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Liquipel Announces Turnkey Retail Solution to Create WaterSafe Mobile Electronics in Minutes

Liquipod Tower Brings Award-Winning WaterSafe Technology to Retail, Allowing Consumers to Safeguard Their Phones for Life While They Wait

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwire) -- 02/24/13 -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Liquipel, LLC (http://www.liquipel.com/) today announced the release of the Liquipod Tower™, the newest member of the Liquipod™ product family. The Liquipod Tower is a complete turn-key system that lets retailers and distributors treat devices onsite for consumers using Liquipel 2.0 WaterSafe™ technology. Liquipel 2.0, the company's own proprietary, super-hydrophobic nanocoating formulation and application process, protects mobile devices from accidental exposure to water and other liquids.

Each Liquipod Tower is a self-contained unit that includes a kiosk cabinet, operator station, Liquipod machine and retail storage space. The Liquipod Tower is ideal for stand-alone kiosk or retail in-store configurations, allowing Liquipel licensees to provide a timely, high-margin, value-added service to their customers. The company anticipates a variety of financing options designed to make the Liquipod Tower a profitable addition to their licensee line of business.

"Last year, we recognized an emerging need for us to make our Liquipel product more directly accessible by consumers. We find the Liquipod Tower and Liquipod to be the perfect solution," said Kevin Bacon, co-founder and chief operating officer. "Through the Liquipod Tower, not only is it easier to bring Liquipel to the consumer, but we also create a unique, high margin opportunity for retailers who want to enter the rapidly expanding water protection industry."

Liquipod Towers are set to be available in consumer retailers in the United States starting in the second quarter of 2013.

See Liquipel at Mobile World Congress

Liquipel will be exhibiting at the 2013 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, from February 25-28, in Hall 6, Booth 6C95. The company will also preview its new technologies and will have senior executive on hand for the media for a demonstration during the Pepcom media event on Sunday, February 24.

About Liquipel
Liquipel, LLC is the sole owner and licensor of Liquipel, an award-winning formulation and manufacturing 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. For more information and videos, please visit Liquipel's website, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. To contact Liquipel, LLC, email [email protected].

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