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November 19, 2015 09:00 ET

Roost® 9V Smart Battery Named as CES 2016 Innovations Award Honoree

The Roost Smart Battery Is Now Available at Amazon.com, GetRoost.com and at Select Major Retail

SUNNYVALE, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2015) -  Roost, an innovator in smart home technology, today announced that it has been named a CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree for the Roost Smart Battery, which transforms existing smoke and CO alarms into smart alarms. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 27 product categories. The Roost Smart Battery was selected in the Smart Home category.

The Roost Smart Battery addresses the realities of fire damage and loss by helping improve the safety of your family and home in a simple, yet affordable way. Via its familiar 9V form factor, free mobile app and advanced Wi-Fi technology, the Roost Smart Battery leverages your existing smoke alarms through a simple retrofit. The Roost Smart Battery transforms existing smoke and CO alarms into smart alarms. Easy to install in less than five minutes, the Roost Smart Battery sends you notifications on your smartphone whenever your smoke alarm sounds, even while you are away. With five years of battery life, and advance warning, it also eliminates those annoying 3:00 a.m. low battery chirps! 

"Roost is proud to have our patented Roost Smart Battery selected as a CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree," said Roel Peeters, Roost CEO and co-founder. "This prestigious award, along with a great reception from the public, underscores Roost's commitment to excellence and delivering an innovative device that solves a real world problem without forcing consumers to spend hundreds of dollars on shiny new gadgets."

The prestigious CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the producer of CES 2016, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.

The Roost Smart Battery will be displayed at CES 2016, which runs from January 6-9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Roost Smart Battery will also be displayed at Pepcom's "Wine Dine and Demo" event, which features dozens of exhibitors and networking opportunities, today, Thursday, November 19 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

CES Innovation Award entries are evaluated on their engineering, aesthetic and design qualities, intended use/function and user value, how the design and innovation of the product directly compares to other products in the marketplace and unique/novel features present. Products chosen as CES Innovation Honorees reflect innovative design and engineering in some of the most cutting edge tech products and services coming to market.

CES 2016 Innovation Winner products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovation, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, description, photo and URL.

The Roost Smart battery is now for purchase at HomeDepot.com, Amazon.com and GetRoost.com for $34.99 for a One-Pack and $64.99 for a Two-Pack. In addition, the Roost Smart Battery is available at select Home Depot retail store locations across the U.S.

About Roost
Roost is a technology company headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. Roost has developed a unique, patented connected platform that delivers the ultimate in installation simplicity and the most affordable way for consumers to enter the smart home space. Roost's initial hardware solution, the Roost Smart Battery for smoke alarms, addresses a disruptive retrofit opportunity to transform any existing smoke alarm that uses a 9V battery into a smart smoke alarm. For more information, please visit www.getroost.com.

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