New Trioh! Kickstarter Project Lights Up your Night

Published On July 30, 2012 | By Marc Aflalo | Accessories, Multimedia, News

Combine powerful (yet soft) LED lighting, gorgeous design and backup light, and you get Trioh!–a new kickstarter product that works as an accent light, rechargeable flashlight, or emergency light when the need arises. Designed by Greg Hinzmann  – experienced designer for companies such as Nike, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, and Logitech – Trioh! promises to not only add a bit of light, but a touch of class as well to any room it sits in. Check out the video below (as well as the PR after the jump) for more info.

Trioh! Kickstarter Video from Benjamin VanderVeen on Vimeo.
PORTLAND, Ore. – July 24, 2012 – Trioh!, created by Greg Hinzmann – experienced designer for companies such as Nike, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Logitech and more, is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter. The three-in-one flashlight functions as a rechargeable flashlight, emergency light or accent light. Trioh! features a sleek, modern design so sexy users can leave it on display and easily find and use it at will. http://vimeo.com/44208140

Trioh! automatically turns on when the power goes out ensuring users can easily find a flashlight when they need it most. Trioh! rests securely on a durable charging base which means the flashlight will always stay charged and there is no need to search for batteries in the dark.

Trioh! has three adjustable super-bright LEDs which can serve as a powerful flashlight or as an accent light when toned down. Trioh!’s rechargeable batteries provide an estimated 12 hours of constant use in flashlight mode. Additionally, when in emergency mode, the Trioh! will pulse light for three days on one full charge.

“I developed the Trioh! after years of living in an area that was prone to power outages. Stumbling around in the dark looking for a flashlight when I needed it most and often finding the batteries dead spurred the idea,” said Greg Hizmann, designer of Trioh!. “We keep our flashlights hidden out of sight because they are designed like tools. I realized that if you design something attractive enough, people will display it making it even more practical.”

For $69 contributors to Trioh! on Kickstarter will receive one Trioh! and free U.S. shipping. Contributors making a larger donation will receive the following:
$125 or more – Two Trioh! flashlights ($33 savings over retail) and free U.S. shipping
$125 or more – One special, Kickstarter only edition Trioh! in black with green accents and free U.S. shipping
$295 or more – Gift pack of five Trioh! flashlights and free U.S. shipping
$525 or more – Ten Trioh! flashlights and free U.S. shipping
$4,900 or more – Distributor pack with 100 Trioh! flashlights and free U.S. shipping

The Trioh! is expected to be in customers hands by November 2012 for $79.

For more information on Trioh!, follow us on Kickstarter and TheTrioh.com.

About Greg Hizmann:
Greg Hinzmann has over 20 years’ experience designing products for companies such as Nike, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Logitech, Rollerblade, Coleman and more. Hinzmann’s work has been recognized with over a dozen national and international awards, including three prestigious Gold IDEA awards. He designed the best-selling Hewlett Packard LaserJet 1100, and his work for Coleman has been featured at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. After working for leading design firms such as Ziba Design and DesignEdge, Hinzmann now has his own consultancy in Portland, Oregon. Learn more about his work at www.greghinzmann.com.

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