability to connect them to the GoPro® and traditional camera mounts they already owned. FreeRide unlocks your Smartphone’s creative potential – we’re finding exciting and unexpected applications every day.”

About GoWorx:
Founded in 2013, GoWorx® is a performance and lifestyle brand that helps photographers, cinematographers, action sports athletes, and adventurers throughout the world capture and share their experiences more creatively. We design and manufacture mounts and accessories for GoPro® HERO cameras and Smartphones.

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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