|[January 07, 2014]
Belkin International: Powering the Connected Home and Delivering On-the-Go Innovations at the 2014 International CES
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Showcasing its Belkin and Linksys (News - Alert) brands, people-inspired technology
company, Belkin International will debut new products for the connected
home and on-the-go at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, January
7-10. After a successful 2013 that included the acquisition of the
Linksys brand, Belkin looks ahead to 2014 with new innovations in
wireless networking, home automation, charging solutions, and
accessories for smartphones and tablets on display at its booth, #30451,
in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Belkin is announcing a new WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set and WeMo Smart LED Bulbs that allow you to control and manage household lighting either individually or in groups. (Photo: Business Wire)
"For Belkin, CES is an opportunity to showcase our vision of the
ultimate connected lifestyle, whether in the home or on the go, with
products that make your digital life better," said Chet Pipkin, founder
and CEO of Belkin. "There is no better stage than CES to celebrate our
successes over the past year and create momentum for both Belkin and
Linksys as we introduce new products that will bring the connected home
New and recently launched products taking center stage at the Belkin
booth at CES include:
Connected Home Products
WeMo, Belkin's family of simple, ingenious home control products is back
and bigger than ever at the 2014 International CES with new innovations
and upgrades for the whole home. Answering the call for additional
lighting control, Belkin is announcing a new WeMo LED Lighting Starter
Set and WeMo Smart LED Bulbs that allow you to control and manage
household lighting either individually or in groups from anywhere using
a smartphone or tablet. Belkin also will showcase its new WeMo Maker
Kit, designed for DIYers to create their own WeMo devices, and its new
line-up of products from a partnership with Jarden Consumer Solutions
including the Crock-Pot® Smart Slow Cooker enabled by Wemo.
WRT1900AC Dual Band Wi-Fi Router
As the brain of the connected home, Belkin is investing heavily in the
powerful wireless networking heritage of its Linksys brand and
announcing the new Linksys
WRT1900AC Dual Band Wi-Fi Router. The WRT provides the most robust
specifications of any currently available rouer in its class and will
be the world's first open source compatible router to support a dual
core 1.2 Ghz processor, 4 removable and customized antennas, 128MB flash
memory, USB 2.0/3.0 ports, and an eSATA port. The Linksys Wireless AC
1900 Dual-Band Router is capable of speeds of up to 1.3Gbps* on the 5
GHz band and up to 600 Mpbs* on the 2.4 GHz band, and also features
Wi-Fi, which provides easy access to connected devices from a
browser or mobile app.
Mobile Lifestyle Products
Belkin's full collection of cases, keyboards, docks and chargers keep
all of the devices in the connected home protected and ready to go. With
a wide variety of products spanning both Android and iOS platforms,
Belkin has an accessory to fit every personality, lifestyle and function.
Samsung (News - Alert) Galaxy Tab Pro and Note Pro Covers
Brand new at CES, Belkin will debut two folios for Samsung's new Galaxy
Tab Pro and Note Pro tablets, the sporty Stripe Tab Cover and the sleek,
genuine leather Multitasker Cover. The new folios are designed to
protect against scratches and every day wear and tear, and feature auto
wake magnets to wake the tablet up automatically when opened as well as
a magnetic closure to keep the tablet protected when closed.
and Charging Solutions
The fastest chargers on the market, Belkin's new BOOST?UP
chargers allow users to charge their iPad or iPad Airup to 40
percent faster, from zero to fully charged in just 6.2 hours, compared
to 10.3 hours with a regular charger**. The BOOST?UP line includes
chargers for both the home and car, and is compatible with iOS devices
only. Belkin will also debut a line of versatile Universal Mobile
Chargers, which enable you to charge multiple types of devices at the
fastest possible speed, including any tablet brand or any other mobile
device via the USB 2.0 connector. Belkin also will feature its full line
of colorful MIX?UP chargers and docks, as well as its new Express Dock
for iPad with its unique adjustable cradle designed to fit a variety of
Belkin will showcase a full range of its market-leading fitness armbands
for iPhone (News - Alert) 4/4s/5/5c, iPod touch/nano, and Samsung Galaxy S3/S4,
including the new Belkin
Pro Cycling Team armband. Sporting the Team Belkin colors, the
armband is made from high performance neoprene and is a comfortable way
to train with your favorite device.
Qode Tablet Keyboards
Belkin will showcase its full range of award-winning Qode keyboards
including its new Qode Ultimate Keyboard, Qode Thin Type Keyboard and
Qode Slim Style Keyboard for the iPad air and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1.
Belkin also will launch a new range of keyboards designed exclusively
for Kindle including the Qode Portable Keyboard Case for the Kindle Fire
HD and HDX 7, and the Qode Keyboard Case for the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
Belkin and Linksys at CES
For more information visit Belkin at the 2014 International CES in booth
#30451 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center or visit www.Belkin.com/CES2014.
About Belkin International, Inc.
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*The maximum performance for wireless is derived from IEEE (News - Alert) Standard
802.11 specifications. Actual performance can vary, and might result in
lower wireless network capacity, data throughput rate, range and
coverage. Performance depends on many factors, conditions and variables,
including distance from the access point, volume of network traffic,
environment building materials and construction, operating system used,
mix of wireless products used, interference and other adverse
conditions. To achieve maximum performance, routers must be paired with
coordinating adapters/and or computers in both the 2.4 and 5.0 GHz band
such that the maximum performance can be maximized for each GHz band.
BELKIN, LINKSYS and many product names and logos are trademarks of
Belkin International. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property
of their respective owners.
**40 percent faster than 5 Watt/2 Amp charging when charging an iPad Air
or iPad (4th generation) from 0 percent battery. IPhone, iPod, iPad mini
and iPad (pre-late 2012) will charge at optimal speeds allowed by the
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