Summer Infant(R) Prodigy(TM) Car Seat Receives Prestigious NationalHighway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Highest Ratings forEase of Use
Prodigy Infant Car Seat Offers Easy Installation, Proper Fit, and Smart Screen Technology -- the First of Its Kind
WOONSOCKET, RI, May 02, 2012 (Menafn - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Summer Infant(R) SUMR, a leader in juvenile products,announced that its Prodigy Infant Car Seat received the highest scorepossible -- a 5-star Ease of Use Rating -- from the National HighwayTraffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in every category: Evaluationof Labels, Evaluation of Instructions, Securing the Child, andInstallation Features.
NHTSA, a government agency that sets and enforces safety performancestandards for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment, developedthe Ease of Use Test especially for overwhelmed parents who wereconfused about choosing a car seat and worried about properinstallation. The rating system -- from one-to five-stars -- allowscaregivers a simple way to evaluate the ease of use for car seatfeatures.
"At Summer Infant we strive to develop simple, safe, andtechnologically superior products for babies, and their caregivers.The Prodigy Infant Car Seat is the first of its kind to offer uniquefeatures that not only provide convenience, but state-of-the-artsafety for every child who rides in one," said Jason Macari,President and CEO of Summer Infant. "Receiving the highest Ease ofUse ratings across all categories from NHTSA makes us extremely proudand validates that we are providing consumers with the best productson the market."
NHTSA believes the best car seat is one that fits a child properly,is easy to use, and fits your vehicle correctly. Each car seat testedgoes through a stringent set of assessments, and a 5-star Ease of Userating best fits NHTSA valued criteria. Summer Infant's ProdigyInfant Car Seat earned this top score from the administration'stesters.
The Prodigy Infant Car Seat is the first car seat to offer theseinnovative features:
--Smart Screen technology - The Smart Screen digital display helps
consumers through a simple three-step installation process, and turns
to a green smiley face when each step has been correctly completed.
--Belt Tightening System - A one-handed Belt Tightening System firmly
and simply fastens the base to the car, eliminating the frustrating
need to use knee or seat pressure.
--SafeGuard(R) 1Adjust(TM) - And the SafeGuard 1Adjust harness
system adjusts automatically to baby's shoulder height every time for
a safe, secure fit.
For more information, visit: www.summerinfant.com.
About Summer Infant, Inc. Based in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, thecompany is a designer, marketer and distributor of branded durablejuvenile health, safety and wellness products for ages 0-3 years,which are sold principally to large U.S. retailers. The company sellsproprietary products in a number of different categories, includingnursery audio/video monitors, safety gates, bath products, bed rails,nursery products, booster and potty seats, infant bedding, bouncers,travel accessories, highchairs, swings and nursery furniture.
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SOURCE: Summer Infant
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