Liquipel

Ever spilled your coffee or, heaven-forbid, dropped your cellphone into the toilet? Popular Science has up a profile of a product demoed this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that will protect your phone from such mishaps.

Liquipel covers devices inside and out with a transparent coating thinner than a human hair that causes water to bead right off their previously moisture-sensitive elements. Properly sealed up with Liquipel, the company claims a smartphone can survive full submergence in water. And just to prove the point, you can see a new Liquipel-treated iPhone 4S back up that claim in the video below.

A video demo is below.

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