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Fromm Works, Inc. company founder Wayne Fromm is a successful inventor and entrepreneur with patents in the U.S. and other countries to his credit. He has invented over 50 commercially successful products including the Quik Pod, the world's first handheld telescopic monopod/tripod he invented in 2004 and is now referred to as the Selfie Stick worldwide.

Past inventions include "Disney's Beauty and the Beast Magic Talking Mirror toy, "Disney's Aladdin Magic Talking Lamp," a number of Crayola products and Nesquik's Magic Milkshake Maker."

Wayne speaks at a number of colleges and universities, including participant for four years at the MIT Endicott campus Birthing of Giants program sponsored by INC Magazine and the Young Entrepreneur's Organization.

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New Furry Friend Pet Selfie Stick-It Kit Benefits Animal Causes

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DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Get in the picture with your pets using Pet Selfie Stick-It, a new invention from Fromm Works, Inc. that conditions pets to look at a smartphone located up to 20-feet away. Utilizing Pavlovian conditioning the kit includes a treat tray that holds the pet’s favorite treat.

Selfie Stick Inventor’s Prediction for Best Camera in 2016

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DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Selfie Stick inventor Wayne Fromm, and CEO of Quik Pod(R) selfie sticks, has followed the growth of drones, action cameras, high resolution smartphones and DSLR’s and predicts what will prove popular in the year to come.

Selfie Stick Inventor Speaks Out on Museum Bans

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NEW YORK, N.Y., March 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor and patent holder of the selfie stick agrees with museum and art gallery bans with one caveat. Wayne Fromm, the creator of the selfie stick, is an avid photographer and admirer of paintings, sculpture and all artifacts. One of the aspects to his invention is that the Quik Pod(R), the original selfie stick, converts from handheld selfie stick into a ground supported monopod.

Xiaomi Yi Selfie Stick by Quik Pod

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LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R), the original patented selfie stick for digital cameras, announces compatibility with the new Xiaomi Yi action camera. Voted the best selfie stick by the Wall Street Journal and used by tourists and athletes worldwide, Quik Pod confirms that it is working to distribute the original North American designed selfie stick to consumers in China.

Selfie Stick Cyber Attack

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MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the selfie stick for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention’s origin. It was named invention of the year by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and is touted as an Asian invention in other press reports including the New York Post.

Not all Selfie Poles are Created Equal

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Wayne Fromm invented the Quik Pod(R) (U.S. patent #7,684,694), the original selfie stick, more than 10 years ago, he had no idea how popular selfies would become. In fact, according to an article in Psychology Today, selfies have redefined how we document experiences.

Selfies and Ellen, Farewell to Arms

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HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and TORONTO, Ont., Canada, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the ‘ultimate selfie machine’ as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.

Ultimate Gift Combination GoPro and Quik Pod Pole

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MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R) Extendable Poles from Fromm Works, Inc. allow the photographer to be included in the shot at all times. Great for snowboarding, paragliding, diving, skateboarding and hiking. GoPro(R) shots are taken when no one else can assist with a photo opportunity, the Quik Pod is the original handheld pole for selfies and action shots.

Father’s Day Gift Your Family Will Remember 30 Years from Now

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quik Pod(R), by Fromm Works Inc., allows Dad to be included in every photo and video without asking strangers for help. Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable monopod for smartphones.

Extreme Video Cameras Take a Dive This Christmas!

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TORONTO, Ontario, Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Take your own self-image underwater with the new rugged, waterproof handheld tripod, the Quik Pod(R) DSLR (www.quikpod.com/dslr.asp), and a GoPro, Contour or similar waterproof camera. From Fromm Works Inc., the all terrain Quik Pod DSLR extends to 53-inches and weighs only 9 ounces.

Invention for Shirtless Politicians

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, the Quik Pod, by Fromm Works Inc. He can photograph himself shirtless and be properly centered in each photo. Great for Twitter feeds. Converts to a tabletop tripod stand when hands are not available to hold the camera.

Smartphone Photos Improved with New Invention – Get Your Face In No Matter Where You Are

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BUFFALO, N.Y., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether one is mountain climbing in Spain, paragliding in Switzerland or at a family gathering the Quik Pod Mobile, developed by Fromm Works, allows the photographer to be included and properly centered in photos and videos taken on an iPhone or other smartphones.

Quik Pod Keeps You in The Picture!

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TORONTO, Ontario (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re the photographer in the family the best photo of yourself is likely on your driver’s license. With the Quik Pod® from Fromm Works, Inc., the patented and world’s first handheld extendable tripod, the days of holding out your arm only to get poor picture results are over. No more asking strangers for help. A person simply holds the extended Quik Pod® with camera attached and properly framed photos and videos are captured without the help of strangers.

Quik Pod Brings Facebook Photos and YouTube Videos into Focus


TORONTO, Ontario – Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re the photographer and trying to get in the picture with your favorite celebrity, what do you do? Celebrity-seeker Selena Tee has pages on FaceBook filled with her and star photos from last week’s Toronto Film Festival. ‘I’ve been disappointed by bad photos that often can’t be retaken. I have a picture of me and George Clooney’s jaw!’ says Tee. However, she was recently introduced to Quik Pod(TM), the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, developed by Fromm Works, Inc.