Mobile device accessories company ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG) has been named an International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for two of its new iFrogz brand products: iFrogz Boost Plus™ and iFrogz Caliber Advantage. This marks the fifth consecutive year that ZAGG brands have received recognition from a distinguished panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media.
The iFrogz Boost Plus allows consumers to fill living spaces and outdoor entertainment areas with music by simply placing a sound-producing mobile device on top of the speaker. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are thrilled to have our products recognized by the CES Innovations panel,” said Kent Wuthrich, executive vice president of marketing for ZAGG Inc. “We strive to introduce diverse and amazing new products as we look to differentiate ourselves as the preferred brand in consumer electronics.”
About the Boost Plus: Powered by NearFA technology, the Boost Plus picks up the audio from a consumer’s mobile device and pumps it out of three high-quality 2W x 2RMS speakers, eliminating the need for wires, cords or pairing configurations. Although designed primarily for wireless connectivity to portable electronics, the Boost Plus also features an auxiliary 3.5mm input for connecting to additional audio sources. The Boost Plus runs on three AA batteries or a USB connection, and it delivers 15 hours of sound amplification. The Boost Plus is available online at iFrogz.com and retails for $59.99.
About the Caliber Advantage: The dual slide-out controls of the Caliber Advantage feature tactile, responsive keys for a tight and accurate gaming experience. The mobile gaming handset incorporates the accelerometer features of the iPhone while adding all of the benefits of a traditional gaming controller. The Caliber Advantage controls the action via the iPhone’s Bluetooth® connection, providing the lightning-fast response needed for today’s mobile gaming, and it features a built-in rechargeable battery. The iFrogz Caliber Advantage gaming handset will be sold online at iFrogz.com and through select retail partners. The anticipated launch date for the Caliber Advantage is spring 2013.The Boost Plus and Caliber Advantage will be displayed at the Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Showcase as part of the 2013 International CES, which will be held Jan. 8 through 11 in Las Vegas. CES 2013 Innovations Design and Engineering honoree products are also featured on www.CESweb.org/Innovations. The CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. The awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the producer of the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology trade show. For more information about ZAGG, its brands and its product portfolio, visit 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 consumer’s 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.