Amcor Connect UWB – Revolutionary Wireless Hub and Dongle Ultra WideBand System Introduced at CEA
Amcor, Inc. of Carlstadt, NJ, a global technology leader and manufacturer of consumer products, with a focus on lifestyle technology products for home, office, and travel, introduced the first of many UWB (Ultra Wideband) technology products which will be showcased at the International Consumer Electronics Show that will open at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Amcor will be demonstrating the Amcor Connect UWB system at their Booth #4610.
Amcor Connect UWB is a wireless 4-port hub and dongle system designed as an integrated component system that features robust streaming video performance for connecting PCs and entertainment devices. The Amcor Connect UWB, $169 MSRP, will be available in the second quarter of 2008 and features an iPOD-like wall mountable (and table top) docking design where end users can store both the dongle and a USB extension cord. The removable dongle can either sit on a desktop, or be plugged directly into a PC USB port.
Amcor is collaborating with the award winning industrial design firm of SnS Design, Inc. to design the Amcor Connect hub and dongle system. Nisha Sawhney, principal of SnS Design has designed a wide array of innovative CE devices for global brands. “Our UWB solution incorporates an innovative dongle design that eliminates [makes optional] the USB extension cord associated with other wireless USB products, freeing up consumers to enjoy a truly wireless digital lifestyle experience,” said Andrew Ziegler, Director of Product Development for Amcor Inc. “Amcor constantly strives to develop value priced products that combine stylish design with leading edge technologies, for differentiating our products in the market place,” continued Ziegler.
The Amcor Connect UWB system is powered by Focus Enhancements, Inc., Campbell, CA, a worldwide leader in UWB wireless technology, video conversion and digital media.
For over 50 years, Amcor has specialized in providing consumers with a wide array of technologically advanced consumer products. Amcor’s product portfolio includes energy efficient air treatment, water treatment, and wireless technologies such as RF home sensors, GPS, and UWB (Ultra Wideband) systems. The company manufactures and markets innovative products for interior and exterior environments, and has consistently offered advanced, value priced solutions for enhancing consumer lifestyles. Amcor has distribution partners throughout the world, and maintains its ongoing commitment to product innovation, convenient technology integration, and green sustainable design initiatives. For more information please visit www.amcorgroupusa.com.