New Uvex AcoustiMaxx™ Stereo Bluetooth® Eyewear Delivers All-in-One Eye Protection and Hands-Free Voice Communication
Launch marks first-time industrial application of Bluetooth-enabled eyewear
SMITHFIELD, R.I. — December 3, 2012 — Today, Honeywell Safety Products introduced Uvex AcoustiMaxx Stereo Bluetooth eyewear, an all-in-one solution combining maximum impact protection with hands-free voice communication. Uvex AcoustiMaxx enables workers in remote or noisy environments to focus on the task at hand while remaining protected and in contact with their teams, improving safety and productivity on the job. This marks the first time Bluetooth-enabled eyewear is available for industrial applications.
“Uvex AcoustiMaxx is ideal for safety managers faced with protecting workers in environments where communication is challenging, yet essential,” said David Iannelli, senior product manager for Honeywell Safety Products. “This launch underscores our commitment to addressing specific occupational needs through leading-edge technology and innovation, and to supporting a safety culture in every workplace.”
Uvex AcoustiMaxx Stereo Bluetooth eyewear features a wrap-around lens design for maximum versatility and meets the ANSI-Z87.1-2010 standard for impact protection. It comes with Genesis® S lenses in both clear and gray to serve a variety of applications, as well as Uvextreme® high-performance anti-fog lens coating for long-lasting wear. An easy, economical lens replacement system extends the product’s lifetime value. At only 52 grams, the dual-purpose eyewear offers lightweight comfort.
In addition, Uvex AcoustiMaxx end-users enjoy crystal-clear, acoustically isolated, in-ear voice communication. Uvex AcoustiMaxx allows communication with cell phones, smartphones and any other Bluetooth-enabled voice communication product. Dual-microphone technology reduces ambient noise pick-up, while a high-performance balanced armature driver delivers superior stereo sound. Howard Leight® SmartFit® and Accusonix™ replaceable eartips ensure sound isolation for extremely clear communication.
Uvex AcoustiMaxx provides six hours of continuous talk and approximately seven days of standby service. Its lithium-polymer rechargeable battery lasts up to 12 months. Water resistant, the product is FCC and Bluetooth SIG certified.
Uvex AcoustiMaxx Stereo Bluetooth eyewear is available now through major safety equipment distributors in the U.S. Contact Honeywell Safety Products customer care at 800-430-5490 for additional information and where it may be purchased. Uvex brand safety eyewear is offered for sale by Honeywell Safety Products exclusively in the Americas. More information about the complete family of Uvex® safety eyewear is available at www.uvex.us.
Uvex is the world’s top-selling protective eyewear brand. Through high-performing products and innovative services, Uvex is the brand that inspires people to heighten awareness, increase productivity and foster a culture of safety in the workplace. For more than 60 years, Uvex has delivered the most advanced coatings, styles and materials to protect workers in every industry. Its commitment to rigorous testing and extensive research and development ensures that every Uvex style meets or exceeds industry safety standards while delivering unparalleled comfort. For more information please visit www.uvex.us or become a fan of Uvex at www.facebook.com/UvexByHoneywell.
About Honeywell Safety Products
Honeywell Safety Products (HSP), a global manufacturer of leading personal protective equipment (PPE) and provider of safety solutions, helps company employees make safer decisions on their own and build an enduring culture of safety. With world class brands such as Honeywell®, Uvex®, North®, Howard Leight®, Miller®, Fibre-Metal® and Servus®, HSP offers a full range of quality PPE, including: protective clothing; fall and hearing protection products; solutions that protect hands, head, feet, eyes and face; along with respiratory, welding, first-aid, lockout/tagout and traffic safety equipment. Lead them to safety—visit www.honeywellsafety.com/culture to learn more.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.
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