FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeroHour Innovations announced today the official launch of ZeroHour, a tactical-grade flashlight integrated with a USB Battery Backup that can charge smartphones, tablets, and other USB devices. Funded on Kickstarter, ZeroHour has completed fulfillment to backers who provided over $100,000for its first production run. ZeroHour is now available for consumer purchase on www.ZeroHourXD.com.
"This is the day we've been waiting for," said Amy Truong, co-founder of ZeroHour Innovations. "We are so happy to reward the hundreds of backers who supported our dream to create the next standard in flashlights. Now we look forward to sharing ZeroHour with consumers everywhere."
Following one year of design and prototype development, ZeroHour's 2013 Kickstarter campaign raised $109,000 to cover its initial manufacturing costs, a feat achieved by less than 2% of Kickstarter projects to date. ZeroHour debuted its prototype at 2014 International CES, where it was named in Best of CES coverage by CNet and Yahoo! Tech. ZeroHour recently showcased its public safety and military applications for select members of Congress in Washington, DC.
ZeroHour will next appear at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, August 6-9, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Booth PV3344.
About ZeroHour Tactical Flashlight + Battery BackupZeroHour is a USB rechargeable flashlight featuring a 1,000 lumen LED, up to 10,000mAh of USB battery backup power, IPX8 waterproof protection, and a revolutionary modular component design. Combining multiple levels of illumination, an array of battery power options, and the ability to transform, ZeroHour offers unparalleled control and flexibility. The premium edition ZeroHour XD retails for $225 and includes the ZeroHour flashlight with stainless steel bezel, three 3400mAh lithium-ion batteries, dual USB ports, three protective end caps, USB adapter and cable, and soft carrying case. Other models and options are available.
About ZeroHour InnovationsHeadquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., ZeroHour Innovations was founded in early 2013 to revolutionize the tactical battery backup flashlight. Its dedicated team of designers creates the highest quality products with modern technology to power users through any situation. With a built-in USB battery backup, the ZeroHour flashlight provides more than just light in an emergency. ZeroHour Innovations targets the needs of the outdoor, consumer electronics and public safety markets. For more information, visit www.zerohourxd.com or follow ZeroHour on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.