The San Jose-based company has a small product with a big goal: to create more meaningful virtual connections.
San Jose, Calif. May 2021: Eyelinez founder launches product to improve personal virtual connections and combat Zoom fatigue. Maintaining proper eye contact with a camera is not a new challenge, but it’s a daunting task that many have faced over the past year while working, studying, and even dating virtually through a camera.
Eyelinez was founded in the midst of the pandemic out of the need to find deeper connections in a world now communicating over cameras. They are a focus and engagement aid, which draws attention to the camera, while also improving natural connections with a virtual audience.
These vinyl, repositionable stickers surround a camera with welcoming, fun designs to remind users where to look to make eye contact and master their virtual presence.
“Eyelinez provides a simple solution to an outsized problem,” says Eyelinez’s Founder and CEO, Mark Quinn. “Effective eye contact is essential for interpersonal communication and research shows that there’s a positive physiological response from when we make eye contact.
“Research shows that you can create the same positive response we all enjoy in person, virtually, with further research showing that effective virtual eye contact makes you more confident, memorable, and attractive”
Eyelinez are designed for integrated cameras such as those found in laptops, tablets and phones, as well as for external web cameras in an array of clever designs.
Each sheet of Eyelinez for integrated cameras includes five sizes to ensure compatibility and coverage for all of your devices, including the vast majority of video conference hubs, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and smart displays. Eyelinez works with both forward facing cameras for video calls and rear facing cameras so kids finally look at the camera!
There are two different sizes of Eyelinez for webcams, with the Standard size compatible with the majority of webcams, and the Large size for all other webcams with larger than average camera openings. Eyelinez also works in conjunction with most privacy and webcam covers, with the privacy or webcam cover sitting over the ultra thin Eyelinez. When you open the webcam cover, you will see your Eyelinez smiling back!
Each pack of Eyelinez includes multiple colors of the chosen design to ensure you get an Eyelinez that’s compatible with your device and your style.
Eyelinez can also be easily customized or branded, including tailored messaging, for sponsored give-aways or as the perfect company swag for our new norm!
Eyelinez ships worldwide and offers free standard shipping on orders within the USA.
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Eyelinez is a simple product with an outsized mission: to connect you to what you love most, wherever you are. These small, repositionable stickers surround your camera and remind you of where to look to connect with your audience.
Mark Quinn has always had a passion for connecting and communicating - as a teenager acting in high school plays to an Air Force officer active in Toastmasters to today as tech exec giving keynotes. He has had a varied career spanning a range of functions across technology & engineering with positions at Apple, Amazon, and LinkedIn, among others. Now as the creator of Eyelinez, Mark is passionate about people connecting through technology.