Smartfish Gets Smaller with the Whirl Mini Notebook Laser Mouse

Smartfish, maker of the award winning ErgoMotion mouse, has just released a more travel-friendly version in the new Whirl Mini Notebook Laser Mouse. The Whirl Mini uses the same tech as the ErgoMotion, drastically reducing wrist and arm fatigue, by allowing the mouse to pivot and move along with the natural movement of your hand. In case you’re wondering, this technology is no gimmick; these mice were designed in conjunction with the country’s leading orthopedic surgeons, and offer a solution to the injuries caused by prolonged computer use. We just received our Smartfish ErgoMotion and will have a full report next week; until then, here’s some more info on the Whirl Mini…

Smartfish Unveils Whirl™ Mini Notebook Laser Mouse with Comfort Pivot Technology

World’s most comfortable mouse technology integrated into travel-friendly form factor for the mobile user

Englewood, NJ – November 23, 2010 – SmartFish Technologies is proud to announce the launch of the Whirl™ Mini Notebook Laser Mouse, the gravity-defying travel mouse that adapts to the natural motion of your hand.  The Whirl™ Mini  builds off of the simple, strikingly unique design of the original Smartfish Mouse which was awarded the CES Innovations award for 2010.  It employs the same patented technology in a smaller form factor so that business professionals, travelers, commuters, and other laptop users can take advantage of the ultra-comfortable computing experience Smartfish provides.

“Conventional notebook mice lack comfort not only because of their smaller size but also due to the fixed, rigid position your hand is forced into for hours on end.” said Dr. Jack Atzmon, President and CEO of Smartfish Technologies.  “This leads to fatigue, discomfort, and ultimately, repetitive stress injury.  Whirl’s comfort pivot system provides the natural fluid movement your body needs.  The mouse becomes a natural extension of your hand as if it’s floating on air.  It’s the most luxurious comfort attainable for on-the-go computing.”

The Whirl ™ Mini Notebook Mouse was developed in collaboration with the country’s leading Orthopedic Hospital, The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, whose mission statement is to “improve mobility and the quality of life for all.” This is the Hospital’s first collaboration on a consumer product in their 160-year history.  A portion of our proceeds is donated to the Hospital for Special Surgery Rehabilitation Education Fund to help further research of technologies. (www.hss.edu)

The Whirl™ Mini Notebook Laser mouse is plug and play compatible with MACs and PCs, features an ambidextrous design, 1600-dpi hi-def laser sensitivity, 2.4MHz wireless connectivity and extra long battery life.  It comes in an array of colors including Carbon Fiber, Black, Blue, Silver, Red, and White and is available for pre-order from www.getsmartfish.com for $49.95 shipping in early December.

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  • http://thunderclaww.blogspot.com/ Thunderclaww

    Wow, I’d love to get one of this but $50 for a mouse? That’s a bit much, if you ask me.

    • http://yourtechreport.com Mitchell Whitfield

      Well Thunder, you know my theory on prices: You’ve only overpaid if you feel you don’t get something good in return. If the Smartfish mice really do help reduce hand and wrist fatigue for all those folks that are on their computers all the time, $50 may be a bargain:)
      We have the ErgoMotion in our offices here and will give you the skinny once we’ve logged some more hours with it.