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Kensington Technology Group has expanded its line of Contour cases to include an overnight solution for travel, with availability of its Contour Overnight Roller notebook case.
The roller offers a digitally active traveler room to store the amenities of a high-tech workstation, as well as the option to accommodate provisions for a trip, with an overnight compartment, which adapts to maximize usable space for clothing and files.
Ergonomic design shapes the launch of a Kata-brand global digital collection of portable storage for digital cameras. Available from Bogen Imaging, the collection comprises about 17 individual products, the modular design of which allows for an infinite range of custom-made protective carrying solutions.
A new line of digital camera bags made especially for photographers was introduced at PMA in Orlando, Fla. last week by M-Rock.
The bags, designed for both amateur and professional photographers, are the most feature-packed and user-friendly digital camera bags available in the photo industry, said M-Rock. These offer more camera and weather protection, zippers and pockets.
The Sumdex Alti-Pac X-over bag is designed for everyday use with electronic audio players and personal items. Made of water-repellent and durable dobby polyester, the all-purpose cross-over bag is ideal for traveling and everyday use in town.
It offers internal media pockets with earphone port, comfortable padding and air mesh contoured back. Additional features include organizer panel with key chain, front-zippered pocket, interior zipper-mesh pocket and water-resistant reverse sewing zipper.
A roller case from Kensington, called the Contour Roller, delivers go-anywhere comfort and protection. It offers a five-stage curved telescopic handle that shifts weight onto the wheels for ease of roller navigation and a carrying Contour system that helps reduce shoulder and neck fatigue by up to 35 percent, so the case feels lighter.
Laserline is offering its SOL MP3 messenger bags that feature divided interior pockets, adjustable straps, padded linings and headphone cord slots.
The bags come in two sizes and have suggested retails of $14.99 and $19.99. Bags are made of poly/nylon fabric and feature “plenty” of pockets.
A large, horizontal messenger bag from Sumdex, part of the company's Altitude series, model HDN-272, offers a padded computer compartment sized for a 14.1-inch notebook.
Other features of the bag are ImpactGuard protection at the bottom of the computer compartment, a new extended-feature workstation-organizer section, ergonomic padded shoulder strap and top handle carry, high-tech finish hardware that includes snap-out key chain holder and leather handle wrapper and trim.
Portable storage maker Lowepro introduced a line of bags for cameras, camcorders, memory cards, CDs and DVDs here at CES earlier this month.
The bag, backpack and pouch maker is offering its Monaco Collection, a "sleek, elegant" way for music lovers to protect their CDs and DVDs at home, in the office or on the road.