When you’re in the car and want to use the apps on your phone it can often be distracting, especially when you need to be concentrating on the road. A new company is hoping to help with this issue by creating a smart magnetic phone mount. It’s called QLYX and it combines with a companion app to automatically turn on your in-car applications such as music, maps, weather and more. Currently running its campaign on Kickstarter, QLYX has already met its funding goal of $40,000 within 48 hours of launching.

QLYX will keep your smartphone in sight, but it also uses intelligent software to enhance your driving experience. It’s a combination of smart mount and application that has been designed to auto-launch your desired apps as soon as you place your phone on it. In the form of widgets, QLYX can launch navigation, streaming services, or parking place memory. The smart mount is currently able to auto-launch Waze, Spotify, Apple Maps and Google Maps. The development team is working on increasing the number of applications and widgets to choose from.

The creators of QLYX promise it will “change your driving experience.” While plastic holders are bulky and require time for phone installation and app launching, QLYX is a bit more stylish and it minimizes the time it takes to prop up your phone.

Technology is supposed to simplify our lives. But phones steal us from reality demanding more and more attention. We got tired of wasting time using bulky car mounts that were supposed to make our lives simpler.  So we’ve decided to find a solution and developed a gadget that will make your driving experience safer and more comfortable.

Not only is QLYX functional but it also looks good too. The market is filled with cheap looking mounts and limited in colors. They QLYX team is aiming at offering mount frames in a variety of colors to emphasize anyone’s style. Every QLYX comes with air vent clip and adhesive pad to provide a a good grip.

You can still get in on the early bird special to get your very own QLYX for a pledge of $33 or more. That’s 30% off the retail price and you will get a QLYX smart mount, five colorful Q-Plates, an air vent clip and an adhesive pad. If all goes as planned, QLYX will begin shipping in October of this year to backers.

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