|[January 03, 2013]
SWITCH® Lighting Debuts "Best of Innovations" SWITCH 3-Way at CES
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Lighting, makers of true LED replacement bulbs in 40W, 60W and 75W
equivalents, announced today that the SWITCH 3-Way, one of a select
group of CES
"Best of Innovations," will make its public debut at CES (News - Alert). The bulb
is the first and only 25/50/75 watt-equivalent LED bulb for use in
three-way lighting fixtures.
SWITCH 3-Way LED bulb from SWITCH(R) Lighting (Photo: Business Wire)
The SWITCH 3-Way was announced a "Best of Innovations" honoree in
the Eco-Design and Sustainable Technologies product category in
October at the 2013
International CES Press Preview, a sneak peek for journalists to see
the hottest upcoming technology products. The SWITCH 3-Way and all other
must-see technology products for 2013, can be viewed in person at the
CES Innovations Showcase from January 8th - 11th.
"We're thrilled to be back in Las Vegas as one of the CES 'Best of
Innovations' honorees," said Tracy Bilbrough, CEO of SWITCH Lighting.
"The SWITCH 3-Way is the first LED bulb that works in three-way lighting
fixtures to produce three levels of light. It's a technical achievement
truly deserving of accolades for innovation in our industry. We're
especially proud to unveil it for the first time at the country's
premier consumer technology event and giving attendees an exclusive
The SWITCH 3-Way deign provides the same warm, familiar glow of an
incandescent, while using up to 80% less energy and offering the
convenience of a three-way bulb. The three power settings give users
control over the amount of light, ambiance, and energy used, with no
changes in color temperature. For the first time, users can select
different levels of lighting (low, medium, and high) for different
applications and moods at the flip of a switch on a table or floor lamp.
Like all of SWITCH's full family of LED bulbs, the SWITCH 3-Way uses the
company's patented LQD
Cooling System® - the most
advanced and effective thermal management system on the market today.
The LQD Cooling System is a blend of the company's overall electronic
design and proprietary technologies: a coolant made of liquid silicone,
and a patented, highly efficient and reliable electronic driver. SWITCH
is up to 40% more effective at diffusing heat and cooling LEDs than
The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored
by the Consumer
Electronics Association® (CEA). As producers of the
International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow,
CEA is the authority for recognizing achievements in product design and
engineering since 1976. The "Best of Innovations" honor is awarded to
the products with the highest judges' scores.
CES Attendees can see SWITCH's 3-Way technology at CES Unveiled LAS
VEGAS, the official press event of CES, from 4-7 pm on Sunday, January
6, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Level 3, South Seas Ballroom C.
About SWITCH Lighting™
SWITCH Lighting™ is dedicated to innovative design and technologies that
create cost-effective, long-lasting, energy-efficient LED lighting
solutions for consumers and businesses. SWITCH Lighting is backed by
VantagePoint Capital Partners and supported by Cradle to Cradle® writer
and sustainability expert Bill McDonough. The company is privately held
(incorporated as Switch Bulb Company, Inc.) and headquartered in San
Jose, California. For the latest information about SWITCH Lighting and
SWITCH products, please visit http://www.switchlightingco.com/.
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About VantagePoint Capital Partners:
VantagePoint Capital Partners is a global leader in financing and
supporting transformative companies primarily focused on energy
innovation and efficiency. With a best-in-class investment team of
business and scientific experts, a broad network of corporate Strategic
Partners, accomplished Senior Advisors, and more than $4 billion in
committed capital, the Firm has the resources and talent to build
important, industry-leading companies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley
with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing, VantagePoint has active
investments in over 70 companies, including award-winning leaders
BrightSource Energy, Liquid Robotics, Genomatica, MiaSolé, SWITCH
Lighting, Serious Energy, Bridgelux (News - Alert), Solazyme, Trilliant, Tendril and
Better Place. For more information, visit www.vpcp.com.
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