SAN FRANCISCO, CA (MAY 10, 2018) - Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s most protective and stylish cases and accessories for electronic devices, is introducing a series of new products at Pepcom Digital Experience in San Francisco on May 10, 2018. New to the current Catalyst lineup of waterproof and impact protection cases for the iPhone and iPad is the first Catalyst Impact Protection Case for Apple Watch, Catalyst Sport Band for Apple Watch and new protective Catalyst cases developed for the Apple Pencil. In addition to new product designs, the award-winning Catalyst Case for AirPods, which was recently featured as a CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree, is now available in a new Coral colorway.
“We are thrilled to announce the release of our new products on Amazon Exclusives,” said June Lai, Catalyst CEO. “This relationship is key to our growth strategy and expands the range of products that Catalyst currently offers on Amazon, which is the leading online shopping destination for US consumers.”
The Catalyst Impact Protection Case for Apple Watch is compatible with both the Series 2 and 3, and available for both the 42mm and 38mm sizes. They are drop proof to 9.9 ft (3m), have a dual layer of protection, the signature crown dial button and all features of the Apple Watch remain fully functional including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, LTE, Siri, Digital Crown, Side Button, Heart Rate Sensor and Magnetic Charging. The Catalyst Impact Protection Case for Apple Watch comes in a range of stylish colors to suit your style.
“We started to diversify the Catalyst line in the last year and create protective, stylish and rugged products that provide the best value to our customers,” said Co-Founder and Chief Designer Josh Wright. “The Catalyst Impact Protection Case line for iPhone was incredibly well received so we’re excited to provide this option for the Apple Watches as well. The new sport band adds diversity and style to our product range and we’re excited to offer more choices to our customers. We wanted to provide functional and premium cases which keeps the Apple Pencil safe, especially while it’s in use and the Apple Pencil Case range offers two solutions for customers to choose from.”
Catalyst Impact Protection Case for 38mm Apple Watch
Catalyst Impact Protection Case for 42mm Apple Watch
38mm Apple Watch Series 2/3 | US $39.99 | Available Now | Colors: Blueridge/Sunset, Army Green/Black, Stealth Black/Gray and Coral/Gray
42mm Apple Watch Series 2/3 | US $39.99 | Available Now | Colors: Blueridge/Sunset, Army Green/Black, Stealth Black/Gray and Coral/Gray
We are introducing for the first time a non-waterproof protective case for Apple Watch, this sleek design showcases a refinement in performance and style that is drop proof and we think you’re going to love it. The Catalyst Impact Protection Case line uses our signature, patented digital crown button which protects your device's digital crown. This design has added impact protection from an innovative truss cushioning system combined with dual layer protection including a proprietary rubber polymer blend to increase the drop specification to 9.9ft (3m). This case is designed to be your Apple Watch’s best friend for everyday urban adventures.
Catalyst Sport Band for 38mm Apple Watch
Catalyst Sport Band for 42mm Apple Watch
38mm Apple Watch Series 1/2/3 | US $39.99 | Available Now | Colors: Stealth Black, Space Gray, Blueridge, Army Green
42mm Apple Watch Series 1/2/3 | US $39.99 | Available Now | Colors: Stealth Black, Space Gray, Blueridge, Army Green
The Catalyst Sport Band for Apple Watch combines distinctive styling with performance features for the Apple Watch. The band is built with a triangular truss pattern that creates maximum breath-ability and this is also the system for clasping the band together. The arrangement of the pattern creates more adjust-ability than any other sport strap giving the user more range for fit. Comfort is key with the super soft, hypoallergenic silicone band. The attachment system of the strap is designed to be easy to put on and extra secure with our double locking clasp. The selection of stylish Catalyst Sport Bands come with a quick release spring bar making it quick to change out between your Apple Watch and Catalyst Apple Watch waterproof and impact protection cases.
Catalyst Carry Case for Apple Pencil
US $21.99 | Available Now in Slate Gray
Designed for protection and ease of use, the Catalyst Carry Case for Apple Pencil is the essential everyday accessory for your Apple Pencil so that it’s always available when you need it. The perfect travel companion, this case gives increased protection from scratches and drops for both the Apple Pencil and the Lightning adapter. The Carry Case is an Apple Pencil holder that offers all-in-one storage and safely stores your Apple Pencil and Lightning adapter in specially designed compartments for drop proof security. The case is made from a supple hypoallergenic silicone that fits like a glove and slides in effortlessly providing easy access for use with your Apple iPad and can be carried on the go. With ribbing along the profile, the case will not roll off your desk and is designed to provide impact protection for drops up to 9.9ft (3m). Carabiner included to keep your Apple Pencil and Lightning adapter within reach always and secure the Apple Pencil to accompany you wherever you go.
Catalyst Grip Case for Apple Pencil
US $27.99 | Available Now in Slate Gray
Tired of the Apple Pencil slipping from your hand when you are trying to work? Introducing the Catalyst Grip Case for Apple Pencil which has a comfortable grip and prevents you from losing your smooth Apple Pencil due to a triangular design that is both ergonomic to hold and stops it from rolling away on any flat surface. The Grip Case is a multi-functional iPad pencil holder that provides much needed protection and usability for extended periods of time making it the perfect accessory for the Apple Pencil. The material is a supple, grippy, hypoallergenic silicone that is durable and protective to prevent any scratches or damage to the Apple Pencil. The Catalyst Grip Case for Apple Pencil allows for easy and quick access to the Lightning connector for charging and has a separate storage capsule for the Lightning adapter ensuring you won’t ever have to search for the Lightning adapter again. Carry both with the included carabiner to ensure your Apple Pencil is secured wherever you are.
Catalyst Case for AirPods
US $24.99 | Available Now | Colors: NEW Coral, Frost White, Blueridge/Sunset, Army Green, Deep Plum, Slate Gray
US $29.99 | Available Now | Colors: Glow-in-the-Dark
The first of its kind Catalyst Case for AirPods is a premium protective case that is a stylish, essential everyday accessory. Made of a soft premium silicone, the case is IP67 waterproof to 3.3ft (1m) and drop proof to 4ft (1.2m) making the Catalyst Case for AirPods the must-have accessory for your AirPods. This patented, award winning design is slim and minimalistic and allows users to have convenient access to the Lightning charge port. The included carabiner allows the case to be easily attached to a belt loop, bag or backpack so that you can always find your Apple AirPods and the waterproof case is easily accessible.
Catalyst is a premium lifestyle accessories brand founded to create iconic products that enable people to explore and share their world. Catalyst offers the highest performance accessories that are the best value for their customers. Josh Wright is an award‐winning industrial designer who graduated from the Art Center College of Design and June Lai is the research, development and business partner at Catalyst. In 2010, after seeing a requirement for a product that fit their needs but did not yet exist, they designed and developed a line of high-performance everyday case, accessories and sleeves for their many outdoor and underwater adventures. Catalyst is available in more than 70 countries including USA, Canada, UK, Germany, China, Japan, Korea, Australia and the GCC.