Magical Screen Protector Gives iPhone a Virtual Back Button [Kickstarter]

A new Kickstarter project titled ‘Halo Back’ claims to be the first smart iPhone screen protector in the world, that promises to help you handle your device with a single hand by adding a virtual back button to the iPhone (via Gizmodo).

The Halo Back is basically a glass screen protector with a separate capacitive channel that links the bottom of the glass to the top. So when you tap the invisible button in the bottom-left corner of the screen protector, it translates that touch to the top-left corner instead. Additionally, it also serves as a durable glass screen protector.

For Halo Back, we add a circuit layer to traditional glass screen protector. It helps to lead current when you press lower left corner of the screen, so that the back button works.

Tech Specs: 

  • Compatibility: iPhone 6 | iPhone 6 Plus
  • Crystal Clear: High-grade tempered glass provides ultimate clarity. Its nano coating repels natural skin oils making Glass simple to keep clean and looking great
  • Height: 130mm | 150mm
  • Width: 59mm | 69mm
  • Depth: 0.21mm
  • Weight: 6g | 8g

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The developers also plan to launch the Halo Back for iPhone 5s later as well.

The campaign has already raised over $86,000 of its $20,000 goal with 17 days more to go. To find out more or make a pledge, hit up this link.

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  • Anon

    This should of been a built in feature in the iPhone 6. IOS lagging behind as usual.