IOGEAR announces wireless USB Audio/Video kit

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guw2015vkit_1Even more CES 2009 madness. IOGEAR just announced some kind of wireless USB audio/video adapter intended to stream audio and video to a home theater. Seems like a pretty good idea, if you don’t already have some other piece of kit doing the job for you. Not a whole lot of information available as of yet, but we do know it’s Windows compatible, and will be available March 2009 for an MSRP of $349.

The press release is as follows:

IOGEAR Brings Multimedia PC Content to Life on TV Screens, Without Wires

Wireless USB Audio / Video Kit streams sound and picture to in-room display

LAS VEGAS – 2009 International CES, booth #7930 – January
8, 2009 – Consumers can now bridge the gap between their
computer and home theater system with IOGEAR’s Wireless USB Audio /
Video Kit, unveiled today at the 2009 International Consumer
Electronics Show (CES).

An ideal solution for entertainment enthusiasts who enjoy digital
content such as pictures and movies, the Wireless USB Audio / Video
Kit (GUWAVKIT) creates a
wire-free entertainment system by streaming audio and video content to
an in-room TV up to 30 feet away. The product consists of three
adapters: audio for speaker connectivity, VGA for a TV or monitor and
Wireless USB for the hosting PC. It provides HD streaming at
resolutions up to 720p and supports stereo sound. Eco-conscious
individuals can take advantage of the Wireless USB Audio / Video Kit
to streamline their living rooms or offices and reduce material waste
by eliminating excess cabling, ideal for hard-to-wire surfaces such as
marble.

“IOGEAR is a strong advocate of Wireless USB technology and excited to
further its use in the home and office,” said Miranda Su, executive
vice president at IOGEAR. “The Wireless USB Audio / Video Kit is
another step in closing the gap between the PC and the TV, and
provides individuals with a simple, cordless solution.”

The Wireless USB Audio / Video Kit is certified by the USB
Implementers Forum, ensuring interoperability with other certified
Wireless USB devices. It is compatible with Windows XP 32-bit
(Service Pack 2) or Vista (32-/64-bit) operating systems and will be
available in March 2009 at an MSRP of $349.95. The product is on
display at the 2009 International CES, booth #7930 in the Central
Hall.

For further information on IOGEAR and its connectivity solutions,
please visit www.iogear.com. To subscribe to an RSS feed of IOGEAR
press releases, please go to
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About IOGEAR
IOGEAR, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, offers innovative
technology solutions that are fun, stylish and help people enjoy daily
life. A consumer electronics leader, the company provides a range of
KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) and KVMP (Peripheral), Connectivity,
Networking, A/V Digital Home, Mobility and Desktop solutions.

IOGEAR’s products decrease office clutter and energy consumption,
reduce electronic waste, enable computer sharing at home and in the
office as well as enhance mobility and efficiency when on-the-go. As
one of the only true manufacturers in the industry, the company offers
high-quality solutions backed by the service and support that
consumers demand. Additionally, IOGEAR’s Customer Advocacy Team is
available any time day or night at 1-866-946-4327, providing
assistance and welcoming feedback regardless of time and location.

IOGEAR is an environmentally-conscious organization that emphasizes
conserving natural resources to employees and customers through its
GREEN initiative The company has a dedicated timeline and list of
goals to achieve before the close of the decade to ensure its products
are as eco-friendly as possible and its packaging utilizes 100%
recyclable and biodegradable materials.

The company distributes throughout North and South America, Europe and
Asia. For further information, please visit IOGEAR’s Web site at
www.iogear.com.

(c) 2009 IOGEAR. All rights reserved. IOGEAR and the IOGEAR logo are
registered trademarks or trademarks of IOGEAR. Other company and
product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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