Lifejacket iPad Case

Northport Systems Inc., producer of desktop and mobile navigation and mapping software products, has announced that it has been selected by Global Navigation Authority as the exclusive Canadian distributor for the LifeJacket product line. Effective immediately, the manufacturer of popular Fugawi desktop and mobile software, as well as the online chart subscription service, will sell and support LifeJacket’s innovative mountable waterproof iPad cases and accessories.

"Our reach into the Canadian outdoor and marine markets make us the perfect distribution partner for LifeJacket iPad cases," said Amanda Holt, sales manager, Northport Systems. “LifeJacket’s high quality design is unlike any iPad case on the market and sets a new standard for tablet protection. It meets the needs of today’s outdoor enthusiasts and is a natural fit for our existing Fugawi mapping software marine and outdoor customer base.”

Designed to protect iPads in the toughest conditions, LifeJacket cases incorporate cutting-edge design technology that not only features built-in floatation, but is also waterproof to the IPX7 standard and certified to meet the Military’s MIL-STD-810G submersion specifications. LifeJacket accommodates all available iPad models, and utilizes stainless-steel hinge pins and non-corrosive materials to protect the tablet from all the elements including dirt, sand, germs and spills.

In addition to preserving the integrity of the iPad in all conditions, the airtight LifeJacket features a 3M glare-resistant screen that maintains crystal-clear screen viewing and the full functionality of the iPad’s touchscreen display.
iPad Mounting Bracket

“Our Northport System partnership is the perfect complement for our product line,” said Susan Klement, president, Global Navigation Authority. “As we see tablets penetrate marine, outdoor, commercial and industrial markets, the LifeJacket provides a waterproof and shockproof solution that stands up to the harshest conditions. Northport System’s service is consistent with the quality of the LifeJacket line – we are confident their extensive customer base will love the LifeJacket case.”

Also available from Northport Systems is the LifeJacket mounting bracket. Made from non-corrosive aluminum, the LifeJacket Tilt Bracket is maneuverable for multiple viewing positions, and features quick mounting and release for portable flexibility and convenient use.

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