We have reported on G-Form’s products before with the Extreme Portfolio and Extreme Edge. I recently got a chance to try out the Extreme Sleeve.
The first thing I have to tell you about the Extreme Sleeve is that it is soft. I know that it looks like hard plastic in the image to the left, but it actually is G-Form’s Reactive Protection Technology (RPT) which is a composite blend of PORON XRD material and other trade secrets. The end result is a substance that feels like a sponge without holes, and it “changes its molecular structure on impact”.
If you watch the video after the jump, you can see a twelve-pound bowling ball get dropped on an Extreme Sleeved iPad. You can also see how a hard-shell case stands with the same impact. You can probably guess how it ends.
This type of zipped-up protection is also resistant against water, like when you have to walk your iPad home in the rain. You can purchase the Extreme Sleeve for the iPad for about $59.95 on the official G-Form site, and it appears to only be available in colors of yellow and black.
This black and yellow really creates an X-men aesthetic, and the big X on the front and back marks the reminder. In fact, when I first showed my wife the Extreme Sleeve, she thought it was a folded-up superhero uniform with faux muscles. I am totally serious.
Extreme Demo: Can your iPad survive a 12-pound bowling ball? from G-Form on Vimeo.