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Press Release

CES 2013: Etón Corporation Announces ZoneGuard Line of Weather Alert Clock Radios

(Las Vegas, NV - Booth #30860, South Hall 3 - January 8, 2013) – Etón Corporation, a leading creator of high-performance, green-powered consumer products, announces the American Red Cross ZoneGuard weather alert clock radio and American Red Cross ZoneGuard+ weather alert clock radio system. Building upon Etón’s successful line of American Red Cross preparedness products, the sleek new ZoneGuard and ZoneGuard+ feature S.A.M.E. (specific area message encoding) technology and an advanced visual and audio alert system. Both products will be making their debut at Etón’s booth, #30860 in South Hall 3, during CES 2013.

Knowing that minutes can make all the difference in emergency situations, Etón combined AM/FM clock radio, NOAA weather alerts, S.A.M.E. technology and - for the first time - visual light alerts to create ZoneGuard. The S.A.M.E. system enables users to enter their county code for local pending weather advisories, watches and warnings. Up to 25 individual locations can be programmed into the radio, ensuring users are up-to-date about pending danger in their surrounding area. Integrated LED lights will flash red for warnings, orange for watches and green for advisories issued in one of the set local zones; in conjunction, a loud audio alert will sound.

For those who may want to hear alerts in multiple rooms, Etón is also debuting ZoneGuard+, a S.A.M.E. technology-equipped weather alert clock radio system that features a base station and two wireless, AAA battery-powered remote modules. The ZoneGuard + system enables users to see color-coded alerts (warnings, watches and advisories) on the base unit and hear audio alerts on every unit. The remote modules blast S.A.M.E. audio alerts as the base unit in other rooms of the house simultaneously, so you’re always aware throughout your home. ZoneGuard+ Modules are also available for purchase separately to receive alerts in additional rooms. ZoneGuard+ also boasts AM/FM radio, NOAA weather alerts and alarm clock with snooze.

“Our goal at Etón is to educate and help the public be as prepared as possible before a disaster hits,” said Esmail Hozour, CEO of Etón Corporation. “With recent storms like Hurricane Sandy again showing us that time is of the essence when severe weather hits, we hope to continue to help families be as prepared and safe as possible in 2013.”

Both ZoneGuard and ZoneGuard+ feature an elegant, compact design with stand and wall mount options, making each compatible with any room in the house. With the ability to stay powered via both AC adapter and AA batteries, ZoneGuard and ZoneGuard+ ensure you always have access to potentially life-saving information.

Continuing its long-standing partnership with the American Red Cross, ZoneGuard and ZoneGuard+ help promote the American Red Cross message of preparedness and a portion of each sale will go towards the organization. The Etón and American Red Cross by Etón ZoneGuard and ZoneGuard+ will be available Q1 2013 for MSRP $39.99 (ZoneGuard), $79.99 (ZoneGuard+) and $29.99 (ZoneGuard+ Module).

For more information on Etón Corporation and its products, visit For more information about Etón and its products, visit Etón’s newly redesigned website Featuring an updated, sleek and modern layout with improved navigation, Etón’s new site gives users complete access to product details, testimonials and simple connections to social media channels. The updated website was designed by LeftLane Creative and developed by Unbridled Brain

About Etón Corporation

For more than 25 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

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Alyshia Kisor-Madlem


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