SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 20, 2017--
Visualant, Inc. (OTCQB: VSUL) – a provider of chromatic-based
identification, authentication and diagnostic solutions, with its
patented ChromaID™ technology, announced today that it has appointed
Phillip Bosua to its Scientific Advisory Board.
Bosua is an internationally recognized inventor and innovator. His
expertise in lighting led him to found LIFX (www.lifx.com)
where he created the world’s first commercial smart light bulb. The 2014
crowdsourcing launch of his smart light bulb raised $1.3 million in six
days and attracted $12.0 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (www.sequoiacap.com).
His groundbreaking smart light bulb invention, with up to a 25 year
lifespan, earned him the prestigious Edison Award (www.edisonawards.com)
presented by Elon Musk to innovators who create products that have a
positive impact on the world. Recently Bosua founded RAAI, Inc. where he
is continuing his innovative creation of new uses of light.
Visualant Founder and CEO Ron Erickson said, “Phil is a tremendous
addition to the Visualant team. His knowledge of LEDs and light and
innovative skills will make a significant contribution as we bring to
commercialization a new category of exciting and disruptive products.”
Bosua said, ‘I’m inspired by the potential impact of ChromaID in
products that could have far reaching uses in businesses, medical
facilities and homes. We’re already working on a new consumer product
for detecting harmful bacteria in the home.”
About Visualant, Inc.
Visualant™ is a public company whose shares trade under the stock symbol
“VSUL.” The Visualant Spectral Pattern Matching™ (SPM) technology
directs structured light onto a substance or material, through a liquid
or gas, or off a surface, to capture a unique ChromaID™. A ChromaID can
be used to identify, detect, or diagnosis markers invisible to the human
eye. ChromaID scanner modules can be integrated into a variety of mobile
or fixed-mount form factors. The patented, award-winning technology is
disruptive, making it possible to effectively conduct analyses in the
field that could only previously be performed by large and expensive
lab-based tests. For more information on Visualant, visit the company’s
website at www.visualant.biz.
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