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4 Nominations for XBIZ 2015

Hot Octopuss Receives 4 Pleasure Products Nominations for 2015 XBIZ Awards

Award-Winning UK Creator of World’s First Luxury “Guybrator” Recognized by Industry Peers for Male Masturbation & Couples’ Intimacy Innovations!

LONDON (November 17, 2014) – Award-winning UK-based intimacy products innovator Hot Octopuss receives four Pleasure Products category nominations for the 2015 XBIZ Awards. The US adult novelty market was introduced to the state-of-the-art PULSE, the world’s first luxury “guybrator,” and then the updated PULSE II, at the International Lingerie Show in Las Vegas.

Hot Octopuss’ 2015 XBIZ nominations include:

  • International Pleasure Products Company of the Year
  • Boutique Pleasure Products Company of the Year
  • Male Sex Toy of the Year – PULSE II
  • Luxury Toy / Line of the Year – PULSE II

Co-creator of PULSE and Hot Octopuss CEO Adam Lewis says, “We’re so proud to be a British company offering genuinely new and innovative design-led products which deliver incredible experiences. PULSE II is the direct result of reviews, suggestions, and responses from our industry peers and critics, as well as users of PULSE, and we’re very pleased with the result.”

Lewis continues, “PULSE and PULSE II really are amazing pieces of engineering. We’re delighted that XBIZ and the US public, both consumers as well as critics and reviewers, have recognized the technological advances which have gone into the creation of our products, and how it can be utilized for both men and couples. We’re extremely proud of PULSE as well as PULSE II, and we’re absolutely honored with these nominations. Thank you, XBIZ, from everyone here at Hot Octopuss!”

Founded on medical research and patented across the world, PULSE is one of the most powerful and effective stimulators ever created. Harnessing state-of-the-art oscillating technology, via the cutting edge PulsePlate™, PULSE delivers a far more intense experience than traditional vibrators through deep and powerful oscillations. Innovatively designed to also be a fantastic couple’s toy, the underside delivers dual-stimulation, whilst its hands-free design leaves partners free to focus on each other.

The PULSE II collection offers two products: Solo and Duo. PULSE II Solo, to be used by men, is fully waterproof and features five pre-set vibration modes. PULSE II Duo, to be used by couples, also comes with five pre-set vibration modes and is waterproof, but also features independent, controllable vibrations for her via a remote control. PULSE II products still retain the pioneering, innovative qualities of the world’s first-ever ‘guybrator,’ PULSE, which allows men to use the device from both flaccid and erect states – an innovation which has won rave reviews not only from pleasure products reviewers, but the sexual health community as well.

Not only is the technology impressive, the British-founded PULSE is as beautiful as it is effective. Working with an award-winning London design agency, PULSE is sleek, discrete and stylish in comparison to most male toys on the market. Customers, retailers and distributors alike are all first charmed by the luxurious design of the device, and then amazed by the powerful vibrations the hand-held unit is able to deliver at a touch of a button.

PULSE continues to receive high praise from industry colleagues and reviewers alike, resulting in over 10,000 units sold around the world in the first six months since its launch. Named one of the Top 5 New Sex Toys of 2014 by the Baltimore Sun, PULSE received Best New Male Product honors at the 2014 Erotic Trade Only (ETO) Awards, and honored with a 2014 XBIZ Award for Couples Sex Toy of the Year.

Worn by him but enjoyed by both, PULSE is the first sex toy on the market that is designed to be both a revolutionary male stimulator and a pioneering couple’s toy to be used during foreplay. For more information, visit or follow PULSE on Twitter at

The 2015 XBIZ Awards, hosted by adult film superstar James Deen, will be held inside a cutting-edge special events venue located at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles Thursday, January 15. To view a complete list of the nominees, visit

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