|[January 05, 2014]
CES 2014: Etón Corporation Debuts Blackout Buddy CO, a 2014 Innovations Award Honoree
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
a leading creator of high-performance, eco-minded consumer products,
announces the Blackout Buddy CO, a 2014 CES (News - Alert) Innovations Award Honoree in
the Health and Fitness category. A one-of-a-kind combination carbon
monoxide detector, flashlight and nightlight, the Blackout Buddy CO
works around the clock to detect harmful CO levels in the air, while
also shedding light in your home. The Blackout Buddy CO will make its
debut at CES 2014 at Etón's booth, #31247, in South Hall 3.
The Blackout Buddy CO builds upon the qualities of its predecessor, the Etón
Blackout Buddy, incorporating features to keep users informed and
safe at home. UL certified, the Blackout Buddy CO constantly monitors a
home for carbon monoxide; when detected, this small but mighty device
sounds an 85dB alarm and flashes a warning ligh to alert homeowners
that levels of the harmful gas are too high. The alarm speaker is
prominently placed on the front of the unit to maximize the reach of the
A rechargeable lithium battery ensures that the Blackout Buddy CO keeps
working even during a power outage. The light automatically turns on
when the power goes out, and it will provide seven days of carbon
monoxide off of a full charge, ensuring families remain protected in the
event of excess levels of CO gas when the power is out.
Featuring a slim and sleek design, the Blackout Buddy CO is fashioned to
fit snug against the wall when plugged in to a lower wall outlet, the
ideal location for detecting CO gasses, protecting homeowners without
Carbon monoxide detection isn't the Blackout Buddy CO's only feature -
the device also boasts a foldable plug that allows the device to turn
into a flashlight to help shed light when you need it the most, and an
LED nightlight. The combination of life-saving features and innovative
design are two of the reasons that long-standing Etón partners the American
Red Cross and Canadian
Red Cross have partnered with Etón on the new Blackout Buddy CO.
"We are proud that the Blackout Buddy CO not only helps to avert homes
from disasters that can result from an excess of toxic carbon monoxide,
but that its multi-functional capabilities can provide aide in a
multitude of situations, from detection of CO gas to power
outages," says Esmail Hozour of Etón Corporation. "It is an honor to be
named a 2014 CES Innovations Honoree for this small but mighty device
that can bring life-saving technology into every home."
The Blackout Buddy CO will be available in 2014 for $59.99. To learn
more about Etón and the company's products, please visit www.etoncorp.com.
About Etón Corporation
For more than 27 years, Etón's vision
has been to create consumer products that keep people prepared,
informed, entertained, and on-the-go. Our commitment to high design,
efficient energy sources and innovative technologies enables us to
create award-winning products that empower you, in your world.
For more information on Etón Corporation, please visit www.etoncorp.com.
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