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HZO Protection™ Makes Tolino’s New Large Screen eReader, the Tolino Epos, Submersible

Draper, UT October 2017

tolino’s epos large screen eReader is a first for the company, but the fourth tolino product to feature HZO Protection against harmful liquids.

Draper, UT – October 18, 2017  HZO Inc., the total solutions leader in liquid and environment protection technology, has collaborated with tolino for the fourth consecutive year to protect its latest eReader, the new tolino epos. The new eReader not only offers 69% more screen than the common 6” eReader, but can be submerged one meter deep in fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

The water protection of the new tolino epos is made possible by HZO’s thin-film coating solution. This solution allows users to use their tolino epos virtually anywhere, anytime, and read worry-free knowing it’s protected from spills, accidental submersion and the weather.

HZO technology ensures that the tolino epos keeps a slim profile while offering the water protection that readers want, no port covers needed. Despite the larger screen, the epos is just .1 millimeter thicker than the vision 4 HD, tolino’s flagship 6” eReader which also features HZO Protection.

HZO’s extensive work towards creating the best environment protection has made the tolino epos ready to take on the harshest and wettest reading locations this winter. Its unique HZO Parylene coating solution allows it to endure whatever situation it faces.

“Our ability to adapt our protection solution to a larger tolino device is a testament to HZO’s versatility,” says James Tosh, Director of Application Engineering at HZO, Inc. “tolino can present design changes for future models and we can easily implement a protection solution without delaying manufacturing. It’s an ideal situation.”

To learn more about how HZO is protecting electronics and more, visit the company’s website at

About HZO
HZO is a technology solutions and licensing company that provides electronics’ manufacturers and device makers in a range of industries, including consumer, medical, military and industrial, with thin-film protection against damage caused by liquid submersion, corrosive environments, humidity, sweat, dust, and debris. With a scalable end-to-end solution that supports mass volume production, and a technical team dedicated to innovation and customer success, HZO’s patent-protected solution enables product design freedom, delivers product differentiation and goes beyond the boundaries defined by electronics testing standards like IPX8.

About tolino
The tolino brand is backed by an alliance of the leading German booksellers Thalia, Weltbild, Hugendubel, Mayersche Buchhandlung and Osiander as well as Libri with about 1,500 linked and independent bookstores across Germany. Since its launch in March 2013, the tolino alliance has become a leading brand for digital reading in the German-speaking countries. Internationally, in addition to Austria and Switzerland, tolino is also available in Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands. All tolino devices include an open ecosystem with integrated tolino cloud, which does not restrict customers to one particular bookseller when purchasing eBooks. In addition to one of the largest range of German- language eBooks, the tolino partners also offer their customers extensive assistance and services – both online and on site in their stores. In addition to the devices, tolino has also been offering its own attractive self-publishing service since spring 2015.

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