Frostdale's Z -Wave switches win 2011 red dot award for product design

Frostdale receives 2011 red dot award for its Z-Wave wireless light switches with built-in temperature and energy monitoring features. Recognized for exceptional design, the switches are capable of supporting advanced home automation solutions.

Seoul, Korea (March 16, 2011) - Frostdale's Z -Wave wireless light switches have been awarded the "red dot" seal of quality by a highly respected panel of experts at the 2011 red dot award, one of the world's most renowned international product competitions.


Each switch features a unique, wave -shaped button design inspired by the lines in traditional Korean architecture and clothing. The switches also feature built -in energy monitoring and temperature sensors making them capable of supporting advanced home automation solutions.

"As always, our jury cast a very careful eye over the products submitted. Design quality has asserted itself clearly in the judging process, with genuine and new creative solutions also being rewarded. Both of these criteria are not just yardsticks for good design, but also for the potential for success on the market. This potential is increased several times over by the targeted use of our renowned design award", says Professor Dr. Peter Zec, the initiator of the red dot design award. This year, designers and companies from 60 countries entered 4,433 products in the red dot award: product design.

You can experience the nanogrid wireless light switch first hand: together with the other prize -winning products in the category of interior design will be on display from 5 July to 1 August 2011 in the exhibition "Design on stage - winners red dot award: product design 2011" in the red dot design museum at the world heritage site of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen.

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The red dot design award

The red dot design award dates back to 1955 and is now the world's largest and most distinguished design competition. It breaks down into the three disciplines 'red dot award: product design', 'red dot award: communication design' and 'red dot award: design concept'. There were almost 14,000 entries from 68 countries in the year 2010 alone.

You can get more information on the website at www.red -dot.de/presse.

About Frostdale Co., Ltd.

Founded in 2007, Frostdale is a manufacturer of Zigbee and Z -Wave home automation and energy management solutions for residential and light commercial settings. With an emphasis on cutting edge design and intuitive software, Frostdale aims to empower users to reduce their energy consumption and cut down on utility costs. Its patented nanogrid™ technology supports a range of devices for greater control over lighting, security, and energy management.

Frostdale Co., Ltd. is a private company based in the technology hub of Seoul, Korea. For more information about our wireless switches, please visit us online at www.frostdale.com or download a product brochure at http://frostdale.com/brochure/201012Switch.pdf.

For questions or comments please contact:

Joseph Branca

Media Relations

Frostdale Co., Ltd.

josephbranca@frostdale.com

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