Iogear Intros Two New Wireless Keyboard Models
By John Laposky On Nov 22 2010 - 5:01am
FOOTHILL RANCH, CALIF. –
Iogear has introduced
two new 2.4GHz wireless keyboards with built-in
Designed to accommodate different end users, the
GKM571R is a palm-sized keyboard with an LED backlight
for use in a dark room. The GKM581R model is
larger in form and ergonomically designed for on-lap use.
Both keyboards feature a scroll wheel, built-in left
and right mouse buttons, and an optical trackball with
400, 800 or 1,200 dpi selections for scrolling directly
from the keyboard. Multimedia hot keys line the top of
The GKM581R is designed with a slip-resistant rubber
bottom and contoured form to sit comfortably on a
user’s lap, Iogear said. The GKM571R is designed to
fit in one hand, Iogear said, and features an auto on/
off control for battery saving and an auto on/off lid that
provides protection for the keyboard.
“Our 2.4GHz wireless on-lap keyboard enables
consumers to instantly navigate their preferred multimedia
content from the comfort of their couch,” said
Bill Nguyen, marketing director.
The keyboards will ship “late in Q4,” the company
said. The GKM571R has a suggested retail of $99.95.
The GKM581R is $89.95.