The Olitus Corporation Presents iiShakers: The Illuminated Shaker

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iiShakers, illuminated salt and pepper shakers, will be presented to the business community at the Central Oregon PubTalk on February 22, 2018. iiShakers provide supplemental lighting to restaurant customers by making available a convenient, on-demand lighting system built into salt and pepper shakers. iiShakers feature: top and bottom flashlights, stunning sidelights, and two handy alert systems.

iiShakers are salt and pepper shakers with a convenient, on-demand supplemental lighting system.

iiShakers are not only practical, they're art.

We are excited to introduce iiShakers in America's #1 Best-Performing City and are looking forward to partnering with local investors, restaurants, and diners to study and confirm our hypothesis that iiShakers add value to fine dining.

On February 22, 2018, Olitus will present iiShakers to an audience of nearly 300 angel investors, venture capital firms, local businesses, and peers at EDCO’s Central Oregon PubTalk. PubTalk is a monthly event aimed at bringing together the business community in a friendly, pub setting to network, share ideas, and further local businesses. The primary purpose of the Olitus presentation is to connect with potential resources.

“We are excited to introduce iiShakers in America's #1 Best-Performing City,” said Curt Naumann, Olitus founder. “And [we] are looking forward to partnering with local investors, restaurants, and diners to study and confirm our hypothesis that iiShakers add value to fine dining."

With a desire to replace inferior approaches to supplemental tabletop lighting (e.g. burning candles and cell phone lights), Olitus has patented a convenient, on-demand lighting system built into tabletop shakers for use in fine dining restaurants that take advantage of mood lighting.

Welcome to iiShakers!

As soon as iiShakers are picked up, the sides begin to glow, adding a never seen before ambiance to the dining experience. iiShakers can be programmed to display over 16 million colors to complement the restaurant’s decor and to ornament tables with festive colors associated with holidays and events.

At the same time that iiShakers are being picked up, a bottom flashlight turns on so you can read both the menu and the check.

As iiShakers are tipped for pouring, the bottom flashlight turns off so you don’t blind others in the restaurant, a common complaint of cell phone use, and a top flashlight turns on so you can see how much salt and pepper are being delivered and where it’s landing.

An added feature of iiShakers is the ServerAlert System that benefits both restaurants and diners. When iiShakers are tapped twice, a visual alert is produced to get your server’s attention. Tap twice again and iiShakers go back to normal operations.

For those watching their sodium intake, iiShakers feature a SodiumAlert System. After a few seconds of pouring, iiShakers' sidelights change color to yellow, and after a few more seconds to red, to warn of excess usage.

The whole systems is fully automated. There are no switches or buttons to press. You just pick it up and it works.

v2.0 of iiShakers will include a patented, built-in magnifying glass so no more having to grab for reading glasses to read printed materials. v2.0 will also include integrated Bluetooth networking to connect iiShakers to the restaurant’s Point of Sale (POS) system and diners' smart phones.

Olitus has partnered with E::SPACE Labs, LLC, an electrical design and prototyping company, based in Bend, OR, to provide “quick turnaround” prototypes in support of the upcoming value testing.

About Olitus

Olitus utilizes smart technologies to deliver revolutionary solutions for healthier and safer living in support of its vision to enrich each and every life worldwide. Olitus is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with an office in Bend, OR. For more information, please visit Press release kits are available at

The Olitus Board and its advisors are seeking to connect with investors to secure funds for testing iiShakers in full service restaurants. The Board has also approved hiring a VP of Operations and a VP of Sales in exchange for Olitus equity.

Olitus is beginning a search for full service restaurants to value test iiShakers. By purchasing iiShakers to test on their tables, restaurants will be directly influencing the "go to market" version plus being the first to "serve up" iiShakers to customers. Early adopter restaurants will also benefit from usage exclusivity during the testing phase and will receive discounts on new versions of iiShakers when they become generally available.

Please email inquiries regarding investment, employment, and market testing interest to

About E::SPACE Labs

E::SPACE Labs offers affordable, prototype development to inventors, entrepreneurs, startups, and corporations. Whether you’re a startup taking your first steps out of the garage and into a professional engineering environment or a Fortune 100 company, E::SPACE provides immediate solutions using our design services to create custom devices for enterprise purposes. For more information, please visit

About Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)

Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is a non-profit corporation supported by private and public members and stakeholders, whose mission is to create middle-class jobs in Central Oregon by: recruiting new employers to move to the region; helping entrepreneurs start new, scalable businesses; and working with businesses that are already here to grow their operations. For more information, please visit

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