Or any other surface, for that matter
Attaching your smartphone onto a tripod or car mount generally means that you have to attach it via a complicated series of brackets, adhesives, or suction cups. But a new Kickstarter, dubbed the eleMount, will not only mount any smartphone without need attachments, but can do so either to a smooth surface or to a tripod.
Rather than the usual clips and cases that most tripod mounts rely on, the eleMount attaches to any smartphone, tablet, or sufficiently smooth object, by using "polyurethane pads" to hold it in place. Here's how the Kickstarter describes this technology:
The pads are made out of a sticky polyurethane substance that does not leave any residue. All you have to do is apply pressure to the pads in order for them to stick. They're pressure sensitive, so the more pressure you apply to the pads the better they will stick. The pads are so sticky you could literally throw your phone at them and your phone will stick. Even though they are sticky they are easily removable. Both pads are the same so they work the same when you're sticking them on tables, windshields, or your phone or tablet. Just apply pressure and they will stick.