VoltSafe Named Consumer Technology Association’s Mark of Excellence Finalist in Emerging Smart Home

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA – (January 20, 2023) – VoltSafe Inc. has earned the distinction of being named a Finalist in the Smart Home Division, Emerging Home Technologies Category, by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The honour was earned for one of the company’s innovative product solutions, VoltSafe Home, Powered by the Ideal Switch® (by Menlo Micro).

The Consumer Technology Association brings together companies of every size and specialty in the technology industry to move society forward. CTA is the trade association representing the USD $505 billion consumer technology industry, which supports more than 18 million jobs in the United States alone. It is also the producer of the world’s biggest tech innovation trade show, CES which takes place annually in Las Vegas.

VoltSafe was recently a 2023 CES exhibitor in the Venetian’s “Smart Home” section where the company, with Menlo Micro, showcased its most advanced novel conductive connector and outlet designs to date. This show marked VoltSafe’s inaugural CES appearance, demonstrating the successful progress and maturation of its Home product since originally being featured successfully on CBC’s “Dragons’ Den” in 2018. VoltSafe Home connectors provide real-time energy-monitoring at the outlet level, with ‘smart plug’ capabilities and unprecedented safety. VoltSafe is in collaboration with Menlo Micro on a version integrating its novel Ideal Switch.

Earlier this month, VoltSafe also earned CES Innovation Awards Honoree for TWO its patented flagship tech product solutions: VoltSafe Home and VoltSafe Marine.  The CES Innovation Awards program, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, is an annual competition honouring outstanding design and engineering in 28 consumer technology product categories. This 2023 program received a record high number of over 2,100 submissions.

VoltSafe CEO, Trevor Burgess stated, “To earn not one, but two CES Innovation Awards, and now to be included amongst the talented innovators as a Consumer Technology Mark of Excellence finalist is very validating for us. To have experts within the tech industry recognize the benefits of VoltSafe technology truly reinforces that our key value proposition hits the mark – VoltSafe’s patented conductive tech will make a substantial difference as we shift to a world of sustainable electrification and smartification.”

The complete list of CTA Mark of Excellence Product Finalists in the Smart Home Division can be found HERE.

For more info about VoltSafe’s patented technology, visit voltsafe.com.

Media Inquiries regarding VoltSafe’s CTA Mark of Excellence inclusion can be directed to media@voltsafe.com.  For inquiries or information regarding investing in VoltSafe Inc., please contact CFO, Scott Carlson, at invest@voltsafe.com.

About VoltSafe Inc.

Fearless creators, obsessed with progress, VoltSafe Inc. is changing the way people connect to power. Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, the Canadian tech startup has reinvented the electrical plug by eliminating prongs, adding magnets and an “electrical fingerprint”. Using patented technology, VoltSafe has created the world’s safest, simplest, and smartest plug design since electricity came into homes more than 140 years ago. In 2018, VoltSafe successfully pitched on CBC’s Dragons’ Den, receiving three offers above ask and won the BC Cleantech Newcomer award at GLOBE Cleantech 2020 along with other accolades to date. The company’s first certified product to market, VoltSafe Winter (a magnetic extension cord for engine block heaters), is on store shelves in numerous big box retailers across Canada and the USA. The company’s product pipeline includes magnetic plug replacement solutions for household, commercial, industrial, marine, electric and autonomous vehicles, emergency services, data centres and more.