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LARQ Named CES 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2019  /PRNewswire/ -- LARQ is proud to announce that the brand has received a CES® 201 Honoree award for the Sustainability and Eco-Design Category. The announcement was made during CES Unveiled, an invitation-only technology event bringing together top media and industry leaders for a sneak peek of the best products expected in 2019.

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An annual program that celebrates outstanding design, the CES Innovation Awards recognizes honorees across 28 product categories. A panel of judges, including designers, engineers and members of the tech media, reviews submissions based on design, functionality, consumer appeal, engineering and how the products compare with competition.

LARQ, a self-cleaning bottle using proprietary UV-C LED light technology, began with a simple vision combining innovative technology and inspirational design to provide access to pristine drinking water easily and more sustainably. Leveraging the most advanced technology in the world, the LARQ Bottle uses proprietary and patented technology to purify water and inner surfaces of the water bottle by eliminating harmful sources through a photochemical reaction. At the touch of a button, LARQ eradicates up to 99.9999% of harmful and odor causing bacteria and viruses. LARQ makes it easier for people to make the healthier and more sustainable choice, anytime and anywhere.

"Becoming a CES 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree is a momentous acknowledgment for LARQ. We designed the LARQ Bottle to make it simple to access clean drinking water on-the-go and to help make the healthier and more sustainable choice be an easy one. We are grateful to be recognized amongst so many influential innovations," said Justin Wang, Co-Founder at LARQ.

The CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, owner and producer of CES, the world's largest and most influential technology event. CTA has been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.

To see a complete list of CES 2019 Innovation Honorees, including product descriptions and photos, please visit CES.tech/Innovation.

About LARQ:
LARQ was started with a simple vision where innovative technology can be combined with inspirational design to help people access pristine drinking water easily and sustainably. The company combines innovative technology with refined design to make it easier for people to make the healthier and more sustainable choice, anytime and anywhere.  The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.  For more information about LARQ, please visit www.livelarq.com

About CES:
CES® is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years-the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers. Check out CES video highlights. Follow CES online at CES.tech and on social.

About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is the trade association representing the $377 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world's best-known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA's industry services.

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