VANCOUVER, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ - HIT Technologies Inc. (TSXV:HIT) ("HIT" or the "Company"), designs, develops, manufactures and distributes the world's most advanced adventure products for iPhone, including the shockproof, waterproof HITCASE® PRO with professional lens and mounting systems for the iPhone. Today, HIT reports that its social media Fan Base (the number of people following on HIT's social media sites) grew to 245,000 fans by June 30, 2015, up more than 600% since the Company began executing on its content and brand strategy in January 2015.
"Our online fan base growth to 245,000 followers in six months has exceeded our expectations," said, Brooks Bergreen, CEO of HIT Technologies. "This is a direct result of our strategic investment in producing a precision engineered product and in showcasing our amazing content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The response from fans has been overwhelmingly positive, reinforcing our belief that the HITCASE is a force multiplier for the iPhone camera user."
Mr. Bergreen continued, "We believe that our Fan Base is a cornerstone for our success. As we continue to execute on our brand promise of delivering a high-quality premium product that enables and encourages people to find adventures big and small, we expect that a meaningful percent of our fan base will become loyal customers. As these customers create and share, they will encourage others to join in the discussion and will help with our continuing effort to grow and improve our quality products. It is exciting to see our efforts being noticed as we head toward the official general availability launch of our new HITCASE PRO/6 offering for the iPhone 6."
HITCASE PRO design highlights:
- Protects the iPhone in a easy to operate HITCASE that is shockproof, waterproof to 33 feet and does not interfere with the functionality of the iPhone;
- Enables the iPhone to be attached to mounting systems for capturing exciting action shots. The HITCASE is attached via the Company's patent pending RailslideTM technology, that is also compatible with mounts made for GoPro; and
- Empowers the user with a selection of proprietary interchangeable lenses that extend the picture taking capability of the iPhone. Easily switch between one of four lenses – flat, wide, super-wide and macro – that enable the user to capture everything from a fisheye to a tight up-close shot.
About HIT Technologies Inc.
HIT develops and markets a portfolio of products for use on Apple iPhones across the globe. HIT believes that there is a significant opportunity in helping people get Ready for Adventure™ with the best camera they already have, their iPhone. HITCASE PRO allows people to create exciting photo and video content using patent pending Railslide™ mounts without the need for additional cameras, or gear that get in the way of the fun. With a combination of software, professional quality lenses, patented waterproofing and mounting technologies for every conceivable activity, The HITCASE PRO makes it fun and easy for users to capture and share a day at the beach, on the mountain, in the backyard, or anywhere else life takes you.
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This news release contains certain "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws that are based on expectations, estimates and projections as at the date of this news release. The information in this release about the Company's anticipated use of available funds, and the future plans and objectives of the Company are forward-looking information.
Any statements that involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance (often but not always using phrases such as "expects", or "does not expect", "is expected", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", "plans", "budget", "scheduled", "forecasts", "estimates", "believes" or "intends" or variations of such words and phrases or stating that certain actions, events or results "may" or "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken to occur or be achieved) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking information and are intended to identify forward-looking information.
This forward-looking information is based on reasonable assumptions and estimates of management of the Company at the time it was made, and involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, among others, global economic climate; dilution; the Company's limited operating history; future capital needs and uncertainty of additional financing; the competitive nature of the industry; currency exchange risks; the need for the Company to manage its planned growth and expansion; the effects of product development and need for continued technology change; protection of proprietary rights; the effect of government regulation and compliance on the Company and the industry; network security risks; the ability of the Company to maintain properly working systems; theft and risk of physical harm to personnel; reliance on key personnel; global economic and financial market deterioration impeding access to capital or increasing the cost of capital; and volatile securities markets impacting security pricing unrelated to operating performance. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking information other than as required by law.
SOURCE HIT Technologies Inc.
For further information: For additional investor information, contact: Brooks Bergreen, CEO HIT Technologies Inc., [email protected], www.hitcase.com/invest; For media inquiries, contact: Kelly Cutrone, Peoples Revolution PR, [email protected]