Phone accessory maker PopSocket will now let people design their own phone grips with AI through Stable Diffusion and will award up to $100,000 in holiday gifts for the best design.
PopSocket says PopSocket’s AI Customizer allows people to give their phone holders or cases as much personality as they want, and “bring their wildest visions to life.” While the company previously offered a way to design cases and grips, that feature used a library of backgrounds or asked users to upload their own photos.
The company states that the AI Customizer uses a “highly optimized version of Stable Diffusion XL.” the verge In an email. Users can either write a prompt for their new design or upload a photo of their dog, and change the background of the photo using the AI tool.
PopSocket has also launched a holiday giveaway and encouraged people to send in their customized accessory designs and win prizes up to $100,000 by December. One winner could win $50,000 in November. The company stated in its contest rules that users relinquish all right, title and interest in their designs to PopSockets.