Future of Mobility Showcased by ZAGG Inc at 2013 International CES
Mobile device accessory maker launched first open development iOS mobile gaming controller, line of audio products for kids, and desktop speaker that rivals industry leaders
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZAGG Inc , (NASDAQ: ZAGG (ZAGG)) a leading mobile device accessories company, unveiled creative product solutions to enhance the mobile lifestyles of consumers at 2013 International CES in Las Vegas.
The Caliber Advantage is an analog game controller and case, providing 360-degree motion control with viewing options in both portrait and landscape. Gaming action is made possible through Bluetooth(R) 4.0 pairing and dual, left and right slide-out controls that feature responsive keys for an accurate, high-quality gaming experience. (Photo: Business Wire)
Since our founding in 2005, ZAGG has become the preferred brand for products that protect, personalize and enhance the use of mobile devices, said Randy Hales, president and CEO. Now, with more than 6,000 products and our launch into the gaming industry, the company is poised to further expand our distribution to new customers in new places.
Entering new industries and developing products for younger audiences, the company highlighted more than 70 new accessories to thousands of International CES guests, including:
The first open development gaming controller for the iPhone or iPod touch
An International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award honoree, the iFrogz Caliber Advantage will soon provide gamers with an enhanced console-style gaming experience for their Apple iPhone 5 or iPod touch. The Caliber Advantage is an analog game controller and case, providing 360-degree motion control with viewing options in both portrait and landscape. Gaming action is made possible through Bluetooth® 4.0 pairing and dual, left and right slide-out controls that feature responsive keys for an accurate, high-quality gaming experience. Available in the first half of 2013 for $69.99, the Caliber Advantage will also feature an integrated lithium polymer battery offering 10-12 hours of continuous play without the need for a charge.
A complete line of mobile accessories for kids
Under its iFrogz brand, the company also debuted a full line of accessories for children two- to 12-years old. Named Animatone, the accessory lineup includes plush toys with the ability to amplify sound from a mobile device. The Animatone Snug utilizes the Near-Field Audio amplifying speaker first introduced with the iFrogz Boost. Snug users simply place a smartphone, MP3 player or other portable device in the front pocket of the Snug to provide kids a fun and interactive way to listen to music or watch videos. Available in two designs, Charlie the Chubby Chimp, and Priscilla the Pink Pal, the Snug can be purchased soon at iFrogz.com for $49.99.
Also available for children are decorative, volume-limiting earbuds and headphones, as well as a protective iPad case, the Animatone Tumble.
A premium 2-in-1 desktop speaker
Winner of Gotta Be Mobiles Best Accessory at CES 2013, the ZAGG Origin desktop speaker system features two high-quality speakers in one unit. The small, portable speaker provides listeners with high-fidelity sound on the go, and then docks and transfers the audio to a large desktop speaker and charger for room-filling sound. The Origins dock speaker contains a 4-inch subwoofer, two 2.5-inch midrange speakers and two 1.5-inch midrange tweeters. The small, portable speaker contains two 1.5-inch midrange speakers and a 2-inch subwoofer. The Origin comes complete with a remote control and USB ports for auxiliary use. ZAGG will launch the Origin this spring with a retail price of $249.99.
Also displayed at CES were additions to the companys headphone and earbud offerings, including the ZAGG ZR-NC, the companys first noise-cancelling headphones, as well as another International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award honoree, the iFrogz Boost Plus wireless speaker for smartphones and MP3 players.
For more information about ZAGG Inc and the products in its portfolio, visit www.ZAGG.com.
About ZAGG Inc
ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG) is a leading mobile device accessories and technology company with products that protect, personalize and enhance a consumers mobile experience. ZAGG differentiates itself as the preferred brand by offering creative product solutions through targeted global distribution channels, with the broadest product offering in its sector. With a brand portfolio that includes ZAGG® and iFrogz®, the company manufactures and markets a complete line of products to improve the functionality of portable gadgets, including keyboards, cases, audio and protective films, through direct, retail, specialty and international channels. More information about the company and its brands is at www.ZAGG.com.
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