SOURCE: Liquipel, LLC

Liquipel, LLC

November 27, 2013 08:00 ET

Liquipel Moisture-Protection Technology Now Available for JAMBOX® and MINI JAMBOX™ by Jawbone®

Jawbone's Iconic Bluetooth Speakers are Now Available WaterSafe™ for Protection Against Splashes and Wet Weather

SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 27, 2013) -  Liquipel, LLC (www.liquipel.com), the industry leader in WaterSafe™ technology, and Jawbone®, maker of the best-selling JAMBOX® family of wireless speakers, today announced JAMBOX and MINI JAMBOX™ with Liquipel, a new option that allows customers to add Liquipel's revolutionary WaterSafe™ technology to their next JAMBOX or MINI JAMBOX purchase on Jawbone.com. Now, Jawbone's JAMBOX and MINI JAMBOX speakers can be pre-treated to withstand accidental exposure to water and other liquids.

"We're proud to partner with Jawbone to bring our award-winning WaterSafe™ nanotechnology to an entirely new genre of consumer electronics," said Danny McPhail, Liquipel's head of product development and co-founder. "Jawbone's best-loved wireless speakers, already designed to meet the high-demand needs of active users, are now available with protection from poolside splashes, extreme weather conditions and more, ensuring people's listening enjoyment won't be affected."

Using the latest advancements in nano-coatings, Liquipel's patent-pending process creates a microscopic liquid-repellant coating that becomes part of the device. Liquipel 2.0 is virtually untraceable and will not affect nor compromise the look, feel or performance of the treated device.

"Our customers love bringing their JAMBOX and MINI JAMBOX speakers with them everywhere to listen to their favorite music and entertainment -- from the kitchen table to the backyard, on a boat, to the pool, and even next to the tub or sink," said Travis Bogard, vice president of product management and strategy at Jawbone. "With the Liquipel option for JAMBOX and MINI JAMBOX, people now have the advantage of keeping their speaker safe from moisture without compromising style and design."

With Liquipel's treatment, Jawbone's JAMBOX and MINI JAMBOX are certified at an IPX-5 industry standard, defined as protected against water projected at all angles through a 6.3mm nozzle at a flow rate of 12.5 liters per minute at a pressure of 30kN/m2 for three minutes from a distance of three meters.

Pricing & Availability
Beginning today, customers may add Liquipel to any JAMBOX or MINI JAMBOX purchase on Jawbone.com for an additional $50.

About Liquipel
Liquipel LLC is the sole owner and licensor of Liquipel, an award-winning process that uses nanotechnology to make smartphones and other devices WaterSafe™ from accidental exposure to water and other liquids. Since its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012, it has won an Edison Award, a FierceWireless Fierce 15 Award, was named by Popular Science the Grand Award Winner in the Gadgets Category in the magazine's "Best of What's New" issue, and has also been included in Entrepreneur Magazine's "100 Brilliant Companies" list. It is available in the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. For more information and videos, please visit Liquipel's website (www.liquipel.com), and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. To contact Liquipel, LLC, email info@liquipel.com

About Jawbone®
For more than a decade, Jawbone® has developed human-centered wearable technology and audio devices that solve everyday problems and help us live better. A 2010 IDSA Design of the Decade winner, the company is the creator of the best-selling JAMBOX® family of wireless speakers, the award-winning Jawbone ERA® and ICON™ Bluetooth® headsets, and NoiseAssassin® technology. Jawbone's approach to lifestyle tracking is unique, with over 430 patents filed related to Jawbone's lifestyle tracking ecosystem and its wearable technology manufacturing processes. Jawbone is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco.

Jawbone®, UP®, UP24™, JAMBOX®, BIG JAMBOX®, MINI JAMBOX™, Jawbone ERA®, ICON™ and NoiseAssassin® are trademarks owned by AliphCom dba Jawbone. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

LIQUIPEL LICENSING CONTACT
Sam Winkler
Liquipel, LLC
info@liquipel.com
1-85-LIQUIPEL