Whipsaw's Creation, the Eton Scorpion Radio, Featured in the Pasadena Museum of California Art's New Exhibition California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction

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Jun 17, 2010, 19:10 ET from Whipsaw Inc

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Whipsaw Inc, a design firm specializing in creating innovative products for companies around the globe, announced the inclusion of its Eton Scorpion radio in the Pasadena Museum of California Art's California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction exhibit, opening July 18. Whipsaw's Eton Scorpion radio is an emergency radio charged via hand crank or solar panel, which works when the grid fails to function. Another of Whipsaw's creations, the FR600, is on display at the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt. Action/Reaction is an exhibition that highlights the most significant and innovative designs being created in California. Great works of art are often inspired by challenges and adversity, and this exhibition will focus on how California's designers are responding to current economic, political, and environmental challenges. "We are honored to be a part of this prestigious collection of design work. Scorpion exemplifies our commitment and interest in addressing public, personal, and environmental well-being through design. We're happy to land our products in museums, but even happier to see these products helping thousands of people around the globe," said Dan Harden, President of Whipsaw Inc.

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About Whipsaw

Whipsaw is an industrial design and product development consulting firm in the Silicon Valley, CA. Ranked among the top firms in the world, Whipsaw creates highly successful, award-winning products across the consumer, medical, and business product categories. Whipsaw has demonstrated a keen ability to "break through the noise" with design solutions that are beautiful, functional, unique, appropriate, and simple. Whipsaw's clients range from start-ups to large corporations, and include Cisco, Colgate, Dell, Eton, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Leapfrog, Nokia, Pioneer, Plantronics, Thomson, Topcon and many more. (www.whipsawinc.com)

About Eton Radios

Scorpion and FR series, made by Eton Corporation, are eco-friendly field radios for emergency use where access to information, communication, and product reliability are critical.

About the PMCA:

The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) is dedicated to the exhibition of California art, architecture, and design from 1850 to the present. Informed by the state's rich mixture of cultures, California art is defined by a spirit of freedom and experimentation. PMCA exhibitions explore the cultural dynamics and influences unique to California.

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